Event Overview

The European Data Protection & Privacy Conference returns to celebrate its 10th year on 19 March 2020! Debating and discussing the most pertinent and timely data privacy issues through interactive panel discussions, speeches and interviews, this event is a staple in the European privacy community’s calendar.

Programme and speakers to follow shortly.

Announcing our opening keynote speaker

We are delighted to announce that Vera Jourova, Vice President Designate for Values and Transparency will join us to deliver the opening keynote at the 10th edition. This will be Ms Jourova’s sixth time at the event, demonstrating the commitment of the European Commission towards data privacy issues and the protection of our fundamental rights in the digital area.

Further speaker announcements to follow.

2019 Highlights

After a pivotal year for data protection and privacy in both the EU and globally in 2018, The 9th European Data Protection and Privacy Conference returned to Brussels in March 2019 and explored the extent to which the power of data could truly be harnessed through trust and responsible use in order to deliver economic growth and societal benefits. It also debated how an international system based on shared principles and ethics might be developed – all in the context of increasing technological innovation, on-going regulatory discussions in the EU around digital evidence and ePrivacy, and other global political developments.

Speakers of the 2019 edition included:

Vĕra Jourová

Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, European Commission

Mariya Gabriel

Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, European Commission

Yeong Zee Kin

Deputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection Commission, Singapore

Andrea Jelinek

Chair, European Data Protection Board

Peter Davidson

General Counsel, US Department of Commerce


Please find below the draft agenda, more details will follow soon.

Event Day
09:00 - 09:05
Welcome and Introduction
09:05 - 09:50
Keynote Speeches
09:50 - 11:00
Session one: Assessing the GDPR two years on
11:05 - 11:20
Coffee Break
11:20 - 12:45
Session two: Encouraging cooperation to shape the future of Data Privacy globally
13:00 - 14:00
Networking lunch
14:00 - 15:00
Session three: Responsible data use, trust and AI: protecting privacy in the data economy
15:20 - 15:35
Coffee break
15:35 - 16:45
Session four: Law enforcement and cross-border electronic evidence
16:45 - 17:45
Session five: An update on the E-privacy file
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Sponsorship Opportunities

To discuss sponsorship and visibility opportunities at the 10th Annual European Data Protection & Privacy Conference please contact Anne-Lise Simon on dataprotectionconference@forum-europe.com / +44 (0) 2920 783 023

Previous Partners


  • Standard €180

    Corporate Organisations

  • Reduced €140

    NGO/Not for Profit, Academic/Student, National Government/Regulator, Diplomatic Mission to the EU

  • Complimentary €0

    European Commission/Parliament/Council, EU Permanent Representations, Journalist/Press

Group Discounts

Group discounts are available when registering multiple delegates on the same booking, as shown below.

Number of delegatesGroup Discount
3 – 5 10%
6 - 820%



The 10th Annual European Data Protection & Privacy Conference will take place in Brussels. The venue will be soon be announced.


For more information on any aspect of this event, please contact Anne-Lise Simon using any of the details below.

Anne-Lise Simon
Forum Europe


Tel: +44 (0) 2920 783 023