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Conference in Venice, Italy
| 10-14 June 2024

Conference in Venice, Italy
10-14 June 2024

Join our conference to meet top level experts shedding light on
the latest developments in data protection regulations,
compliance and innovative technologies.

Conference in Venice, Italy
10-14 June 2024








The Privacy Symposium aims at promoting international dialogue, cooperation, and knowledge sharing on data protection, compliance, and innovative technologies.

With over 300 authorities and experts sharing their perspectives, the PRIVACY SYMPOSIUM provides a venue for data protection professionals, experts, authorities and researchers to meet and discuss:

Enhance your skills through deep dive in sessions with authorities and experts, and receive certificates of attendance that facilitate DPO’s compliance with training and updating obligations under Art. 38 GDPR.

Privacy Symposium 2024
in Venice

10-14 June 2024

Some of our 2023 speakers

Dr Nataša Pirc Musar

President of the Republic of Slovenia

Didier Reynders

European Commissioner

Andrea Jelinek

President of the European Data Protection Board, President of the Austrian Data Protection Authority

Pasquale Stanzione

President, Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali

Wojciech Wiewiórowski

European Data Protection Supervisor

Peter Winn

Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, US Department of Justice

Ana Brian Nougrères

Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, OHCHR

Bjørn Berge

Deputy Secretary-General of Council of Europe

Waldemar Gonçalves Ortunho Júnior

Director President, ANPD

Ginevra Cerrina Feroni

Vice President, Italian Data Protection Authority

Josefina Román Vergara

Commissioner, INAI

Patrick Penninckx

Head of Information Society Department, Council of Europe

Isabelle Servoz-Gallucci

Head of the Data Protection Unit at Council of Europe

Patricia Adusei-Poku

President of NADPA

Emma Bate

Director of Legal Service, ICO

Paul Nemitz

Principal Advisor in the Directorate General for Justice and Consumers of the European Commission

Guido Scorza

Member of the Board of the Italian Data Protection Supervisory Authority

Paula Hothersall

Director of International Regulatory Cooperation, ICO

Dott. Agostino Ghiglia

Member of Italian Data Protection Supervisory Authority

Ulrich Kelber

Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information at BfDI

Claudia Berg

General Counsel, ICO

Monique Cossali Sauvain

Head of the Legislative Projects Unit, Swiss Federal Office of Justice

Clarisse Girot

Head of the Data Governance and Privacy Unit, OECD

Olivier Sylvain

Senior Advisor, FTC

Olivier Matter

Team Leader for International Cooperation, EDPS

Massimo Marelli

Head of Data Protection Office, ICRC

Manuela Siano

Lawyer/Senior Official, Italian Data Protection Authority

Caroline Goemans-Dorny

DPO, Head of the Data Protection Office, INTERPOL

Katherine Harman-Stokes

Acting Director of US Department of Justice Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties

Peter Kimpian

Data Protection Unit at Council of Europe

Zdravko Vukić

Director of the Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency

Marie-Louise Gächter

Head of the Data Protection Authority of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Adrian Lobsiger

Data Protection and Information Commissioner, FDPIC

Lela Janashvili

President of the Personal Data Protection Service of Georgia

Alain Herrmann

National Comission for Data Protection of Luxembourg

Caroline Gloor-Scheidegger

Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner

Hielke Hijmans

President of the Litigation Chamber, Belgian DPA

Julie Brill

Chief Privacy Officer and Corp. Vice President, Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft Corp

Peter Fleischer

Global Privacy Counsel, Google

Barbara Cosgrove

Chief Privacy Officer, WORKDAY

Fabrice Naftalski

Global Head of Data Protection Law Practice at Ernst & Young Société d'Avocats

Giovanni Francescutti


Rob van Eijk

Managing Director for Europe at Future of Privacy Forum

Catherine Lennman

Swiss Data Protection Authority

Luca Bolognini

President of the Italian Institute for Privacy and Data Valorisation

Paolo Balboni

Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at ECPC within the Maastricht University

Veronica Jarnskjold Buer

Head of Department Technology, Norwegian DPA

Kari Laumann

Head of Section for Research, Analysis and Policy & Project Manager for the Regulatory Sandbox at the Norwegian DPA

Andreas Zavadil

Austrian DPA

Elham Tabassi

Chief of Staff, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST

Tanya Suarez

Board Member of AIOTI, Founder of IoT Tribe, CEO of BlueSpecs

Nicola Bernardi

President of Federprivacy, Italian association of privacy professionals

Pierre-Yves Lastic

Secretary-General EFDPO

Avv Vincenzo Colarocco

President of Circolo dei Giuristi Telematici

Cosimo Monda

Director of the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity

Kate McKenzie

Senior Counsel, US Department of Justice

Latif Ladid

President of IPv6 FORUM

Thomas Hahn

Chief Expert Software, Siemens AG

Laure Le Bars

President of QuiC

Yuri van Steenwijk

President of the International Board of ELSA

Estelle Massé

Senior Policy Analyst and Global Data Protection Lead at Access Now

Cécile Théard-Jallu

Partner at De Gaulle Fleurance, Co-Chair of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Law Committee of the International Bar Association

Sébastien Ziegler

President of the IoT Forum, and European Centre for Certification and Privacy

Full List of Speakers 2023

Please check the full list of speakers at the event

Our priority objectives:

Knowledge Sharing

Dialogue and Cooperation

Enhance Data Protection Compliance

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Official Sponsors & Partners 2023

Organising Committee

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Administration and Communication Partners 2023

The secretariat of the conference is provided by the foundation Mandat International, with the support of the Italian Institute for Privacy (IIP), Archimede Solutions, IoT Lab, and Dunavnet.

Support Partner

Under the auspices of the Italian Supervisory Authority

Sponsors 2023

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