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    Privacy Summit Abu Dhabi 2024

    Thank you for your interest. You can register your attendance on-site as online registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing you there.

    In today’s digital era, the data protection and privacy landscape has become increasingly dynamic as regulatory requirements and cybersecurity challenges evolve. This complex environment makes staying informed and being proactive in data protection and privacy measures all the more important.

    Join us at the Privacy Summit Abu Dhabi 2024 for an engaging and insightful half-day event, as we bring together leaders, market experts, and professionals to share industry knowledge, insights, and practical strategies to help you navigate the complexities of data protection and privacy.

    Event details Thursday, 7 March 2024 12:00 PM - 03:30 PM 4th Floor Auditorium,
    Abu Dhabi Global Market Authorities Building

    Here is what you can expect

    • Knowledge Sharing: Engage in enriching discussions and exchange best practices with fellow professionals.
    • Risk Mitigation: Explore the risks associated with AI-based service and gain insights on strategies to mitigate data protection challenges.
    • Legal Compliance: Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in in data protection with a focus on the UAE Federal Data Protection Law and ADGM Data Protection Regulations.
    • Professional Development: Get equipped with UAE-focused insights, responsibilities and best practices as a Data Protection Officer.
    Agenda
    Time
    Session
    Speaker
    Time / Session / Speaker
    12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
    Opening Remarks
    Sami Mohammed, Commissioner of Data Protection, Abu Dhabi Global Market
    12:30 PM – 01:15 PM
    Managing Privacy in Complex Organisations

    Panelists:

    1. Nicholai Pfeiffer, Managing Partner, WLC
    2. Andrew Fawcett, Partner, Al Tamimi
    3. Laura Jane Thomson, General Counsel, EWEC

    Moderator:

    Meredith Jones, Cyber Security Consultant, WLC

    01:30 PM – 02:15 PM
    Recent Developments in Data Protection

    Panelists:

    1. Krishna Jhala, Senior Counsel, Al Tamimi
    2. Federico Marengo, Senior Consultant, WLC
    3. Santham Naicker, VP & Senior Legal Counsel, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) 

    Moderator:

    Przemysław Gruchała, Senior Consultant , WLC

    02:15 PM – 02:30 PM
    Coffee & Networking Break
    02:30 PM – 03:15 PM
    The Role of the Data Protection Officer in the UAE

    Panelists:

    1. Zaheera Ahmed, Data Protection Officer, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)
    2. Seb Page, Group Data Protection Officer, Emirates Global Aluminium

    Moderator:

    Federico Marengo, Senior Consultant , WLC

    03:15 PM - 03:20 PM
    Closing Remarks
    Sayid Madar, Head of Operations, ODP, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)