Learn about the best practices that build trust for international businesses, and the role of financial centers in amplifying data protection and privacy rules.

24 January 2023

1:30 PM - 6:00 PM


Time Topics
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Registration
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM Welcome remarks from Hamad Al Mazrouei, CEO of ADGM Registration Authority
2:05 PM - 2:10 PM Sami Mohamed, Commissioner of Data Protection at ADGM and Lori Baker, Vice President - Legal & Director of Data Protection, DIFC
2:10 PM - 2:15 PM Introductory Remarks by Thomas Bruns, Commercial Counselor, U.S. Embassy in the UAE, and Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Gulf Region
2:15 PM - 2:20 PM Keynote Remarks by H.E Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security, UAE Government
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM NIST Privacy Framework Presentation by Dylan Gilbert, Privacy Policy Advisor, NIST
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Panel Discussion: How Financial Free Zone Privacy Rules Build Trust for International Business

Moderator: Martin Hayward, Partner, Pinsent Masons
• Sami Mohamed, Commissioner of Data Protection, ADGM
• Lori Baker, Vice President – Legal & Director of Data Protection, DIFC
• Daniel Patterson, Commissioner, Data Protection Office, Qatar Financial Centre
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM Panel discussion among industry and experts about how companies can prepare better for the new UAE Personal Data Protection Law

Moderator: Richard Chudzynski, PwC Legal
• Emeka Obiora, Vice President, Ethics and Compliance, NMC Group
• Maliha Rashid, Managing Director, Accenture
• Yasmin Durrani, Chief Privacy Officer, MetLife
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM Closing remarks
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Networking
6:00 PM End

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