Particular sessions have been divided into three streams, which will allow for an in-depth discussion.

Each stream consists of a plenary session corresponding to the topic of this stream and four panels focusing on detailed issues. 


Stream I

Reforms all over the world. Interoperability between the regions


Stream II

Privacy and technology


Stream III

Actors: perspectives, roles, interests.


Apart from 3 plenary sessions within streams an introductory plenary session will be held.


The Conference will be held in English and it will be translated into French, Spanish and Polish. The cost of Spanish translation is covered by the Iberoamerican Data Protection Network.




Time Stream I Stream II Stream III
25 September
9:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:30 Opening

1. Dr Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Inspector General for Personal Data Protection, Poland

2. Michał Boni, Minister of Administration and Digitization, Poland

I Plenary Session - Privacy as a cultural value

Moderator: Igor Janke, Salon 24 founder, Poland

1. Prof. Hiroshi Miyashita, Chuo University, Japan

2. Prof. Lee Bygrave, University of Oslo, Norway

3. Michał Boni, Minister of Administration and Digitization, Poland

11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-12:30 Information from the Closed Session

Jacob Kohnstamm, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

II Plenary Session - Reforms all over the world. Interoperability between the regions

Moderator: Marie Shroff, Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand

1. Jan Philip Albrecht, Member of the European Parliament

2. Sophie Kwasny, Council of Europe

3. Michael Donohue, OECD


4. Daniele Chatelois, APEC Data Privacy Subgroup

13:45-14:45 Lunch
14:45-16:15 Parallel Panel 1 - Mutual recognition between different data protection traditions more » Parallel Panel 2 - Big data and data analytics for development purposes more » Parallel Panel 3 - Privacy education in digital world more »
16:15-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Parallel Panel 4 - Data protection and global trade law more » Parallel Panel 5 - Developing tools for global compliance more » Parallel Panel 6 - Public access to private sector data more »
20:00-22:00 Formal gala dinner


Time Stream I Stream II Stream III
26 September
9:00-10:30 Parallel Panel 7 - The nexus for compliance and enforcement more » Parallel Panel 8 - Privacy and cybersecurity more » Parallel Panel 9 - Assessing privacy risks to individuals more »
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:15 Parallel Panel 10 - Criminal and administrative enforcement of data protection more » Parallel Panel 11 - Data use within context and compatible purpose more » Parallel Panel 12 - Privacy: affinity or diversity? more »
12:15-13:15 Lunch

III Plenary Session - Privacy and technology

Moderator: Prof. Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

 1. Julie Brill, Commissioner of Federal Trade Commission, United States of America

2. Billy Hawkes, Irish Data Protection Commissioner

3. David Hoffman, Intel 

4. Christina Peters, Chief Privacy Officer, IBM Corporation 

15:30-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-17:15 IV Plenary Session - Actors: perspectives, roles, interests

Moderator: Reijo Aarnio, Data Protection Ombudsman, Finland

1. Jacob Kohnstamm, Chairman of the Article 29 Working Party

2. Małgorzata Steiner, Ministry of Administration and Digitization, Poland

3. Omer Tene, International Association of Privacy Professionals

4. Said Ihrai, President of the National Commission for Personal Data, Morocco


Francoise Le Bail, European Commission

Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada 

Peter Hustinx, European Data Protection Supervisor