NADPO Annual Conference and AGM

Tickets are available for the National Association of Data Protection and Freedom of Information Officer (NADPO) Annual Conference on 26th November 2018.

**Update: the NADPO AGM has been postponed until the New Year**

Our speakers are:

  • Paul Chadwick, Guardian Readers Editor
  • Ibrahim Hasan, Act Now Training, Guest lecturer at the University of Northumbria, writer for the Law Society Gazette.
  • Samantha Sayers, Data Protection Solicitor, Legal and Compliance Services, PwC
  • Brian Davidson, Senior Manager, PWC
  • James Cornwell, Barrister, 11KBW
  • Heather Burns, WebDevLaw
  • Professor Charles Raab, Professional Fellow, Politics and International Relations, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
  • Stewart Room, Partner, PwC Legal, Global Head of Syber Secufity and Data Protection

Agenda for the day:

  • 09:30 – 10:45 Registration, coffee and networking
  • 10:45 – 11:20 Paul Chadwick:The need for a law to regulate AI
  • 11:20 – 11:35 Break for coffee and networking
  • 11:35 – 12:10 Ibrahim Hasan: “FOI: The new section 45 Code of Practice”
  • 12:10 – 12:45 Samantha Sayers & Brian Davidson: Role of the modern DPO – evolution or revolution?”
  • 12:45 – 13:45 Lunch and networking
  • 13:45 – 14:20 James Cornwell: Recent EIR cases
  • 14:20 – 14:55 Heather Burns:Raising awareness of data protection in open-source projects
  • 14:55 – 15:10 Break for coffee and networking
  • 15:10 – 15:45 Professor Charles Raab: Privacy and ethics
  • 15:45 – 16:20 Stewart Room:Roller-coaster review of the year
  • 16:30 – late Post-conference Tweet-up

NADPO Spring Conference

Spring Conference on 12 June in Leicester.

Tickets are available for the National Association of Data Protection and Freedom of Information Officers (NADPO) Spring Conference on 12 June in Leicester


  • Tim Turner, 2040 Training
    • Cambridge Analytica
  • Kevin Mulley, National Archives
    • Historic data and the GDPR
  • Lynn Wyeth, Leicester City Council
    • Update: Keeping a local authority on the road to GDPR
  • Angela Middleton, Leicestershire Police
    • What to do when the police come calling
  • Inga Kroener, Qualogue Ltd
    • Data protection challenges for international aid and development organisations


To be confirmed, starting at 11:00 with refreshments and networking

Lunch will be provided

Please let know if you have any special dietary requirements