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Six months with the GDPR – what have we learned and where are we heading? Join us for two full days of keynotes, panel discussions and training sessions on privacy and data protection and a dinner with special guest speakers.

When: 12-13 November 2018
Where: Münchenbryggeriet, Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2, Stockholm (Map)


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The price includes entrance for one person for both days. Lunch both days and dinner with a special dinner speaker Monday night is included in the price. VAT is excluded. Please contact us at if you encounter any issues when booking.


Keynotes by:

  • Anne Berner, Minister of communications (FIN)
  • Cat Moon, Professor of Legal Design, Vanderbilt Law School, founder Ledger Law, COO Legal Alignment (US)
  • JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer, Mastercard worldwide (US)
  • Raegan MacDonald, head of EU public policy, Mozilla (US)
  • Robert Bond, partner at Bristows (UK)

Speakers, panelists and moderators:

  • Albine Vincent, Head of data protection officers department, CNIL (FR)
  • Caroline Olstedt Carlström, partner Lindahl and chair DP Forum (SWE)
  • Eija Warma, partner Castren & Snellman (FIN)
  • Erik Dahlberg, National Board of Trade Sweden (SWE)
  • Eva Jarbekk, partner at Schjødt (NO)
  • Hans Hedbom, lecturer Karlstad University (SWE)
  • Helena Haapio, Associate Professor, University of Vaasa and Contract Innovator, Lexpert (FIN)
  • Jacob Dexe, researcher in Public Policy and ICT at RISE SICS (SWE)
  • Jeanette Gustafsdotter, CEO Swedish Media Publishers’ Association (SWE)
  • Jonas Ledendal, LL.D. Business Law, Lund University (SWE)
  • Katarina Areskoug, Head of the European Commission Representation in Stockholm (SWE)
  • Magnus Sjögren, Group General Counsel, Bisnode (SWE)
  • Maria Macocinschi, doctoral candidate, University of Turku (FIN)
  • Markus Bylund, IT Strategist, City of Uppsala (SWE)
  • Michelle Dennedy, CPO Cisco (US)
  • Nora Ni Loideain, lecturer and director of information law & policy centre at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London (UK)
  • Raegan MacDonald, head of EU public policy, Mozilla (US)
  • Richard Tromans, founder and editor of Artificial Lawyer (UK)
  • Simone Fischer-Hübner, professor in Computer Science at Karlstad University (SWE)

And representatives from:

  • The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)
  • European Data Protection Authorities
  • The Consumer Council of Norway
  • Stockholm University
  • Internet platforms and media companies

Additional speakers will be announced continuously. The conference will be held in English.

Key topics:

  • The DPO role and the job market – trends and opportunities
  • Data breach reporting – how to get it right
  • Legal design and transparency – from “legalese” to intelligible documents
  • Next generation privacy enhancing technologies – from encryption to transparency tools
  • The future of loyalty schemes under the new regulations
  • Grassroot litigation under GDPR – scarier than sanctions?
  • The changing attitudes towards data processing
  • The relationship between the DPA:s, DPO:s, controllers and processors
  • Children, schools and data protection
  • Taming the online platforms – reforms on the horizon?
  • Leading change – challenges in times of regulatory and technological transformation
  • Operationalising safeguards for information security – what is happening at the standardisation end?
  • Data ethics and algorithmic transparency – where are we heading?

Full program to be announced in September. The program is subject to change.


Certification training - 15 % off

We are happy to announce that Think Privacy AB will give all conference delegates a 15 % discount on the CIPP/E, CIPM and CIPT certification training held in conjunction with the Nordic Privacy Arena. All three courses are held November 14-15 – for more information and registration, click here.

General information

The Data Protection Forum is a non-profit organisation established in 2012. We regularly arrange seminars and training days. We provide the Swedish DPA with input and give opinions on proposed legislation to the Swedish government. The board consists of ten well-reputed privacy professionals from various industries and public sector bodies.

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Highlights from Nordic Privacy Arena 2017

Nordic Privacy Arena 2017 was a massive success with around 50 speakers and nearly 300 visitors. A big thank you to everyone who made this possible from us at DP Forum.

Full program and photos here. 

Videos from a few select keynotes and panel discussions below.

Professor Joe Cannataci, special privacy rapporteur for the United Nations, professor Marc Rotenberg, president Electronic Privacy Information Center, professor Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg, Stockholm university, and member of the European Parliament Max Andersson on privacy legislation.

Finn Myrstad, director at the Norwegian Consumer Council, on connected toys, smartwatches, dating apps and privacy.

Panel discussion on AI, transparency and privacy with Per Meyerdierks (Google), Mikael Haglund (IBM), Rebecka Cedering Ångström (Ericsson) and Stanley Greenstein (Stockholm University).

Data protection authorities – resources, approaches and harmonization, panel discussion with Kari Laumann (The Norwegian Data Protection Authority), Paul Breitbarth (Nymity) and Hans-Olof Lindblom (The Swedish Data Protection Authority).

Safe Cities – keynote by Gemma Gordon Clavell, founder of Eticas Research and Consulting and finalist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017.


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