Personal Data Protection Week 2024

Start Date

15 Jul 2024

End Date

18 Jul 2024

Time

09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Venue

Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Level 4

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Join us at PDP Week as we explore the vital intersection between data protection and technology! Industry professionals and international think tanks will share their insights into the latest developments in data technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), highlighting how accountable practices can promote business growth and innovation. 

Through insightful panels, interactive workshops, and real-world case studies, gain valuable insights on harnessing the power of trusted data and learn practical approaches to navigate today's rapidly evolving digital landscape.


Featured Highlights

PDP Seminar PET Summit APAC IAPP Asia Privacy Forum
Hear from a panel of experts at Singapore's flagship seminar on data protection as they explore practical approaches in mitigating challenges from the intersection between AI and data protection, and the evolving role of DPOs in the current digital landscape. Unlock the business value of Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) with practical insights from early adopters and effective implementation strategies through a series of panels and breakout discussions. Join senior leaders and professionals in privacy and AI in Asia's premier event in privacy to discuss a wide variety of critical topics in the regions, along with practical solutions for direct implementation.


Programme

Please note that some featured events have their own dedicated registration sites.

   AM PM 
Monday,
15 July
PDP Seminar
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Panel 1:
Navigating the Crossroads: Where AI and Data Protection Converge

Panel 2:
Defenders to Architects: Supercharging the Role of DPOs

 

 

Navigating Cross-Border Data Transfers in the Age of Innovation
by Cybersecurity and Data Protection Committee, The Law Society of Singapore 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
 Who Let the PETs Out?! Understanding Privacy Enhancing Tech 101
by AsiaDPO
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Decoding Generative AI: Mastering Fundamentals and Governance Essentials
by IMDA and Microsoft
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Governance Frameworks for Generative AI: Navigating the Complexities in Practice
by Future of Privacy Forum
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
ASEAN DPA Xchange
by PDPC Singapore
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

(By invitation only) 
Tuesday,
16 July
Privacy Enhancing Technology (PET) Summit Asia-Pacific (APAC) 2024
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Panel 1:
Global Trends on How PETs Enable Innovation and Cross Border Flows

Panel 2:
Architecting New Real-World Products and Solutions with PETs

Panel 3:
How PETs Can Be Used in Gen AI to Create Trust
Privacy Enhancing Technology (PET) Summit Asia-Pacific (APAC) 2024
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 Singapore-OECD Expert Workshop on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs)

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

(By invitation only)

Wednesday to Thursday,
17 - 18 July
IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2024
Supercharge your Privacy Knowledge and Network in Two Days
Day 1: 9.30 AM - 6:30 PM
Day 2: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Event Agenda

Monday, 15 July 2024

PDP Seminar 2024
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM (Registration and breakfast starts at 8:30 AM)
⍠ 
Suitable for Data Protection Officers, Business Owners, Chief Data Officers and AI/Data Product Developers

Discover the vital intersection between data protection and technology! Join our distinguished panel of industry experts as they explore how AI technologies can enhance data protection efforts and share practical strategies for navigating today's complex regulatory landscape. Gain valuable insights and actionable tips to harness the power of AI and empower your business today.

Opening Remarks
by Guest-of-Honour, Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister for Digital Development and Information

Panel: Navigating the Crossroads: Where AI and Data Protection Converge

Speakers

  • Jessica Gan Lee, Associate General Counsel & Head of Privacy Legal, OpenAI
  • Denise Wong, Assistant Chief Executive, IMDA Singapore & Deputy Commissioner, PDPC Singapore
  • Jason Tamara Widjaja, Executive Director of Artificial Intelligence, Singapore Tech Center, MSD
  • Irene Liu, Regional Strategy and Consulting Lead, Finance, Risk and Compliance Practice (APAC), Accenture

Moderator: Shameek Kundu, Co-chair, Data Governance Group, Global Partnership on AI

Panel: Defenders to Architects: Supercharging the Role of DPOs

Speakers

  • Derek Ho, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection, Mastercard
  • Amos Tan, Chief Core Skills Officer, NTUC LearningHub
  • Barbara Cosgrove, Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, Workday
  • Chris Ng, Chief Data Officer, Group Chief Data Governance and Protection Officer, National University Health Systems

Moderator: Yeong Zee Kin, Chief Executive, Singapore Academy of Law

Navigating Cross-Border Data Transfers in the Age of Innovation 
♢ by Cybersecurity and Data Protection Committee, The Law Society of Singapore
✻  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
⍠  Suitable for Data Protection Officers, In-House Counsels, Innovation Officers, Data Analytics Officersand Data Protection Compliance Teams

How can businesses navigate cross-border data flows effectively while participating in collaborations for innovation? This workshop helps you address different aspects of cross border transfer by using a hypothetical scenario involving a multi-party data sharing and aggregation platform. Each group shares and learns from others as each tackles a unique aspect of the project. 

Particular focus will be given to the recently issued Part 2 (Implementation Guide) to the Joint Guide to ASEAN Model Contractual Clauses (MCCs) and EU Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs). Learn how to balance compliance with innovation by applying and operationalising the standard or model contractual clauses.

Who Let the PETs Out?! Understanding Privacy Enhancing Tech 101  
♢ by AsiaDPO
✻  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
⍠  Suitable for Data Protection Officers and their technical teams who are interested in learning about PETs. No experience required.

In today's data-rich business environment, organisations have abundant opportunities for data innovation and growth. However, these opportunities also bring increased concerns about data privacy and protection. Data Protection Officers (DPOs) need to understand Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) and how they can help to effectively navigate these challenges. 
 
This scenario-based workshop will introduce and provide DPOs a basic understanding of PETs. The session is designed to be non-technical and will focus on empowering participants to leverage PETs to support data use while addressing data protection challenges. 

Decoding Generative AI: Mastering Fundamentals and Governance Essentials
♢ by IMDA and Microsoft 
✻  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
⍠  Suitable for Data Protection Officers, Business Users and Chief Data Officers

Unlock the transformative potential of Generative AI for businesses. Join us in this interactive workshop to demystify AI fundamentals and explore real-world AI solutions that businesses can leverage on to enhance decision-making and work processes in a responsible manner. Designed for non-technical business users, you will be guided to discover the versatile uses of AI across business functions and industries and learn about good data accountability practices when deploying AI solutions.

Governance Frameworks for Generative AI: Navigating the Complexities in Practice 
 by Future of Privacy Forum
✻  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
⍠  Suitable for Chief Privacy Officers, Mid-to-Senior Privacy and Data Protection Professionals and Specialists responsible for AI governance in private-sector organisations

Amidst risking adoption of generative AI in private-sector organisations, concerns are rising around the risks of generative AI's deployment  particularly around AI governance and data protection. Data protection regulators around the Asia-Pacific, including Singapore, have also issued guidelines and frameworks to guide organisations in the deployment of generative AI. Join us for a scenario-based workshop to explore good practices organisations can take when deploying generative AI, and learn from other organisations that have been doing so in real-life scenarios as well. 

ASEAN DPA Xchange
 by PDPC Singapore
✻  2:00 PM – 5:30 PM

This is a closed-door event for Data Protection Authorities of Commissioner-level and Senior Officials only.



Tuesday, 16 July 2024

Privacy Enhancing Technology (PET) Summit Asia-Pacific (APAC) 2024
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Registration opens at 8:00 AM)
⍠  Suitable for Data Protection Officers, Business Users, Chief Data Officers, AI/Data Product Developers and their technical teams

Unlock the business value of Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), gain practical insights from early users of PETs and discover implementation strategies for your business from insightful panels. Participate in interactive breakout discussions with likeminded professionals and discover actionable insights on use and application of PETs.

Welcome Address
by Mr Lew Chuen Hong, Chief Executive, Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore

Panel: Global Trends on How PETs Enable Innovation and Cross Border Flows

Speakers

  • Denise Wong, Assistant Chief Executive, IMDA Singapore & Deputy Commissioner, PDPC Singapore
  • Derek Ho, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection, Mastercard
  • William Malcolm, Senior Director, International Privacy, Legal and Consumer Protection, Google

Moderator: Bojana Bellamy, President, Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL)

Panel: Architecting Real-World New Products and Solutions with PETs

Speakers

  • Anne Flanagan, Vice President for Artificial Intelligence, Future of Privacy Forum
  • Arun Makkath, Head of Technology, Strategic Initiatives, Grab
  • Dr Duan Pu, Head of Data Algorithm and Technology Department, Ant International
  • Nina Liguda, Privacy & Data Protection Office Program Lead, TikTok Singapore

Moderator: Lee Wan Sie, Director, Development of Data-Driven Technology, IMDA Singapore

Panel: How PETs Can Be Used in Gen AI to Create Trust

Speakers

  • April Chin, Managing Partner and CEO, Resaro
  • Christian Reimsbach-Kounatze, Information Economist / Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Manprit Singh, CTO Data and AI Healthcare, Microsoft

Moderator: Yeong Zee Kin, Chief Executive, Singapore Academy of Law

PET Summit APAC 2024 is organised in conjunction with PDP Week 2024, and has their own dedicated site. Kindly be aware that the currency listed on the PET Summit APAC 2024 webpage may not be in SGD (Singapore Dollars). For registration and full event details, please visit the website below.

Singapore-OECD Expert Workshop on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs)
♢ By IMDA and OECD
✻  2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
⍠  Suitable for Data Protection Authorities, Enterprises and Academia

Join our closed-door workshop hosted by the IMDA and OECD where international regulators, industry leaders and academia come together to discuss top of mind topic such as:
- What are the business challenges that Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) have helped to overcome?
- How can government and industry collaborate to drive greater adoption of PETs?
- How can PETs help to address privacy risks in emerging technologies such as Generative AI?

This is a closed door event and is by invitation only. 



Wednesday to Thursday, 17 – 18 July 2024

IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2024: Supercharge your Privacy Knowledge and Network in Two Days
♢ By International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
✻  Day 1: 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM | Day 2: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Registration and breakfast starts at 8:15 AM)

The IAPP Asia Privacy Forum (APF) is Asia’s premier event in privacy. This year’s edition features a distinguished lineup of expert speakers on the keynote stage and in breakout sessions sharing global and regional privacy perspectives. 

Develop a deeper understanding of the ever-changing regulatory landscape in China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam as well as an awareness of global developments. The Forum will also help you stay informed on issues affecting your own privacy operation including AI governance, cross-border data transfers, data sovereignty, privacy-enhancing technologies and complying with China’s PIPL law.

IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2024 is organised in conjunction with PDP Week 2024, and has their own dedicated site. Additional registration fee is required for this event. Please visit their website below for registration and full event details. 



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