13 Dec, 2019
DPO Circle Annual Conference

DPO Circle Annual Conference


The DPO Circle is proud to invite you to its annual conference on December 13, 2019 in Brussels.

  • Update your knowledge related to the GDPR-implementation.
  • Learn how to ensure GDPR compliance without much fuss and how this relates to the ISO27701-standard.
  • Get an overview of a series of best practices in a DPO function.
  • Receive first hand insights from the Belgian Data Protection Authority.

This event is intended for GDPR professionals, including compliance implementation managers, process owners holding the controller or processor accountability, the DPO’s, Information Security professionals, Chief Digital Officers and CIO’s, as well as legal professionals.

Speakers will address GDPR awareness methods for various experts and non-experts; the competences development in several domains including the legal and non-legal privacy domains; and the presentation of recent frameworks and auditing practices. Previous editions of this annual event attracted beyond the members of the DPO Circle, more than a hundred professionals in Data Protection and privacy Enhancement technologies.

09:20 Opening - Georges Ataya, Solvay Brussels School
09:30 Role of the DPO in the public institution. National and European perspective - Wojciech Wiewiorowski, European Data Protection Supervisor
09:50 Recent case law on privacy and data protection - Anneleen Dammekens, VBO-FEB
10:20 Strategic plan & priorities of the new Belgian DPA and impact of the DPO - Alexandra Jaspar, Belgian Data Protection Authority
10:50 Coffee break
11:20 Recent developments in relation to the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes - Johan Vandendriessche, UGent
11:45 Information Security Standards is the mountain behind GDPR article 32 (Security of processing) - Ilias Chantzos, Broadcom Inc
12:05 An introduction to ISO27701 (Privcay information Management System) - Georges Ataya
12:30 Lunch
13:15 Overview of privacy threats and related actions by DPO's - Alain Cieslik, Solvay Brussels School
13:45 How to protect personal data against Data Leakage? - Kurt Callewaert, Howest
14:15 Data protection on the ground: multi-stakeholder perspective in media, smart cities and financial sector - Jo Pierson
14:45 Assessing the impact of a data breach, based on the Enisa method - Jan Leonard, Orange Belgium
15:15 Coffee break
15:45 International data transfers in the GDPR age, what have we learned so far? - Tanguy Van Overstraeten, Linklaters LLP
16:15 Competences inventory and assessment tool for GDPR and Information Security Professionals - Georges Ataya, Solvay Business School
17:00 Graduation ceremony & closing drink

Attendees get a signed certificate, mentioning the treated topics.

Looking forward to meeting you!



Partner - Affluo

Johan Vandendriessche

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Director of Belgian Data Protection Authority

Alexandra Jaspar

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Company Lawyer - FEB

Anneleen Dammekens

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Data Protection Officer - Orange

Jan Leonard

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Partner - Linklaters LLP

Tanguy Van Overstraeten

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Partner of Ataya & Partners

Alain Cieslik

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Research manager - Company Howest University of Ap

Kurt Callewaert

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VUB Chair and associate professor

Jo Pierson

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Global Privacy Officer - Broadcom Inc

Ilias Chantzos

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European Data Protection Supervisor

Wojciech Wiewiorowski

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