PDP's 14th Annual Data Protection Practical Compliance Conference



14th Annual Data Protection Practical Conference


14th & 15th November 2019 - Dublin, Ireland

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Data Protection Commission
The Data Protection Practical Compliance Conference is Ireland's largest annual 2-day data protection event.


This year, the conference is dedicated to examining the developments in data protection and continued practical implications of the GDPR.

This Conference provides plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion, as well as networking with other Information and Compliance professionals and advisers. Delegates attend a 3-course sit-down lunch on both days, as well as a wine and canapés reception at the end of the first day.



Conference Programme



Up to 4 CPD hours awardedDay 1 - Speakers Presentations

(Thursday, 14th November 2019)


The first day features expert speakers on the latest challenges facing GDPR professionals. There are plenty of opportunities to ask questions and to network with other delegates in the data protection field.




Data Protection Commission






Paul Lavery



Conference Chair

Paul Lavery - Partner, McCann Fitzgerald






Speaker Presentation Topics will be added shortly...





Next... Day 2 Workshops






Up to 13 CPD hours awardedDay 2 - The Workshops

(Friday, 15th November 2019)


On the second day, delegates can choose two practical Workshops that explore topics in-depth. The Workshops give delegates the opportunity to work through real-life scenarios. For a detailed description of each Workshop, view the Workshops page.


Workshop Topics are as follows:



A.  Breach Notifications – What’s Required in Practice


B.  Data Protection in the Workplace – the Latest Thinking


C.  Do I really need consent?


D.  Making Sense of Marketing in a Digital World


E.  Moving from Compliance to Accountability


F.  GDPR Contracts - Common Issues, Hints and Tips for Contracting and Apportioning Liability



Next... Read the full content of each Workshop here >





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 PDP's Annual Data Protection Practical Compliance Conference


Conference Venue


The venue for this event is: 


Radisson Blu
Golden Lane
Dublin 8

Telephone: +353 (0)1 898 2900
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Fees for the Conference


Whole Conference (Speakers’ Presentations Day plus two Workshops)
Speakers’ Presentations Day plus one Workshop
Speakers’ Presentations Day only
Two Workshops only
One Workshop only
  • Additional delegates: 5% discount for second and 10% discount for third and subsequent delegates booked at the same time from the same organisation. Discounts will be applied to the delegate/s with the least expensive booking.
  • For additional information on fees, please visit our Terms and Conditions or FAQs.


CPD Points


The Conference may allow up to 4 hours CPD Points as follows:

  • Full attendence (both days) - 4 hours CPD
  • Day one plus one Workshop - 4 hours CPD
  • Two Workshops - 4 hours CPD
  • One Workshop - 2.5 hours CPD


Who should attend the Data Protection Compliance Conference


Data Protection Officers, Privacy Officers, Information Officers, Compliance Officers, Risk Managers, IT Directors, Information Security Officers, Records Managers, Company Secretaries, Information Lawyers, Consultants, Public and Private Sector Lawyers, Finance Directors, Human Resources Officers, Marketing Managers, FOI Officers, Employment Lawyers, Office Managers, Procurement Officers, Archivists, Researchers, and more...


To make a booking:

  • Complete the online booking form
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  • Telephone the PDP Office +353 (0)1 695 0405

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"Excellent day! The presentations provided practical advice that will be useful in my day to day job."
Jason Palmer
AXA Life Europe Ltd


"Particularly useful was the guidance on formulation and structure of data protection policies."
Dan McDonnell
Co Carlow VEC


"Extremely helpful and well organised"
Jim O’Connell
Douglas Credit Union


"Each presentation had something important to reflect on"
Marie Cussen


"Content was excellent"
Philip Higgins
ESB Energy Solutions


"Very informative and enjoyable. The handouts are very good"
Stephen Nolan


"Excellent presentations"
Paul Dawson
Dublin City Council


"Good to hear about the new developments. Very passionate speakers"
Ann Smith
Chartered Accountants Ireland


"The presenters were very interesting."
Muriel Koyce
Sunbeam House Services


"I found the Conference to touch all the relevant areas for practitioners and something that I have no doubt will be utilised within my organisation"
Lynne Martin
Eirecom Limited


"Great mix of topics/issues relating to data protection."
Tony Hughes
Waterford Credit Union


"Good tips on outsourcing. The lessons learned from breaches was very useful."
Bernadette Ryan
Bord Gais Eireann


"Speakers were very knowledgeable and articulate"
Philip Higgins
ESB Electric


"It was well put together. Good speakers, content and venue. First class. Thank you."
Danny O’Donoghue
Bishopstown Credit Union

“Excellent conference… really interesting. You covered a multitude of topics which has given me a food for thought!”
Louise Colgen
Central Bank of Ireland


"Very useful and informative"
Cathal McDermott


"Great event. All speakers and presentations were compelling and relevant"
Brian Short
Irish Continental Group plc


"Informative as usual"
Helen Sheehan
Euromedic Diagnostics Ltd


"The theory and practical advice given were highly welcomed"
Ann Smith
Chartered Accountants Ireland


"The presenters were very interesting."
Judith Fanning


"The practicality of the subjects was brilliant. A real feeling of having learned something to take away and think about"
Nicola Flannery
Paddy Power Plc


"Every subject was relevant and current"
Veronica O’Brien
Irish Water


"A very useful conference for all DP Practitioners and a great opportunity to share experiences with other practitioners in the field"
Catriona O’Sullivan
University College Cork


"This year, I was very happy with all the presentations. Thank you for organising it"
Irina Sharapova
Kerry Group Plc


"I found the conference not only to be practical, but enjoyable which was down to the standard and quality of the presenters"
Martina McKenna
Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board