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YOU ARE INVITED TO THE

Cross Border Privacy Rules Seminar

AT THE DIFC ACADEMY IN DUBAI AND ONLINE VIA MS TEAMS


We have the pleasure to invite you to the "Cross Border Privacy Rules Seminar" to promote awareness about recent privacy developments and the Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum. The Forum seeks to expand the Global Cross Border Privacy Rules and Privacy Recognition for Processors systems for voluntary data privacy certifications that help companies demonstrate compliance with international best practices. The Forum was established by Canada, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.


The hybrid seminar is organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the UAE–GCC Privacy Working Group. It will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. UAE time, in person at the DIFC Academy and online via MS Teams.


Join us for an interesting seminar and panel discussion on the importance of ensuring mechanisms are in place to facilitate cross-border data flows in a global digital economy. Speakers will feature developers of the Forum, regulators from other jurisdictions, and accountability agents already engaged in the CBPR/PRP systems. They will share insights and answer questions on recent developments in privacy. Come and be part of this discussion!

· Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022

· Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. UAE time

· Venue: DIFC Academy Lecture Theatre, Level 1

· RSVP: EVENTBRIGHT LINK to register


TENTATIVE AGENDA:

1:30 p.m. DIFC Academy venue opens and welcome screen is displayed on webinar

2:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks by Lori Baker, Director of Data Protection, DIFC, and Sami Mohamed, Commissioner of ADGM

2:05 p.m. Introductory Remarks by Sean Murphy, Chargé d'Affaires, U.S. Embassy in the UAE

2:10 p.m. Keynote Remarks by UAE government official (invited)

2:20 p.m. Overview of the Global CBPR Forum and Privacy Recognition for Processors Systems by Aryeh Ness, Policy Advisor & Administrator, Office of Digital Services Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce

2:45 p.m. CBPR Certification, Oversight, and Enforcement

  • Infocomm Media Development Authority, Singapore
  • Cobun Zweifel-Keegan, Managing Director, Washington, D.C., International Association of Privacy Professionals

3:15 p.m. CBPR Benefits and Compliance Obligations for Companies

  • Michael Rose, Head of Global Data Governance Policy – Asia PAC, Google (CBPR certified)
  • Swati Sinha, Privacy Officer – Asia Pac, Japan, China, Cisco (CBPR certified)
  • Markus Heyder – Centre for Information Policy Leadership

3:50 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion on Importance of Ensuring Cross Border Data Flows in a Global Digital Economy.

  • Lori Baker, Vice President for Legal & Director of Data Protection, DIFC (moderator)
  • Don O'Shaughnessy Director of Data Governance, Farah Experiences, LLC (Yas Island)
  • Daniel Paterson, QFC DP Commissioner
  • UAE government official (invited)
  • U.S. company (invited)

4:55 p.m. Closing remarks by Thomas Bruns, Commercial Counselor and Regional Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy in the UAE

5:00 p.m. End


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Sep 21, 2022

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (GMT+4)

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