24TH - 28TH JUNE 2019

1ST AFRICAN REGION DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

A CONFERENCE IN AFRICA, BY AFRICAN AUTHORITIES, FOCUSED ON AFRICA

ABOUT THE EVENT

Data Privacy & Protection Conference

The Network of African Data Protection Authorities and Ghana Data Protection Commission are pleased to announce the Africa Data Protection and Privacy Conference, taking place from June 24th – June 27th 2019 in Accra, Ghana.

The Africa Data Protection and Privacy Conference will convene established Authorities in Africa and Global North counterparts for thought leadership, insight, best practice, high level strategic content and networking, providing a critical platform for promoting Africa’s drive for Data Protection and Privacy laws in Africa. 

 

WHY ATTEND ?

  • Be a part of key policy development which will shape Africa’s Data Protection and Privacy landscape and feed into concrete recommendations for action
  • Enhance your knowledge and career, learning from best practices from across the world
  • Meet with peers from across the globe, identify synergies and ways of learning from each other and working collaboratively
  • Network with relevant stakeholders, specialists and experts in the field

Join over 1,000 delegates from across the world for the Africa Data Protection and Privacy Conference, a milestone in Africa’s data protection journey.

 

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

H.E Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia
H.E Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu BawumiaVice-President of Ghana
Joe Cannataci
Joe CannataciUN Special Rapporteur on Right to Privacy
Sophie Kwasny
Sophie Kwasny Council of Europe - Human Rights
Boris Wojtan
Boris WojtanSenior Director of Privacy, Government & Regulatory Affairs GSMA
David Medine
David MedineCGAP | Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
Ian Brown
Ian BrownSenior Fellow at Research ICT Africa
Berhan Taye
Berhan TayeCampaigner, #KeepItOn Lead Access Now
Juan Ortiz Freuler
Juan Ortiz FreulerPolicy Fellow World Wide Web Foundation
Awo Aidam Amenyah
Awo Aidam Amenyah Child Online Safety Advocate & Digital Literacy Enthusiast
Simisola Akintoye
Simisola AkintoyeData Protection Officer, Human Brain project
Deon Woods Bell
Deon Woods BellCounsel for International Consumer Protection and Data Privacy Federal Trade Commission, Office of International Affairs
Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful
Hon. Ursula Owusu-EkufulMinister For Communications Ghana
Moctar Yedaly
Moctar Yedaly Head Of The Department Of Information AFRICAN UNION
Bruno Gencarelli
Bruno Gencarelli European Union Commission
Steve Wood
Steve WoodDeputy Commissioner (Executive Director- Policy) ICO
Albert Antwi Bosiako
Albert Antwi BosiakoNational Cyber Security Adviser, Ghana
Sylvia Gifty Appiah
Sylvia Gifty AppiahCEO & Lead Consultant | Information Governance Solutions (IGS)
Faustino Varela Monteiro
Faustino Varela MonteiroChairman of the National Commission on Data Protection
Anita Ghansah
Anita GhansahSenior Research fellow | Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana
Paulina Tindana
Paulina TindanaSenior Lecturer and Bioethicist
Ravid Petel
Ravid PetelHead of the Audit Department, Israeli Privacy Protection Authority
Jane Wainwright
Jane WainwrightAn accomplished Data Protection and Security Risk Professional
Mme Marguerite Ouedraogo Bonane
Mme Marguerite Ouedraogo Bonane President | African Data Protection Authorities
Raphael KOFFI
Raphael KOFFI Acting Director, Telecommunication/ICT Regulatory Reforms, ECOWAS
Adv Pansy Thakula
Adv Pansy Thakula Chairperson of information Regulator of South Africa
Stewart Room
Stewart RoomPrice Waterhouse Coopers (PWC- UK)
Kevin Shepherdson
Kevin ShepherdsonCEO Straits Interactive Technology
Vivienne Artz
Vivienne ArtzChief Privacy Officer of Refinitiv
Vijay Laxmi
Vijay LaxmiCyber Security Architect
Nnenna Nwankanma
Nnenna NwankanmaInterim Policy Director World Wide Web Foundation
Joseph Djokey
Joseph DjokeyChange & Transformation Coach / IT Consultant
Lahoussine Aniss
Lahoussine Aniss Expert in Data protection
Kwabena Offei-Kwadey Nkrumah
Kwabena Offei-Kwadey NkrumahTechnology Consultant and Journalist
Ms Patricia Adusei-Poku
Ms Patricia Adusei-PokuConference Host - Vice president African Data Protection Authorities & Executive Director of Data Protection Commission Ghana
Guichard Tsangou
Guichard TsangouEconomic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
Mme Awa NDIAYE
Mme Awa NDIAYEPresident, Data Protection Commission, Senegal
Pat Walsh
Pat WalshPrivacy Matters UK
Alvin Toh
Alvin TohChief Marketing Officer of Straits Interactive
Rosemary Boateng Coffie
Rosemary Boateng CoffieSenior lecturer | the Department of Human Resource and Organisational Development KNUST
Nanjira Sambuli
Nanjira SambuliSenior Policy Manager World Wide Web Foundation
Felix Asare
Felix AsareSenior Cyber Security Engineer | Allianz Technology of America
Gerald Nsiah-Asare
Gerald Nsiah-AsareCyber Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Professional
Oumarou Mohammed
Oumarou MohammedProfessor of Fundamental Education of Outstanding Class

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CONFERENCE VENUE & ADDRESS

ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

Join participants across the nation, africa and the world in this years programme.

Address:

Accra International Conference Centre, Castle Road, Accra Central, P.O. Box C.1054, Accra, Ghana

Email Address:

info@dataprotection.org.gh

Phone Number:

+233-(0) 0302 669600
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