Commercial data transfers between UK and EU and the adequacy decision
22 Apr 2021, 10:00 to 22 Apr 2021, 14:30
Online Workshop (Zoom)
The event is a part of the Cross-border Data Protection Network (Cross-DPN) project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Irish Research Council. CROSS-DPN is a multi-stakeholder, transnational forum between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland for discussing issues related to data protection in the post-Brexit era through an interdisciplinary research, as well as a practical and policy lens.
The event is co-organised by Dr Edina Harbinja, Aston University, and Dr Nóra Ní Loideain, the Information Law and Policy Centre, and it will focus on issues surrounding commercial data transfers between the UK and the Republic of Ireland (and the EU more widely) in the post-Brexit era.
Academic Panel 10 am - 12 pm (BST)
In this session, leading academics will share their perspectives on commercial data transfer issues.
Dr Karen Mc Cullagh, University of East Anglia - Post-Brexit Data Protection in the UK - Leaving the EU but not EU data protection law behind.
Dr Henry Pearce, University of Portsmouth - Data protection law in a post-Brexit world: The future is not “personal”?
Dr Michael Veale, UCL - Beyond Adequacy: Data Flows' Infrastructural Turn
Prof Daithí Mac Síthigh, Queen's University Belfast - Never mind the new oil, is there mud on the wheels? The information industries after Brexit
Chair: Dr Edina Harbinja, Aston University
Stakeholder panel: 1 pm - 2.30 pm (BST)
The afternoon part will be interactive, responding to the academic panel. It will consider legal, policy, industry and civil society perspectives. Panellists include representatives of the Irish Data Protection Commission, Open Rights Group, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, legal professionals, UK regulators, tech industry.
Bojana Bellamy, President of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP’s Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL)
Heather Burns, Policy Manager at Open Rights Group
Neil Brown, a solicitor and the managing director of an English law firm decoded.legal
Nicola Coogan, Assistant Commissioner in the Data Protection Commission (DPC) heading up the International Transfers unit
Oliver Patel, Head of Inbound Data Flows, Data Policy Directorate, DCMS
Dr Johnny Ryan, Irish Council for Civil Liberties
Eduardo Ustaran, Partner, Hogan Lovells International LLP
Chair: Dr Nóra Ní Loideain, Director and Lecturer in Law, Information Law & Policy Centre Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
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