PrivSec Dublin took place on the 23rd & 24th September 2019 and welcomed attendees from around the world seeking out the latest insights, advice and solutions in data protection and privacy.

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PrivSec New York

PrivSec New York will take place on 5th & 6th November 2019 at Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York.

The event will welcome over 1,000 delegates plus over 20 industry expert speakers for two days of top-level strategic content, insights, networking, and discussion around data protection, privacy and security.

New York has long been at the forefront of a number of industries, driving change and innovation and is home to leading organisations from across financial services, advertising and technology.  

Early confirmed speakers include:

  • Kevin Thomas, New York State Senator
  • Steve Wright - CEO, Privacy Culture
  • Alison Pepper - Senior Vice President at American Association of Advertising Agencies
  • Anju Khurana, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, CIPP/Asia, Director & Head of Data Privacy and Protection (Americas) BNY Mellon
  • Aisling Costello, Formerly Global Head of Legal for MUFG Investor Services
  • David Carroll, Associate Professor of Media Design,  Parsons New School and The Great Hack documentary
  • Derek Care, Director II, Privacy - Legal, Uber
  • Orrie Dinstein, Global Chief Privacy Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
  • Hilary Lane, Former CPO, NBC Universal




The Convention Centre Dublin is the city's leading conference and exhibition venue, located just a short walk from Silicon Docks which is home to many of Dublin's leading tech companies. Dublin has established itself as a tech and IT hub, and may soon be the only English speaking capital in the EU. The number of tech giants with European Headquarters in Ireland has positioned the country at the forefront of the tech industry. 


PrivSec will bring together 70+ leading experts from privacy and security, to deliver a breadth of content via solo presentations, panel discussions, debates, roundtables and workshops. Our international line-up of expert speakers will combine practical and theoritical approaches to privacy and security, and explore how the two need to work together to achieve shared goals. 

PrivSec Dublin will consist of 3 theatres, our agenda is designed to enable you to pick and choose the sessions that are most valuable for you. The event will also consist of a number of shared knowledge roundtables and workshop opportunities that will be announced closer to the event. The event will run over two-days and there will be a whole host of learning opportunities for attendees to take advantage of. 

Content is at the heart of PrivSec; this two-day event will consist of over 60 hours of educational, insightful and inspirational content. PrivSec aims to deliver attendees with a variety of learning opportunities to suit their needs and wants. The conference content is designed to deliver practical advice and guidance, as well as a number of sessions focusing on theoretical learning and the bigger picture. 


With over 30 leading service and solution providers on-hand, PrivSec provides a perfect opportunity to understand the technologies and services that are currently aiding privacy and security professionals across the world. If you’re looking for a particular solution or service, our team will be on-hand to ensure you get face time with the right people.

As the lines blur between privacy and security, it is important that both disciplines have the opportunity to meet, network and share ideas. Over the course of the two-day event there will be a number of professional and informal networking opportunities, designed to drive collaboration and aid attendees in meeting the people who will help drive change, innovation and progression in their organisation. 


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View high definition recordings of talks at our previous events.

Sir Rob Wainwright, Former-Chief of Europol

Talk on 'Cyber Threats and and the Interconnected Relationship between Data Protection and Data Security in Response'.

Sir Rob Wainwright is a highly experienced security professional with global profile and reputation.

He has had a 25-year career in intelligence, policing, government, EU and international affairs, including at the Serious Organised Crime Agency, National Criminal Intelligence Service and the British Security Service. 

Prior to joining Deloitte, Rob was the executive director of Europol where he established the European Cybercrime Centre. He is credited with leading the transformation of Europol into a world-class security institution and centre of innovation on cyber security, terrorism and financial crime.