#RISK Digital: GRC, Privacy, Security and AI


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Risk Digital Agenda

July 3rd, 2024

Agenda Themes: Privacy, A.I, Security, GRC, and People & Workplace

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Consumer Privacy Rights in the Digital Age
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

We are living in a time where personal data is the new currency, consumers are increasingly concerned about their privacy rights and expectations. Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion as we delve into the intricate landscape of consumer privacy in the digital age. Our esteemed panelists will explore the evolving dynamics between consumers, businesses and regulators. From the impact of emerging technologies to the role of legislation and ethical considerations, we'll examine how organisations can navigate this complex terrain while upholding consumer trust and safeguarding their privacy rights.




Unveiling the Power of Privacy Impact Assessments
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Unlock the secrets to preserving privacy with our engaging panel discussion on Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs). As organisations navigate the complexities of data handling and regulatory compliance, PIAs emerge as a critical tool in assessing the potential privacy risks associated with new projects, technologies and processes. Join us for an illuminating conversation as we delve into the principles, methodologies and real-world applications of PIAs.

From identifying privacy concerns to implementing effective mitigation strategies, we'll explore how PIAs can empower organisations to uphold privacy standards, foster transparency and build trust with consumers.


  • Erin Nicholson, Global Head of Data Protection & Privacy, Thoughtworks



Bridging the Silos: The Importance of Holistic Risk Management
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

In today's complex and interconnected business environment, siloed approaches to risk management can leave organizations vulnerable to unforeseen threats and challenges. The discussion will delve into the interconnected nature of risks across various business functions, emphasizing the need for collaboration, integration, and cross-functional communication to identify, assess, and mitigate risks effectively. Key topics to be addressed include breaking down organizational silos, leveraging technology for integrated risk management solutions, aligning risk management with strategic objectives, fostering a risk-aware culture, and adapting to emerging risks in a rapidly evolving landscape.


  • Ian Evans, Lead Solutions Consultant, Riskonnect
  • Filip Nowak, Global Head of Cyber Defense, Ferrero

AI Sentry: Harnessing Opportunities and Confronting Challenges in Cybersecurity
11:15 AM - 11:45 PM

Embark on a journey into the frontiers of cybersecurity as we unravel the transformative potential and formidable challenges of AI technology. From proactive threat detection to adaptive defense mechanisms, AI presents unprecedented opportunities for bolstering our digital defenses against ever-evolving cyber threats.

However, with great power comes great responsibility, and our panelists will also delve into the ethical considerations, biases and potential vulnerabilities inherent in AI-driven cybersecurity solutions.



Cyber Mandates Maze: Perspectives on Regulation and Compliance in Europe
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Embark on a journey through the labyrinth of European cyber mandates with our expert panelists as they unravel the complexities of regulation and compliance in the digital realm. We are living in a time marked by increasing cyber threats and evolving regulatory landscapes, businesses face a daunting challenge in navigating the intricate web of compliance requirements.

Join us for a dynamic discussion as we explore the multifaceted dimensions of cyber mandates in Europe, from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive and beyond.


  • Chika Okoli, Business Development Manager and Technology Expert at SAI360
  • Zoë Rose, Security Operations Manager, Canon EMEA
  • Kristian Alsing, Independent Cyber Security Consultant

Session To Be Announced
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM


Charting the Course: Navigating the EU AI Act
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Join us as we delve into the groundbreaking EU AI Act and its implications for the future of artificial intelligence in Europe. The EU AI Act represents a pivotal moment in the regulation of AI, aiming to strike a delicate balance between fostering innovation and safeguarding fundamental rights. Our esteemed panel will explore the key provisions of the AI Act, including its impact on AI development, deployment and governance across diverse sectors. From transparency and accountability requirements to risk assessment methodologies and enforcement mechanisms, we'll dissect the nuances of the AI Act and its potential implications for businesses and society at large.



Understanding the Business Potential for Generative AI using the new Cs framework
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Depending on who we listen to, the world is either rushing towards or away from generative AI. Most of this seems to be based on FOMO rather than any concrete critical analysis. A group of MSc students at the University of Derby have helped to develop a novel analytical framework that will help businesses fully understand the challenges and consequences of using generative AI in their process workflows. It will also help businesses to develop governance and compliance policies. It is based on 16 words beginning with the letter "C".

This new framework has similarities to the Vs of big data from the early 2000s but is specifically tailored to the generative AI context.


  • Richard Self, Senior Lecturer in Governance of Advanced and Emerging Technologies, University of Derby

Promoting a secure-by design culture in AI
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Unlock the secrets to fostering trust and confidence in artificial intelligence with our engaging panel discussion on promoting a secure-by-design culture. Currently, AI permeates every facet of our lives, ensuring the security and integrity of AI systems is paramount. Join our esteemed panel as we delve into the principles, practices, and challenges of embedding security into the DNA of AI from inception.

From threat modeling and risk assessment to secure development methodologies and ongoing monitoring, we'll explore strategies for integrating security considerations throughout the AI lifecycle.


  • Erin Nicholson, Global Head of Data Protection & Privacy, Thoughtworks
  • Khagesh Batra, Head of Data Science, The Adecco Group
  • Dalit Ben-Israel, Partner, Head of IT and Data Protection Practice, Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co

Resilient Compliance: Adapting to Regulatory Evolution
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Join us for an insightful discussion on navigating the evolving landscape of regulatory compliance with resilience and adaptability. In an era of rapidly changing regulations and compliance requirements, organisations must proactively anticipate and respond to regulatory shifts to maintain operational integrity. Our panel will explore strategies for building adaptable compliance frameworks that can withstand regulatory changes without compromising effectiveness. From leveraging technology for real-time compliance monitoring to fostering a culture of compliance across the organisation, we'll examine how proactive compliance practices can mitigate risks and drive sustainable growth.



AI's Role in Risk & Compliance
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Join us for an enlightening panel discussion as we explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in the realm of risk and compliance. Businesses are turning to AI-powered solutions to enhance risk management, streamline compliance processes and mitigate emerging threats. Our distinguished panel will delve into the diverse applications of AI in risk assessment, regulatory monitoring and fraud detection.

From leveraging machine learning algorithms to identify patterns and anomalies to automating routine compliance tasks, we'll examine how AI is revolutionising risk and compliance practices across industries.




Strengthening the Foundation: Uniting Governance, Risk, Compliance, Cybersecurity and Audit for Operational Resilience
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us as we uncover the powerful synergies between governance, risk management, compliance, cybersecurity and audit functions. Organisations face an array of interconnected challenges—from regulatory compliance to cybersecurity threats and beyond. Our distinguished panel will share insights and strategies for integrating these critical disciplines to fortify organisational resilience.

From aligning risk appetite with business objectives to leveraging cybersecurity measures for compliance and audit readiness, we'll explore how a holistic approach can enhance operational agility and mitigate potential disruptions.


  • Adam Ennamli, Chief Risk, Compliance & Security Officer, General Bank of Canada


  • Gal Ringel, CEO and co-founder, Mine
  • Martin Gomberg, Author, CISO Redefined, Consultant and Founding Member, The Privacy Panel
  • Glen Hymers, Head of Data Privacy & Compliance and Information Assurance, Cabinet Office Digital
  • Sirine Fattoum, Finance & Compliance Manager, Anera
  • Scott Bridgen, VP UK 7 Ireland, Corporater

Session To Be Announced
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM