Data Protection & Privacy Conference: Innovating for a Converged World

When: Thu, August 29, 8:30am – 7:30pm
Where: Aloft, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
Registration: EventBrite

This public conference aims to encourage and facilitate dialogue between stakeholders on the key challenges and opportunities for addressing data protection and privacy in a digital and connected mobile world. The event will bring together regulators, academics, and legal and industry representatives to discuss developments on data protection and privacy in Malaysia and the broader Asia region. Key topics include:
  • Consumer experience and trust
  • Privacy by design and accountability
  • Regional regulatory perspectives
  • International developments on mobile and privacy
  • How to innovate in law and practice for privacy in a converged digital world
  • Interoperability between legal frameworks
Confirmed speakers:
  • Dato' Mohamed Sharil Mohamed Tarmizi, Chairman, MCMC
  • Dr Zainal Abidin Sait, Deputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection
  • Dr Milan Agnihotri, Strategic Planning Director, McCann Worldwide
  • Leong Keng Thai, Chairman, Personal Data Protection Commission, Singapore
  • Valerie Tan, Asia Internet Policy Lead, Microsoft
  • Deepak Pillai, Partner, Haryati Deepak
  • Prof Abu Bakar Munir, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya
  • Foong Cheng Leong, Partner, Foong Cheng Leong & Co
  • Amran Sameon, Director, Ministry of International Trade and Industry
New GSMA research on the privacy attitudes of Malaysian and Indonesian mobile customers will also be launched at the conference. Organized by: The GSMA, Axiata Group, Celcom, Telenor Group and DiGi.



The New Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Located at the Brickfields end of Sentral Station (vs Bangsar for Hilton & Le Meridien) 
Photos: starwoodhotels.com