Centre for Internet & Society

DG Justice and Consumers and European Union is organizing a conference on privacy in the digital age on May 25, 2018 in New Delhi.



Friday 25 May 2018, Reception to follow, The Lalit Hotel, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi, India

  • 9:00 a.m. Registration and welcome coffee
  • 9:20 a.m. Welcome: Vera Jourova, EU Commissioner for Justice and Consumers (by video)
  • 9:30 a.m. Opening remarks: Justice B.N. Srikrishna, chair of the Committee of Experts on a Data Protection Framework for India
    Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador of the European Union to India

10:00 a.m. Panel 1 - Setting the scene: India at the crossroads

  • Moderator: Sunil Abraham, Executive Director, Centre for Internet and Society, India
    Vinayak Godse, Senior Director, Data Protection, Data Security Council of India 
    Raman Jit Singh Chima, Policy Director, Access Now, India
    Amba Kak, Public Policy Advisor, Mozilla, India
  • 11:00 a.m.: Coffee break

11:15 a.m. Panel 2 - Modern data protection laws: towards global convergence

  • Moderator: Clarisse Girot, Data Privacy Project Lead, Asian Business Law Institute, Singapore
    Ralf Sauer, Deputy Head of Unit, International data flows and protection, European Commission, Brussels
    Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director, Digital Asia Hub, Hong Kong
    Graham Greenleaf, Professor of Law & Information Systems, University of New South Wales, Australia (by video)

12:15 p.m. Panel 3 - Privacy and data security: a business opportunity

  • Moderator: Ralf Sauer, Deputy Head of Unit, International data flows and protection, European Commission, Brussels
    Srinivas Poorsarla, Vice President and Head (Global), Privacy and Data Protection, Infosys, India
    Ravi Sogi, Head - Product Security and Privacy, Philips
    Riccardo Masucci, Global Director of Privacy Policy, Intel, Washington DC

1:15 p.m.: Reception