Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in BST.

8:30 AM
Registration & morning networking
8:55 AM
Conference introduction

Maurice Button, Chief Executive, City & Financial Global

9:00 AM
Chair’s opening remarks

Vivienne Artz OBE FCSI (Hon), Data Strategy & Privacy Policy Advisor, Centre for Information Policy Leadership

9:05 AM
Ministerial keynote address
9:15 AM
Keynote address I

The ICO's view on regulatory co-operation and data sharing

John Edwards, UK Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner’s Office

9:30 AM
Keynote address II

Regulation of Data and AI – The Evolving Global Landscape 

Miriam Everett- Partner, Global Head of Data and Privacy, Herbert Smith Freehills

9:45 AM
Keynote address III

FCA’s Data Strategy and pro-innovation regulatory approach

Jagpal Singh Jheeta, Chief Digital Product Officer, FCA

10:00 AM
Panel I

The future of Data and AI in the UK financial markets and the main challenges we are facing. The elevated importance of a strong data strategy for business success


Charlie Morgan - Partner, Disputes Resolution, Herbert Smith Freehills


Janine McKelvey, General Counsel – Data, Group Data Protection & Ethics Officer, BT Group

Adam Jackson, Director of Policy, Innovate Finance

Dawd Haque, Global Lead for Regulatory Market Initiatives, Regulatory Transformation and Strategy, Deutsche Bank

10:50 AM
Networking & morning coffee
11:10 AM
Panel II

Future of Market Data


Avanthi Weerasinghe, Principal, Capital Markets & Wholesale Policy, UK Finance


Stephane Malrait, Managing Director, Global Head of Market Structure and Innovation for Financial Markets, ING Bank

Edward Wicks, Global Head of Trading at Legal & General Investment Management

11:55 AM
Panel III

The UK International Data Transfer Strategy. The state of play with the EU-US Data Privacy Framework and the global outcome. The challenges to a sustainable and scalable to international data transfers and proposed solutions

William Malcolm, Senior Director, International Privacy Legal & Consumer Protection, Google

12:45 PM
Keynote Interview I

Digital ID in the context of privacy and financial services

In conversation with

Clare Rowley, Head of Business Operations, GLEIF

1:15 PM
Networking & lunch
2:15 PM
Keynote address followed by panel IV

Digital assets and privacy 

Keynote address

Dr Ruth Wandhöfer, Global Fintech 50 Influencer, International Keynote Speaker; Non-Executive Board Member, Aquis Exchange


Dr Ian Hunt, Industry Advisor and Author on Digital Assets

3:15 PM
A series of presentations

Delivering digital transformation in a data driven industry – best practice for achieving optimal business outcomes with data + AI in respect of people, process, and technology

Keynote presentation I

Louise Smith, Chair of the Board, Innovate Finance

Optimal Outcomes Require Optimal Readiness, From Your People, Data and Technology

Karen Silverman, Founder & CEO, The Cantellus Group & former Global AI Council, World Economic Forum

4:00 PM
Networking & afternoon tea
4:15 PM
Panel V

Generative AI most crucial data requirements. Data collaboration and data security as leading competitive differentiators. How will generative AI-powered analytics unlock insights for banking, payments, insurance and asset management?


Nicola Hughes, Senior Assistant General Counsel & Chief Privacy Counsel, Marsh UK & Ireland at Marsh & McLennan Companies

Kirsten Mycroft, Managing Director, Chief Privacy & Data Ethics Officer, BNY Mellon

5:05 PM
Keynote interview II

Creating a new data culture and implementing data ethics principles in the new era of financial services industry. Achieving your sustainability goals: How to control, measure and manage the impact of “compute-intensive” data management tools

5:30 PM
Chair’s closing remarks

Vivienne Artz OBE FCSI (Hon), Data Strategy & Privacy Policy Advisor, Centre for Information Policy Leadership

5:35 PM
Close of proceedings

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