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Conference ICDPPC 2018

  The Commission for Personal Data Protection, jointly with the European Data Protection Supervisor, organized the most important international forum in the field of data protection and privacy between 22 and 26 October 2018


Conference website

Sofia Programme

Brussels Programme


The International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners is the most important global forum for sharing knowledge, experience and ideas in the field of personal data protection and privacy. For almost four decades since its convening in 1979, it has served as a meeting platform for leaders in the field of personal data protection. This is achieved through the joint efforts of organizations from 6 continents - a total of one hundred and ten accredited members and sixteen observers.

The 40th International Conference, was held simultaneously in Brussels and Sofia, and contributes to the development of the discussion on the ethical dimensions of personal data processing in the digital era. The Conference took place under the title Debating Ethics: Dignity and Respect in Data Driven Life.
For the first time, the conference was jointly organized by a European institution and a national data protection authority. 2018 provided an opportunity for the Bulgarian Commission for Personal Data Protection and the European Data Protection Supervisor to highlight the leading role of the European Union in shaping policies and means of protection of personal data and access to information worldwide.


Conference presentation video

Commission for Personal Data Protection, Sofia, 2 Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov Blvd.