Morning Programme

09.00 – 09.20

Registration and Coffee

09.20 – 09.30

Welcome and Introduction

Baroness Fritchie, Chair, Nominet


09.30 – 10.40




Plenary session 1:


The Politics of Encryption

Hosted by:

The Internet Services Providers’ Association


Gordon Corera, Security Correspondent, BBC & Author of “Intercept: the Secret History of Computers and Spies” (Chair)

·         DCI Andrew Gould, Deputy Head of FALCON, Metropolitan Police

·         Erka Koivunen, Cyber-Security Adviser, F-Secure

·         Patrick Nuttall, Cyber-Security Adviser, KPMG & Head, London Digital Security Centre

·         Prof. Thomas Rid, Department of War Studies, King’s College London


10.45 – 11.15


Internet Governance session


Who runs the internet and who will run it next year?

·         The Earl of Erroll (Chair)

·         Eleanor Bradley, Chief Operating Officer, Nominet

·         Paul Blaker (Head of International ICT, DCMS)

·         Dr Olivier Crepin-Leblond (Chair, Internet Society – England)

11.15  – 11.35

Coffee break


11.40 – 12.40

 Breakout sessions

Thatcher Room







Big Data & SME’s

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England

and Wales (@ICAEW)

·         Matt Warman MP (Chair)

·         Kirstin Gillon, Technical Manager, ICAEW IT Faculty

·         Philip Powell, Birkbeck, University of London

·         Alan Gardiner, Systems Development Manager (Head of IT), Arkenford

·         Rishi Nalin Kumar, Data Ambassador, DataKind UK



Attlee Suite


Does the growth of digital services mean the end of user privacy?

Internet Advertising Bureau (@IABUK)

·         Chi Onwurah MP (Chair)

·         Matt Rogerson – Head of Public Policy, Guardian Media Group

·         Abeed Janmohamed – Chief Revenue Officer, Eagle Eye Solutions

·         Renate Samson – Chief Executive, Big Brother Watch

·         Alan Mitchell – Strategy Director, Ctrl Shift

12.45 – 13.55

Networking Lunch

Buffet style, served in the Attlee Suite

Afternoon Programme

14.00 – 14:15

Keynote Speech

Joe Garner, CEO, Openreach

14.20 – 15.20


Plenary Session 2:

The Future of Communications

Hosted by:

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Internet,

Communications &Technology (@Pictfor)

·         Kevin Hollinrake MP (Chair)

·         Clive Carter, Director of Strategy, Ofcom

·         Dana Tobak, CEO, Hyperoptic

·         Lyssa McGowan, Director of Communications Products, Sky

·         Joe Garner, CEO Openreach

15.20 – 15.40

Coffee Break


15.45 – 16.10

Keynote Speech:


Chi Onwurah MP, The Shadow Digital Economy Minister

Chair: Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP

16.10 – 17.00



Consumer Data session & interactive presentation

Data & the Consumer

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (@BCS_Policy)

·         David Evans, Director, Policy & Community, BCS (Chair)

·         Geoff White, Channel 4 News technology journalist

·         Toby Stevens, Fellow, BCS

17.00 – 18.00

Closing remarks



Drinks Reception

Russell Haworth, CEO, Nominet

The drinks reception is kindly sponsored by:

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT