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Rocco Panetta will speak at the IAPP Data Protection Congress in Brussels

15 November 2023, Brussels, Gold Hall – 13:30 – 14:30

Rocco Panetta, Italy’s Country Leader of IAPP, will speak at the IAPP Data protection congress in Brussels.

On 15 November, 13:30 – 14:30, Rocco will moderate the panel: Then and now, the progression of the AI Act.

  • Moderator: Rocco Panetta, CIPP/E, Country Leader, Italy; Managing Partner, PANETTA Law Firm; Chairman, PTP Privacy Tech Professionals
  • Brando Benifei, Member, European Parliament, AI Act Rapporteur
  • Alberto Di Felice, CIPP/E, Director for Infrastructure, Privacy & Security Policy, DIGITALEUROPE
  • Fanny Hidvegi, Europe Policy and Advocacy Director, Access Now

What is the status of the AI Act? Does the nearly final text guarantee the necessary space for companies to innovate while safeguarding the fundamental rights of citizens? What role will the data protection authorities play? How will the role of the data protection officer change, if at all? One year later, our speakers — representatives from European institutions, civil society and business — returned to the IAPP to see how the proposal has changed.