Morning, Tuesday, 31st March 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference focuses on the implications for business and consumers of measures contained in the Smart Data Review - and next steps for their implementation.
The Review is part of a major UK policy drive that seeks to shift greater control over personal data to individuals.
With the Government consulting on its plans, delegates will consider the practicalities and impact of key proposals emanating from the Review.
Areas for discussion include:
- Tackling the ‘loyalty penalty’ and enabling consumers to more easily switch between service providers;
- Increasing availability of consumer data for innovative third-party services;
- Standards for safety, security and trust in the handling and transfer of consumer data;
- Smart Data initiatives to drive competition in the regulated industries and digital markets - in light of the Furman Review;
- The new Open Communications initiative proposed by the Smart Data Review; and
- The experience of the financial sector on new consumer-facing third-party services enabled by Open Banking standards.
There will be keynote addresses from:
- Tim Jarvis, Director, Consumer and Competition Policy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy;
- Fergal Farragher, Director, Consumer Policy, Ofcom;
- Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Trustee, Open Banking Implementation Entity; and
- Will Hayter, Senior Director, Policy and International, Competition and Markets Authority.
Further confirmed speakers include: Sue Daley, techUK; Emily Davidson, BT; Chris Gorst, Nesta; Philip James, Sheridans; Laurie Laybourn-Langton, IPPR and Richard Neudegg, uSwitch.
- The Smart Data Review - key proposals and next steps;
- The way forward for addressing the ‘loyalty penalty’ in consumer markets;
- Developing Smart Data Initiatives in the regulated industries - new services, competition and consumer benefit;
- Data portability and data transfers between online platforms - next steps for collaboration and developing standards;
- How can Smart Data Initiatives improve competition and consumer experiences in digital markets and online services?; and
- Case study: Enabling innovation in data-driven services for consumers through the development of Open Banking standards.