This was the 5th Bitkom Privacy Conference

About 300 international data protection experts from businesses, society, supervisory authorities and politics followed exciting keynote speeches and interesting panel discussions at the 5th Bitkom Privacy Conference in Berlin on 17 September 2019. One of the undisputed highlights was certainly the Legal Live Hack. In the interactive forum of the Legal Live Hack, previously submitted questions from businesses and industry were answered live on stage at #pco19 by experienced data protection experts.


Numerous top speakers enriched the Privacy Conference 2019

The line-up of international speakers from globally active companies, supervisory authorities as well as national and European politicians provided a varied programme with many highlights. After the press conference, the Federal Data Protection Commissioner Ulrich Kelber opened the Privacy Conference 2019 with his keynote speech on the current challenges in data protection. This was followed by a programme with a total of over ten hours of lectures and discussions, spread over four stages. The highlight speakers at #pco19 included, among others:

  • Alex Greenstein
    Director, Privacy Shield | U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration
  • Marie-Therese Ettmayer
    Policy Team Leader | DG CONNECT – European Commission
  • Peter Fleischer
    Global Privacy Counsel | Google
  • Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr
    Group Data Privacy Officer | Bayer
  • Peter Schaar
    Former Federal Data Protection Commissioner

First impressions of the Privacy Conference 2019 can already be found on the Bitkom Facebook account soon. The recordings of selected lectures will also be published on YouTube soon. Approved presentations of the speakers can be requested from Johanna Wohlgemuth.

Special thanks also go to the premium partners, partners and media partners of #pco19. Their energetic support and commitment ensured that the 5th Bitkom Privacy Conference was a complete success.


#pco20 – Save the Date: September 29, 2020

The next Bitkom Privacy Conference will take place on September 29, 2020 in Berlin! Get your ticket to #pco20 now! Until 31 October 2019 you will receive your ticket at special conditions. Save 35% on your ticket purchase! The ticket shop for the 6th Bitkom Privacy Conference is already online.



Impressions of the Privacy Conference 2019