This session will be in a Q&A format, where Ireland's leading technology regulators will be invited to share their perspectives on regulating the technology sector both in Ireland and at an EU level.


Helen Dixon
Data Protection Commissioner

Jeremy Godfrey
incoming Executive Chairperson of the Coimisiún na Meán

Garrett Blaney
Commissioner of the Commission for Communications Regulation

Brian McHugh
Member of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

Moderator: John Cahir, A&L Goodbody

This session will examine ground-breaking developments that are happening at an EU and Irish level in relation to the regulation of content online, with the Online Safety and Media Regulation Act and the Digital Services Act having been signed into law. Their impact on the tech sector together with Ireland’s role in this new EU regulatory ecosystem will be explored.


Baroness Kidron, OBE
Chair of 5 Rights Foundation, member of the House of Lords

Ryan Meade
Public Policy & Government Relations Manager, Google

Susan Moss 
Head of Government Relations and PublicPolicy, TikTok

Dr. Joan Barata Mirr
Fellow at Stanford University

Dr Ioanna Noula
Senior Manager - Research, The Internet Commission

Moderator: Andrea Lawler, A&L Goodbody

Ireland is in the middle of a “digital decade” of tech regulation, and a panel of subject matter experts from A&L Goodbody's Technology Regulation and Investigations Group will deliver an informative “what we need to know” session on the challenges faced by the new and emerging tech regulation and legislative developments coming down the tracks. 

Moderator: John Whelan, A&L Goodbody

Raaj Zutshi, A&L Goodbody

Sam Morrow, A&L Goodbody

Amaia Moore, A&L Goodbody

Emma Creaven, A&L Goodbody

In an interview with one of the world's best known privacy lawyers, Professor Lokke Moerel, we will have an in-depth Q&A covering the evolution of regulatory powers both at national and at EDPB level. We will discuss recent enforcement trends and speculate as to what future supervisory trends will emerge.

Prof Lokke Moerel
Morrison & Foerster
 and Professor of Global ICT Law at Tilburg University

In discussion with: Chris Bollard, A&L Goodbody