Information Event – Data-Sharing and Governance: Policy Proposals and Responses

Issued 12 November 2014

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Government Reform Unit

Information Event – Data-Sharing and Governance: Policy Proposals and Responses

Monday 24th November 2014, 2:00 PM – The Atrium, Department of Justice and Equality, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform is currently engaged in developing legislative measures to streamline and reinforce Data-Sharing and Governance as carried out between Public Service Bodies.

As part of this process, in August 2014, the Department published a Policy Paper, available at this link, and invited interested parties to submit responses and proposals. This event will discuss the responses received, and the main policy proposals under consideration.

Speakers at the event on 24 November will include Helen Dixon, Data Protection Commissioner and Daragh O’Brien of Castlebridge Associates.

Attendees are asked to register in advance by emailing: datasharing@per.gov.ie.

Should you have any queries, please forward them to datasharing@per.gov.ie

Draft Agenda

14.00 Registration

14:30 Welcome by the Chair:

Tadgh O’Leary, Principal Officer, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

15:00 Keynote Address:

Helen Dixon, Data Protection Commissioner

15:30 Summary of main policy proposals, and responses to the Public Consultation,

Michael McGrath, Government Reform Unit, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

16.00 Discussion

16.15 Networking and Refreshments

16:45 Presentation: Digital Rights Ireland/Castlebridge Associates submission on Public Sector Data-Sharing and Governance

Daragh O’Brien, Castlebridge Associates

17:15 Discussion

17:30 Closing comments