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The Data Summit Dublin is organised by Government of Ireland and the Government Data Forum.

The Government Data Forum is composed of experts from a range of different areas, including industry, civil society, sociologists, psychologists, legal experts and the public sector, who act as an advisory body to government on all things data-related.

The Data Forum members are:

  • John Barron, Assistant Secretary, Chief Technology Officer, Revenue Commissioners
  • Seamus Carroll, Civil Law Reform Division, Department of Justice and Equality
  • Rob Corbet, Partner, Head of Technology and Innovation, Arthur Cox
  • Gary Davis, Director of Privacy EMEA, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, Apple
  • Suzanne Duke, Director for Privacy Policy, Europe, LinkedIn
  • Dr. Martyn Farrows, Director of Digital Strategy, CJ Fallon Ltd.
  • David Fennelly, Barrister, Law Library
  • Derek Finnerty, Director, Storm Technology
  • Anne Rooney, Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Google EMEA HQ
  • Ann Henry, Chair, Data Protection and Intellection Property Law Committee, Law Society of Ireland
  • Prof. Anne Holohan, School of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin
  • Prof. Rob Kitchin, National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis, Maynooth University
  • Barry Lowry, Government Chief Information Officer, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
  • Harry McCann, Founder and Committee Member, Digital Youth Council
  • Dr. TJ McIntyre, Chair, Digital Rights Ireland
  • John O’Connor, Chair, Irish Branch of the Society for Computers and Law
  • Prof. Eoin O’Dell, Associate Professor, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin
  • Dr. Patricia O’Hara, Chair, National Statistics Board
  • Rebecca Radloff, Head of Legal and Policy, Microsoft Ireland
  • Niamh Roddy, Chief Economist, IDA Ireland
  • Kathleen Stack,  Assistant Secretary, Department of Social Protection
  • Niamh Sweeney, Head of Public Policy, Ireland, Facebook
  • Karen White, European Director for Public Policy at Twitter

Further details on the Government Data Forum can be found here