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June 2018
London, UK

Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management

Which inauguration had the most attendees?

Now in its 24th year, the longest running defamation conference is totally revised for 2017 with seismic changes brought about by new internet trends and the advent of fake news

Thank you to all those who attended in 2017!

We're still putting the 2018 programme together - if you'd like to know as soon as it's ready then please register your interest by downloading last year's brochure

Or alternatively, you can see more conferences on our homepage...

Highlights for the 24th annual Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management conference included:

Understand the latest thinking on the phenomenon of ‘Fake News’

Panelists include:

  • Siobhain Butterworth, Associate General Counsel, Buzzfeed
  • Ivor Gaber, Professor of Journalism, University of Sussex
  • Andy Rivett-Carnac, Partner, Headland Consultancy
Hear the likely impact of the latest raft of cases which you need to know about in our renowned updates on
  • Defamation - Heather Rogers QC
  • Article 8 Privacy - Antony White QC
  • Data Protection - Anya Proops QC 
Hear a Keynote Address from the Hon. Justice Warby

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker for the 2017 event will be the Hon. Mr Justice Warby.

Hon. Mr Justice Warby is a Judge in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court and is in charge of the new Media and Communications List. 

Hon. Mr Justice Warby will present the practicalities of the Media and Communications List and the results of his recent consultation with key stake holders. 

2017 Rising Star Competition

To nominate a rising star

New for 2017, complimentary places will be available for rising stars in the industry to attend the conference and have the chance to participate as a speaker.

For group bookings of 3 or more, you will receive 1 complimentary nomination place. 

For 1 or 2 bookings, you can register a nominee at a 50% discount.

A nominee must have 7 years or less within the industry.

How to enter

Rising stars with under 7 years experience are invited to submit a blog post on the subject:

It is the year 2050: Describe the day in the life of you as a practitioner  

Word Limit- 1000 max

Please submit your essay by the 4th June 2017 to Paul.Barford@KNect365.com to be assessed by our esteemed judging panel of industry professionals. 

What do you win
  • The opportunity to present your essay to the whole delegation at the end of the conference
  • Complimentary pass to the 2017 event for all entries