Manchester half day conference
Date: Wednesday, 6th February 2019
Venue: Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL
Speakers: The tentative line-up of speakers is as follows:
Desmond Browne QC, Jonathan Barnes, Godwin Busuttil, Christina Michalos, Adam Speker, Victoria Jolliffe, Greg Callus and Ben Hamer.
Registration & lunch
Welcome and introduction to the day
1.30 – 1.35
Defamation update – Recent case discussions Economou, Smith v Doyle on Section 4, Lachaux (if decision handed down by Supreme Court) plus procedural and practical issues over early meaning trials.
1.35 – 2.20
Privacy and data protection update – Including Google Right to be Forgotten, Morrisons and Sir Cliff Richard cases.
2.20 – 3.20
Afternoon tea/coffee break
3.20 – 3.40
Case study – to be announced nearer the date
3.40 – 4.40
4.40 – 5.00
5.00 + Drinks & canapes
Reception in Gallery 16 (home to the Lowry and Valette paintings), private tours
17.00 – 19.00
The programme is subject to change.