Media, Internet & Data Protection Bar Association (MIDBA) Conference 2024

Date: Friday 21 June 2024

Time: Lunch 1pm / Registration 1.30pm / 2pm Start

Location: The Gaffney Room, Church St, Dublin 7 (The Bar of Ireland)

Topics for Discussion will include:

  • Hate Speech and Freedom of Expression - Drawing the line
  • Compensation for Data Breaches - Money for Nothing?
  • Who goes there? - The issue of online anonymity

Speakers will include:

After event:

Reception: 5.30pm Drinks/ Food reception at the Sheds, Distillery Building.

3 CPD points.

This event is open to all.

The Annual MIDBA Conference will take place on Friday 21 June 2024.

This conference is open to all of the legal profession and relevant industry professionals, which will consider the major issues pertaining to media, data protection and internet law from the previous 12 months.

MIDBA Membership: Membership is open to Law Library members. Associate Membership is open to any solicitor, or qualified barrister or solicitor currently employed as an in-house legal practitioner. It provides for all the privilege of full membership, other than voting rights at General Meetings and membership of the MIDBA Committee. Associate members may, however, be co-opted onto sub-committees. If you wish to become a member, click here

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Additional Information

The Media, Internet and Data Protection Bar Association (MIDBA), supported by the Bar of Ireland, is a specialist association for barristers who practice in, or have an interest in, those areas of law. MIDBA seeks to advance knowledge in these dynamic and fast-developing areas of law. Given the seismic changes in the media landscape in recent years, and with many of the largest technology companies having their European headquarters located in Ireland, it is essential that law practitioners are kept up to date on developments in these complex and fast-moving areas of law. For more information, go to