Logo September 20 – 21, 2021, Berlin, Germany, Hotel Palace

Minimizing risks | Advancing IT Security | Balancing confidentiality date_range September 20 – 21, 2021
Hotel Palace Berlin
Minimizing risks | Advancing IT Security | Balancing confidentiality
In September 2021, more than 100 IT Compliance and Risk Management professionals will gather in Berlin to discuss what are the most relevant challenges in the field of IT Governance, best approaches to enhance IT Security, as well as individual solutions for your business. Come and join the conversation to discover the best in class projects coming from the practice and get answers to your most pressing IT risk related issues. Experience the best networking of IT decision-makers and IT Governance, Cloud Security specialists and IT Audit experts from leading European companies at the only Business Case 360 ° event. Networking & Benchmarking - Meet 100+ IT Compliance and IT decision-makers from across Europe

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Smart IT Compliance at a glance

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Smart IT Compliance 2021

What can you expect in Berlin?

  • 30+ expert speakers
  • 100+ attendees
  • 2,5 days with over 30 interactive sessions incl. Keynotes, World Cafés, Workshops and much more
  • 15hrs of dedicated networking time
  • Representation of the entire IT Compliance, Cyber Security and IT Audits ecosystem and value chain

Smart IT Compliance 2021 – The most interactive cross industry IT Risk Management has its launch in Berlin!

Smart IT Compliance is looking to build an international knowledge exchange plaform that brings together all stakeholders playing an active role in the areas of IT Risk, Cyber Security and IT Audits ecosystem. Over 2 days you will get the chance to discuss the opportunities as well as challenges that lie ahead of the industry. The show offers inspirational Keynotes and well moderated, interactive World Café Sessions, Workshops, Briefings, Panel Discussions and Networking Activities. Enjoy many networking opportunities and finally meet those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and social setting.

Become a business partner!

Where else in the region can you find hundreds of cross industry IT Compliance and IT Risk decision makers and budgets holders under the same roof?

Get involved at the event as a Business Partner. For our event partners it is a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 100 key prospects. IT Complaince offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to leading  Cyber Security, IT Risk, IT Risk Management, IT Cloud Security and IT Auditor specialists. Download the partnership prospectus to find out more about the event and how you can get involved.

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…not Sponsors! Smart IT Compliance 2021 is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience. Position your business as a thought leader at Smart IT Compliance. Join our 2021 partners today! 

Position your business and introduce yourself as an outstanding leader to IT Risk Management and IT Security senior executives
“Successful event with inspiring speakers, a lot of interesting future lookups and recent experiences to learn from.”
Veli-Pekka Lindell
Elisa Oyj
“Event covered topics of interest, some great speakers and well organised space for peer to peer and partner contact.”
Anna Tycova
“Great insights and informative themes.”
Jas Kalay
“Good sessions, a lot of energy and fruitful conversations.”
Petra Larsson
Nordnet Bank AB
“Met a lot of likeminded people. Got a lot of good input.”
Mikkel Veum-Søhoel
Sylehuspartner HF

Key Topics Smart IT Compliance 2021

Strategic approaches towards IT Compliance | The matrix between Legal, IT Compliance, Organizational Infrastructure and IT Compliance requirements – the challenges of navigating an always changing framework | (BYOD) Bring-your-own-device policy backed up by technical controls: Flexibility vs. Security |The future of IT Compliance – towards the next generation security layers

Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Certifications | Regulatory Bodies – navigating the increasing requirements and complexities | ISO/IEC 27701:2019 – what does the next level of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) mean and what are the challenges in achieving it?

Legacy IT & Applications | Assessing the vulnerabilities of Legacy IT due to lack of updates, maintenance and skilled workforce | Challenges and risks related to the integration with newer systems

IIoT Platform 4.0 | The risk of peripheral devices: Configuration, Maintenance and Updates | Security requirements ecosystem along the value chain

IT Security & IT Governance | Progressing into the next level of APIs – how to leverage the threats and benefits? | Ensuring automated software updates and patches | Shadow IT – data loss, unpatched vulnerabilities and compliance issues

Public Cloud Services | IT Compliance in the Cloud and the ISO 27018 standardization | Passwordless access and biometrics | Testing & automation – the Shift Left Paradigm in Software Development

Data Protection & Data Privacy | Moving beyond GDPR and bullet proofing Data Privacy through appropriate staff training | Building security controls to ensure the confidentiality of data – Confidentiality, Integrity and Accessibility | Third-party risk management – developing a risk-based approach in the process of evaluating partners and vendors

Control & Monitoring: Tools & Systems | The challenges of matching your own risks with  the myriad of solutions available | Balancing between the risk threats and the efficient resource allocation

Emerging Technologies | Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as a source of risk | Balancing between AI and Human Activity – what are the costs and the risks associated?

Internal & external IT Compliance Audits  | Cross department collaboration and stakeholders involved in the process | Building an IT Compliance culture to boost audit confidence | Audit defense strategies | Sovereign handling of audits – tips and tricks from practice

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!



Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.


World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.


Challenge your Peers

Challenge Your Peers is an innovative workshop concept which enables participants to engage in a direct exchange with experts from a certain industry. The aim is to discuss and to identify challenges within the sector as well as problems, needs and solutions.


Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realisation. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

100 Minutes

Pre-qualified One2One Meetings with matched partners and from delegate to delegate. Use the Business Matchmaking function in your Event App “hubs101” in advance to arrange your meetings.


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we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

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Meet! Smart IT Compliance

Discover who else is participating at the Smart IT Compliance. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.


Say Hello?

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.


Icebreaker Sessions

Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.


Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.


Breakfast Club

Start your we.CONECT experience with a coffee and… NETWORKING!
Meet at the breakfast table in the restaurant and get into a conversation with your peers and other participants over the first coffee


Audit Debate

Reducing risks for IT audits, tips and tricks to survive audits. All round tables are vendor free!

Taking Place

Palace Hotel Berlin