Join us for a Business Breakfast & Talk on the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation
This event is free for both members & non-members
Date: 3rd October 2017
Time: 8.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Thorntons Solicitors, Whitehall House, 33 Yeaman Shore, Dundee, DD1 4BJ
Our business breakfast will start at 8.30am with coffee, tea, pastries and informal networking.
8.30am - Arrival/networking
8.45am - Loretta Maxfield, Thorntons Law LLP
9.15am - Andrew Conway, Blue2
9.45am - Questions
10.00am - Event close
Loretta, an associate specialising in intellectual property at Thorntons Law LLP, will then present on the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation, what it means for businesses from a practical perspective and how businesses can prepare ahead of the implementation deadline of 25th May 2018. Loretta has more than 10 years’ experience in advising a range of public bodies, research/education institutions and private businesses (up to £800m+ turnover) on data protection, privacy and other regulatory matters. She sits on the Law Society Committee for Intellectual Property and is qualified in Scots and English law.
Andrew Conway, Technical Director of Blue2 Digital Ltd, will discuss the technical implications of GDPR, what practices companies will need to deploy online to comply with GDPR, and what companies should look for from third party data processors.
Within Blue2 Digital Andrew consults, develops and architects solutions for their broad range of clients including Rangers Football Club, Virgin Money, and SSE. He is currently working with several of them in order to put in place plans and processes to ensure they are collaboratively complying with the new regulations.Andrew is currently spearheading the process to have Blue2 Digital ISO 27001 certified; a framework of policies and procedures to ensure companies are acutely aware of data sensitivity and risk management.
We hope that you can join us - it's a great opportunity to meet and network with other like-minded businesswomen from Dundee & Angus, as well as to get yourself up to speed with important topics in an informal and welcoming environment.
Many thanks to Thorntons Solicitors for hosting our September event.