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Gearing up for the GDPR: Efficient Data Management

 

8.45 – 9.15

Registration

9.15 – 9.25

Welcome and opening remarks

Stuart Sumner, Editorial Director, Computing, V3 & The Inquirer

9.25 – 9.45

Computing research: GDPR - a timely nudge for efficient data management

Stuart Sumner, Editorial Director, Computing, V3 & The Inquirer
  • Which departments carry the most risk when it comes to compliance?
  • What data management practices should you have already implemented?
  • How ready are you to comply with the right to erasure?

9.45 – 10.05

IBM keynote: GDPR security and data management

Steve Norledge, GDPR Leader, UK & Ireland, IBM
  • Are you well advanced in your preparation for the GDPR? 
  • Organisations need to think of the 25th of May 2018 as the start of a new era which will require them to function differently. 
  • What are the practical things companies are doing now to transform their operations as required by the GDPR.

10.05 – 10.25

IBM's GDPR data management solution and strategy

Bart Claeys, IBM System Storage Software Solutions Architect, IBM
  • The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was ratified by the European Union in April 2016 and requires companies to be compliant as of May 25th 2018.
  • It is designed to give EU individuals better control over their personal data and establish one single set of data protection rules. 
  • How can businesses dealing with individuals personal data leverage software defined storage capabilities to meet the requirements laid out by the EU's general data protection regulations?

10.25 – 10.50

End-user keynote presentation: GDPR - managing your data

Matthew Kay, Group Data Protection Officer, Balfour Beatty
  • What steps can you take to become GDPR compliant?
  • How does your business store its data and what can be purged?
  • Where should you be now and where can you expect to be in May 2018?

10.50 – 11.15

Coffee and networking

11.15 – 11.40

Legal presentation: Preparing for the GDPR

James Donnelly, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Esther Franks, Senior Associate, Latham & Watkins

Legal expert will give advice on how to prepare for GDPR.

  • What can your company do to reduce the risk?
  • What benchmarks are organisations using for GDPR compliance?
  • The GDPR conflicts with some of the existing regulations, how to resolve this? 

11.40 – 12.20

Panel discussion: Educating your staff on the GDPR, compliance & data management

Bart Claeys, IBM System Storage Software Solutions Architect, IBM
Matthew Kay, Group Data Protection Officer, Balfour Beatty
Veroniki Stamati, Information Security Assurance Manager, ACCA
Terry Willis, Head of Information Systems, Age UK
Moderator: Tom Allen, Special Projects Editor, Computing, V3 & The Inquirer
  • Not all data is created equal: how do you identify useful data and shed the useless?
  • Sales and marketing are the most likely to use personal data but are often the least aware of the need of its governance. How do you educate these departments to ensure compliance?
  • What are the most important aspects of the GDPR for your staff to be aware of?

12.20 – 12.30

Closing remarks

Stuart Sumner, Editorial Director, Computing, V3 & The Inquirer

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch and networking

*This programme is subject to change