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GDPR Accelerator - Streamlining Your Path to Compliance

  • DeskLodge 1 Temple Way Bristol, England, BS2 0BY United Kingdom (map)

GDPR Accelerator - Streamlining your Path to Compliance

FREE to attend Workshop by VXPartners and Thrings with Low Carbon South West

8.45am - 12.00pm, Thursday 5th April 2018, the Oaks Tree, Future Economy Centre, Bristol

This workshop is aimed at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) who are in the initial stages of their GDPR review to equip you with an understanding of what a robust and defensible project looks like, and what your team should be doing. 

The session is aimed at directors and senior managers who have a personal and legal responsibility for delivering GDPR compliance - however, there will be a brief introduction to GDPR nomenclature, and a top level description of the essential changes to the data privacy landscape so that everyone in the room has a common context for the sessions.

Graeme Fearon of Thrings Solicitors will discuss the legislative framework for the new data protection regime, including:

  • Identifying an appropriate legal basis for data processing
  • How to demonstrate “accountability”
  • Preparing to handle increased individual rights
  • Sanctions for non-compliance

Colin Jupe of VXPartners, a leading GDPR consultancy for SME’s, will outline how to adopt a pragmatic approach to accelerate your GDPR project in the limited time left, including;

  • How to start your journey - The importance of conducting a Data Mapping exercise
  • Identifying the real issues – Assess the greatest risks to personal data within your organization
  • Pragmatic problem-solving - Prioritise your activities to bridge the gaps in compliance
  • Demonstrating your compliance - Creating and managing your GDPR Compliance files

This is not a general awareness “lecture” on what GDPR means, so to get the most out of the morning - which will be interactive - you should already possess some understanding of the key issues.

If you need to refresh your thinking on the topic this is the Information Commissioner's Office Guide to GDPR :

Please note attendance is limited to two spaces per organisation, if you cannot attend after registration please do let us know, so that we can open a space for your fellow colleagues in the low carbon economy.

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8.45am - 9.00am - Registration

9.10am - 9.20am - Introduction

9.40am - 10.20am - Section 1 - Thrings Solicitors

10.20am - 10.35am - Break and opportunity to ask questions

10.35am - 11.15am - Section 2 - VXPartners

11.15am - 11.30am - Q&A

11.30am - Networking & follow up until close

Earlier Event: April 5
DeskLodge Breakfast Social