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NE GDPR Summit: 100 Days to go - What you need to do now!

Tuesday February 20, 2018 08:30 - 11:30

Ramside Hall Hotel & Country Club, Durham, DH1 1TD



Top tips takeaway - download your copy of the speaker's top tips from the GDPR Summit 20 February 2018


Womble Bond Dickinson



Arthur J. Gallagher

The deadline for complying with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is 25 May 2018. Is your organisation ready? With fines of up to 4% of global annual turnover or £20m, you can’t afford not to be. Find out the top steps you need to take now to ensure you are compliant and what help exists to support business at this morning seminar where we’ll assess real world examples.

Time is running out and each event partner will be discussing the five steps you need to take now to ensure ensure you're compliant, or in the best position possible when the new regulations come into force; delivering a focused session on what is acheiveable within the timescales.

This special event, part of the Chamber's Skills, Knoweldge & Information Network, will on IT / Systems, Finance, Law and Insurance - delivered by the Chamber and Partners; giving attendees the opportunity to hear presentations and case studies from Chamber Partners with a panel discussion. There's also time to network with other businesses and speak directly with Chamber Partners specialising in GDPR.

Please note that due to anticipated demand we will be acepting a max. of two attendees per organisation.

With thanks to support from the following Chamber Partners and Members:

The Womble Bond Dickinson data protection team will deliver a legal update on the GDPR and the UK Government's proposed Data Protection Bill including a brief summary of the key changes and a more in depth discussion of three issues which will be relevant to all organisations, whether they are small or large. We will focus on: (i) the new requirements in relation to contracts with suppliers; (ii) requirements relating to transfers of personal information outside the EEA; and (iii) consent

KPMG will be covering the possible financial impact and implications facing your organisation.

Pulsant will discuss the challenges that GDPR presents within a business as well as the technology solutions available to address them. With a focus on practical advice that non technical business leaders can implement now, this session will also examine how organisations can be proactive and continue to remain legislatively compliant in the future.

Arthur J. Gallagher will be covering the insurance in relation to the topic.

With thanks to the ICAEW for this support with this event.

This event is aimed at anyone within an organisation with responsability for GDPR and data protection; at any level within an organisation.

As this is an important topic affecting everyone organisation in the North East, this event is open to both members and non-members of the Chamber.


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