What does GDPR mean for IT?

3 May 2017, 6.00pm

Muckle LLP, Time Central, 32 Gallowgate, Newcastle, NE1 4BF



Have you started preparing the new General Data Protection Regulation? Fail to comply and it could mean fines of up to €20m or 4% of your global annual turnover when it comes into force on 25 May 2018. This session gives you practical IT and data compliance examples and advice on preserving your organisation’s reputation and avoiding any nasty penalties.

About the speakers:

Jill Dovey is an Associate Solicitor and commercial IT expert at national law firm Muckle LLP. Jill is a regular speaker on cybersecurity and GDPR and has worked in the IT sector for over a decade, with many years at a FTSE 100 software house. Newcastle-based Jill is also hugely passionate about the local digital community and is a proud supporter of #ThisIsMINE.

Steve Williams is an Executive Transformation Consultant with business consultancy Waterstons Ltd, based in Durham and London. He heads Waterstons’ Education practice and works with Waterstons’ security and data governance practice across many sectors Steve is an experienced CIO, with IT leadership roles in manufacturing, retail, government and higher education and a strong security focus.