October 11th 2017 - October 18th 2017 | 11th - Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh | 18th - Uni. of Strathclyde, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow

About the event

Join us at Holyrood Connect’s GDPR: The Future of Data Protection event to hear from an exciting speaker line-up who will brief delegates on the latest developments surrounding GDPR before this comes into effect. At the heart of this event we consider what steps organisations must take to deliver accountability and transparent data protection under GDPR and provide you with the tools needed to prepare.

Event information

Due to overwhelming demand, we have added a second date to this event. The agenda will remain largely similar however some of the breakouts may change. 

You can now register to attend the Glasgow event on the 18th October. 

The Edinburgh event has now sold out. If you wish to be added to the waiting list please contact us

Speakers include

  • Helen Findlay, Data Protection and Information Assets Team Leader, Information Assurance and Risk, iTECS, Scottish Government 
  • Ken Macdonald, Head of ICO Regions, Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Rena Gertz, Data Protection Officer, University of Edinburgh
  • Maureen H Falconer, Regional Manager, Scotland, Information Commissioner’s Office

Why you should attend

  • Ensure you are up-to-date with the latest developments surrounding the upcoming GDPR regulations
  • Understand the full implications of the GDPR for your organisation
  • Consider vital steps needed to ensure compliance with GDPR regulations
  • Explore issues around data protection and cyber resilience and participate in exercises to test your readiness to deal with GDPR in practice