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GDPR Focus Day - Chief Data Officer, Europe 2017

Press Release: February 14, 2017

With the advent of the GDPR due to take effect in 2018, the implications of non-compliance could make for a financial and public relations disaster. But how do leading executives decipher the needs of GDPR and harmonize their legal, technology and data functions for success?

Corinium Global Intelligence are delighted to announce the debut of the GDPR Focus Day in partnership with Cognizant taking place at Chief Data Officer Europe 2017 on February 23rd. Ian West, Vice President of Analytics & Information Management Practice at Cognizant stated:

“GDPR impacts every business interacting with European Union residents information and has truly global implications. If approached correctly GDPR will enable organisations to build consumer trust and thrive in the digital economy. ”

With a line-up of accomplished leading experts from a broad spectrum of industries who will share their perspectives on achieving GDPR compliance, the event will also present info on harvesting innovation from data.

Christian Wiese Svanberg, Chief Privacy Officer & Head of Data Protection Unit at Danish National Police in a recent interview with Corinium shared his thoughts on the GDPR and co-existence of privacy and innovation:

“They must co-exist, otherwise we forfeit the benefits of technology and progress itself. To prepare for the GDPR we must be realistic and look at the long term. The goal is not just to be somewhere by or on 25 May 2018 but to make sure we can meet new realities and requirements every day thereafter.”

The programme will emphasise:
• Implementing the GDPR & Leveraging Privacy as a Competitive Advantage
• Where Does the Predominant Responsibility of the GDPR Lie?
• How to Implement the GDPR in a Multinational Company?
• Evaluating the Renewed Important of Data Governance Managing Data Protection and Cyber Risk.
• Enhancing Privacy Through New Business Models to Unlock the Social and Economic Value of Personal Data.

Key speakers include:

Stephen Deadman, Global Deputy Chief Privacy Officer – Facebook, Mikko Niva, Group Privacy Officer - Vodafone Group, Steve Wright, Group Data Privacy & InfoSec Officer - John Lewis Partnership Group, Philipp Räther, Group Chief Privacy Officer – Allianz, Ian Goodwin, Director, Information Governance & Risk Management - British Council, Simon Wright, Strategic Governance Manager, Data Protection and Privacy – Sky, Christian Wiese Svanberg, Chief Privacy Officer & Head of Data Protection Unit - Danish National Police, Anna Zeiter, Head of Data Protection, Data Protection Officer, EMEA - eBay Inc

Join us at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Central London from 20th-23rd February. To find out more about the forum, visit www.coriniumintelligence.com/chiefdataofficerseurope

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