GDPR: A Year in Review. What's next for SMEs and StartUps?

Tuesday  28 May  2019  12:00 PM    Tuesday  28 May  2019 2:30 PM
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Last update 29/05/2019

A lot has happened in a year. European data protection agencies have issued fines totalling €56 Million for GDPR breaches since it was enforced, from more than 200,000 reported cases. With the 25th May 2019 marking one year since GDPR became law across Europe, we would like to invite you to our complimentary lunch & learn in Cork where Data Protection experts will address key compliance issues faced by SMEs and Startups today.

Agenda at a glance:

12:00 – 12:40          Registration - Networking –lunch & refreshments

12:40 – 12:45          Introduction - Michael O’Connor, CEO CorkBIC

12:45 – 13:00          Why Data Security Is Broken (Ronan Murphy - CEO Smarttech247)

13:00 – 13:15          Privacy By Design – In Theory and in the Real World (Derek Coetzee - CTO Getvisibility)

13:15 – 13:50          Managing GDPR Expectations in a Dynamic Environment (Panel Discussion)


(Chair – Michael O’Connor)      

  • Allan Beechinor, CEO Altada
  • Janine Cahoon, DPO - Smarttech247
  • Derek Coetzee, CTO - Getvisibility
  • Ronan Murphy, CEO - Smarttech247

13:50 – 14:00          Q&A

Whether you are a start-up looking to get investment or an SME facing strict customer / regulatory compliance, our experts will provide you with practical insights and tips on how to ensure compliance. 

At the end of the event, we will hold a Q&A – a chance for you ask those burning GDPR questions!

This event is jointly hosted by Smarttech247 and CorkBIC

  • Allan Beechinor Allan Beechinor Altada Group CEO & Founder
  • Janine Cahoon Janine Cahoon Smarttech247 Data Protection Officer
  • Derek Coetzee Derek Coetzee Getvisibility CTO
  • Ronan Murphy Ronan Murphy Smarttech247 CEO
  • Michael O'Connor Michael O'Connor CorkBIC CEO

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1 Lapp's Quay, Cork, County Cork, Ireland
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1 Lapp's Quay, Cork, County Cork, Ireland
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