Education, GDPR

Conference: the impact of GDPR in higher education

Join us on 22 June to learn what universities must do to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May 2018 and will introduce a regulatory framework of new data protection rights for EU citizens.

This change in privacy law will have a huge impact in higher education. Non-compliant universities could be fined as much as €20 million or 4% of global annual turnover. Institutions need to act now to ensure they are compliant by the time the regulation is introduced.

Our conference is a London EdTech Week co-chair event and is tailored towards higher education professionals. Experts from HE, privacy law and technology will explain how institutions need to change their data policy and will provide best practice examples.

The impact of GDPR in higher education

Registration is free for FULL FABRIC clients and London EdTech Week delegates.

When: Thursday 22 June from 9am to 4pm

Where: Imperial College London, 170 Queen’s Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5HF

What you’ll learn

  • What the GDPR means for universities and how it will be enforced

  • The specific ways your university must change its data collection and management policy

  • Best practices for student recruitment and direct marketing

    Speaker highlights

Speakers and panel

The event will be chaired by Sophie Bailey, founder and host of The EdTech PodcastConfirmed speakers include:

  • Victoria Cetinkaya Senior Policy Officer at Information Commissioner's Office

  • Lothar Fritsch Associate Professor in Information Security at Karlstad University

  • Noriswadi Ismail Senior Manager, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Resilience at Ernst & Young LLP

  • Ardi Kolah, LL.M. Executive Fellow & Co-Director at Henley Business School and Founder of GO DPO

  • Tim Rodgers Information Governance Manager at Imperial College London

  • Gerrit-Jan Zwenne Professor of Law & Digital Technologies at Leiden University

To see the full agenda, click herePlease contact us directly if you have any questions about the event.

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