Data Protection and Social Media Law Conference

  • When: May 16, 2019
  • Where: The Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester
  • Summary: Speakers include representative from ICO and SRA. Don't miss this essential event.
  • Details:

    2018 saw the inescapable implementation of new GDPR requirements. Has it been the impactful legislation expected or have businesses been largely unaffected?

    This full day conference will hear from the ICO on the implementation of GDPR and what the points of interest and concern should be for the legal sector. Peter Wright of Digital Law will look at what effect GDPR has had on solicitors. Jane Malcolm of the SRA will update attendees on the recent Offensive Communications Guidance Note and their advice on what not to do online.

    With other sessions covering IP Rights, Advertising Law, Reputation Management and Data Protection in Civil Claims this is a programme not to be missed.

    09:00 Registration and refreshments

    09:30 Opening remarks from the Chair
    Steve Kuncewicz, BLM

    09:35 GDPR 1 Year on: the enforcer’s view
    Representative from the ICO

    10:05 GDPR 1 Year on: the lawyer’s view
    Peter Wright, Digital Law

    10:35 Panel: GDPR – Game Changer or Business as Usual
    Representative from the ICO
    Andrea Cohen, Compli
    Rich Dibbins, Conscious Solutions
    Mike Roberts, Frama
    Nigel Redwood, Nasstar
    Jason Dixon, VDocs
    Zain Javed, Xyone Cyber Security

    11:35 Refreshments and networking

    11:55 Social Media Engagement and the Code of Conduct
    Jane Malcolm, Executive Director – External and Corporate Affairs, SRA

    12:35 Reputation Management in the Online Age
    David Hirst, 5RB

    13:15 Networking lunch

    14:00 Data Protection and Civil Claims
    David Cook, Eversheds Sutherland

    14:40 IP Rights and Social Media
    Susan Hall, Clarke Willmott

    15:10 Refreshments & Networking

    15:30 Advertising Law & Social Media
    Steve Kuncewicz, BLM

    16:10 Live Hack
    Zain Javed, Xyone Cyber Security

    17:10 Closing comments

    17:15 Close of conference

    Cost to attend:
    MLS Members £120.00 + VAT (£144.00)
    Non-members £160.00 + VAT (£192.00)

    Book your place online here.

    Alternatively you can book by completing and returning the Data Protection and Social Media Law Conference booking form
    or email 

    By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to our terms and conditions details of which can be found here.

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