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Is Scotland Really a Safe Harbour for Personal Data?

bto solicitors are pleased to announce that we are hosting the inaugural National Association of Data Protection Officers (NADPO) Scottish conference, on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

Date: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Time: 9:30 - 13:00

Location: bto solicitors Seminar Room, One Edinburgh Quay, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG

Speakers:

Aidan O’Neill QC
Pol Clementsmith - Open Rights Group
Laura Irvine, Solicitor Advocate and former procurator fiscal.


Audience:

Data Protection Officers and HR Managers, from the Scottish public or private sectors

Programme:

9:30 Registration

10:00 Conference

13:00 Discussion & free buffet lunch


Fee:

This conference is free of charge

Description:

bto solicitors are pleased to announce that we are hosting the inaugural Scottish Conference for NADPO – National Association of Data Protection Officers in our offices at One Edinburgh Quay.

Confirmed speakers are Aidan O’Neill QC on the “Named Person” legislation and litigation challenging its legality, and Pol Clementsmith from the Open Rights Group will also be discussing fears that the centralised health database proposed by the Scottish Government will be utilised as a national ID system, similar to the UK ID card system rejected by the UK government in 2010.  Laura Irvine, Solicitor Advocate and former procurator fiscal, will discuss how data protection is enforced in Scotland.  

Partner and Solicitor Advocate Paul Motion, head of bto’s Data Protection Defence team, said:  “NADPO has a strong presence in England and Wales, bringing together practitioners, academics and legal minds who are interested in everything data protection related.  At bto, we share that passion and we’re therefore delighted to be hosting this event, which we hope will be the first of many to come.”

The conference will present an opportunity to network and meet like-minded data protection enthusiasts.  The format will consist of refreshments at 9.30am with the conference running from 10am until 1.00pm, followed by a light buffet lunch.  Further information can be found at: https://www.nadpo.co.uk/events/

Who should attend this event?

The event is aimed specifically at data protection officers and HR managers from the Scottish public or private sectors, whose roles involve devising and implementing data protection policies or managing Subject Access Requests.

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