March 06, 2018
Please join us for our GDPR and Blockchain conference on 6 March, 2018 in the European Quarter, Brussels. This is your opportunity to hear Bruno Gencarelli, head of international data transfers at the European Commission who will, among other aspects of GDPR, unveil new ways for international data transfers which are being prepared by the EU. Truly “a must do event”.
LES Benelux organizes this topic meeting on GDPR in cooperation with the Belgo-India Chamber of Commerce (BICCI), the Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce & Trade (NICCT) and the Europe India Chamber of Commerce (EICC)
Click here for full program as downloadable pdf-file.
Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 75, B-1040 Brussels. Located in the European Quarter of Brussels, Thon Hotel EU is your eco-friendly hotel in Brussels and is an ideal starting point for both business and leisure travellers. For directions see the hotel website
The fee for this meeting will be € 120,00 for members of LES Benelux, BICCI and NICCT and € 180,00 for non-members. Members of AmCham enjoy the member rate as well. For LES members 40 years of age or below there is a discount of € 20,00 under the condition of completing your date of birth at the online registration form. Payment can take place by bank transfer or by credit card. Your registration will be confirmed with an invoice for the registration fee. The fee includes meeting materials, buffet lunch, coffee and tea in the break and drinks after the meeting
Please note that this topic meeting is open for LES members and non-members worldwide. However, from participants it is expected that they have at least an academic background (law, financial or technical).
The program contains 5 substantive hours (5 points). Please contact the Registration Desk at the day of the meeting for the necessary lists to sign. A certificate of attendance will be send by email after the meeting.
|9.00||Registration and welcome coffee|
|9.25 – 9.30||Welcome by the chairmen, Bill Bird, President of LES Benelux and Patrice Vanderbeeken, chairman of the Program Committee|
|9.30 – 10.15
|General Introduction to the GDPR, Scope and Reach, Helena Verhagen, Privacy Valley, Amsterdam|
|10.15 – 10.45||What is the impact of GDPR on your business model inter alia regarding data gathering and sharing, Jeremy Rollison, Director, Government Affairs, at Microsoft EU|
|10.45 – 11.10||Coffee break|
|11.10 – 11.45||Human factors of GDPR applied to company implementation and consent, Joris Groen, Creative Director and Founder Buyerminds, Amsterdam and Brussels.|
|11.45 – 12.30||Privacy by design: an IT and managerial view, Öykü Işık, Professor Information Systems Management at Vlerick Business School|
|12.30 – 13.45||Lunch|
|13.45 – 14.15||(i) Update on International data transfers including privacy shield, Standard Contractual Clauses and BCR and (ii) specific questions related to the Impact of GDPR on contractual agreements including licenses, inventor data and portability of data versus IP rights? Bruno Gencarelli, Head of Unit – International Data Flows and Protection at European Commission – DG Justice and Consumers|
|14.15 – 14.45||International data transfers and anonymization/pseudonymization in practice, Sotirios Petrovas, Senior counsel privacy and data protection, Mastercard|
|14.45 – 15.15||A view from India: the Indian Supreme Court and its implications for International transfers, adequacy and business in India, Mr. Arun Prabu, partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Bangalore|
|15.15 – 15.35||Coffee break|
|15.35 – 15.55||Practical implementations of the GDPR in pharma sector, Hans Constandt, CEO at ONTOFORCE|
|16.00 – 16.30||General introduction to Blockchain, implications for privacy, contracts and IPR management: Avinash Patil, Consulting Partner Capital Markets Europe, TCS|
|16.30||Closing remarks and networking drinks|
Privacy Valley, Amsterdam
Director Government Affairs at Microsoft EU
Head of Unit - International Data Flows and Protection at European Commission - DG Justice and Consumers
Senior counsel privacy and data protection at MasterCard
Professor Information Systems Management at Vlerick Business School
CEO at ONTOFORCE
partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Bangalore
Consulting Partner Capital Markets Europe, TCS
Creative Director and Founder Buyerminds, Amsterdam and Brussels