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DAY 1 
8.30am – 9.00amRegistration, Tea and Coffee
9.00am – 9.05amWelcome. Steve Mellings, Founder of ADISA
9.05am – 10.00amEd Tucker, CIO of DPG (former Head of Cyber Security at HMRC)
European CISO of the Year 2017, Security Leader of the Year 2017
UK IT Industry Security Professional of the Year 2017
When can we be assured our security / data protection is appropriate: A practical exploration of "technical and organisational measures".
10.00am - 10.10amCoffee Break
10.10am - 10.40amFredrik Forslund - Blancco - SPONSOR
Meet GDPR ‘Right to Erasure’ Requirements: Erase Customer Data Permanently & Securely.
10.40am – 11.30amBecky Pinkard - Digital Shadows
GDPR / Data Protection Bill. Armageddon or Y2K?
11:30am – 12.00pmMartin Burke - Secure IT Disposal - SPONSOR
How to create a GDPR Compliant Asset Retirement Process.
12.00pm – 1.00pmLunch
1:00pm – 2.00pmChris James - Legal Director - DLA Piper
How to comply with GDPR / DP Bill when using a Data Processor
2.00pm – 2.45pmProfessor Andrew Blyth - University of South Wales.
The impact of the current skills shortage and looking to the future, where do we find the next generation of Cyber Experts?
2:45pm – 3.00pmCoffee Break
3:00pm – 3:30pmAdrian Parfene – Development Director - Certus Software
Improving efficiency, work rate, and reducing overheads whilst being assured your ITAD vendor sanitises your data, protects your brand, and complies with GDPR.
3:30pm – 4.00pmPanel Session – Q & A with all Speakers
4.00pm – 6.00pmDrinks Reception

DAY 2 
8.30am – 9.00amRegistration, Tea and Coffee
9.00am – 9.05amWelcome Day 2.
Steve Mellings, Founder of ADISA
9.05am – 10.00amProfessor Andrew Blyth - University of South Wales
Understanding Storage Media (Forensics and Sanitisation)

10.00am – 10.45amMartin Thompsen
Freedom of choice - Roadmap to an open market
10.45am - 11.00amCoffee Break
11.00am – 11.45amSteve Mellings and Anthony Benham - Lead Auditor - ADISA
ADISA Certification Explained. What are the benefits to Data Controllers?
ADISA Standard and Audit Process Explained.
11.45am – 12.30amEd Tucker - CIO of DPG
How to run a Data Processor Incident.
Impact of Data Subject Access Requests on Data Processors.
12.30pm – 1.30pmLunch
1.30pm – 4.00pmADISA Members Meeting (including ADISA Awards)