We are delighted to welcome everyone from the ITAD industry to the ADISA Conference 2021. The first day of the event is open to all. The second day is dedicated to ADISA Certified members only.

 Day 1 is open to all within the ITAD Sector.
8:30 – 9:15Registration and coffee.
9:15 – 9:20Welcome to the conference
Speaker: Steve Mellings
9:20 – 10:00Keynote 1: UK Information Commissioner's Office.
Speaker: Sarah Carr and Christine Eckersley
Session Title: Presentation about UK GDPR certification looking at the background, UK certification framework, benefits to individuals and organisations and the scheme approval process.
10.00 - 10.15ADISA - Standard 8.0
Speaker: Steve Mellings
Session Title:: The 2 year journey to ICO Approval.
10:15 – 10.45Gold Sponsor: Blancco
Speaker: Phil Vaughan
Session Title: Global Data Sanitisation Trends & Application to the UK
11:00 – 11.30UN Support the Goals
Speaker: Colin Curtis
Session Title:: Introducing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the opportunity for ITAD.
11.30 - 12.00Silver Sponsor: Eco Systems
Speaker: Ian Watson
Session Title: Innovations in the data destruction industry from Evashred and intimus
12:00 – 1:00LUNCH
1:00 – 1.30Keynote 2 - Brandsmiths
Speaker: Mark Gleeson - Barrister
Session Title: Data Protection and IT Asset Disposal - Proving your customers care.
1.30 - 2.30 Interactive Panel
Andy Settle - Senior Manager (Cyber Response) - KPMG
Ed Tucker - Snr Director of Cyber Security - The Workshop
Mark Gleeson - Barrister - Brandsmiths

Discussion Title: Asset Retirement / Asset Disposal through the eyes of ITAD customers and stakes holders.
2.45 – 3:15Senior Forensic Consultant at DXC
Speaker: Dr Phil Turner
Session Title: The evolution of data sanitisation approvals.
3.15 – 3.45 Silver Sponsor: CFA Trading
Speaker: Leon Linblad
Session Title: Navigating your way through Microsoft OS installation.
3.45 - 4.00Defence Digital, Cyber Advisory Team
Speaker Colin Williams
The Commodity Usage Principles & Assurance (CUPA) Initiative: What It is, and Isn't
4:00 – 5.00TV Presenter Michael Fraser is best known for co presenting a number of burglary themed programming on national TV
Speaker: Michael Fraser
Session: Michael provides insight into how a burglar works, how your premises might be targeted by criminals and how best to "Keep it Safe".
5.00 - CLOSEClose of Day 1
Speaker: Steve Mellings
 Day 2 is open to certified companies or those onboarding only.
9.30 - 9.40Registration and coffee.
9:40 – 9.45Welcome to Day 2 of the conference
Speaker: Steve Mellings
9.45 - 10.15ADISA Standard 8.0
Speaker: Steve Mellings - ADISA
Session Title: Understanding how to become certified to 8.0 including the non-conformity process.
10.15 - 10..45Ultratest
Speaker: Jon Woodward
Session Title: Maximising the revenue from Networking Equipment (AKA: Factory Reset Doesn't work)
11:00 – 11:30British Security Industry Association
Speaker: Peter Jack and Tom Ford
Session Title: An introduction to the British Security Industry Association, the Trade Body for the UK professional security industry.
11.30 - 12.00ADISA Standard 8.0
Speaker: Steve Mellings
Session Title: : Selling the benefit of Certification / How to convince your customer's of the value of 8.0.
Including: core concepts explained including Sub-Processors, data capability requirements and customer engagement process.
12:00 – 1:00LUNCH
1:00 – 1.30Overcoming objections when selling refurbished equipment
Speaker: Richard Kenny - Techbuyer
Session Title: Overcome the myth that 2nd hand is 2nd best.
1:30 – 2:00Silver Sponsor: Makor Solutions
Speaker Mark Chodos
Session: Compliance Made Easy with ERP Software
2:30 – 3:00The Learning Foundation and AON
Speaker: Paul Finnis and Michelle Mason
Session Title: How joining the Digital Access for All campaign can help bridge the digital divide and how AON overcame internal obstacles to make a difference.
3.00 - 3.30Gold Sponsor: Blancco
Speaker Phil Vaughan
Provide an update on the latest innovations from the world’s leading data erasure company
3:30 – 4:00PoPs and Definition of Waste
Speaker: Steve Mellings to host but open room diaglogue.
Information will be shared prior to event on the potential impact of enforcement of Perssistant Organic Pollutants and recent clarification on the definition of waste.
4:00 – 4:30Close
Speaker: Steve Mellings
Session: 2022 plans for exhibition and conference.