THURSDAY 22 April 2021 | 09:00 – 17:00

We have some great speakers from a range of companies and some insight into life as a customer to try to give some perspective on our service.

9.00 - 9.30Welcome and explanation about the day.
Speaker: Steve Mellings – ADISA
Exciting news regarding new Standard 8.0 and ICO Approval.
9.30 – 10.15KEYNOTE: UK Data Protection after Brexit
Speaker: Mark Gleeson, Barrister – EM Law
Mark reflects on data protection law post Brexit citing real examples of case law, Govt strategy, ICO decisions/guidance rather than just explaining what the law says.
10.15 – 10.45 Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPS)
Speaker: Bob McIntyre – Environment Agency
Bob is going to provide an update on the intention of the EA to start assessing compliance to PoPs.
10.45 – 11.00Break and Exhibition
11.00 – 11.30Automation Advantage: How to Accelerate Your ITAD Business Processes
Speaker: Phil Vaughan, UK Director at Blancco
Phil will discuss the benefits process automation can bring to your organization This includes reducing RMA’s and labor costs and maximizing device value. He will also illustrate how ITADs can capitalize on “the new norm” by providing services clients are now looking for.
11.30 – 12.00Dispelling the myth that second hand is second rate
Speaker: Rich Kenny - Tech Buyer
Rich shares recent research and results that proves that refurbished IT equipment performs identical to new empowering the refurbisher community to dispel the myth that second hand is second rate.
12.00 – 12.30Helping your customers make circular IT real.
Speaker: Joost de Kluijver – Closing the Loop
As ITAD competition intensifies, circular services increasingly surface as ways to deliver customer-value. But how to adopt them?
12..30 – 13.30Exhibition and Lunch
13.30 – 14.15KEYNOTE: Bio-Leaching – The future of recycling
Speaker: Sebastien Farnaud – Coventry University
As critical elements become rarer, urban mining is the promising new source of materials but classic recycling methods are not sustainable. Bioleaching, which uses non-toxic, non-pathogenic microorganisms to solubilise metals, offers a simple, environmentally friendly approach that avoids using toxic chemicals and large amount of energy.
14.15 – 14.45Benefits of an Outsource Data Protection Officer
Speaker: Steve Jackson – CEO Clinical DPO
Providing an outline of the GDPR requirements regarding the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) and the role and tasks involved, as well as providing an overview and benefits of an external DPO service.
14.45 – 15.15Maximizing Revenue from Refurbishment
Speaker: Leon Lindblad – CFA Trading
To Follow
15.15 – 15.30Break and Exhibition
15.30 – 16.00 Paper shredding as a business opportunity.
Speaker: Heather Brand – HSM
How to turn paper shredding requirements into a business opportunity without getting your hands dirty and options for hard drive destruction
16.00 – 17.00Introduction to 8.0 and demonstration of the DIAL web app.
Speaker: Steve Mellings - ADISA
Disclosure of 8.0 content and explanation of the Data Impact Assurance Levels plus demonstration of the web application which each member will have customised for their own customers to use.