Data protection/AI

Data Protection: Hands-on Module

Our hands-on module is an extraordinary opportunity to put your data protection knowledge into practice. This course focuses on practical workshops that will be moderated by practitioners in the field that will allow learning by doing.

About this course

User-generated data and the exponential industrial value of data is increasing every day. Therefore, putting together a formal set of data protection policies and procedures is essential, no matter the size of your company or the sector it operates within. This significant step in data protection compliance is crucial to ensuring your business is built to protect the information you process on employees, customers, partners and all other parties whose data may come into your possession. Lastly, it is crucial to put in place safeguards to prevent data breaches but also after experiencing a data breach.

Do you need practical knowledge on how to deal with data protection related issues? Are you in doubt about how to implement requirements set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or Regulation 2018/1725 (EUDPR) in your organisation? Do you have the knowledge but lack practical experience and peer-to-peer exchange in the data protection field?

This course is designed to provide practical, hands-on experience to complement your existing knowledge in the field of data protection. The hands-on module is primarily focused on enhancing the day-to-day work of DPOs and anyone working in the field of data protection. You will benefit from the trainers’ knowledge and practical experience by participating in the interactive workshops.

The hands-on module is an extraordinary opportunity to put your data protection knowledge into practice. This course employs a methodology focused on practical workshops that will be moderated by practitioners in the field. The workshops will use various simulations that will allow you to learn by doing.

This Hands-on Module consists of nine interactive workshops spread throughout two days. If you would also like to renew your DPO certification, then we advise you to book our complete course Data protection refresher and advanced course + hands-on Module

Should you be interested in participation in this seminar remotely, please contact us.

What will you learn

  • The tasks and responsibilities of the DPO;
  • How to audit an ICT provider;
  • The difference between anonymisation, pseudo-anonymisation and encryption;
  • How to conduct a data protection impact assessment;
  • What is a data processing agreement and its practical implications;
  • How to counter opposition from the rest of the organisation – a view from the DPO perspective;
  • How to ensure data protection compliant migration to a cloud computing service provider;
  • How to draft a data breach protocol and effectively raise awareness;
  • How to act after a significant data breach, including audit and lessons learnt.

You will be able to

  • facilitate the development of an effective data protection strategy and plan;
  • draft specific policies and procedures;
  • manage data breaches;
  • ensure data protection compliant transfers of personal data;
  • define the pragmatic approaches to ensure GDPR or EUDPR compliance within your organisation;
  • support your organisation in identifying gaps to be addressed in view of GDPR or EUDPR compliance;
  • advise your organisation on how to manage personal data;
  • implement effective communication policies.

Before or after course support

After taking this course, you can join EIPA’s dedicated community of practice together with former participants. You will also have access to the course materials for three months after the course.

  • DPOs and managers exposed to questions related to data protection and the management of the related risks, plans and solutions;
  • Data protection experts and advisors;
  • Certified DPOs;
  • Anyone in the public or private sector who is responsible for their organisation’s compliance with the GDPR and EUDPR.

Course venue
European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA)
O.L. Vrouweplein 22
6211 HE, Maastricht
the Netherlands

Programme Organiser
Ms Eveline Hermens
Tel: +31 43 3296259
e.hermens@eipa.eu

Fee
The fee includes documentation and refreshments. Lunches, a reception or dinner are included if mentioned in the programme. Accommodation and travel costs are at the expense of the participants or their administration.

Discounts
EIPA member fee
EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Early bird discount
The early bird discount is not cumulative with other discounts or promo codes, except for the EIPA member fee.

Meals
Dietary preferences can be indicated on the registration form.

Hotel reservations
EIPA has special price arrangements with a number of hotels. All hotels are within 10 minutes walking distance from EIPA. Should you wish to make use of this possibility, please book directly via the links below. Payment is to be made directly and personally to the hotel upon checking out.

Confirmation
Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed online registration form.

Payment
Prior payment is a condition for participation.

Cancellation policy
For administrative reasons you will be charged €150 for cancellations received within 15 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants.

EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 2 weeks before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed. EIPA accepts no responsibility for any costs incurred (travel, accommodation, etc.).

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Programme

Module 2 – Data Protection: Hands-on Module
08.45Registration of participants
09.00Welcome: objectives of the course
Florina Pop, Senior Lecturer/Data Protection Expert, EIPA, Maastricht (NL)
09.15Mapping the Data – the Task of the DPO? (interactive workshop)
Cristobal Lander Rodriguez, Deputy DPO, EUIPO, Alicante (ES)
10.15How to Audit an ICT Provider – a Methodology (interactive workshop)
Brian Honan, Director, BH Consulting, Dublin (IE)
11.15Q&A
11.30Break with Limburg treat
12.00Migration to a Cloud Computing Service Provider – a Toolkit (interactive workshop)
Brian Honan
13.00Q&A
13.15Lunch break at EIPA
14.45Filling in the Gaps in your Risk Assessment. Focus on Codes of Conducts (interactive workshop)
Cristobal Lander Rodriguez
15.45Break
16.15Work on a Data Protection Impact Assessment Template: A Step-by-Step Approach (interactive workshop)
Emma Rodríguez Montes, EUIPO, Alicante (ES)
17.15End of day
09.00Anonymisation, Pseudonymisation and Encryption (interactive workshop)
Xabier Lareo, Technology and Security Officer at European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)
10.00Q&A
10.15Coffee break
10.45How to Counter Opposition from the Rest of the Organisation – DPOs  (interactive workshop)
Gloria Folguera Ventura, DPO, EUIPO, Alicante (ES)
11.45Q&A
12.00Lunch Break at Hotel Derlon
13.15Strategy of Influence: How to Master the Art of Effective Communication in your Organisation (interactive workshop)
Frank Lavadoux, Senior Lecturer, EIPA, Maastricht (NL)
14.15A Data Processing Agreement: Just Another Agreement? (interactive workshop)
Dr. Carlo Piltz, Lawyer/Partner at Piltz Legal, Berlin (DE)
15:15Q&A
15:30Conclusions and end of the course

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Data Protection: Hands-on Module

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27 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022
Maastricht (NL)
Register before: 20 Oct 2022

Simultaneous interpretation can be offered. Contact the programme organizer for more information and conditions.

 1.000 per attendee
 900 for EIPA members
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Discount policy

EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Who are the supporting countries?

Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Early bird discount

For a limited number of training courses, EIPA offers an early bird discount.

For more information please contact us.

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