Data Protection Certification: Refresher Course

27/06/2018 - 28/06/2018
Location: Maastricht (NL)
Project number: 18115023

Data Protection Certification: Refresher Course

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)

From:  850,00

Registration for this course is closed. Take a look at our latest course: Data Protection Refresher Course 2019

Already holding the EIPA DPO Certificate and wishing to extend its validity with another two years? Then this refresher course is the one for you.

As an EIPA DPO, you are entitled to the very special fee of €850. When registering, please mention the month & year you passed the certification in the field “Note”, so this can be checked and attributed.

Do you want to participate to the Certification day as well? Then please go to the following link to the Advanced Module.





Advanced Module/Refresher course : Becoming a European Certified Data Protection Officer




Introduction to the advanced course
Cristiana Turchetti, Head of Unit, EIPA




Data Protection and Data Security
Daniel Drewer, Data Protection Officer of Europol




Cloud computing, big data, analytics, internet of things
Brian Honan, Director, BH Consulting




Severity assessment of data breaches

Philippe Renaudière, former Data Protection Officer, European Commission




Coffee break




Assurance role of DPO: Accountability requirements and demonstrating compliance
Daniel Drewer




Data Protection Audit
Daniel Drewer




Lunch at EIPA’s restaurant




Information about the examination
Nicole Pletzers, EIPA’s DPO & responsible for the examination

Group Exercises




Role play: DPO in the line of fire
Daniel Drewer and Brian Honan




Coffee break




Simulation exercise: How to conduct an audit interview
Daniel Drewer and Brian Honan




End of the third day




Dinner at the Grand Café Maastricht – Museum aan het Vrijthof, Vrijthof 18, Maastricht (tel: +31 43 325.14.96)









Cross-border data transfers – options and solutions
Diana Alonso Blas, Data Protection Officer/Head of the DP service, Eurojust




Coffee break




Group exercise: Cross-border data transfers in practice
Diana Alonso Blas and Reyes Otero Zapata, Data protection Officer, Council of the European Union




Privacy impact assessment
Fernando Poças da Silva, DPO of EU-LISA, Tallinn (Est)




Lunch at restaurant Petit Bonheur




Final session: Putting Knowledge into Practice


Workshops and group exercise: GDPR into practice
Elise Latify, Independent Privacy and Data Protection Consultant




Coffee break




Global view on Data Protection
Prof. Joe Cannataci,  UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy (tbc)




End of the Advanced Module/Refresher course

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

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.

EIPA offers a 10% discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

EIPA offers participants who already hold the EIPA professional DPO certification a discounted fee of €850.

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, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Lunches and the reception will be served at a restaurant in town. Special dietary requirements (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic) can be indicated once you receive the confirmation of the seminar.

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. At the time of booking, please mention in the requested field the EIPA project number for your course.

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

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.).

3 reviews for Data Protection Certification: Refresher Course

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tracol (verified owner)

    The quality of the refresher course has tremendously improved over the last two years. Congrats to all the participants!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    High-quality courses given by an enthusiastic and very professional team of teachers. It was really a nice training.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    DPO participant

    A very useful and timely training. Well organised. Having the material electronically is a good step forward. A good mix of speakers from public and private sector. The training would benefit from having more speakers from the private sector. Thank you.

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