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Last Thursday in Privacy is a Data Protection World Forum initiative that will take place on the last Thursday of every month to provide up to the minute information and advice to organisations regardless of where they are in the world.

The latest ‘Last Thursday in Privacy’ event took place on July 30th 2020 and was hosted on the Data Protection World Forum engagement hub.

Starting at 07:00 GMT the format included a mix of; webinars, forums, virtual classes, online panel sessions, pre-recorded presentations, e-books & other digital engagement products.

View our July agenda below which is now available to watch on demand.

7AM BST | 2PM SINGAPORE

What is Your Appetite for Risk? Reporting to the Board and Making the Case for Data Protection

Hosted by:
Nick Edwards (Editorial Director, Data Protection World Forum), Dondi Mapa (Regional Chief Privacy Officer, Citi, APAC)
Aldous James Tanyag (CDPO, Data Privacy Officer of Philippines OPPO Mobile Technology), Marion Hemphill (General Counsel – Chief Privacy Officer – Non Executive Director, Australian Red Cross)
Chawana Huangsuntornchai, Data Protection Officer at Central Group

8AM BST | 11AM UAE | 3PM PHILIPPINES

Getting India’s Small Businesses Ready for New Regulation

Hosted by:
Janhvi Pradhan Deshmukh (Partner and Lead Legal Counsel, Startup Box) Na. Vijayashankar (Naavi) (Executive Chairman, Foundation of Data Protection Professionals in India), and Tripti Dhar (Partner, Reina Legal LLP)

9AM BST | 4PM CHINA

FOCUS ON ETHICS: Creating a Competitive Advantage Through Building Trust

Hosted by:
Sara Newman (Co-founder & Practice Lead, Securys), Joe Tidy (Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News), Roslyn Vadala (Chief Privacy Officer, Cochlear Limited), Robert Rhame (Director of Market Intelligence, Rubrik)

9AM BST | 4PM CHINA

MIDDLE EAST SPECIAL: Data Protection and Cyber Security in Flux Across the GCC

Hosted by:
Nick O’Connell (Partner, Head of TMT – KSA), Vivienne Artz, (Global Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv), Noriswadi Ismail (Managing Director – Technology, Privacy and Cyber Risk Advisory), Ryan Rubin (Senior Managing Director, Ankura)

10AM BST | 11AM CET | 12PM Qatar | 5PM Singapore

Schrems II: An In-depth Interview with Max Schrems

Hosted by:
Max Schrems (Founder, noyb) and Vickie Guilloit (Partner, Privacy Culture)

11AM BST | 12PM CET

Data Protection Index: The Voice of the UK Profession

Hosted by:
Joseph Gaunt (Group DPO, William Hill), Andrew Goodfellow-Swaap (Data Protection Officer, HS2 Ltd), Matt Ginn (DPO, London Borough of Lambeth), Naureen Hussain (DPO, Virgin Media), Stuart Freeman (Data Protection Officer, The DPO Centre), Rob Masson (CEO, DPO Centre)

10AM BST | 12PM Qatar | 5PM Singapore

Avoiding the Ransomware Rampage – 5 Key Steps to Staying Secure

Hosted by:
Timo Weberskirch (Sales Engineer, Quest KACE)

11AM BST | 12PM CET | 1PM QATAR | 2PM UAE

Faking It: Combatting Email Impersonation with AI

Hosted by:
Mariana Pereira (Director of Email Security Products, Darktrace)

12PM BST | 1PM CET | 3PM UAE

Brexit Series: GDPR and the Future of the UK: Data Flows Post-Brexit

Hosted by:
Andrew Sharp (Practice Lead, Securys), Perry Keller (Reader in Media and Information Law, Director of Doctoral Studies, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London), Nick Edwards (Editorial Director, Data Protection World Forum), Sarah Armstrong-Smith (Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft)

12PM BST | 1PM CET | 3PM UAE

Avoiding the Security Dangers with Work From Home

Hosted by:
J. Peter Bruzzese (Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer, ClipTraining), Jenna Franklin (Managing Legal Counsel, Privacy & Data Legal & Regulatory, Santander)

1PM BST | 2PM CET | 8AM EST

GDPR Refresh: It's All About Consent

Hosted by:
Helen Woollett (DPO, Body Shop), Jill Baehring (Commercial Quality and Oversight Privacy Lead, Pfizer- Germany), Vickie Guilloit (Partner, Privacy Culture), Jehanne Zkhiri (Compliance Specialist, Didomi)

1PM BST | 2PM CET | 8AM EST

Ransomware Protection: More Than Just Backup

Hosted by:
Adrian Moir (Sr. Consultant, Product Management, Quest Data Protection)

2PM BST | 9AM EST | 3PM CET

Privacy Made Positive: Measuring the Impact

Hosted by:
Ben Rapp (Founder & Principal, Securys) and Preston Llewellyn (Managing Partner, Llewellyn Consulting)

3PM BST | 4PM CET | 10AM EST

Achieving (Regulatory) Compliance in the Modern Workplace (with Microsoft 365)

Hosted by:
Siân John (EMEA/APJ Director of Cybersecurity Strategy, Microsoft) and Leon Butler (Security & Compliance Technical Specialist, Microsoft)

2PM BST | 9AM EST | 3PM CET

Protecting Democracy: How the UK Parliament is Combatting Online Attacks on Elections

Hosted by:
Lord Holmes of Richmond (Member of Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies), Joe Tidy (Cyber Correspondent, BBC News)

4PM BST | 5PM CET | 11AM EST

Women in Privacy: Practising Pragmatic Privacy in a Large Organisation

Hosted by:
Cristina Cojocaru (Senior Legal Counsel, Data Privacy, Huawei), Alison Howard (Attorney, Microsoft Corporation), Nina Barakzai (Director, Office of Data Protection, Facebook), Tash Whitaker (Global Data Privacy Manager, Whitaker Solutions Ltd), Debbie Reynolds (Global Data Privacy & Protection Expert)

4PM BST | 5PM CET | 11AM EST

Schrems II: Experts React to Max Schrems vs Facebook Decision

Hosted by:
Tripti Dhar (Partner, Reina Legal LLP), Stewart Room (Partner, DWF), Christopher Schmidt (Data Privacy Specialist), Naureen Hussain (DPO, Virgin Media)

5PM BST | 6PM CET | 12PM EST

As a Data Privacy Professional, Would You Use Telehealth?

Hosted by:
Barry Moult (Director, BJM IG Privacy), Doris Dike ( Attorney at Law, Friedman & Feiger, LLP), Dena M. Castricone, CIPP US, CIPM  (Privacy and Healthcare Attorney), Jonathan Craven (Head of Information Governance / Data Protection Officer, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust)

5PM BST | 6PM CET | 12PM EST

FOCUS ON ETHICS: The Global Controversy about Facial Recognition Technology

Hosted by:
Jenny Brennan (Researcher, Ada Lovelace Institute), John Lloyd (Practice Lead, Securys), Nick Edwards (Editorial Director, Data Protection World Forum), Woodrow Hartzog (Professor of Law and Computer Science, Northeastern University)

6PM BST | 1PM EST | 10AM PST

Cyber Security: Employee Awareness in the New Normal

Hosted by:
Joanna Huisman (Senior Vice President of Strategic Insights and Research, Knowbe4), Lesley Charteris (Former Information and Cyber Security Training and Awareness Lead, Willis Towers Watson), Joe Tidy (Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News)

6PM BST | 1PM EST | 10AM PST

CDOs and CISOs Want The Same Thing: Secure Data Assets For All Those That Need Them

Hosted by:
Tom Michali (Manager, Sagence), Pierluigi Miraglia (Sr. Principal, Sagence), Jeff Sizemore (Vice President of Governance and Compliance, Egnyte), Tad Mielnicki (Director, Governance & Compliance, Egnyte)

7PM BST | 2PM EST | 11AM PST

Future-Proofing Data Privacy: Creating a Global Program in an Evolving Landscape

Hosted by:
Ashantel Lachhani (Former Senior Information Governance Manager / Data Protection Strategy Lead, Diabetes UK), Stephen Cavey (Co-founder & Chief Evangelist, Ground Labs), Anthony Prestia (Head of Privacy, TerraTrue), Nick Edwards (Editorial Director, Data Protection World Forum)

7PM BST | 3PM SÃO PAULO | 11AM PST

LGPD and Beyond: Is Brazil Leading The Way in making Data Protection a Fundamental Right?

Hosted by:
Jose Ziebarth (Director, Brazilian Ministry of Economy’s Special Secretary of Debureaucratization), Felipe Palhares (Partner, Palhares Advogados), Renato Leite Monteiro (Data Protection Counsel Lead – LATAM at Twitter | Founder Data Privacy Brasil), Daniela Monte-Serrat Cabella (Privacy and Data Protection Specialist)

8PM BST | 3PM EST | 12PM PST

Why Isn't There a Data Privacy Federal Law Already?

Hosted by:
Daniel Castro (Director, Center for Data Innovation), James A. Trilling (Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission), Jasmine McNealy (Associate Professor – Department of Telecommunication, University of Florida), Erinn D. Martin (Policy Counsel, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law)

7AM BST | 2PM SINGAPORE

APAC Data Privacy: Accountability, Risk and Governance

Hosted by:
Mohit Paleti (Data Service-Vice President, RBS), Niti Paul (Data Privacy Practice, UAE Exchange) and Rob Roe (Managing Director of APAC/ANZ, CIPP/E, OneTrust)

7AM BST | 2PM SINGAPORE

APAC Data Privacy: Accountability, Risk and Governance

Hosted by:
Sean Butler (Director of Product Marketing, Privitar) and Steve Wright (Partner, Privacy Culture)

8AM BST | 11AM UAE | 3PM PHILIPPINES

Data Privacy in the Philippines: Changes so Far and Next Steps

Hosted by:
Irish Salandanan-Almeida (Director and Data Protection Officer, Globe Telecom), Maria Francesca Montes (Vice President, DPO, , UnionBank), Maria Cecilia Soria (Data Privacy Attorney, Digital Rights Advocate), Maristela Miranda (Senior Associate, LIGHTS Institute), Nick Edwards (Editorial Director, Data Protection World Forum)

8AM BST | 10AM Qatar | 11AM UAE

GRC: Post Pandemic Review, Foresight vs Firefight

Hosted by:
Rob Roe (Managing Director of APAC/ANZ, CIPP/E, OneTrust),Marcus Barber (Director and Founder, Looking Up, Feeling Good) and Piya Shedden (Director, Deloitte)

9AM BST | 4PM CHINA

China’s First Step to Data Protection: The Implications of the Coming Civil Code

Hosted by:
Katt Gu (Compliance Director, Dimension), Huan Zheng (Deputy General Secretary, Secretariat China Council for G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance), Tash Whitaker (Global Data Privacy Manager, Whitaker Solutions Ltd)

9AM BST

Avoiding the Ransomware Rampage – 5 Key Steps to Staying Secure

Hosted by:
Timo Weberskirch (Sales Engineer, Quest KACE)

10AM BST | 12PM Qatar | 5PM Singapore

What Would an Ideal Data Protection Law in the UAE Look Like

Hosted by:
Lori Baker (Vice President, Legal & Director of Data Protection, DIFC), Tripti Dhar (Partner, Reina Legal LLP), Martin Hayward (Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Al Tamimi & Company), and Robert Papp (Head of Compliance, GE)

10AM BST | 12PM Qatar | 5PM Singapore

Ransomware Protection: More Than Just Backup

Hosted by:
Adrian Moir (Sr. Consultant, Product Management, Quest Data Protection)

11AM BST | 12PM CET | 1PM QATAR | 2PM UAE

GDPR Refresh: Simple Lessons for Handling Complex DSARs

Hosted by:
Adeseye Adeyemi (Data Protection Manager, Page Group), Matthew Kay (Data Protection Officer EMEA, Thomson Reuters), and Steve Wright (Partner, Privacy Culture)

11AM BST | 12PM CET

GDPR (2 Years On): What's Changed and What You Need to Know

Hosted by:
Joe Byrne (Privacy Solutions Engineer, OneTrust)

12PM BST | 1PM CET | 3PM UAE

Immunity Passports: Problem Solved or Problem Evolved?

Hosted by:
Tripti Dhar (Partner, Reina Legal LLP), Joe Tidy (Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News), Michael A. Shapiro (Senior Counsel and Director, Data Privacy Group, Clarip), Barry Cook (Group Data Protection Officer, VFS Global), and Jamile Hamideh (Chief Legal Officer, Vinculum)

1PM BST | 2PM CET | 8AM EST

AI Privacy in the Era of Black Lives Matter

Ivana Bartoletti (Technical Director, Deloitte), Dr Allison Gardner (Keele University), Nero Ughwujabo (Advisor to UK Prime Minister), and Aiden Peppin (Researcher, Ada Lovelace Institute)

1PM BST | 2PM CET | 8AM EST

Faking It: Combatting Email Impersonation with AI

Hosted by:
Mariana Pereira (Director of Email Security Products, Darktrace)

2PM BST | 9AM EST | 3PM CET

Women in Privacy

Hosted by:
Ivana Bartoletti (Technical Director, Deloitte), Temi Awofala (DPO, BNP Paribas), Leena Kuusniemi (Special Advisor – Digital & Tech, FIPRA), Lorena Marciano (Director – EMEAR Data Protection & Privacy Officer, Cisco), Silvie Van Etten (Global DPO, DHL) and Tash Whitaker (Global Data Privacy Manager, Whitaker Solutions Ltd)

2PM BST | 3PM CET | 9AM EST

The Most Common GDPR Violations that Companies have been Fined for.... and How to Avoid Them

Hosted by:
Anthony Lee (Partner, Rosenblatt LLP), Hellen Beveridge (Privacy Lead & DPO, Data Oversight), Richard Merrygold (Principal Consultant / Data Protection Officer, iSTORM Solutions Ltd) and Nick Gross (Privacy Counsel, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, and CIPM, OneTrust)

3PM BST | 4PM CET | 9AM EST

Fireside Chat: A Candid Conversation on Privacy

Hosted by:
Jon Ronson (Author of ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’) and Joe Tidy (Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News)

4PM BST | 5PM CET | 11AM EST

Better Together: How Organisations Can Break Down Silos for Better Working on Compliance

Hosted by:
Roberto Maranca (Vice-President, Data Excellence, Schneider Electric), Giorgia Vulcano (EU Privacy Counsel, The Coca Cola Company), Heather Federman (VP of Privacy & Policy, BigID), Vickie Guilloit (Partner, Privacy Culture) and Alex Loquens (Network and Infrastructure Manager, RSC)

4PM BST | 5PM CET

Avoiding the Security Dangers with Work From Home

Hosted by:
Jenna Franklin (Managing Legal Counsel, Privacy & Data, Legal & Regulatory, Santander) and J. Peter Bruzzese (Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer, ClipTraining)

5PM BST | 6PM CET | 12PM EST

How to Minimise Insider Threats in Cyber Security

Hosted by:
Orrie Dinstein (Global Chief Privacy Officer at Marsh & McLennan Companies), Richard Merrygold (Principal Consultant / Data Protection Officer, iSTORM Solutions Ltd) and Todd Ruback (Director, Promontory Financial Group)

5PM BST | 6PM CET | 12PM EST

Young at Heart: The Specific Privacy Rights and Compliance Issues Affecting Children’s Data

Hosted by:
Mary-Jo de Leeuw (Interim Cybersecurity Program Manager, Dutch Railway), Rachel Glasser (Global Chief Privacy Officer, Wunderman Thompson), Joe Tidy (Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News), and Dona Fraser, VP of the BBB’s National Programs Children’s Advertising Review Unit

6PM BST | 1PM EST | 10AM PST

‘The Regulatory Gap': What Will Fill the Enforcement Vacuum?

Hosted by:
Stewart Room (Partner, DWF Law), Daragh O’Brien (Managing Director, Castlebridge)

6PM BST | 1PM EST | 10AM PST

CCPA 2.0: Your Guide to the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)

Hosted by:
Ethan Sailers (Privacy Engineer, CIPP/E, CIPM, OneTrust)

7PM BST | 2PM EST | 11AM PST

Is Big Tech Winning the Battle for Public Trust?

Hosted by:
Rachel Glasser (Global Chief Privacy Officer, Wunderman Thompson), Julia Mehlman (Data & Privacy Counsel, Pandora), Vickie Guilloit (Partner, Privacy Culture) and Nick Nolan (Privacy Engineer, OneTrust)

7PM BST | 2PM EST | 11AM PST

Data Protection Is Everyone's Job, so It's No One's Job

Hosted by:
James Beecham (Founder & CTO, ALTR) and Jeff Sanchez (Managing Director, Protiviti)

8PM BST | 3PM EST | 12PM PST

Why Privacy Projects Fail

Hosted by:
Nick Edwards (Editorial Director, Data Protection World Forum), Martin Gomberg (Author – CISO Redefined), Jennifer Harkins Garone (Director, Privacy Officer, Carnival), Rena Mears (Principal, DLA Piper) and Dan Clarke (President, Truyo)

8PM BST | 3PM EST | 12PM PST

Operational Accountability: Supporting Privacy and Data Protection Compliance Efforts

Hosted by:
Brad Bryant (Global Chief Privacy Officer, Aon) and Paul Breitbarth (Director, EU Policy and Strategy, TrustArc – Nymity)

In addition to live webinars, you also have access to eBooks, whitepapers, forums and more, that have been produced by global subject matter experts in data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity.