March Event Spotlight: APEC CBPR, IAPP Global Privacy Summit, Privacy Insight Series, GDPR Privacy Workshops

TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop
Boston, New York, Chicago & Washington DC

The GDPR Privacy Workshops are free events that feature informative guidance, peer discussions and practical solutions to achieve GDPR compliance.

Topics discussed will include Data Mapping, Records of Processing Activities, Article 30 Reports, DPIAs / PIAs, Article 35 Reports, Individual Rights Management, GDPR HR Data Considerations, and GDPR Technology Solution & Tool Demonstrations.

Reserve your seat to a March GDPR Privacy Workshop today


Appointing and Supporting the DPO role. What Tools do you Need?
March 14 @ 9AM PT / 12PM ET / 5PM GMT
Online Webinar

One of the most common concerns among companies preparing for the GDPR is how to address the Data Protection Officer (DPO) requirements. Do I need a DPO? Do they have to be based in Europe? Can they also be the Chief Privacy Officer?

The webinar will provide guidance on how to address Article 37 as well as:

  • Review GDPR requirements
  • Receive guidance on how to address Article 37
  • Hear commentary from DPOs as to how they plan to provide the role and the tools they need to be successful

> Register here


Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) Discussion

March 26

Washington, DC


The APEC CBPR Framework has become the model for ensuring interopaberaiblity across privacy regimes. Over the past year, more APEC economies, such as South Korea, Australia, and Singapore, have announced participation in the framework enhancing the ability for companies to seamlessy move data across borders. Join us for a discussion with APEC leaders and industry representatives to better understand how the framework works and the benefits it provides to both companies and countries that participate and adopt its principles.


TrustArc will be co-sponsoring the event.

> Learn more here


IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2018
March 27-28
Washington, DC

The world’s premier privacy and data protection conference focuses on international topics, policy and strategy. Recognized as a leading forum for discussion, the Summit features expert speakers and top regulators, and delivers unmatched education and networking opportunities.

Stop by TrustArc Booth #12 to say hi or attend one of the sessions we’re speaking on:

  • TrustArc James Koons will be speaking on a panel alongside representatives from IBM, HCL Technologies & IAPP on “Operationalizing Privacy Tech: A Practitioner’s Perspective” on 3/27 at 2pm
  • TrustArc Janalyn Schreiber will be speaking at the Little Big Stage session “Follow the Data: Best Practices & Tips on Meeting GDPR Article 30 Requirements” on 3/27 at 3:55pm
  • TrustArc Hilary Wandall will be speaking on a panel alongside representatives from UK ICO, IAF and Bristows on “Demonstrating Responsible Use Through Legitimate Interests” on 3/28 at 9:30am

> Learn more here


TrustArc February Event Spotlight: GDPR Privacy Workshop, ACC Foundation Cybersecurity Summit, Best Practices for Managing Individual Rights Webinar, International Privacy + Security Forum

TrustArc February Events

TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop
Dallas, London, Tampa, Atlanta

The GDPR Privacy Workshops are free events that feature informative guidance, peer discussions and practical solutions to achieve GDPR compliance.

Topics discussed will include Data Mapping, Records of Processing Activities, Article 30 Reports, DPIAs / PIAs, Article 35 Reports, Individual Rights Management, GDPR HR Data Considerations, and GDPR Technology Solution & Tool Demonstrations.

Reserve your seat to a February GDPR Privacy Workshop today


ACC Foundation Cybersecurity Summit
February 6
Washington, DC


The Cybersecurity Summit will further explore key topics of interest stemming from the upcoming release of the 2nd edition of the ACC Foundation State of Cybersecurity Report, due to be released in the spring of 2018. Cybersecurity touches every aspect of consumer and corporate culture today, and vulnerabilities present grave financial, legal, and reputational risks to the enterprise and individuals. Preventing, preparing for, and responding to data breaches in real time are chief concerns for organizations. The Summit content will focus on key concerns organizations face related to cybersecurity, prevention and best practices.


TrustArc Director K Royal will be speaking on the panel opening plenary “The State of Cybersecurity Report: A Preview of the 2018 Report”.

> Learn more here


Best Practices for Managing Individual Rights under the GDPR
February 14 @ 8AM PT / 11AM ET / 4PM GMT
Online Webinar

The GDPR introduces new individual rights for consumers such as the right of deletion, rectification and data portability – and non-compliance can lead to the highest level of fines. Many regulators are planning consumer campaigns that are likely to increase awareness and action on these new data subject access rights once the GDPR comes into effect on May 26th. What are your obligations? What volume of requests should a company prepare for? What best practices and tools are available to support these new requirements?


  • Steve Wright, Data Protection & Information Security Officer, John Lewis Partnership
  • Jacqueline Cooney, Senior Director Privacy and Cybersecurity, Paul Hastings LLP
  • Janalyn Schreiber, Consulting Director, East, TrustArc

> Register here


International Privacy + Security Forum
February 26-27
Washington, DC

The International Privacy + Security Forum brings together global leaders in privacy and security for attendees to learn in detail about GDPR, privacy + security in Latin America, Asia, and around the world. It is time to recognize in the US the importance of international privacy + security regulation.

TrustArc General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer Hilary Wandall will be joined by Knut Mager, Head Global Data Privacy, Novartis to speak on the panel, “International Health Data Beyond Patient Records: Physiological, Environmental and Behavioral Data Mobile Solutions” and TrustArc Director K Royal will be speaking on a panel alongside representatives from Covington & Burlington, Coffman Consulting & A+E Networks on “Consent Management”. TrustArc is a sponsor of this event.

> Learn more here

TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop & Webinar Series – 2018 Schedule


With less than five months to comply with the GDPR, the most sweeping change to data protection in the past 20 years, organizations in virtually every industry and geography are experiencing major challenges in meeting this deadline. In a recent IAPP survey measuring 500 privacy professionals’ perceived risk of not complying with the GDPR, U.S. and EU respondents ranked failure to prepare for the GDPR 72-hour breach notification, failure to conduct data inventory/mapping, and failure to obtain user consent as the top risk areas. To help mitigate GDPR compliance risks, enterprises list training employees on data protection and privacy, and investment in technology tools as the top action items.

To help companies address these risks and as a follow-up to the 2017 program which was filled to maximum capacity, we are offering another series of GDPR workshops and webinars to provide valuable training and education for businesses that must comply by the May 25th, 2018 deadline.  The GDPR workshops and webinars collectively attracted thousands of attendees in 2017 and will continue to feature expert instructors and focus on providing tips and best practices based on TrustArc’s proven methodology. The workshops and webinars are free of charge and attendees qualify for valuable CPE credits.

GDPR Workshops

Topics to be discussed in the workshops include: data mapping, records of processing activities, Article 30 and 35 reports, DPIAs, PIAs, individual rights management, GDPR HR data considerations, and GDPR technology solution and tool demonstrations.

2018 Schedule:

  • Silicon Valley: January 25
  • Dallas: February 1
  • London: February 8
  • Tampa: February 16
  • Atlanta: February 22
  • Salt Lake City: March 1
  • Boston: March 8
  • New York City: March 15
  • Chicago: March 22
  • Washington D.C.: March 29

GDPR Webinars

The webinars will focus on additional GDPR topics including marketing under the GDPR, appointing and supporting the DPO role, and incident response management. The complete list follows:

Privacy Insight Series Webinars – January-June, 2018 at 12 p.m. ET:

  • January 17: “Marketing Under the GDPR: What You Can and Cannot Do”
  • February 14: “Best Practices for Managing Individual Rights under the GDPR”
  • March 14: “Appointing and Supporting the DPO Role. What Tools Do You Need?”
  • April 18: “72 Hours’ Notice: Incident Response Management under the GDPR”
  • May 16: “One Week to Go – Are You Ready For May 25?”

For more information and to register:

  • GDPR Workshop Series, please click here.
  • GDPR Webinar Series, please click here.

December Event Spotlight: GDPR Privacy Workshop, Demonstrating Compliance GDPR webinar, GDPR Readiness Summit


TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop
December 6
Dallas, TX

It’s the last GDPR Privacy Workshop of 2017! The GDPR Privacy Workshops are free events that feature informative discussions, case studies and practical solutions to achieve GDPR compliance.

Topics discussed will include Data Mapping, Building a Record of Processing (Article 30 Reports), Ongoing Risk Assessments & DPIAs and GDPR HR Data Considerations.

Stay tuned for the next round of Workshop dates for 2018 in the coming days.

Learn more about the GDPR Privacy Workshops today


Demonstrating Compliance & the Role of Certification Under the GDPR
December 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am PST
Online Webinar

The EU GDPR creates a new compliance standard – demonstrable accountability. As companies respond to increasing requests from partners to confirm their GDPR compliance status, many are looking for the best way to do this. Articles 42-43 of the GDPR includes provision for Certification bodies to assess compliance and in certain instances issue an EU Data Protection Seal.

What are the requirements for certification, how will these programs be operated and how soon will they be available to companies?

Register now for this free webinar as our speakers:

  • Review the legal framework
  • Discuss the role of certification in GDPR compliance and broader global interoperability of privacy frameworks


  • Eduardo Ustaran, Partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Karolina Mojzesowicz, Deputy Head of Unit Data Protection, European Commission
  • Rosemary Jay, Senior Consultant Attorney, Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Josh Harris, Director of International Regulatory Affairs, TrustArc

> Register here


Compliance Week – GDPR Readiness Summit
December 4-5
Chicago, IL

TrustArc is sponsoring & speaking at this event. The GDPR Readiness Summit will provide an understanding of the compliance challenges of implementing and monitoring an effective data protection program.

TrustArc CEO Chris Babel will be speaking on the panel “Privacy By Design and Privacy By Default” with Sachin Kothari of AT&T and Mauricio Paez of Jones Day on Monday, December 4th at 1:30pm.

> Learn more here


TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshops Update

GDPR Privacy Workshop

View from TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop in Atlanta

We have completed the first half of events in our ongoing GDPR Privacy Workshop series. The 30 Workshops taking place in 25 cities around the globe have provided relaxed settings for participants to have candid discussions on tough challenges posed by the GDPR and have the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions to privacy experts.

The main areas of lively discussion still center around Article 30 compliance and consent. In addition to deep dives, speakers walked participants through creating their own business process data flow maps using the special workbooks provided.

Some feedback from participants include:

I thought the workshop was extremely informative and helpful. I will recommend it to other colleagues. – International Tech Company

Loved that it ended up being a small group that was able to have some good discussions. – Leading Clothing Retail Brand

Thanks for the opportunity to see how you are progressing. Your work with the DPAs makes your offering and perspectives more credible. – Top Supply Company

Over half of our workshops have been completed in 25 cities around the globe. Don’t miss out on your chance to attend one….reserve your seat now!

Workshop Schedule

11/14: Berlin 
11/14: Seattle Morning 
11/14: Seattle Afternoon 
11/14: Los Angeles 
11/16: Toronto 
11/16: Singapore 
11/30: Washington DC
12/6: Dallas Morning 
12/6: Dallas Afternoon