HR Facing GDPR

International and local experts present the sensitive implications of GDPR upon the employment relationships.
If you work within the HR, legal and compliance departments, then you are particularly interested in this event. Starting from real life scenarios, you will learn which are the specific measures to employ to ensure the company does not face the risk of sanctions.

Agenda15:00 - 20:30

15:00 – 15:30 – Registration and welcome coffee

15:30 – 16:15 – How to meet GDPR requirements when processing employees’ data (including sensitive data such as union membership). What happens to employees’ data processing consents obtained prior to 25 May? Q&A – Assistant Prof. Marta Otto, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Lodz, Poland

16:15 – 17:00 – How to deal with employees’ or candidates’ requests for access to data, deletion of data or portability of data. Q&A – Raluca Daneș, Senior Associate with Iordache Partners

17:00 – 17:30 – Coffee break

17:30 – 18:15 – HR data (purely organisational data and appraisal data) transfers: needs and solutions (Adequacy Decisions, Model Contract Clauses, Binding Corporate Rules etc.). Q&A – Benoit Van Asbroeck, data protection specialist and a partner at Bird & Bird, Brussels office

18:15 – 19:00 – Surveillance and profiling at the work place. Dos and Donts for the employers. Q&A – Prof. Raluca Dimitriu, Labour Law Professor at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Law Department

19:00 – 19:30 – Communication skills tips session – Trainer Alexandru Agarici

19:30 – 20:30 – Wine tasting

Prof. Raluca Dimitriu

Raluca Dimitriu is Labour Law Professor at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Law Department. She is performing teaching and researching activities in higher and postgraduate education, and she is currently PhD supervisor in the field of labour law and industrial relations.

She publishes constantly studies in international juridical revues, being also the author of several monographs published in the labour law field. Prof. Dimitriu is also principal researcher within the Legal Research Institute of Romanian Academy and team leader or national expert in various international research projects and European networks, such as European Labour Law Network.
As a trainer for Magistrates specialized in Labour Law – National Institute for Magistracy, Bucharest, Prof. Dimitriu is also in a permanent contact with the practical field of industrial relations.

Benoit van Asbroeck

Benoit is a data protection specialist and a partner in Bird & Bird, Brussels office. He leads the Data Protection, Tech & Comms and Media practices of Bird & Bird Belgium. Benoit advises clients on a variety of legal matters around privacy, data, e-commerce, digital marketing, cloud computing, the internet of things, AI, 3D printing, cookies, electronic signatures, intermediary liability and automated objects.

Benoit has also successfully conducted matters with the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and lobbied public authorities in the context of CJEU procedures and legislative processes, including a landmark privacy case (Scarlet – CJEU). Benoit has participated as a legal partner in different H2020 EU funded consortia. He is a guest lecturer at the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel and at the University of Valenciennes (France). He acts as a substitute commercial judge and mediator/arbitrator at the World Intellectual Property Office. He recently co-authored the book “Vers un droit européen de la protection des données?” published by Larcier, where he focused on companies’ compliance obligations with respect to the GDPR.

Assistant Prof. Marta Otto

Marta Otto is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Lodz, Poland. She holds a PhD degree from the Department of Law of the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and is a former scholar of, among others, the International Society for Labour Law and Social Security Law and CRiMT (Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la mondialisation et le travail, Montreal, Canada). Member of the Advisory Committee of Labour Law Research Network LLRN. Cofounder of Polish Labour Law and Social Security Research Network COOPERANTE. Her principal research interests lie in the field of privacy and data protection in employment. Author of inter alia The Right to Privacy in Employment (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2016).

Raluca Daneș

Raluca Daneș is Senior Associate with Iordache Partners. She boasts her age in experience and an accomplished dual advisory and litigation focus. She provides solid legal advice on various business law matters, including data protection and employment.

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Hilton Garden Inn, Bucharest Old Town