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The GDPR Code of Conduct Roundtable with Sean Kelly MEP

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On 1 February 2017 ISC in Brussels ISC hosted a roundtable with Sean Kelly MEP on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with an aim to arrive at a roadmap for the process for an industry code of conduct.

The implementation of the GDPR, which will apply from 25 May 2018, namely foresees the establishment of codes of conduct as one of the means contributing to the proper application of the regulation.  

Below is the outline of speakers interventions:

  • Declan Kirrane, ISC: Welcome remarks
  • Sean Kelly MEP: GDPR, the view from the Parliament
  • Prof Kurt Zatloukal, Medical University of Graz: Scene setting
  • Tjaša Petročnik, ISC: Member States’/National context for the GDPR implementation 
  • Dyann Heward-Mills, Baker McKenzie: GDPR impacts on science-based industries
  • Declan Kirrane, ISC: A proposed roadmap for a GDPR code of conduct process
  • An intervention by Hans Lehrach, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics