The NIGF holds at least three events per year in a Northern location.
Events usually last half a day, include food and drinks, and are themed around a specific topic.
Here’s a list of our planned events. Seats are limited so if you would like to attend, sign up now by clicking on the Eventbrite link in the event description.
The Northern Information Governance Forum (NIGF) welcomes Information Governance and IT professionals to our second event. This event has a particular focus on Accountability and will be held at Wigan Town Hall on the 30th January.
It will host speakers from leading organisations including the Data Protection Officer from the Newcastle Building Society sharing his experience of implementing the GDPR’s accountability principle, the Information Governance Manager from Wigan Council speaking about making the best use of Social Media and the Internet and a series of breakout sessions to allow more in depth discussion on different areas of accountability including:
The event is free of charge and includes free refreshments.
If you would like to attend and for more information on the agenda, please register on our EventBrite page:
The Northern Information Governance Forum (NIGF) welcomes Information Governance and IT professionals to our launch event.
The launch event will host speakers from leading organisations including;
Speaker 1 - The Challenges of Implementing Data Protection in a Diverse Organisation - Alex Hodge, Grosvenor Estate
Alex Hodge has been Information Governance Manager of the Grosvenor Estate for nearly 5 years and is based near Chester. His role covers both information governance and business continuity. He previously had similar roles in local government.
Speaker 2 - Data Privacy - The Virgin Money Experience - Dan Hunter, Virgin Money
Dan Hunter is a Data Privacy Business Partner at Virgin Money and has worked with the firm for almost 19 years. He has accumulated a broad range of experience having worked in various roles across the bank including Operational Management, Risk & Compliance and more recently in Data Privacy. Dan’s presentation will provide an oversight of the Virgin Money experience in implementing the requirements of the GDPR.
Speaker 3 - GDPR Certification Scheme and Brexit Update - Helen McElroy, Evolve North
Helen McElroy is a Senior Information Governance Specialist with Evolve North. She has over 20 years of experience of implementing data protection, broader information governance, and informatics programmes of work in the private and public sector at a local, regional, and national level.
There will be a series of breakout sessions and workshops and a free lunch will be provided.
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