Are you GDPR Ready? Dublin event


Date: Thursday 12 October

Time: 7.30am – 9.00am

Location: Merrion Hotel, Dublin 2

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tec support are partnering with leading Irish corporate and commercial law firm, LK Shields in hosting this seminar to address the legal and technological demands of GDPR. GDPR is set to fundamentally change the data privacy landscape when it comes into force in May 2018 and will impact each and every company operating in Ireland.

Failure to adequately prepare for the coming changes may have serious consequences for your organisation. Join us for this informative breakfast seminar where tec support and LK Shields will provide an overview of the legislative changes and what technological processes and systems you need to help you best prepare.


About our Partners :


LK Shields provides partner driven legal services to large scale national and multinational organisations to help them achieve their commercial goals.  Our 75+ legal professionals have excellent relationships with leading international firms through our membership of a number of global alliances.



About our Speakers :


Peter Bolger,

Intellectual Property, Technology and Privacy Partner | LK Shields

Peter is Head of Intellectual Property, Technology and Privacy at LK Shields. He advises clients on all aspects of privacy law in respect of compliance, registration, international transfers, policies and audits including the GDPR.

His substantial practice centres on assisting national and international clients in dealing with the Irish and EU aspects of IP protection, strategy, commercialisation and enforcement, domestic and cross-border commercial, IP, tech and tax-related agreements and re-organisations and all aspects of technology agreements from enterprise to SaaS licensing (with a focus on fintech).



Jeanne Kelly,

Intellectual Property Partner | LK Shields

Jeanne is a partner in  Intellectual Property, Technology and Privacy law . She advises public and private clients in relation to technology law, including data protection and GDPR preparedness.

Jeanne has had a market-leading commercial and technology practice for 20 years. She has led data protection compliance programmes for some of Ireland’s leading corporates as well as for multinationals with Irish operations. Jeanne and her team provide a practical, solution-driven approach to data protection issues, and she has been a thought leader on GDPR preparedness strategies for several years, including during the negotiation period of the regulation.



Gerard Whelan

Head of Business Solutions | tec support

Gerard is Head of the tec support Business Solutions practice, helping deliver IT business solutions to SME’s in the public and private sector across Ireland and the UK. Along with his team of IT consultants, Gerard provides advice and guidance to clients regarding IT and Data Security, IT infrastructure and cloud solutions. Gerard has extensive financial services experience which affords him a deep insight into challenges currently facing the business community around Data Protection and IT Security.





Roy O’Hanlon.

Head of Professional Services| tec support.

Roy is Head of Professional Services for tec support. Rather than focus on technology as an entity of itself, Roy believes IT should leverage and enable organisations, large or small, to achieve their business goals. Roy leads the tec support Professional Services team to focus on existing business issues and what people and processes pertain to that business issue. Good IT infrastructure and systems without adequate IT security and awareness present significant risk to any organisations’ survival. Roy brings with him more than 25 years IT and business experience working with businesses ranging in scale from start-ups to multi nationals.




Niall Rogers.

Technical Sales Manager | tec support.

Niall is the Technical Sales Manager for tec support. Niall brings with him more than 21 years of IT experience working with businesses spanning all sectors. Niall works closely with our Sales, Professional Services and Engineering departments of tec support and designs bespoke technical solutions in alignment with customers’  specific business and security needs. Niall was part of the team which successfully brought tec support to ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials Certifications.




This event is hosted by the German- Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce.





For any further information regarding the event please contact Aeveen Pitt, Marketing Assistant|LK Shields

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