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Date(s) - 20/10/2022
17:00 - 19:00



You are cordially invited to the first evening in the SI Evening Talks. The theme chosen for this first talk is: New Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (nFADP): Application and Impact for Citizens and Enterprises.


Keynote Speaker: Thomas Steiner

Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law, Senior Advisor/Partner
“New Swiss FDPA: What IT professionals need to know and how they can contribute to operationalizing compliance”

A New Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (nFDPA) will enter into force on September 1, 2023. Our first keynote speaker, Thomas Steiner, will provide an overview of the key requirements and implementation measures as well as the likely impact for businesses and individuals. The presentation will focus on areas that are particularly relevant to IT professionals and will offer practical guidance on how IT professionals can support their organization’s operationalization of compliance with the nFDPA.


Second Speaker: Pascale Schwerzmann-Saluz
MLaw, Executive MBA HSG
Technical Specialist for Information Protection, Risk Management and Compliance, Microsoft Switzerland
“Achieving Resilience through Cloud Technology”

Pascale Schwerzmann-Saluz addresses the biggest challenges and highest priorities for risk and compliance from an executive leadership point of view. She explains what a hyperscale cloud is and brings best practices and examples in order to show how resilience can be achieved by meeting security, compliance and risk challenges with the help of technology.

Talks will be moderated by SI Board Member, Nora Sleumer.

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Participation is free of charge, but you will kindly be asked to register HERE.