Title: POPIA – what you need to know
The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) is the first piece of comprehensive data privacy legislation in South Africa. The way we use, handle and interact with personal information will be guided by the laws set out in POPIA. This talk will give attendees a high level overview of data privacy law, POPIA, updates on the status of the Act and the Information Regulator, and practical guidance and tips on compliance.
Emerging Tech | Legal Tech & Innovation | Speaker
Nerushka is an emerging technology law specialist, legal technology innovator and speaker based in South Africa. She is a co-chair of the Johannesburg chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She has a background working as a technology & privacy lawyer and business development manager for technology & innovation for an international law firm, and has work experience with global data privacy experts in both London and Melbourne. Nerushka uses her unique experience and forward looking mindset to identify the future risks brought about by emerging technology, such as blockchain, drones, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence and robotics, and packages these into stimulating and thought-provoking workshops and presentations.