31 May 2021

AGM: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Keynote Webinar: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The webinar & panel discussion will provide insights on the new Barbados Data Protection Act which came into effect on March 31, 2021, as well as the broad-based implications for data privacy and compliance requirements for companies and organisations in Barbados.

Price (Vat Inclusive):
AGM (Members only) | Free
AGM + Keynote Webinar
(BCCI Members) | $45

Keynote Webinar:
BCCI Members | $65
Non-Members | $95

3.30 p.m.

Welcome Remarks
Mr. Kolade Nurse,
Event Moderator, Member of the BCCI Digital Societies Committee & Senior Manager,
Technology Consulting, Ernst & Young

3.32 p.m.

Opening remarks
Mr. Anthony Branker
President, BCCI

3.37 p.m.

1st Presentation - “The BDPA and its connections to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the general implications for data privacy in Barbados.”
H.E. Ambassador Chad Blackman
Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations and Other International Organisations at Geneva

3.57 p.m.

2nd Presentation - “The BDPA and the implications and obligations for Barbadian companies”.
Mr. Bartlett Morgan
Attorney-at-Law and Digital Law Specialist

4.17 p.m.

Panel Discussion

5.00 p.m.

Vote of Thanks and Wrap Up
Mrs. Misha Lobban-Clarke
Executive Director, BCCI

Speaker Profiles

H.E. Ambassador
Chad Blackman

Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations and Other International Organisations at Geneva

His Excellency Chad Blackman, has worked in the international development sector for over fifteen years, and has engaged as an international trade law specialist and development consultant respectively. Prior to his tenure in Geneva, he was Legal Consultant and Partner in a Caribbean Law Firm, where he led on issues international trade, shipping and data protection laws.

Ambassador Blackman is the former Chair for the Trade and Environment Committee and former Chair of the Trade and Development Committee, both in the WTO. He chairs the SIDS Group in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), is the Americas Co-ordinator for the Government Group in the ILO, and is a UN International Gender Champion .

Ambassador Blackman, is a British trained international trade law specialist, and has read for both the LLB Law and LLM International Trade Law from the University of Essex in the UK, and is an Associate member of the London based, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators .

Bartlett Morgan

Managing Director of Chancery
Advocates & Digital Law Specialist

Bartlett D. Morgan is an information technologist turned attorney-at-law. He currently serves as the Managing Director of Chancery Advocates, the dispute resolution arm of Chancery Chambers, a tier-1 ranked Corporate-commercial firm in Barbados.

He possesses international, regional and domestic experience in technology policy development and supporting the digital transformation objectives of clients. In this regard, Bartlett is adept at helping businesses with issues at the intersection of law and technology, including technology contract drafting, data privacy compliance, IP disputes, navigating telecommunications regulations and investing in fintech ventures.

Bartlett has substantial cross-sectoral experience and has represented clients in telecommunications, tourism, banking & finance, insurance, fintech, digital media, e-commerce, distribution, manufacturing and government. He is regularly called upon to speak and write on issues at the intersection of law, policy and technology.

Bartlett has served as a member of the Telecommunications Reform Working Group that has formulated strategic advice to the Government of Barbados on reforms to the telecommunications regulatory landscape and, more broadly, smart society initiatives. He has also contributed to Barbados’ National

Digital Strategy consultations (Digital Rights and Trust) and has made oral and written submissions to the Joint Select Committee of the Barbados Parliament on the (then, draft) Data Protection Act.

He is a member of the Barbados Bar Association, the Barbados ICT Professionals Association and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Event Moderator

Kolade Nurse

Senior Manager, Advisory Services,
Ernst & Young, Caribbean

Kolade, a Senior Manager in EY’s Consulting Practice. He joined EY in 2013, having already acquired over nine (9) years of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) knowledge stemming from his experience in the ICT industry and firms over the last fifteen years.

Since then, he has worked with a number of EY clients across the region leading or supporting engagements which included, Technology Consulting, Strategic Planning, Project Management and Organizational Transformation. Prior to joining EY, Kolade was a Senior Account Manager, Government, at ILLUMINAT in Barbados, followed by Nextar Technologies and Digicel.

In these roles, he worked with both Government and Private Sector organizations in positioning and supporting the implementation of an array of ICT solution sets based on their business needs spanning, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions; Server and computing technologies; Communications solutions (networking, Telephony and Security); Internet Connectivity Solutions (Wireless WANs, Broadband Internet etc..); Cloud computing and ICT Consulting Services

Anthony Branker - Pres 2021-22

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