GDPR and Data Privacy for Communicators webinar

How U.S. communicators can get ahead of new data privacy threats and standards

Thursday, June 21, 2018
1–2:30 p.m. Central time


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Last month’s GDPR* deadline sparked concern in the United States, because we’ll soon follow Europe’s lead. The message is clear: You risk losing public trust—and your credibility as a digital communicator—if you don’t get ahead of data privacy. Join Daniel M. Goldberg (Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz), Will Ruppel (IBM) and Brandi Boatner (IBM) to discover—before it’s too late—how new data policies and practices will directly affect your websites, social media, media outreach and even email marketing.

What you’ll learn:

  • Why GDPR is a call to upgrade your U.S. data privacy plan now
  • How to bring website and social media data policies up to date
  • How to fix crisis response plans to address compliance issues or breaches
  • Practical insights and checklists to build data transparency and trust

* (general data protection regulation)

Don't miss this unique opportunity!

Price: $209     Insider Price: $169

If you ignore data privacy, you’ll risk getting fined, fired or left behind. Join to hear how GDPR’s fallout affects your work, so you can increase public trust and your credibility as a communicator.



Brandi Boatner

Social and influencer communications leadIBM

Brandi Boatner is the social and influencer communications lead for global markets for IBM’s Global Technology Services in New York. She oversees a holistic digital ecosystem across online platforms. Her responsibilities include developing and driving digital communications and content that support the way IBM engages external audiences and enterprise IT professionals on topics such as hybrid cloud, enterprise mobility and business continuity. She is a former national president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and is a social media co-chair for the PRSA Technology Section.

Will Ruppel

Digital strategy and communications leadIBM

Will Ruppel leads digital strategy and communication in IBM's Global Chief Data Office. He’s responsible for internal, external and executive communications for IBM's chief data officer, Inderpal Bhandari. The Global Chief Data Office is building the data backbone for IBM's cognitive transformation and acceleration, serving as a model for its clients.

Daniel M. Goldberg

Privacy and data security associateFrankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz

Daniel M. Goldberg is an associate in the privacy and data security group at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz and is a co-chair of the L.A. chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He helps clients develop privacy and data security programs and policies, conduct privacy due diligence, and respond to data breaches. He has spoken at programs for National Advertising Division, Digital Content Next, and Social Media Week. He is certified as an information privacy professional (CIPP/US).

Brian Pittman

Webinar manager &

Brian Pittman is a veteran journalist, communicator and marketer. He is also a consultant, webinar moderator and editorial contributor to Ragan Communications and PR University. He formerly served as VP & Associate Publisher at Bulldog Reporter, and before that as partner at Prior to that, he was editor of Utah Business magazine as well as editorial director for various PR trade publications. He is also a produced screenwriter and Writers Guild of America member.


Reasons to sign up for this webinar

  • You'll learn from three leading data and privacy experts
  • You'll be able to watch live with your entire team
  • You'll receive all presentation slides and handouts
  • You'll get access to an on-demand recording

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