GDPR has set the tone for increased data privacy laws governing transparency, reporting and customer opt-ins, as companies move towards becoming compliant to minimise risk of data breaches. Since the May 2018 GDPR deadline, hear how companies have effectively implemented GDPR-compliance policies and transformed the way data is collected, stored and utilised. 

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Georgie Farmer – Group Manager, Events and Meetings, Sourcing Strategy and Operations, Microsoft Corporation


Georgie is a senior procurement leader specializing in driving transformation in Events, Meetings, Travel and Payments categories. She joined Microsoft Asia in 2008 and is now leading the global sourcing strategy for Events and Meetings. Prior to Microsoft, Georgie was the VP Travel APAC for JPMorgan Chase and started her career in the payments and airline industries.

Georgie serves on the advisory boards of ACTE and PCMA/ICESAP and holds a MBA from the Australian Graduate School Entrepreneurship.

Pattaraphan Paiboon – Senior Associate, Baker & McKenzie


Pattaraphan joined Baker McKenzie in 2011 and is a senior associate in the Firm’s Technology practice. Before joining the Firm she worked at the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission as a legal adviser to the Commissioner. A significant portion of her current practice centers around data privacy compliance.Pattaraphan’s extensive work experience includes:

Advising various local and international companies regarding the obligations under the draft Thai Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB);

Drafting, reviewing, and revising Privacy Policies, Terms of Use, and cookie policies for compliance with the criteria in the PDPB and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);
Providing legal advice and reviewing agreements regarding data privacy for e-commence, telecommunications, data analytics, and automotive businesses;
Advising international IT and social media platforms regarding the obligations under GDPR, particularly as compared to the PDPB.

November 9 @ 09:00
09:00 — 10:00 (1h)

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Ballroom 1

Georgie Farmer, Pattaraphan Paiboon