Tuesday, August 6 • 9:00am - 10:15am
802 - Europeans in Mind: GDPR and the Right to be Forgotten in North America

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What are the implications of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force in May 2018, and its extra-territorial implementation in American archives and special collections? How do cultural humility, professional ethics, and social justice efforts help us navigate requirements when there is no case law to guide us? Can we balance the privacy rights of EEA residents against transparency goals relating to the data we collect and hold about individuals?

Lori Ashley: Responsibility to Remember: How GDPR Impacts Digital Archives
Jason R. Baron: Commentator
Sarah R. Demb: Transatlantic Data: intersection of US and European approaches to GDPR
Sarit Hand: GDPR: Asking Questions and Evaluating Potential Needs

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Sarah R. Demb

Senior Records Manager/Archivist, Harvard University Archives
Sarah R. Demb has been a records professional for 22 years. She is Senior Records Manager/Archivist at Harvard University Archives and continues to be engaged with risk management. Sarah received her MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin.


Jason R. Baron

Of Counsel, Information Governance and eDiscovery Group, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Jason R. Baron is Of Counsel in the Information Governance and eDiscovery Group at Drinker Biddle LLP, in Washington, D.C. Previously he served  as the first appointed Director of Litigation at NARA, and as a DOJ trial attorney and senior counsel.
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Sarit Hand

Digital Archivist, Associated Press Corporate Archives
Sarit Hand, digital archivist for the corporate archives at the Associated Press. She joined the AP in 2005 managing multimedia assets and the oral history program for the corporate archives. Since then, she has assumed responsibility for establishing a digital archive and preservation... Read More →

Lori Ashley

Industry Market Development Manager, Preservica
Lori Ashley is a Marketing Manager for Preservica, a UK-based digital preservation provider. In the lead up to GDPR implementation deadline, she participated in Preservica's preparation for its role as both controller and data processor.

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
Grand Salon 8, [Level 4]