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Social Workers in Disability (SWID) Conference

  • Wynns Hotel, Abbey Street
  • 9.15 Registration, 9.40 Conference opens
  • 09 Feb 2018
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Price €20 members/€40 non-members

Balancing Relationships and Responsibilities



 ‘Open Your Eyes’  Balancing Relationships and Responsibilities

9.15 a.m.       Tea/Coffee and Registration

9.40 a.m.       Opening Address, Claire Convery, Chair SWID

10.00 a.m.     General Data Protection Regulation Compliance

Hugh Jones, Chief Privacy Officer, Sytorus

11.00 a.m.                 Tea/coffee

11.20 a.m.       Byrne and Wallace Solicitors, title tbc 


12.30 pm           Lunchtime


1.30pm        “Sexuality, Disability and the Media

Sarah Harrington, UCC BSocSc

2.15pm        “Building Research Capacity on a Social Work Team

Dr. Sarah Donnelly, NRH Social Work Team

3.00pm         “ASD and Negotiating Social Space

Diarmuid Heffernan and Kirsten Hurley, UCC MSocSc

     & ASC (Autism Spectrum Consultancy)

3.45 – 4pm   Close



Speaker Biographies

Hugh Jones is a co-founder of Sytorus Ltd, a specialised provider of Data Protection training, consultancy and assessment services. With his colleagues, Hugh provides professional Data Protection guidance, and is a frequent speaker at Privacy and Data Management events in Ireland and overseas. Through Sytorus, Hugh offers both general and bespoke training to organisations in the areas of data management and regulatory compliance. Hugh is an experienced project manager, and works with a wide range of commercial, not-for-profit and public-sector organisations to help them resolve their data management and regulatory challenges.”