Telecoms, Media and Technology Policy Group



The TMT policy group addresses the many regulatory issues that affect businesses across this sector. These include the data protection (something that impinges on the activities of most businesses) amendments to the law on radio and television, intellectual property as well as issues surrounding software systems that still require legal regulation. Other topical issues on the TMT policy group's agenda includes cloud computing, e-marketing and other new trends in IT.

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Telecoms, Media and Technology Policy Group - events

Managing risk

The value of a business is more than just a multiple of its sales. It is about how it is managed. The way it complies with regulations, its approach to sustainability, and increasingly, the way it manages risk.

Start date: 2016-01-25 Venue: British Embassy, ul. Kawalerii 12, Warsaw Time: 09:00

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Seminar: Digital Single Market – benefits and challenges


EU growth could be boosted significantly by the creation of single digital market giving access to 500m consumers across the 28 member states. 

Start date: 2015-11-20 Venue: British Embassy, ul. Kawalerii 12, Warsaw Time: 10:00

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Cybersecurity: managing the risk

The British Polish Chamber of Commerce and AIG invite you to take part in a practical half-day seminar aimed at all companies with an exposure to cyber crime. Whatever kind of sensitive data your company stores and processes, this event is crucial to develop best practice in this area and limit your risks to the minimum. 

Start date: 2015-11-03 Venue: British Embassy Warsaw ul. Kawalerii 12 Warsaw Time: 09:30

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Start-ups and their role in Urban RegenerationStart-ups and their role in Urban Regeneration

The world's cities are constantly reinventing themselves. As 19th and 20th-century manufacturing moves away from city centres, what's to become of the premises it once inhabited?

Start date: 2015-10-28 Venue: Teatr Scena Prezentacje, ul. Żelazna 51/53, Warszawa Time: 10:00

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"Once on the web, always on the web?"

The BPCC invites you to a meeting of the Technology, Media and Telecoms Policy group.

Start date: 2015-10-27 Venue: British Polish Chamber of Commerce ul. Zielna 37 9th floor Time: 10:00

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Telecoms, Media and Technology Policy Group - event coverages

Implementation of the EU's General Directive on Data Protection

On 16 November 2017, more than 60 representatives of local businesses gathered at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Wroclaw, to learn about the implementation of the EU's General Directive on Data Protection (GDPR, or RODO in Polish).  The co-organisers of the meeting were the BPCC with members Comparex Polska, BSI Group Polska and law firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka Sp.

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1 Year to GDPR – New Approach to Personal Data Protection

New European regulation on personal data protection will come into force on the 25th of May 2018.

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Managing risk – a board-level issue

At a joint meeting of the BPCC's Tax & Finance and TMT policy groups, the subject of risk – and how to manage it – was discussed by a panel of experts. The event was held at the British Embassy on 25 January 2016 and was aimed at BPCC members and their clients/potential clients.

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The challenges and opportunities of a Digital Single Market cross the EU

We live in a changing world. The global economy is becoming a digital economy.

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Information online must be protected just as is everything in the physical world

Why does something placed online stay there forever? How does one protect data that’s been uploaded to the internet? Is it possible to separate the private from the official in the digital world? These and several other questions were answered at a meeting of the BPCC’s TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms) policy group held on 27 October 2015. Representatives of Safreum and Porwisz & Partners were on hand to talk members through the key issues.

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"Can we be hackers’ target?" is no longer the question. It’s now "When?"

The cyber security landscape is changing rapidly thanks to our greater dependency on the virtual world. One examples of the growing symbiosis between man and the cyber world is the Internet of Things. This increased reliance on the internet and technology has sadly gone hand-in-hand with greater frequency, sophistication and professionalism of hacking. While until recently companies asked whether there’s a chance that they can find themselves in the crosshairs of hackers, now they are posing the question, "when?".

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Start-ups and their role in urban regeneration

At a joint meeting of the BPCC's Real Estate & Construction and TMT policy groups at Teatr Scena Prezentacje on 28 October 2015, BPCC members had a chance to look into the future of  Warsaw. Capital Park and Cushman & Wakefield hosted the event at the former, 19th Century Norblin factory, located in the centre of Warsaw, which is to become the ArtN project - a revitalised, mixed-use destination, where startups and corporations can cooperate with each other.

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IT in healthcare – the promises and barriers

The BPCC's Healthcare policy group met at the British Embassy on 1 October to discuss the implications of advances in IT for Poland's healthcare sector.

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