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National Privacy and Data Governance Congress


  • Carriage House Inn 9030 Macleod Trail Calgary, AB, T2H 2Z5 Canada (map)

The National Privacy and Data Governance Congress will be held on March 6-7-8, 2018 in Calgary. CIPS Alberta has partnered with the Congress organizers, the Privacy and Access Council of Canada, to provide members with access to this important event at reduced registration rates.

The Congress provides an important opportunity for CIPS members to learn from world-class speakers who will share insights about technological trends and regulatory developments that affect efforts to protect personal information and comply with privacy laws. The speaker lineup includes Information and Privacy Commissioners, industry experts, and thought leaders from a cross-section of top law firms, private sector companies, universities, and government agencies from Canada, the US, and the UK. The full agenda is at pacc-ccap.ca/congress/agenda. Attending also provides you with CPD credits.

The Congress provides tremendous value for delegates. Sessions are all plenary, longer than the norm, and registration is limited — to ensure plenty of time for delegates to ask questions and get unscripted answers.

The Congress is a unique opportunity for information management professionals interested in advancing their careers and ensuring that their organizations can meet their legislated privacy obligations and gain a competitive advantage. 

Topics during the 3-day event include:

• Managing a Privacy Breach (Interactive workshop)

• Privacy Impact Assessment Fundamentals (Interactive workshop)

• The Changing Context of Open Data and Information  (Interactive workshop to contribute to Canada’s 4th plan on Open Government)

• Artificial Intelligence, Automation, the Internet of Things and Block Chain Technologies 

• What GDPR Means for Canadian Organizations

• Practical privacy pointers for third party contracts

For more information on the 2018 Congress, please visit www.pacc-cca.ca/congress

To register at the special CIPS rate, phone 877-746-7222 to get a $100 discount. Registration automatically includes membership in the Privacy and Access Council of Canada until June 30, 2019.

If you’ll be traveling to Calgary to attend the Congress, you can take advantage of discounts available for Air Canada and WestJet flights to/from Calgary from February 27 through March 15th. Details are on the PACC website.