Corinne Charette, CIO of Canada, Joins National Privacy & Data Governance Congress

Privacy Commissioners join Canada's most distinguished privacy experts from government and the private sector to consider Privacy, Governance, Resilience, Security, Surveillance and Civil Liberties at the National Privacy & Data Governance Congress
By: Privacy & Access Council of Canada
 
CALGARY, Alberta - Sept. 29, 2014 - PRLog -- The Privacy & Access Council of Canada welcomes Corinne Charette, Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada, at the National Privacy & Data Governance Congress — October 15-17, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta.

As individuals, businesses and governments grapple with complex privacy issues, the Congress offers delegates the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions of their choice, which span five tracks: Privacy, Governance, Resilience, Security, Surveillance and Civil Liberties.

Delegates will learn from the expertise of many leaders in the privacy and data governance field. Most notably, Canada's Information and Privacy Commissioners will be joined at the Congress by Corinne Charette, the Chief Information Officer of Canada, and some of Canada's most distinguished privacy experts from government and the private sector, to discuss important and timely topics including:

- Privacy implications of body-worn cameras in policing

- Surveillance in a democracy

- DNA discrimination

- Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

- Big Data governance as a corporate imperative

- Privacy Ethics and the Media

The Congress features a Wearables Fashion Showcase of the latest in wearable technology — from body cameras to ball gowns — that explores how the exciting world of Wearable Electronic Devices intersects with personal privacy.

The Congress presents a roster of Distinguished Speakers including Keynote speakers JILL CLAYTON, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta, and NATHALIE DES ROSIERS, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Common Law section, University of Ottawa

* CORINNE CHARETTE, Chief Information Officer for the Government of Canada

* SENATOR ELAINE MCCOY, QC

* DR. CHRISTOPHER PARSONS, Postdoctoral Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs

* DEPUTY CHIEF TREVOR DAROUX, Calgary Police Service

* MICHEAL VONN, Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties Association

* FRANK ZINATELLI, Vice President and General Counsel, Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association

* PATRICIA MCLEOD QC, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, ENMAX

* DIANE MCLEOD-MCKAY, Yukon Ombudsman and Information & Privacy Commissioner

* JAY FEDORAK, Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

Senator Elaine McCoy will be the Guest of Honour at the Gala Award Dinner on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

For more information, please visit the conference web site: https://www.pacc-ccap.ca/congress

Contact
Sharon Polsky, President
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