Call for Speakers – 21st Annual Privacy & Security Conference

July 25th, 2019

Please note that the call for speakers closed September 27, 2019.

The Advisory Board for the 21st Annual Privacy and Security Conference is pleased to announce that the Call for Speakers is now closed.

Subject matter experts working within the privacy and information security communities are invited to submit papers on their area of expertise. Of particular interest are briefs on cutting-edge subjects and themes suitable for presentation in either a panel session, applied session, workshop or keynote address. Presented by the Province of British Columbia’s, Ministry of Citizens’ Services, this three-day conference draws an international audience focused on policy, programs, law, research and technologies aimed at the protection of privacy and security.

Date: February 5-7th, 2020
Location: The Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, British Columbia

2020 Conference Suggested Topics (not exhaustive):

  • Advanced Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Biohacking
  • Blockchain
  • Cloud Computing
  • Crypto Currency
  • Cyber Security
  • Dark Web
  • Data Encryption
  • ePrivacy Regulation
  • Ethics
  • GDPR
  • Genetic Privacy & Precision Medicine
  • Healthcare Privacy & Security
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile Privacy & Security
  • Open Data
  • Politics and Privacy Regulation
  • Quantum Computing
  • Ransomware
  • Sensor Cities
  • Social Media in Elections
  • Voice First Technology


All entries must be received by midnight of September 27th, 2019. Invited speakers will be notified by October 31st, 2019.


Submissions will be accepted electronically using the form below.

Presentation Types:

  • Issue papers: An executive or management briefing on a prominent issue or aspect of information privacy or security.
  • Case studies: Descriptions of a specific information privacy or security situation or incident, or research results. Names of organizations can be kept anonymous to maintain confidentiality if necessary.
  • Research: Results or developments in cutting edge research on new information privacy and security technologies.
  • Sociological/ Philosophical perspective: A candid and/or introspective look at the impacts of new technological developments on privacy, security, social consciousness, or social functioning.

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