13th Annual Privacy and Security Conference Keeping Pace with the Digital Revolution Feb 15-17, 2012, Victoria, BC

General Information

The Annual Privacy and Security Conference, hosted by the Province of British Columbia, is recognized as one of the top tier events in North America. Anyone working in the information privacy and security fields will benefit from the speakers, discussions and networking at the conference. Attendees are from every level both within government and private industry. The two-day conference draws an international audience of some 1,000 delegates with an interest in cutting edge policy, programs, law, research and technologies aimed at the protection of privacy and security.

(Pre-conference workshops February 15th)

Reasons to Attend

  • Get face-to-face dialogue with international industry experts who have successfully implemented best practices solutions
  • Learn about current trends, issues and actions
  • Obtain your annual Continuing Professional Development credits
  • Discover new methods and products that can lower expenses and increase revenues
  • Take the pulse of what is happening for tools, technologies, and processes
  • Get Immediate answers and solutions to issues current in your organization

Featured Speakers

  • Honourable Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, Minister of Labour, Citizens’ Services and Open Government
  • Cory Doctorow, Science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. Co-editor of weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and contributor to The Guardian, the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Wired
  • Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology at the University of Ottawa
  • Daniel J. Solove, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Dave Nikolejsin, CIO, Province of British Columbia
  • Elizabeth Denham, Privacy and Information Commissioner of British Columbia
  • Robert Dick, Director General, National Cyber Security Directorate
  • Trevor Hughes, President and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Paul Schwartz, Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law
  • Arthur W. Coviello, Jr., Executive Vice President, EMC Corporation and Executive Chairman, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
  • Valerie Steeves, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
  • Dale McFee, President, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Steve Simske, HP Fellow, Global leaders, Hewlett-Packard Labs, Secure Document Lifecycle; Member, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade, Chief Inventor, NASA
  • Jill Clayton, Information & Privacy Commissioner, Province of Alberta
  • David Elder, Stikeman Elliott LLP & Special Digital Privacy Counsel to the Canadian Marketing Association
  • Pierre Boucher, Deputy CIO, Government of Canada
  • Joe Alhadeff, Vice President for Global Public Policy, Chief Privacy Officer Oracle Corporation

Professional Development Credits

This conference qualifies for CPE credits for most professional associations (e.g.. IAPP(ISC)2CAPAPA and ISACA) includingThe Law Societies of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Upper Canada. Please note that this program is not accredited for professionalism hours or for the New Member requirement.

ISACA Event

ISACAISACA Victoria presents: “Auditing and Securing Cloud-Based Services” February 13 & 14 2012.
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Teach PrivacyProviding privacy and data security training programs for businesses, law firms, healthcare organizations, and schools to help minimize data security breaches and incidents involving online social media use. Founded by Daniel J. Solove.
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Conference Rates

Regular registration (after December 15, 2011)
Public Sector $650.00 CAD (plus HST)
Private Sector $875.00 CAD (plus HST)

Victoria Conference Centre

Speakers

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Joe Alhadeff

Vice President Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Strategist, Oracle Corporation
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Spiros Angelopoulos

Enterprise Architect, Security, Oracle
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Michael Argast

Director of TELUS Security Solutions, Western Canada, TELUS
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Keith Baldrey

Broadcast Journalist, Global Television
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Greg Belanger

Principal Security Solutions Architect, Symantec
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Tarlok Birdi

Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk, Deloitte
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Pierre Boucher

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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LeRoy Brower

Assistant Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia Policy and Adjudication
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Daniel Caron

Legal Counsel, Legal Services, Policy and Research Branch, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
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Stewart Cawthray

Chief Security Architect, IBM Security Services (Canada)
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Norm Chan

Sales Systems Engineer, McAfee, Inc.
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Jasmin Charbonneau

Sr. Solutions Consultant, Adobe Systems, Incorporated
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Jill Clayton

Information and Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Alberta
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Geordie Cree

Chief Information Security Officer, Information Security, Inventure Solutions Inc.
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Shawn Cruise

General Manager, Canada, TIBCO Software Inc.
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Elizabeth Denham

Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia
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Robert Dick

Director General, National Cyber Security Directorate, Public Safety Canada
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Alex Dow

Chief Research Officer, AJS Networks Inc.
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Dr. Khaled El Emam

CEO and Founder, Privacy Analytics, Inc.
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David Elder

Counsel, Stikeman Elliott LLP
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John Engels

Principal Product Manager, Enterprise Mobility Group, Symantec
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Sean Ennis

SR Technology Consultant, RSA Canada
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Dr. David Flaherty

former Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia
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Tanya Forsheit

CIPP, Partner, INFORMATIONLAWGROUP
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Celia Francis

Director, IM/IT Legislation, Knowledge and Information Services Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Province of B.C
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Raimund Genes

Chief Technology Officer, Trend Micro
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Michael Geraats

Sr. Security Strategist – CA Technologies
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Tsion Gonen

Chief Strategy Officer, SafeNet
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Steven Gottwals

Group Product Manager, Adobe
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Jamie Graham

Chief Constable, Victoria Police Department
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Jane Hamilton

Chair, OECD Working Party on Security and Privacy in the Digital Economy
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Kim Henderson

Deputy Minister, Citizens’ Services and Open Government
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Joost Houwen

Western Practice Leader, IT Security, Grant Thornton LLP

Trevor Hughes

President and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals
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Andrew Hughes

Trust Framework Development Expert, DIACC
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Steve R. Hutchens CISSP

Director, Global Government Industry, HP
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Dave Iverson

M.Sc, EnCE, CFE, CISSP.
Senior Manager, Grant Thornton LLP
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Michael B. Jackson

Director, Healthcare / Public Sector Strategy, Adobe Systems
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Dr. Ian Kerr

Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
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Martin Kyle

Principal Architect, Sierra Systems
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Mimi Lepage

Executive Director of Information and Privacy Policy, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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Jay Loder

Privacy Consultant, Rouleur Privacy Consulting
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Honourable Margaret MacDiarmid

Minister of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government
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Alex Manea

Director, Security, Research In Motion
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Dr. Karl Martin

President & CEO, Bionym Inc.
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Drew McArthur

Founder, McArthur Consulting Group
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Chief Dale Mcfee

O.O.M. Prince Albert Police Service, President – Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
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Brian McGlynn

VP Global Accounts, Autonomy, an HP Company
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Cheri F. McGuire

Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec Corporation
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Ken McLean

Sr. Privacy Investigator, Privacy Investigations, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government
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Terry McQuay

President, Nymity Inc.
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Edward Metcalf

Director, Product and Solution Marketing, McAfee, Inc.
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Suzanne L. Morin

Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Research In Motion Limited
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Dave Nikolejsin

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy and Mines
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Tim O’Connor

Information Privacy Analyst, Information Access Operations (IAO) – Ministry of Labour, Citizens’ Services and Open Government
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Eileen Padgett

A/Director of Operational Privacy, Privacy and Legislation Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services
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Paul Pinkney

Director of Security Programs, Symantec
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Denny Prvu

Sr. Principal Security Consultant – CA Technologies
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Ed Rebane

Security Practice Lead, Western Canada, Bell Canada
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Brian Reed

Senior Consultant and IAM Practice Lead.
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Winn Schwartau

"The Civilian Architect of Information Warfare," Author, Speaker, Security Theorist, Serial Entrepreneur, Distinguished Fellow Ponemon Institute, and Founder, SecurityExperts.Com
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Eddie Schwartz

Chief Security Officer, RSA
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Ronnie Scott

Data Center and Cloud Systems Architect, Cisco Systems Canada
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Steven Simske

CT/Director/HP Fellow, Hewlett-Packard Labs, Secure Document Lifecycle
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John Skinner

Director, Secure Enterprise and Cloud, Intel Americas
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Wendy Taylor

Director, Privacy Investigations, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government
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Richard Thieme

Futurist Author
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Mark Troester

Global Product Consultant, IT/CIO Solutions, SAS
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Jeannette Van Den Bulk

Assistant Commissioner, Strategic Privacy, Commission for Privacy and Data Protection, State of Victoria, Australia
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Elizabeth Vander Beesen

Director, Staff Administration, Information Access Operations, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services
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Micheal Vonn

Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties Association
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Fiaaz Walji

Country Manager, Websense Canada Inc.
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Ben Watson

VP Marketing, HootSuite (Adobe family)
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John Weigelt

National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
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John Zhu

Sales Engineer, Enterprise Commercial, SafeNet
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