14th Annual Privacy and Security Conference Trust in a Connected World Feb 6-8, 2013, Victoria, BC

General Information

Held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada this conference is a must attend for those working in the privacy and security fields.  Presented by the Office of the CIO, Government of British Columbia, this two-day conference, 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 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.

On-line registration is now open.  Click HERE to register!

Conference Rates:

Regular registration
after December 15, 2012
Public Sector $675.00 CAD
(plus HST)
Private Sector $900.00 CAD
(plus HST)

Registration Fees Include:

  • 2 plated lunches
  • All coffee breaks
  • All keynotes, plenaries, panel sessions and business breakouts
  • Pre-conference workshops
  • Access to exhibit hall
  • Conference bag
  • Conference materials
  • On-line access to presentations post-event

The Victoria Conference Centre


Joe Alhadeff

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

Emrah Alpa

Solution Architect, HP Enterprise Security Products

Spiros Angelopoulos

Enterprise Architect, Security, Oracle

Dave Asprey

Vice President of Cloud Security, Trend Micro, Inc.

Caroline Babcock

E-Services Communications Officer, Canada Revenue Agency

Michelle Balderson

Regional Sales Director, Western Canada, Fortinet

Raman Bawa

Product Manager, Research In Motion Limited

Louis Beauséjour

Assistant Deputy Minister, Integrity Services Branch, Service Canada

Leif Bildoy

Product Manager for Mobile, Layer 7

Barbara Bucknell

Strategic Policy Analyst, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Bruce Burke

Founder, Gulf Bay Consulting

Eric Cameron

SharePoint Practice Lead, Sierra Systems

Carl Cargill

Standards Principal, Adobe

Derick Cassidy

Founder and CTO, Device Identity

Simon Davies

Founder and former Director General, Privacy International, United Kingdom

Elizabeth Denham

Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

Mark Diner

Chief Advisor, Open Government and Transparency, Service Alberta

Lorrainne Dixon

Privacy Officer, Oracle Microsystems (BC)

Alex Dow

Chief Research Officer, AJS Networks Inc.

Andrew Dunsford

Senior Security Consultant, Sierra Systems

Dr. Khaled El Emam

CEO and Founder, Privacy Analytics

David Etue

VP of Corporate Development Strategy, SafeNet Inc.

Colin Ferguson

Solutions Consultant/STIRT Manager, Bell Canada

Chris Fleck

VP Mobility Solutions and Alliances, Citrix

Joanne Gardiner

Manager, FOIP Services, Service Alberta

Jean-Francois Gauthier

Executive Director, Loran Technologies

Marina Gavrilova

Co-Founder, Biometric Technologies Lab, University of Calgary

Christopher Gillespie

Privacy Advisor and Investigator, Privacy and Legislation Branch, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services, Province of B.C.

Alon Goldberg

Senior Security Architect, IPS

David Goodis

Director of Legal Services and General Counsel, Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner, Province of Ontario

Dr. Benjamin Goold

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia

Steven Gottwals

Group Product Manager, Adobe

Jamie Graham

Chief Constable, Victoria Police Department

Eric Green

SVP, Business Development, M@D Partners & Program Director, SC World Congress

Daphne Guerrero

Manager, Public Education & Outreach, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Chris Hadnagy

Author of Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking, Chief Human Hacker of Social-Engineer, Inc.

Colin Hansen

Former Cabinet Minister, Province of British Columbia

General Michael Hayden

former Director of the CIA and former Director of the National Security Agency

Brian Hein

Technical Architect – Office of Advanced Solutions, HP Enterprise Security Products (ESP) - TippingPoint

Carl Herberger

Vice President, Security Solutions

Robert Herjavec

Founder, The Herjavec Group, Investor, and Television Personality (Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank)

Marty Hodgett

SVP & Chief Information Officer, Symantec

Piers Hollott

Sr. Consultant, Sierra Systems

David Houlding

Healthcare Privacy and Security Lead Architect, Intel

Joost Houwen

Western Practice Leader, IT Security, Grant Thornton LLP

Myles Huffman

Principal Technical Specialist, Symantec

Bette-Jo Hughes

Associate Deputy Minister and Government Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services, Province of British Columbia

Trevor Hughes

President and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Farzad Kavehzad

Sr. User Experience Designer, Sierra Systems

Tarun Khandelwal

Sr. Solution Strategist-Security Management, CA Technologies

Phil Kibler

Global Director, Cyber Security Intelligence and Response Team, IBM Security Services

Harry Kim

Senior Director, Enterprise Services, WW Healthcare Strategy and Portfolio, HP

Lindsay Kislock

Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Sector IM/IT, Ministry of Health, Province of BC

Martin Kratz

Board Chair, Canadian Cloud Council

Jon Kuhn

Sr. Director, Product Management, Symantec

Larry Magid

On-Air Technology Analyst, CBS News

Michael McEvoy

Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner for BC

Diane McLeod-McKay

Yukon Ombudsman and Information & Privacy Commissioner

Ryan McRonald

Senior Manager, Consulting, Deloitte

Kellman Meghu

Head of Security Engineering, Check Point

Santosh Nair

Chief Technology Officer, IPS

Cheryl Naundorf

Director, Policy and Governance, Service Alberta

Dave Nikolejsin

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy and Mines

Davi Ottenheimer

Senior Director of Trust, EMC

Eileen Padgett

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

David Padgett

Senior Auditor, Privacy, Compliance and Training Branch, Ministry of Citizens' Services, Province of British Columbia

Chris Poulin

Industry Security Systems Strategist, IBM

John Proctor

Vice President, Global Cyber Security, CGI

Richard Purcell

CEO, Corporate Privacy Group

Ed Rebane

Security Practice Lead, Western Canada, Bell Canada

Michael Roncon

Director Security Services, Western Canada, CGI

Melissa Sadownik

Access and Privacy Advisor, FOIP Services, Service Alberta

Winn Schwartau

Security Theortician and Author; Founder, The Security Awareness Company

Ben Shotton

Manager, Driver Licensing Integrity & Risk Management, ICBC

Doug Steele

Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Cara-Lynn Stelmack

Portfolio Officer, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta

Honourable Ben Stewart

Minister of Citizens’ Services and Open Government, Province of British Columbia

Richard Stiennon

Chief Research Analyst, IT-Harvest

Cole Stryker

Writer and Media Strategist, Author of Hacking the Future

Greg Turner

Identity Solution Architect, Sierra Systems

Jennifer Urban

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Jeannette Van Den Bulk

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

Elizabeth Vander Beesen

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

Fiaaz Walji

Country Manager, Websense Canada Inc.

Derrick Webber

Penetration Testing and Digital Forensics Team Lead, CGI

Susan Wright

Teacher, Toland Way Elementary, Los Angeles Unified School District

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