3rd Annual Privacy, Access and Security Congress 2012 Oct 4-5, 2012, Ottawa, ON

General Information

Thank You!

On behalf of our conference advisory board, thank you to all of the delegates, speakers, sponsors, and moderators who attended the 3rd Annual Privacy, Access and Security Congress in Ottawa.  This was without doubt the best Congress yet, and simply could not have been done without your support and participation.

Thanks to those of you who tweeted and posted about the event, ensuring that those who could not attend were kept in the loop!  We will continue the conversations over the year and look forward to hearing more from you in the coming months.

Conference Survey (closes Oct.12th)

Your feedback is important to us as we continue to grow and expand this event.  Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts and suggestions by filling out this brief electronic survey.
Link: http://fluidsurveys.com/s/ottawa2012/
Password:  pso2012

Conference Speaker Presentations

A reminder that conference presentations will be available on-line within a week of the conference ending. You will find them at: https://www.rebootcommunications.com/ottawaps2012presentations/

Next Year!

We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you in Ottawa in 2013 for the 4th Annual Privacy, Access and Security Congress.  Dates for next year will be announced shortly.

2012 Congress Topics:

  • Responding to Cyber Threats of Tomorrow
  • Privacy Breaches
  • Open Government
  • BYOD
  • Governance and Accountability
  • Social Media and Security
  • Cross Border Data Flows: Multi National Cloud Environments
  • Identity Management and Privacy in a Common Service Delivery Model
  • Surveillance


CPE Credits:

A reminder that the Congress qualifies for CPE credits for most professional associations (e.g.. IAPP, (ISC)2, CAPAPA and ISACA)

This program can be applied towards 9 of the 12 hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada.  Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism hours or for the New Member Requirement.


2012 Conference Advisory Board
(From the Chief Information Officer Branch, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)

  • Pierre Boucher, Deputy Chief Information Officer
  • Mimi Lepage, Executive Director, Information and Privacy Policy
  • Colleen D’Iorio, Executive Director, Security
  • Julie Attallah, Manager, Community Engagement & Development, Information and Privacy Policy
  • Barbara Dundas, Senior Analyst, Information and Privacy Policy

Conference Rates:

Regular registration (after Sept. 7, 2012)
Public Sector $650.00 CAD (plus HST)
Private Sector $875.00 CAD (plus HST)
Student Rate $250.00 CAD (plus HST)

Registration Fees Include:

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

2012 Industry Advisory Board:

  • Shawn Cruise, Director, Public Sector Canada, Adobe
  • Grant Lecky, National Chair, Canadian Security Partners’ Forum (CSPF)
  • Ashley Lukeeram, Sr. Account Manager, Symantec (Canada)
  • Amanda Maltby, Chief Privacy Officer, Canada Post
  • Suzanne Morin, Assistant General Counsel – Privacy, Research In Motion Limited
  • Brian O’Higgins, President, Brian O’Higgins and Associates
  • Winn Schwartau, Author, Speaker, Security Theorist
  • Sheldon Shaw, Director of Business Development,  Bell
  • Roger Tremblay, Sr IT Security Consultant
  • Fiaaz Walji, Sr. Director, Websense Canada Inc.
  • Don Williams, Business Development Director, Justice & Public Safety, Sierra Systems

The Westin Ottawa Hotel


Bill Abbott

Senior Counsel - Regulatory Law and Privacy Ombudsman, Bell Canada

Greg Akers

Senior Vice President of Advanced Security Initiatives, Global Government Solutions Group, Cisco

Dmitri Alperovitch

Co-Founder & CTO, CrowdStrike Inc.

Jon Baker

Systems Engineer, Endpoint Management and Mobility Group, Symantec

Louis Beauséjour

Assistant Deputy Minister, Integrity Services Branch, Service Canada

Patrick Bedwell

Vice President of Products, Fortinet

Dr. Colin J. Bennett

Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria

Anne Bertrand

Access to Information and Privacy Commissioner, Government of New Brunswick

Pierre Boucher

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Barbara Bucknell

Strategic Policy Analyst, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Ashley Casovan

Strategic Coordinator for the Chief Information Officer, City of Edmonton

Derick Cassidy

Founder and CTO, Device Identity

Corinne Charette

CIO of the Government of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

William J. Cook

Partner, McGuireWoods LLP

Colleen D'Iorio

Executive Director, Security, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Robert Dick

Director General, National Cyber Security Directorate, Public Safety Canada

David Elder

Counsel, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Jean-Francois Gauthier

Executive Director, Loran Technologies

Paul J. Girard

Executive Director & Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Sharon Hagi

Senior IT Architect and Consultant, IT Security Strategy Consulting Services, IBM Canada

Mike Huckaby

Senior Director, Global Pre-Sales, RSA

Trevor Hughes

President and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Adam Kardash

Managing Director and Head, Access/Privacy, Heenan Blaikie

Dr. Ian Kerr

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

Mimi Lepage

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

Kristin Lovejoy

General Manager, IBM Security Services Division (former IBM Global VP of IT Risk & CISO)

Amanda Maltby

General Manager, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer, Canada Post Corporation

Jonathan McHale

Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce Policy

Toni Moffa

Deputy Chief/ADM, Information Technology Security Program, Communications Security Establishment Canada

Suzanne L. Morin

Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Research In Motion Limited

Chris Poulin

Industry Security Systems Strategist, IBM

Dr. Teresa Scassa

Canada Research Chair in Information Law, University of Ottawa

Winn Schwartau

Security Theortician and Author; Founder, The Security Awareness Company

Jawahar Sivasankaran

Distinguished Engineer, Cisco

Henry Stern

Senior Security Investigator, Cisco

Jennifer Stoddart

Strategic Advisor, Fasken; Former Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Dean Turner

Director, Global Intelligence Network, Symantec

Fiaaz Walji

Country Manager, Websense Canada Inc.

Stephen Walker

Senior Director, Information Management Directorate, CIOB, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Dr. David Whyte

Technical Director, Cyber Defence, Communications Security Establishment Canada

Sara Wiebe

Corporate Secretary & CPO, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

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