Newfoundland and Labrador Access & Privacy Workshop 2011

Canada's Assistant Commissioner Chantal Bernier to present at 2011 Conference!

Chantal Bernier was appointed Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada effective December 8, 2008.

Prior to this, Ms Bernier was Assistant Deputy Minister, Community Safety and Partnerships Branch, at Public Safety Canada. Previously, she had served as Assistant Deputy Minister, Socio-Economic Policy and Programs, at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada from 1999 to 2002 and Director of Operations, Machinery of Government Secretariat, at the Privy Council Office from 1998 to 1999.

Ms. Bernier is a lawyer who started her career in the federal government in the Department of Justice Canada.

She holds a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Sherbrooke and a Masters in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Brad "RenderMan" Haines to make keynote address at 2011 Conference!

The Newfoundland and Labrador Access & Privacy Workshop Steering Committee is proud to announce that world-renowned speaker, Brad "RenderMan" Haines will be delivering a keynote address at 2011's event.

So You Think Your Data is Private: A Hacker's View of Privacy and Security Threats

Brad 'RenderMan' Haines is one of the more visible and vocal members of the wardriving community, appearing in various media outlets and speaking at conferences several times a year. Render is usually nearby on any wardriving and wireless security news, often causing it himself. His skills have been learned in the trenches working for various IT companies as well as his involvement through the years with the hacking community. He is also the author of several security books, most recently '7 Deadliest wireless technologies attacks' from Syngress.

A firm believer in the hacker ethos and promoting responsible hacking and sharing of ideas, he wrote the 'Stumbler ethic' for beginning wardrivers and greatly enjoys speaking at corporate conferences to dissuade the negative image of hackers and wardrivers and to educate the public

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Newfoundland & Labrador's Offices of the ATIPP Coordinator and Information & Privacy Commissioner, as well as Memorial University's Information Access and Privacy Protection Office are proud to present the 6th Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Access & Privacy Workshop.

This year's theme is Managing the Future of Access & Privacy. We look to the community to continue building on the foundation its established with this one of a kind event; bridging the gap between Access & Privacy Professionals, and those new to the field

Maintaining the momentum generated by last year's revamped format, the NL A&P Workshop will offer, once again, a day and a half of plenary and breakout sessions, with optional workshops available to the eager learners, on the afternoon of May 17th, 2011.

This means that we are happy to offer you over 20 interactive sessions this year! Prepared by industry veterans along with real life case studies, attendees will be able to take away practical knowledge and real inspiration to give life to managing information access and privacy protection in their own organizations. Specifically this conference allows delegates to:

  • Discuss, identify, and address the many challenges faced by managers of information in public and private sector institutions
  • Learn from the wide range of expertise available to the public and private sectors, both internal and external to the ATIPP community
  • Continue to examine and explore NL's PHIA Legislation
  • Hear from multiple jurisdictions, including those from the Province, the Federal Government and the municipalities of NL
  • Network with and build the Access and Privacy Community in Newfoundland & Labrador

Join your colleagues today and open doors to new and exciting ideas in the world of Access and Privacy!

We look forward to seeing you in St. John's on May 16th, 2011!