9th Annual Information Privacy and Data Protection

Toronto • Online | November 30th, 2017

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Lexpert's accredited full-day course on information privacy and data protection will provide you with a complete understanding of the changing landscape and obstacles within your area of expertise while giving you a chance to network with partners and peers. This course is specially designed for: VP's, Directors, and Managers responsible for privacy compliance, security, IT & IS, internal audit, marketing, HR, and IT; lawyers advising on privacy issues, info tech, and marketing; in-house counsel and privacy officers to understand the current state of the law with respect to information security plan, IoT breakthroughs, and targeted advertising.  A range of topics will be covered including privacy implications of digital advertising, CASL update, information security risk management, and social media and BYOD. 
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Course Leaders

David Young
 | Principal, David Young Law
David advises both private and public sectors on all aspects of privacy law including compliance procedures, data sharing, employee privacy, personal health information, security, consent, and access to information. He also advises on marketing matters related to privacy law including digital advertising, anti-spam, and social media.He is listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 and The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 Edition. David is the 2015 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association's Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law. 

Bill Hearn
Bill Hearn | Partner, Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
Bill has extensive experience in advertising and marketing law, including compliance with anti-spam law, competition, privacy and data protection laws. He advises businesses, charities, governments, Crown agencies, and trade associations. He is a recognized leader in many fields, ranked highly in Martindale-Hubbell and Who's Who Legal. Bill is also listed in Chambers Canada, Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada as a leader in advertising and marketing law.  

Keynote Speaker

Dirk Schlimm, EVP
 | Geotab Inc.
Dirk is EVP and member of the Advisory Board at Geotab Inc. and has helped advance Geotab’s global strategy, corporate practices and risk management. Dirk oversees legal and policy frameworks for data privacy, data usage and data access as a source of innovation and value for users of connected car platform services. With Neil Cawse, he published the white paper Preserving Privacy and Security in the Connected Vehicle: The OBD Port on the Road Ahead. Dirk is also an expert in effective collaboration in global organizations and the author of Influencing Powerful People (McGraw Hill, New York and authorized Chinese translation). He teaches board room effectiveness in the ICD/Rotman Directors Education Program across Canada and works as an executive coach and facilitator. Dirk previously was a member of the senior executive team at Husky Injection Molding Systems. Dirk holds a law degree from Bonn University, Germany, and a doctorate in comparative law (United States/Germany) from Konstanz University, Germany.

Course Highlights

Big Data and Other Developments in the Public Sector and Elsewhere
Discussion of IPC's recently published "Big Data Guidelines" and the implications in both the public and private sectors.
General Data Protection Directive- Implications for Canadian Businesses
What is the GDPR and how does it change the privacy landscape? Implications for PIPEDA's adequacy status on trans-border transfers, status of the Privacy Shield and implications for Canada
Privacy Litigation Cases- Recent Developments

Update on recent course decisions, more cases and updates on the privacy tort, Rouge Valley breach, and the Supreme Court's decision in Douez v. Facebook.

Cyber Risk Management Guidance for Corporate Directors
What are the cyber risks facing companies?What legal duties do directors have to mitigate these risks? In-depth discussion addressing the liabilities facing corporate directors and strategies to protect from cyber risks.
Issues in Employee Privacy
Employee privacy policies- should they be compulsory? Devices: privacy, ownership of content and employer liability.
CASL Update
Implications of the PRA suspension, impact of the end of the 3-year transition period- the need for record keeping and corporate compliance programs.
Networking lunch and refreshments are included. To see the full agenda click here.

Registration Details

Toronto - November 30th, 2017
Vantage Venues
 Regular Price: $1,195
Early Bird Price: $895

Webinar -November 30th, 2017
Carswell Professional Development Centre


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