Data Governance | Privacy | Risk & Compliance | Information Security
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27th & 28th February 2019
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
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Day 1 - Wednesday 27th February, 2019

Registration, coffee & networking
Welcome remarks from the Chair
Stephen Bolinger
Chief Privacy Officer
Adapting to changing privacy & data use expectations
KEYNOTE: The Network & You: Unresolved issues in the interaction between people, businesses & government
  • How can we meaningfully secure data?
  • Recent developments in other jurisdictions
Rachel Dixon
Privacy and Data Protection Deputy Commissioner
Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC)
From compliance to competitive advantage
  • How is Privacy viewed within your organisation and how would you respond to a major breach?
  • How organisations are implementing Privacy as part of their competence, competitive advantage and not just for compliance
Robinson Roe
Managing Director ANZ

In this interactive session you will have the opportunity to meet delegates in short 60 second bursts and set up valuable conversation for the rest of the event.

Morning tea & networking
INTERNTIONAL KEYNOTE: Implementing a global privacy program for the future
  • Unpacking the changes to privacy Globally including Australia, New Zealand, China and the EU
  • Building the organisational foundations for privacy best practice
Sheila FitzPatrick
Worldwide Expert in Data Privacy & GDPR
FitzPatrick & Associates
The GDPR Journey: Building a global privacy & data protection foundation
  • Prioritising and getting started: tough choices with finite time and resources
  • Privacy culture: driving awareness and change through education, tools and existing processes
  • Privacy governance: roles and responsibility across a distributed organisation
Stephen Bolinger
Chief Privacy Officer
Networking lunch
Protecting your data and people in a ‘hyper-connected’ world
  • What new risks do the explosion of connected devices present business and government?
  • Best practices for secure communication and collaboration
  • How to build a crisis-ready and cyber-resilient organisation
David Nicol
Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand
Creating a whole of government data policy & practice
  • Best practice data governance to continue to leverage data assets
  • Empowering staff to maximise data use and what privacy and security mean for them
  • Implementing privacy and security by design
Dr Kate Cumming
Acting Director - Information & Data
NSW Department of Finance, Services & Innovation
Putting the correct controls in place across the data lifecycle
  • How to communicate to the business, board and consumer
  • Measuring framework success – metrics beyond compliance
Stuart Harrison
Chief Information Security Officer
Afternoon tea & networking

There is no one size fits all when tackling privacy and data protection. Different organisations are currently grappling with how to prepare and respond effectively to a breach.
This break out session will allow you to work through your current challenges with expert facilitators.

  1. How to plan for Data Privacy and to turn this into a strategic driver for your business: Roundtable discussion hosted by Micro Focus
  2. Maintaining business continuity in the case of an incident: Roundtable discussion hosted by BlackBerry
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of Day One

Day 2 - Thursday 28th February, 2019

Welcome, coffee & networking
Opening remarks from the Chair
Anthony Hollis
Managing Director
Data Governance Australia (DGA)
Building Trust
KEYNOTE: Data sharing & release – reforming public data use
  • Enhancing the integrity of the data system
  • Safeguarding data sharing and release
  • Building trust in use of public data
Dr Phillip Gould
Assistant Secretary
Office of the National Data Commissioner
PANEL DISCUSSION: Tackling the challenges – data ethics, trust & transparency
  • When does data use becomes creepy for the consumer?
  • What are the compliance obligations to communicate data collection & use with the customer
  • How will AI create challenges for privacy and do we see regulation on AI as a solution?
Sheila FitzPatrick
Worldwide Expert in Data Privacy & GDPR
FitzPatrick & Associates
Kate Carruthers
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
University of New South Wales
Mark Baartse
Chief Marketing Officer

In this interactive session, you will have the opportunity for reflective discussion with other participants. Gain a better understanding of all the organisations present and the different challenges they face

Morning tea & networking
Implementing data governance & privacy frameworks
Developing an end-to-end data governance framework
  • How to overcome roadblocks in implementing data governance
  • Lessons learnt from the data governance journey – how to get started
  • How data governance can enable privacy and data breach prevention
Kate Carruthers
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
University of New South Wales
Governance in practice – setting up a enterprise customer data governance council
  • Identifying and aligning the cross functional key stakeholders
  • Benefits, successes and learnings of a council structure
  • Determining who owns governance and obtaining buy-in from the business
Marko Jovanovic
Group Manager - Privacy & Data Management
Australia Post
Networking lunch
Strategies to identify & protect your most valuable asset
  • Get a better understanding of your data, where it is stored and how it is used
  • Understand who has access and identify risks
  • How to conduct a map of your data and identify the gaps
Ian Evans
Head of Data, Analytics & Insights
World Vision Australia
Integrating privacy into different corporate functions & strategy
  • Building privacy awareness in your organisation
  • Leveraging security to integrate privacy across the business
Daphne Hiew
Senior Privacy Lead, Compliance & Regulatory Affairs
  • Understanding the threat environment
  • Lessons learnt from recent incident case studies
  • Discussion about how to create an effective incident response plan
Steve Seguna
Head of Incident Management
Australian Cyber Security Centre
Closing remarks from the Chair & end of Conference with afternoon tea
Workshop A: Building a privacy program for the future
Friday 1st March 2019, 9:00am - 3:00pm

The workshop

For any data driven organisation compliance with evolving privacy legislation has become a top priority. The risks to businesses are still being quantified.

This interactive workshop with global privacy expert Sheila FitzPatrick will take you step by step through the practical actions you can take to get the most out of your privacy policies and frameworks.

New & essential updates

  • Recent changes and advancements in data protection laws
  • The status of GDPR compliance – an update on actions taken against companies that have ignored or violated the GDPR
  • The expanding laws in ANZ and Asia as a result of GDPR

Key considerations you will explore

  • What data are you collecting, how is it stored and used?
  • What are your direct and third party privacy obligations?
  • What are the gaps in your current privacy programs?

You will gain practical insights on how to

  • Create a privacy foundation that supports business goals
  • Embed a culture of privacy that enables compliance and reduces human error
  • Conduct an effective privacy impact assessment
  • Ensure policies and third party contracts are compliant

What past workshop attendees had to say…

“Sheila is a treasure trove of knowledge on the subject and her passion just shines through her. Very engaging discussion.” -September 2018

“Highly recommended. Interactive and personal speaker and presenter. I would come see her again!” -September 2018

“Sheila gave invaluable insights into the intentions of the law makers and regulators” -September 2018

* PLEASE NOTE: Workshop Venue will be held at Victoria University City Convention Centre. Level 12, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne. The workshop venue is located almost next door to the conference venue, Rendezvous Hotel.

Price: $999+ GST

* Refreshments & lunch provided

Sheila FitzPatrick
Worldwide Expert in Data Privacy & GDPR
FitzPatrick & Associates
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Key Speakers

Rachel Dixon
Privacy and Data Protection Deputy Commissioner
Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC)
Kate Carruthers
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
University of New South Wales
Stephen Bolinger
Chief Privacy Officer
Stuart Harrison
Chief Information Security Officer