With huge advancements in technology and the growth of AI, companies are grappling with how they can continue to innovate with data within the context of constantly evolving privacy regulations and increased consumer expectations around privacy and data protection.
The Data Privacy & Protection conference will focus on the practical steps organisations can take to ensure they go beyond compliance to manage privacy, risk and data protection effectively.
What you will take away
- How to work with core data teams to comply with Global Data Privacy Regulation
- How to effectively respond to a privacy violation
- How to unpack CDR and Open Data and understand what’s next
- How to implement an effective third-party risk management program
- How to educate employees about data governance procedures
- How to empower customers to actively manage their own privacy and security
Private and public sector senior executives with the roles of:
- Data Protection
- Information Security
- Privacy, Risk & Compliance
- Data Governance
- Data & Information Management
- Data Analytics & Insights
- General Counsel
Attend to learn:
- Adapt to additional regulatory requirements
- Evolve data use while keeping privacy & transparency at the forefront
- Build a privacy-aware culture & strengthening customer trust
- Monitor the efficacy of privacy activities through a privacy metrics program
Information & Privacy Commission NSW
Samantha Gavel was appointed as NSW Privacy Commissioner on 4 September 2017.
Her role is to promote public awareness and understanding of privacy rights in NSW, as well as providing information, support, advice and assistance to agencies and the general public. Her responsibilities include the preparation of reports recommending legislative, administrative or other action in the interests of privacy as well as conducting inquiries and investigations into privacy-related matters.
Most recently Ms Gavel was the National Health Practitioner Ombudsman and Privacy Commissioner, and previously held the role of Private Health Insurance Ombudsman for six years.
Ms Gavel has also worked in senior administrative roles for both NSW and Commonwealth Government organisations. She is an experienced mediator and has significant expertise in complaints handling, dispute resolution, privacy rights and ombudsman work.
Fitzpatrick & Associates USA
Sheila FitzPatrick is a strategic global data privacy and protection compliance consulting firm. Sheila has over thirty-five years’ experience in global data privacy, data protection and sovereignty compliance and is one of the foremost experts on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Sheila has been honoured as one of Silicon Valley’s Women of Influence 2017.
Sheila works with numerous multinational companies (including Fortune 500 companies) providing an extensive array of data privacy and sovereignty services. Sheila also works with corporate legal, finance and HR departments, as well as sales, marketing, and product development teams to help position data privacy compliance as a competitive advantage.
Passionate about secure, smooth and simply brilliant innovation to help customers bank better – at Xinja we are striving to achieve this. Banking is all about dealing in units of trust and we will never forget this. We have a responsibility to protect our customers and their hard-earned money.
Personally, I’m a savvy Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and Legal professional with extensive experience in financial services reporting to the CEO.
With diverse exposure to a broad spectrum of customers (from retail, to business, institutional and government), across an array of financial products & services (including lending, deposits, cards, advice, securities, Managed Investment Schemes and everything in between), via a smorgasbord of material risk categories (credit, operational & compliance, legal, strategy, technology-related, capital & liquidity focussed) and having worked in a variety of organisations (from the biggest bank in the country, the mutual banking sector, starting a fintech company and commencing my career in corporate law firms) – I pride myself on being a strategic business enabler with razor sharp commercial acumen and genuine customer centricity.
Obtained an Economics (and Social Sciences) Degree, Law Degree from the University of Sydney and Masters of Risk Management from UNSW. Also a Justice of the Peace (JP) and ad hoc guest lecturer/conference presenter.
What People Are Saying
“I learnt a massive amount in those two days and left with a list of practical ideas and suggestions for bringing data privacy to life across our organisation.”Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, Data Privacy conference attendee February 2019
Date: 23 Feb 2020 By: Criterion Content Team
As data sharing becomes the new norm and we move towards open data domains, questions are being raised around information privacy and whether it has a place in this new era. We compiled the statistics on this growing issue. View the infographic below or download the high res version here: With the Data Availability and Transparency …
Date: 8 Jul 2019 By: Criterion Content Team
Less than 12% of global companies understand what GDPR is and what it means for them. “A number of companies jumped on the GDPR bandwagon and claimed to be experts…Many companies that had never operated in the privacy space or even knew what privacy really meant, are all of a sudden were GDPR experts.” Sheila …
Date: 1 Feb 2019 By: Tim Tran
GDPR – Impact on Australian Organisations The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that went into effect on 25 May 2018 started an awakening of the fundamental need to respect the rights and freedoms of all individuals and protect their personal data from unauthorised collect, use, and distribution. The GDPR influenced a wave of …
Date: 25 Sep 2018 By: Ash Natesh
In the wake of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica as well as emerging reports ofdata breaches, public awareness and expectations of privacy and data protectioncontinue to heighten. The challenge now is to align data-driven innovation witheffective data governance frameworks in order to mitigate the risk. It is crucial that data is used in the most privacy-centric, …
Endorsers & Media Partners
The Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) is the longest serving peak body for industry practitioners in the southern hemisphere. RIMPA actively promotes best practice, sets industry standards and fosters professional development across all business sectors and educational institutions.
Established in 1969, RIMPA is a not for profit association who represents over 2,000 professionals and organisations in the private sector, Commonwealth, Federal, State and Local Governments.
RIMPA has active Branches and Chapters operating in all states and territories across Australia and New Zealand.
Through it’s international partnerships with other peak bodies, RIMPA provides its members with access to an accomplished framework of professional associations.
RIMPA has strategic alliances with the Information Governance ANZ and Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML).
Information & Data Manager (IDM) is a dedicated magazine and Web site covering collaboration and information management for Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. It offers expert insight, case studies and essential updates on topics such as:
• imaging & workflow
• enterprise content management
• document & records management
• robotic process automation
• knowledge management
• compliance & ediscovery
In every issue, there is a major feature on software & systems, analysing contemporary approaches to how information management is being applied in different industry sectors. IDM readership is across all levels of government, banking, finance, legal, health, architecture, engineering the media and manufacturing.
DAMA Australia represents the Australian Chapters of DAMA International, the non-profit industry association dedicated to advancing the profession of data management. Our chapters in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney provide a forum for members to exchange information, ideas and experiences. We help data management practitioners become more knowledgeable and skilled in their profession and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in managing data. We help everyone gain an understanding of data and the role it plays in their organisation.