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Mitigate risks, design & implement privacy programs, policies & procedures
Conference Date
27th - 29th August 2019
Sydney Harbour Marriott
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Managing technology, regulation & customer expectations

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
Who will attend?
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
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Key Speakers

Samantha Gavel
Privacy Commissioner
Information & Privacy Commission NSW
Sheila FitzPatrick
Worldwide Expert in Data, Privacy & GDPR
Fitzpatrick & Associates USA
David Nichols
Co-founder & General Counsel
Xinja Bank


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.”

    Kelly Sparke
    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, …

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