The Data Privacy & Protection conference will give you a holistic lens on privacy. Attend and hear from leading organisations on how to:
- Build a privacy and data protection program that is agile to the future
- Identify and mitigate both physical and digital breach risks
- Manage and control third party risk
- Strengthen data governance frameworks
- Align data governance, compliance, security, and technology frameworks
- Build and maintain trust through transparent and ethical data governance
Covering key updates from 2018 to plan for the future of privacy:
- Data Breaches - post Feb 2018
- GDPR - post May 2018
- APS Privacy Code - post July 2018
- The Consumer Data Right - further implementation
Get up to speed in a fast moving privacy landscape to manage risks and continue to innovate with data.
Who will attend?
Private and public sector senior executives with the roles of:
- Chief Privacy Officer
- Privacy / Data Protection Officer
- Chief Risk Officer
- Head of Risk and Compliance
- Chief Information Security Officer
- General Counsel
Attend to learn:
- Improve data governance frameworks
- Identify and mitigate privacy risks
- Work with third parties to ensure data protection
- Demonstrate privacy and ethical commitment
- INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Global privacy law overview – impacts for Australia
- The Customer Data Right (CDR) – giving Australians more control of their personal data
- Taking a transparent customer-centric approach to risk, privacy & data protection
- Implementing a risk based approach to privacy & data protection
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
In her role as Acting Australian Information Commissioner and Acting Privacy Commissioner, Angelene Falk leads the OAIC in fulfilling the office’s functions across privacy, freedom of information (FOI), and government information management.
Ms Falk brings 24 years experience working across State and Federal Government agencies and with business and the community, in law, policy and education.
Ms Falk has held senior positions in the former Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) and the OAIC since 2007. In 2014 Ms Falk oversaw the office’s engagement with business, government and the Australian community on the implementation of the significant reforms to the Privacy Act 1988 that commenced that year. Immediately prior to her appointment as the Acting Australian Information Commissioner and Acting Privacy Commissioner in March 2018, Ms Falk was the OAIC’s Deputy Commissioner.
Over the past decade, Ms Falk has worked extensively with Australian Government agencies, across the private sector and internationally, at the forefront of addressing regulatory challenges and opportunities presented by rapidly evolving technology and potential uses of data. Ms Falk’s experience extends across industries and subject matter, including data breach prevention and management, data sharing, credit reporting, digital health, and access to information.
Ms Falk holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University and a Diploma in Intellectual Property Law from Melbourne University.
Flight Centre Travel Group
David has over 20 years information technology and security experience and currently is responsible for information security across the Flight Centre Travel Group, which consists of over 40 companies across over 100 countries.
Prior to FCTG, David worked at BHP and a number of consulting firms and has significant national and international experience. This experience taught David that a pragmatic approach to protecting business assets is crucial should an organisation want to be successful. David also has IT Forensics and Fraud investigation experience and has been called upon as an expert witness for a number of cases involving corporate fraud, computer crime and other criminal activity.
David has served as a Director on the Board of ISACA and is currently a Board member of the Australian Network for Art and Technology, an organisation which merges with leading edge technologies with innovative artists.
Jason is the Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Telstra. He is responsible for setting and managing the overall Telstra compliance monitoring and reporting framework, as well as direct accountability for the Privacy, Ethics, Competition and Data Compliance programs.
As Chief Privacy Officer, Jason is accountable for managing Telstra’s global privacy program at a time when the organisation is undertaking a dramatic change from a telecommunications company to a global technology company.
Previously, Jason was the Chief Compliance Officer for the Toll Group, managing the design and implementation of Toll’s global compliance program, including its privacy program, across Toll’s operations in 55 countries.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws. He practised as a solicitor in a regulatory environment at ASIC and APRA and in private practice at Hall & Wilcox. Prior to joining Toll, he practised in-house at UniSuper and Australian Unity as part of their senior management teams in Operations.
Fitzpatrick & Associates
Sheila FitzPatrick is President and Founder of FitzPatrick & Associates, a strategic global data privacy and protection compliance consulting firm. She has over thirty-five years’ experience in global data privacy, data protection and sovereignty compliance. Sheila is considered one of the world’s leading experts in data privacy laws and works closely with the US Government, Council of the European Union, country-specific data protection authorities in Europe, Asia/Pacific, and The Americas, as well as, National Works Councils, European Works Councils and Law Enforcement Agencies. She provides expertise and hands-on experience in the areas of global data protection compliance, data sovereignty, cybersecurity regulations and obligations, issues associated with cloud computing, big data and new technologies, data breach compliance and management, and records management. Sheila has been recognized by Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) around the world for her depth of comprehension and commitment to data protection laws. She speaks regularly at global conferences and panel discussions and publishes many articles focused on data privacy, cybersecurity and cloud computing. Sheila is one of the foremost experts on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and was identified as one of the 2017 EMEA 50 recipients, an honor bestowed on the 50 most influential people in EMEA. Sheila was also honored 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, including acting as their outside global Data Governance expert and Chief Privacy Officer/Data Protection Officer and/or as their Data Privacy Compliance Project Manager. She is responsible for developing, managing and implementing worldwide data privacy compliance programs, including the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), that include responsibility for compliance with global laws related to data protection, data sovereignty, cybersecurity, data breach notification, cloud computing and records management. She sits on many customer internal corporate councils and committees including their Data Privacy Advisory Boards. 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.
Sheila holds positions on many external councils and is currently the Vice-Chair of CompTIA’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Committees and is actively involved in their Big Data and Cloud Computing Subcommittees. Sheila holds strategic seats on “by invitation only” committees including the European Union Data Protection Advisory Council, the Asia Pacific Data Protection Framework Advisory Board, the Latin American Data Privacy Forum, the SNIA Privacy Council, the Canadian PIPEDA Advisory Board, and the Pacific Rim Privacy and Cybersecurity Advisory Group.
Sheila holds degrees (BA and JD) from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA and a law degree (LLM) from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland
What People Are Saying
“Regardless of whether or not breaches of Privacy law are found to have occurred or not, these events are an opportunity for all businesses to consider whether their handling of personal information is not only compliant, but aligns with community expectations.”Acting Australian Information Commissioner and Acting Privacy Commissioner
Date: 22 Jun 2017 By: Emily Mason
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Date: 30 May 2017 By: Jessica Farrelly
The Government is set to invest $130 million in data analytics teams over the next three years, under the newly announced Data Integration Partnership for Australia (DIPA) initiative. Financed by the Public Sector Modernisation Fund, the DIPA will maximise use of the Government’s vast data assets, allowing cost effective and timely insights into data that …
Date: 23 Nov 2016 By: Jessica Farrelly
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Date: 3 Nov 2016 By: Jessica Farrelly
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Endorsers & Media Partners
Australian Retailers Association
Founded in 1903, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is Australia’s largest association, representing the country’s $310 billion sector, which employs more than 1.2 million people.
To ensure retail success by informing, protecting, advocating, educating and saving money for members.
Australian Information Security Association
As a nationally recognised not-for-profit organisation and charity, the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) champions the development of a robust information security sector by building the capacity of professionals in Australia and advancing the cyber security and safety of the Australian public as well as businesses and governments in Australia.
Established in 1999, AISA has become the recognised authority on information security in Australia with a membership of over 3000 individuals across the country. AISA caters to all domains of the information security industry with a particular focus on sharing expertise from the field at meetings, focus groups and networking opportunities around Australia.
AISA’s vision is a world where all people, businesses and governments are educated about the risks and dangers of cyber attack and data theft, and to enable them to take all reasonable precautions to protect themselves.
Our independent non-profit association was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of our profession. Our strategic plan calls for continued work in the areas of advocacy, diversity, education, and organisational excellence.