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3rd Annual Privacy, Access and Security Congress
Thu, 10/04/2012 - Fri, 10/05/2012
Event Location: 


Privacy & Information Security Congress 2012 - The Westin Ottawa Hotel, October 4th-5th, 2012 - Ottawa, ON, Canada


Security, Privacy, and Information Access leaders 

to convene in Ottawa October 4-5


CIPS members receive a discount of 10% off the registration price - use the code is "saveten".

Please note that the early bird rate for the conference ends September 7th at midnight. Also, please note that any individuals requiring accommodations during the event are encouraged to stay at the Westin Hotel to receive the conference rate of $199 per night. To receive this rate they must make a reservation before September 7th and reference Reboot Communications when booking. 


Ottawa will welcome over 400 global leaders, security, access and privacy experts this October to the 3rd Annual Privacy, Access and Security Congress. The Treasury Board Secretariat has been active in building the agenda for this event, which showcases world-class subject matter experts and will address the most cutting-edge issues in cyber security, open government, data breaches, and more. Every year this this Congress unleashes practical solutions and strategies, driving innovation and educational value to the public and private sectors across Canada.


Participants will engage in keynote and panel sessions that provide insights and tools to avoid pitfalls and turn rapid innovation into a competitive advantage.  The Congress facilitates unrivaled opportunities to network with international experts driving solutions to the most pressing issues in security, privacy and information access in the world.


On-line registration is open. Click HERE to access your early bird delegate rate!  


First Round of Speakers Announced!

Corinne Charette, CIO, Government of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Robert Dick, Director General, National Cyber Security Directorate, Public Safety Canada 

Anne Bertrand, Access to Information and Privacy Commissioner, Government of New Brunswick

Pierre Boucher, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Toni Moffa, Deputy Chief, Information Technology Security, Communications Security Establishment Canada

Trevor Hughes, President and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals 

Paul Girard, Executive Director & Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology, Faculty of Law,  University of Ottawa 
Mimi Lepage, Executive Director of Information and Privacy Policy, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat   
Sean Doherty, Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise Security Group, Symantec  

Colleen D'Iorio, Executive Director, Security, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Kristin Lovejoy, General Manager, IBM Security Services

William J. Cook,Partner, McGuireWoods LLP

Colin J. Bennett, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of  Victoria 

Dean Turner, Director, Global Intelligence Network, Symantec

Amanda Maltby, Chief Privacy Officer, Canada Post

Jean Francois Gauthier, Executive Director, Strategic Consulting, Loran Technologies 

Greg Akers, SVP, Advanced Research and Development, Cisco

Suzanne L. Morin, Assistant General Counsel - Privacy, Research In Motion Limited

Dr. David Whyte,Technical Director, Cyber Defence, Communications Security Establishment Canada
Dr. Teresa Scassa,Canada Research Chair in Information Law, University of Ottawa
Dmitri Alperovitch, Co-Founder & CTO, CrowdStrike Inc

Derick Cassidy, Founder and CTO, Device Identity

Stephen Walker, Senior Director, Information Management Directorate, CIOB, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Fiaaz Walji,Senior Director, Websense Canada Inc.

David Elder, Counsel, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Winn Schwartau, "The Civilian Architect of Information Warfare," Author, Speaker, Security Theorist, Serial Entrepreneur, Distinguished Fellow Ponemon Institute

Ashely Casovan, Strategic Coordinator for the Chief Information Officer, City of Edmonton  


2012 Congress Topics

·  Responding to Cyber Threats of Tomorrow 

·  Privacy Breaches 

·  Open Government
·  BYOD 

·  Identity Management 

·  Social Media 

·  Cross Border Data Flows: Multinational Cloud Environments 

·  Governance and Accountability 

·  Surveillance


Pricing and Registration

Early bird rates offer $200 off your delegate fee and are in effect until midnight, Sept. 7th. 

Public Sector:   $450     Private Sector:  $675


Registration fees include:

·  All keynotes, plenaries, panel sessions and business breakouts

·  2 plated lunches

·  All coffee breaks 

·  Conference reception 

·  Access to exhibit hall 

·  Conference portfolio

·  Conference materials 

·  On-line access to presentations post-event 


For full conference information and online registration, please click here.   


Congress Sponsors

The Congress is sponsored in part by:  Symantec Corporation (Title Sponsor), Cisco, IBM, RSA, Google, Websense, Sierra Systems, Seccuris and Fortinet.



CPE Credits

 The Congress qualifies for CPE credits for most professional associations (e.g.. IAPP, (ISC)2, CAPAPA and ISACA)    


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Please pass this along to any interested colleagues.  We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you in Ottawa this October. 


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