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CIPS Speaking Tour with Tom Keenan – Winnipeg (Oct 19), Halifax (Oct 20), St John’s (Oct 21), Charlottetown (Oct 22)

Speaking Tour with Tom Keenan

Sponsored By:

Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy 

Technology is creeping in to all aspects of our lives, from our social interactions to our personal finances and even our physical bodies. And, yes, there are some creepy people behind those technologies. They’re not all hackers in dark basements – some work for respected corporations. Tom Keenan will take us on a tour of the creepy side of technology and give some suggestions about how to protect ourselves and throw the bad guys off our digital scent.

Winnipeg, MB - Oct 19th

Location: Alt Hotel, 310 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB

Time: 1130am - 1:30pm

Cost: ICTAM/CIPS/ISACA Members: $45, Non-members: $55 



Halifax, NS – Oct 20th

Location: Delta Barrington, 1875 Barrington Street,

Sackville Room (see digital readerboard in lobby for info)

Time: 5:00 pm – registration, 6:00 pm – dinner. Speaker will start when dessert is served

Cost: $40.00 for CIPS Members, $50.00 for Non-Members, $40.00 for students


Assorted Bread/ Crisps with Whipped Butter

Chicken Parmesan with Alfredo, Roasted Potato and Vegetables*

Apple Crisp

Freshly Brewed Coffee/ Tea

*Vegetarian option if required 



St John’s, NL - Oct 21st

Hosted by the College of the North Atlantic


College of the North Atlantic, Prince Philip Drive Campus - Gym,

1 Prince Philip Drive, St. John's

Time: 9 am



email or call 1-877-ASK CIPS (275-2477) ext 1


Charlottetown – Oct 22nd


Quality Inn & Suites Charlottetown (The Inn on the Hill),

150 Euston St   Charlottetown PE   

Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Cost: $20 CIPS Members & Students,  $25.00 Non-Members

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email or by phone at 902-368-5669

Registration closes at 11:00 am October 20th.


Photograph of Thomas Patrick Keenan

Speaker: Dr. Thomas P. Keenan, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP is a popular professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design, and an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of Calgary.

As a member of the Government of Canada’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Smart Communities, he was exposed to how the “best and brightest” thinkers were using technology to improve our individual and collective lives.   He continues as an active participant in the activities of the New York City-based Intelligent Community Forum, helping to adjudicate the Smart Community o