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                     Alberta Data Architecture Association 

TOPIC         Perspectives on Privacy


Data privacy is becoming ever more challenging. Consider GDPR, data breaches, and social media misuse, to name but a few… It's always good to broaden your awareness!

 The first half of the meeting consists of a brief overview of privacy (given by Ken Barker, Professor of Computer Science, University of Calgary; and Director, Institute for Information Security, Privacy, and Information Assurance), followed by 4-5 focused perspectives on privacy by guest contributors.

The second half of the meeting will be a group discussion / Q&A.

Afterwards, you're welcome to join us next door at Sunterra for a social, where you can continue discussing/debating issues of privacy and/or simply enjoy some time amongst data people.


Ken Barker (Professor, U of C; Director, Institute for Information Security, Privacy, and Information Assurance)
--- "Introduction: Preparing for the arrival the GDPR"

Arbaiza Jamaluddin (Chair of Calgary Knowledgenet Chapter, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP); Privacy Consultant) 

--- "Privacy by design"

Ron Patterson (Director Governance, Risk and Compliance, Badger Daylighting)
--- "Privacy starts with information classification"

Jolene Beaven (Manager, Data Governance, ATB)

-- Open Banking: At Odds with Privacy?

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 10th

5:00 pm:  Social (snacks available nearby at Sunterra or Starbucks).
5:15 pm:  Presentations and Q&A
6:45 pm:  Optional social next door at Sunterra Market
WHERE   TransCanada Tower, 450 1st St SW, Room 217 (+15, NW Corner)