During this 60-minute presentation, Alison Howard and Andrew Pender will discuss and analyze the findings from the Canadian Privacy Summit 2016. They will share insights on stakeholder positions, as expressed at the summit, concerning the legislative environment for privacy and data, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), the Privacy Act, and emerging privacy issues. The webinar will also explore recommended future directions for Canada’s privacy legislation and regulations, such as:
- Optimizing scarce resources to improve the privacy environment;
- Providing guidance and tools;
- Continuing enforcement efforts; and
- Identifying and respecting “no-go zones.”
Alison Howard is the Associate Director of the Industry and Business Strategy Convening group. In this role, she develops and supports major conferences, educational workshops, and other special events. Prior to this role, Alison conducted research for 15 years and has published over 40 reports, case studies and articles on workplace learning and skills development, especially in the areas of employability and literacy. Alison's research has also covered post-secondary education issues, privacy, corporate community investment, the food and drink sector, and the culture sector. Alison is a graduate of the University of Guelph (Masters of Management Studies and Bachelor of Arts).
Andrew Pender is the Associate Director of the Conference Board’s Privacy and Corporate Security group and has overall management responsibility for related multi-disciplinary executive networks, research projects and events, including the Canadian Privacy Summit 2016; the Council for Chief Data and Analytics Officers; the Council of Chief Privacy Officers; the Customer Experience Council; and the Council for Security Executives.