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"PIPA Conference 2010" scheduled for Calgary on November 2 & 3, 2010

Topics: - Conferences - Privacy
Jurisdiction: - Alberta - British Columbia

The 5th annual “PIPA Conference" will be held on November 2nd & 3rd, 2010 at the
Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta. The conference - aimed at assisting organizations in BC and Alberta be privacy compliant  - is now in its fifth year. Last year's conference was held in Vancouver.

The title of this year's conference is "PIPA Conference 2010: Getting through the Privacy Jungle - How to see the Forest and the Trees”. The conference agenda is as follows:

Workplace privacy issues

  • employee information issues
  • unions
  • managing employee health information

Tools for creating a culture of privacy

  • auditing
  • metrics
  • staff training
  • monitoring compliance

Emerging technology

  • cloud computing
  • social networking
  • biometrics
  • street-level images
  • surveillance
  • electronic health recordsinformation systems

Planning for and avoiding disaster

  • breach response and notification
  • business continuity planning
  • pandemic planning

Data management

  • cloud computing
  • records management
  • responding to access requests - including locating responsive records
  • information classification systems
  • information systems
  • electronic health records