What's on in 2015

This page lists the events that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) will be participating in during Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) 2015.

Monday 4 May
Tuesday 5 May
Wednesday 6 May
Thursday 7 May
Friday 8 May

Event details will be added as they are confirmed.


Monday 4 May

PAW business breakfast

Focussed on Privacy – living in the future, the PAW business breakfast will explore issues around the intersection of privacy regulation and technology.

The Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim will give an annual update on the work of the OAIC. This will be followed by an introductory speech from Mark Pesce, futurist, author and inventor, who will also MC the panel discussion. 

PAW business breakfast panel:

  • Mark Pesce — Honorary Associate, Digital Cultures Program, University of Sydney (MC)
  • Dr Mark Burdon — TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland
  • Chris Duckett — Editor, ZDNet
  • Mia Garlick — Head of Policy Australia New Zealand, Facebook
  • Dr Christine M O'Keefe — Research Director, Data Analytics, CSIRO

Details:

Monday 4 May 2015
7.30am–9.30am
The Heritage Ballroom, Westin Hotel, No 1 Martin Place, Sydney
$95 per person (incl. GST)
(Tables of 8, individual ticket purchase welcome)

Privacy impact assessment (PIA) workshop

Want to learn more about the benefits of conducting a privacy impact assessment (PIA) when planning new projects in your organisation or agency? Want to practice your PIA skills, and learn new ones?

We are offering a practical workshop that will de-mystify and simplify the PIA process facilitated by Anna Johnston, Director of Salinger Privacy. This capacity building workshop is geared towards Project and IT Managers and Privacy Contact Officers working alongside project teams.

PIA workshop (Sydney)

Monday 4 May 2015
10.00am–12.30pm
The Barnett Room, Westin Hotel, No 1 Martin Place, Sydney
$80 per person (incl. GST)

Sold out. Please email corporate@oaic.gov.au to be added to the waiting list.


Tuesday 5 May

iappANZ PAW 2015 Panel Discussion (Melbourne)

Privacy Awareness Week panel discussion with Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, and iappANZ guest speaker, Professor Fred H. Cate.

Details

Tuesday 5 May 2015
5.00pm–7.00pm
Minter Ellison Lawyers, L23 Rialto Towers, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Wednesday 6 May

PIA workshop — Government agencies (Canberra)

During this practical workshop geared towards Agency Privacy Contact Officers:

  • Identify ways to manage, minimise or eliminate privacy impacts
  • Learn about the relationship between risk mitigation and corporate governance
  • Hear the ten steps to conduct a PIA and practice mapping information flows

PIA workshop (Canberra)

Wednesday 6 May 2015
10.00am–12.30pm
Ground Floor, 4 National Circuit, Canberra
$80 per person (incl. GST)

ARCA Executive Breakfast (Melbourne)

Enjoy breakfast and a panel discussion addressing "Comprehensive Credit Reporting - what's the impact on your customers?" This event is geared towards senior executives in the credit industry.

Details

Wednesday 6 May 2015
7.30am–9.30am
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Thursday 7 May

Webinar: Introduction to the APPs and the OAIC’s regulatory approach

This webinar is designed to provide training on the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), the regulatory powers of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), and ways that the OAIC handles complaints, and promotes and encourages privacy compliance.

If you’re a new privacy contact officer, or new to the Privacy Act 1988, this introduction to the APPs will be a valuable tool for you to develop your knowledge and compliance skills.

Details

Thursday 7 May 2015
11.00am–12.00pm
Free (limited to 100 places)

Executive Breakfast (Sydney)

Enjoy breakfast and a panel discussion addressing "Comprehensive Credit Reporting - what's the impact on your customers?" This event is geared towards senior executives in the credit industry.

Details

Thursday 7 May 2015
7.30am–9.30am
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, 199 George Street, Sydney

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Friday 8 May

iappANZ PAW 2015 Panel Discussion (Sydney)

Guest speakers will include:

  • Timothy Pilgrim, Australian Privacy Commissioner
  • Professor Fred H. Cate, Indiana University
  • Peter Leonard, Partner, Gilbert + Tobin
  • Dr Elizabeth Coombs, NSW Privacy Commissioner
  • Sarah Davis, The Guardian

Details

Friday 8 May 2015
3.00pm–5.00pm
Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers, L37, 2 Park Street, Sydney

More Information


Contact Us

Should you have any questions, please contact us at:
02 8231 4221
corporate@oaic.gov.au

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