Privacy and Security in the Digital Age

Master of ceremonies

Laurel Wale
TRU privacy and access officer

Opening welcome

Brett Fairbairn
TRU president

Join over 200 of your colleagues to gain a deeper insight and understanding into how digital strategies are impacting the fields of privacy, security, audit and risk.

Whether you are a practitioner fulfilling CPE requirements, a coder, vendor, educator, student, manager, engineer, policy maker or senior executive, this day presents an opportunity to delve into current issues and to create connections that are invaluable for you and your organization.

Registration is closed.


All events take place at TRU's Campus Activity Centre.

  8 a.m.

Registration and breakfast at the vendor fair (located in the Terrace Room)

  9 a.m.

Territorial Acknowledgment and Elder’s Blessing: Dr. Margaret Vickers Hyslop
President's Welcome: Dr. Brett Fairbairn

  9:15 a.m.

Morning keynote — Michael McEvoy, BC Information and Privacy Commissioner

  10 a.m.

Privacy in the news: 2018 in Review — Laurel Wale, TRU Privace and Access Officer

  10:15 a.m.

Coffee break in the vendor fair

  10:45 a.m.

John Cuzzola, Director Information Technology SD#73 and TRU Sessional Lecturer
Is your pride hampering your security?

  11:15 a.m.

Tamara Hunter, DLA Piper
How GDPR compares to Canadian privacy law and affects Canadian organizations

  11:45 a.m.

IoTs Panel: Craig Neal, Maggie Fung, David Burkholder and Dave Zylyk

  12:30 p.m.

Lunch served in the Terrace Room

  1 p.m.

Pat Davis, VP Business Technology and Chief Information Officer for BCLC
Introduction to the BCLC technology and innovation speakers series

  1:05 p.m.

BCLC Speaker in Technology Luncheon Keynote — Ben Smith, Field CTO, RSA
How to recognize and think about digital risk management

  2 p.m.


  2:30 p.m.

Brian Lamb, Director Learning Technology and Innovation, TRU
Information pollution: how do educators respond?

  3 p.m.

Aaron Konig Sales Engineer, Varonis Systems Inc.
The Modern State of Insecurity

  3:30 p.m.

Closing remarks: Matt Milovick, VP Administration and Finance, TRU

  3:45 p.m.

Social and prize draw in the Terrace Room