Data + Privacy Asia Pacific conference will include keynote speakers, three concurrent streams on the latest privacy topics and an exciting panel discussion.

Welcome by Virginia Trioli, MC

Welcome to country
Official opening and welcome by Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner
Speaker: Timothy Pilgrim, Australian Privacy and Information Commissioner
Plenary two: Ethical data stewardship
Presentation by Peter Cullen, Information Accountability Foundation

Followed by a panel discussion moderated by Virginia Trioli
  • Peter Cullen, Executive Strategist, Policy Innovation Information Accountability Foundation
  • Dr Simon Longstaff AO FCPA, The Ethics Centre
  • Rob Sherman, Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook
Morning tea
Plenary three: Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data protection
Speaker: Simon DC Entwisle, Deputy Commissioner (Operations), Information Commissioner’s Office UK
Plenary four: GDPR session
Simon DC Entwisle, Deputy Commissioner (Operations), Information Commissioner’s Office UK

Michael McEvoy, Deputy Commissioner
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C.

Timothy Pilgrim, Australian Privacy and Information Commissioner
Breakout one: New technologies

Cockle Bay Room 1
13.45 – 14.00
Internet of Things and privacy regulation
Speaker: Peter Leonard, Data Synergies and Gilbert + Tobin

14.00 – 14.15
Economic impact of data
Speaker: Dr Michael Mandel, Progressive Policy Institute

14.15 – 14.30
The Move towards Open Data
Speaker: Adrian Lawrence, Baker McKenzie

14.30 – 14.45
Data Privacy & IoT: 'Protection of Personal Data in Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) technologies - A Chosen Route'
Speaker: Sinead Lynch, DLA Piper Australia

14.45 – 15.00
Are you sure that you know where personal data is within your organisation?
Speaker: Sean Webb, Alex Solutions

15.00 – 15.15
Applying Privacy Design Strategies to mitigate privacy risk in new technologies
Speaker: Anna Johnston, Salinger Privacy
Breakout two: Health and privacy

Meeting Room C3.4 & C3.5
13.45 – 14.05
Next Generation DNA technology privacy implications for law enforcements
Speaker: Nathan Scudder, University of Canberra

14.05 – 14.25
Privacy and data security of health data
Speaker: Chathurika Pavithrani, Queensland University of Technology

14.25 – 14.45
Accessibility, data and privacy: What are the greatest issues that need to be addressed
Speaker: Dr Manisha Amin, Media AccessAustralia (invited)

14.45 – 15.05
The privacy-related challenges facing medical research in an era of Big Data analytics
Speaker: Professor Moira Paterson, Monash University

15.05 – 15.25
Big data in a health context
Speaker: Anne-Marie Allgrove, Baker McKenzie
Breakout three: Protecting reputations

Meeting Room C3.3
13.45 – 14.05
What role does your data processor and outsourced partner play in protecting your reputation and brand?
Speaker: Alan Winters, Teleperformance Group

14.05 – 14.25
Practical realities for multi-nationals in privacy compliance and reputation protection
Speaker: Edward Ringrose, Ringrose Siganto

14.25 – 14.45
The changing landscape for Data Privacy
Speaker: Sheila Fitzpatrick, NetApp

14.45 – 15.05
Building organisational character for better privacy practice
Speaker: Marta Ganko and Ilana Singer, Deloitte

15.05 – 15.30
How global litigation and legal obligations have shaped reputational risks arising from data breaches
Speaker: Benjamin Di Marco, Clyde & Co

Afternoon tea
Identifying global and domestic synergies for regulatory enforcement activities
Facilitator: Virginia Trioli
  • Mr John Edwards, New Zealand Privacy Commissioner
  • Mr Brent Homan, Director General for PIPEDA investigations, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
  • Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
  • Mr Leong Keng Thai, Executive Chairman, Personal Data Protection Singapore
  • Ms Melinda Claybaugh, Counsel for International Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • Angelene Falk, Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Close by Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner
Timothy Pilgrim PSM
Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner