Media Advisory - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner is reaching out to Ontario

TORONTO, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario's new Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will be visiting the Niagara Region as part of the renewed and refreshed Reaching Out to Ontario program. The Commissioner will present at Brock University on the latest trends and challenges in access and privacy, followed by two panel sessions. One panel will discuss the changing nature of access to government-held information and the evolution to a more transparent and accountable government. A second concurrent panel will examine the many challenges of protecting personal health information in electronic environments. The event is free of charge and both the public and those in the public sector are encouraged to attend. This is an opportunity to be part of the discussion about how we can build a better province where our privacy is protected and governments remain accountable.

EVENT DETAILS

Date & Time: 


Wednesday, May 6, 2015



Registration: 9 to 9:30 a.m.



Event: 9:30 to 11 a.m.




Location:


Brock University



500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. (Map)



Academic South Block, Rooms AS203 & AS204 (Campus Map)



Parking available in Lot D.

 

This event may be recorded and televised by TVCOGECO.

For more information and to request an interview, please email the contact below.

SOURCE Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario

For further information: Media contact: Jason Papadimos, Senior Communications Advisor, Direct Line: 416-326-8828, Cell: 647-408-5556, Toll-free: 800-387-0073, media@ipc.on.ca

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