Media Advisory - Information and Privacy Commissioner visiting Thunder Bay to address key access and privacy issues

TORONTO, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will host a special event in Thunder Bay on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, as part of the IPC's Reaching Out to Ontario program (ROTO). Under the ROTO program, IPC staff visit cities across the province to discuss access and privacy issues facing the province's public and health sectors.

The morning will begin with an overview by the Commissioner on the latest developments at the IPC, followed by two concurrent information sessions. The sessions will focus on changes to legislation, new policies and procedures, recent decisions and orders and best practices and guidelines for information management.

The event is free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend.

Event Details
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Valhalla Inn
1 Valhalla Inn Rd.
Thunder Bay, Ontario

8:30 a.m. – Doors open - registration and networking

9:00 – 9:40 a.m. - Welcome and presentation from Brian Beamish, Commissioner

10:00 – 11.00 a.m. - Concurrent information sessions:
Session A: Key developments in access to information and privacy
Session B: Latest developments in protecting personal health information

Q & A will follow each session.

For more information and to RSVP or 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, BB: 647-408-5556,


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