Join us online for our spring Information, Access & Privacy Forum on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

This Forum convenes leading data, cybersecurity, information, access and privacy experts to discuss current and emerging issues affecting local governments. Gain valuable insights on data and privacy trends, new technologies and solutions, and discover what’s next for the sector.

Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021

Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Patricia Kosseim

Commissioner, Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Patricia Kosseim brings to the IPC significant experience and a wealth of knowledge in the areas of privacy and access law, having worked in public, private and health sectors, and across various jurisdictions. Prior to joining the IPC, Patricia was counsel in Osler's Privacy and Data Management Group where she provided strategic advice to clients on matters of privacy, data governance and access law. She also led a number of thought-leadership initiatives as national co-leader of Osler’s AccessPrivacy knowledge platform.

Patricia served for more than a decade as senior general counsel and director general at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada in Ottawa. During that period, she was responsible for advancing a number of major cases before the federal courts and the Supreme Court of Canada; advising on critical privacy investigations; appearing before parliamentary committees on significant legislative bills; developing national and international policies; leading a national research funding program; and, overseeing a technology analysis team and laboratory.



Andrea Schwartz
Director of Mediation, Information & Privacy, Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Else Khoury
Privacy Officer, Department of Public Health, City of Hamilton

Bruce Miller
President, RIMTECH Inc.

Gillian Shaw
Director of Adjudication, Information & Privacy, Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Janice Adshead
Deputy Clerk, Records & Information Management, City of Brampton

David Goodis
Partner, INQ Law

Mary Ellen Bench
Counsel, Dentons

Pamela Fettes
Director, Administration Services/Clerk, Town of New Tecumseth

Jonathan Bullock
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Brock IT (Brockville)

Tara Baker
Treasurer, GM Finance, City of Guelph

Sasha Einwechter
General Manager, Information Technology, City of Guelph

Mark Dillon
Vice President of IT, Waterloo North Hydro

Suzanne Klatt
CAO/Clerk, Township of Madawaska Valley

Stephen Nessner
Account Executive, Brock IT (Waterloo)

Sherry Liang
Assistant Commissioner, Tribunal Services, Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Ray Morrison, Former CAO & Treasurer, Augusta Township


Forum Fees


Forum Rate: 372.90

plus HST

Date: Thursday, 20 May 2021
Registration Deadline: Thursday, 13 May 2021

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