Date: May 11, 2018

The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) will host a special event in Hamilton on Friday, May 11, 2018, as part of the IPC’s Reaching Out to Ontario program. Commissioner Brian Beamish and other IPC executives will use this occasion to update Ontarians on the emerging access and privacy issues facing the province’s health and public sectors.

8:00 a.m.       Registration

9:00               Welcome and presentation from Brian Beamish, Commissioner
Commissioner Beamish will provide an update on recent IPC developments including new legislation, mandatory health privacy breach reporting, big data and surveillance.

9:45                Networking break

10:00             Concurrent presentations and QA sessions

Session A
Key Developments in Access to Information and Privacy
Presentation by Brian Beamish, Commissioner, and David Goodis, Assistant Commissioner Policy & Corporate Services

This session will explore key issues related to access to information and open government, recent decisions, and access and privacy implications of the recently proclaimed Child, Youth and Family Services Act.

Session B 
Latest Developments in Protecting Personal Health Information
Presentation by Suzanne Brocklehurst, IPC Registrar, and Debra Grant, Director of Health Policy

This session will explore mandatory breach reporting and new code of procedure for matters under PHIPA.

Date:           Friday, May 11, 2018

There is no cost to attend this event, but we ask that you RSVP to and indicate the panel session you plan to attend.

This post is also available in: French

This post is also available in: French

Location: St. Joseph’s Healthcare Centre West 5th Campus 100 West 5th Street Hamilton