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The Pod, Capri by Fraser

80 Albert Street

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

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Privacy Awareness Week will be held from 12-18 May 2019 and the Office of the Information Commissioner (OIC) is raising awareness through a range of events and activities with the community and across government.

This year’s theme is ‘Build privacy into your everyday’, which also underpins the broader focus on issues like biometrics, data, de-identification and re-identification.

The OIC invites you to a special speaker event featuring presentations from experts in the field:

Privacy in data sharing: A guide for business and government
Dr Ian Oppermann
NSW Government's Chief Data Scientist

ANZSOG research: Robots and the delivery of care services
Professor Helen Dickinson
Director of Public Service Research Group, University of NSW (Canberra)
Ms Catherine Smith
Lecturer and researcher in education, policy and community development, University of Melbourne

Mr Philip Green
Queensland Privacy Commissioner
Master of Ceremonies

Seats are limited - register now!

This event along with Privacy Awareness Week are just some of the OIC's key events in 2019 helping to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Right to Information Act and Information Privacy Act in Queensland.

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Dr Ian Oppermann

Ian is the NSW Government’s Chief Data Scientist and CEO of the NSW Data Analytics Centre. He has 25 years’ experience in the ICT sector and, has led organisations with more than 300 people, delivering products and outcomes that have impacted hundreds of millions of people globally. Ian has held senior management roles in Europe and Australia as Director for Radio Access Performance at Nokia, Global Head of Sales Partnering (network software) at Nokia Siemens Networks, and then Divisional Chief and Flagship Director at CSIRO. Ian is considered a thought leader in the area of the Digital Economy and is a regular speaker on “Big Data”, broadband enabled services and the impact of technology on society. He has contributed to 6 books and co-authored more than 120 papers which have been cited more than 3500 times.

Ian's presentation will focus on his recent white paper Privacy in data sharing: A guide for business and government. The paper describes a framework for privacy-preserving data sharing, addressing technical challenges as well as some data sharing issues more broadly.

Professor Helen Dickinson

Helen is a Professor of Public Service Research and Director of the Public Service Research Group at the School of Business, University of New South Wales, Canberra. Her expertise is in public services, particularly in relation to topics such as governance, leadership, commissioning and priority setting and decision-making. Helen has published 18 books and over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles on these topics and is also a frequent commentator within the mainstream media. She is co-editor of the Journal of Health, Organisation and Management and Australian Journal of Public Administration. She is also a board member of the Consumer Policy Research Centre. In 2015 Helen was made a Victorian Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia and she has worked with a range of different levels of government, community organisations and private organisations in Australia, UK, New Zealand and Europe on research and consultancy programs.

Ms Catherine Smith

Catherine is a lecturer and researcher in education, policy and community development, with international experience working in Canada, UK, Guinea-Bissau and Australia. Her research and teaching focuses on ‘care’ and 'care ethics' in policy and practice in state-society relationships. Her expertise extends to inclusive preventative health and wellbeing practices, and social emotional learning in different health promoting settings with a special interest in protective and risk factors which arise from technologies. She was a CI on Researching Policy Implications for the Use of Robots in Care Settings funded by ANZOG in 2018.

Helen and Catherine's joint presentation will focus on their recent ANZSOG research: Robots and the delivery of care services. Together they will address technical challenges and data sharing issues.

Mr Philip Green

Appointed as the Queensland Privacy Commissioner in December 2015, Philip has an extensive career in the private and public sectors. His legal career at Allens included commercial banking and finance/insolvency. He has extensive central and agency experience in criminal justice, legal and economic policy at the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in Queensland. Philip most recently headed up the Small Business division for the Queensland Government. He has a keen interest in innovation and technology law and was instrumental in establishing Queensland’s first administrative privacy regime.

For more information or queries, please contact the OIC events team.

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80 Albert Street

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

Australia

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