21 September 20234 minute read

2023 Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity Symposium

This Fall DLA Piper Canada will host the final two sessions of its inaugural Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity Symposium.


We recognize that navigating the intricate and constantly evolving web of data protection, privacy and cybersecurity issues is critical to your business. Topics in this inaugural symposium are designed to help you manage the complex security and privacy challenges of today.


Taking place throughout September and October, the final symposium sessions will cover topics on global privacy law and key updates in cybersecurity including best practices and cyber breaches.



Upcoming Sessions


Global Privacy Law — Impact on Canadian Organizations
Thursday, September 21 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. PT
Presented by: Andrew Dyson | Carol Umhoefer | Tyson Gratton

This session will provide an overview of the material privacy compliance risks and issues clients should be looking out for in the global marketplace from both a cross-border and Canadian perspective.


Cybersecurity — Best practices and key updates
Thursday, October 5 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. PT
Presented by: Kate Lucente | Keri Bennett | Dina Maxwell (PwC)

This session will discuss the intricacies of cyber breach incidents, which will offer valuable insights into ‎effective incident management strategies, best practices for breach reporting, and the latest trends in cyber breach litigation.


Register for these sessions here.


Past Sessions

The Spring symposium sessions, which took place throughout May and June, drew high attendance rates and positive feedback. These sessions covered employee monitoring and other critical privacy issues in ‎the workplace, key data management issues and case law updates, Quebec’s Bill 64 and AI in Canada. ‎You can access the previous sessions below:

Employee Monitoring and Other Critical Privacy Issues*

Presented by: Tania da Silva and Keri Bennett

*This session was held in conjunction with the 2023 Employment and Labour Law Spring Update


Access to Information Update – Key Data Management Issues and Case Law Updates

Presented by: Keri BennettTamara Nielsen and Swetha Popuri

Quebec Bill 64 – Are You Ready for Implementation?

Moderated by: David Spratley and Tamara Nielsen
Presented by: Carly Meredith and François Tremblay

AI In Canada

Moderated by: Keri Bennett
Presented by: Bennett BordenRyan BlackAlan Macek and David Spratley