How to handle data privacy issues both inside our borders and beyond

Come to IAPP ANZ Summit 2019 on 29-30 October to learn how privacy laws and data protection regulations in countries all over the world can affect the way business is done right here in Australia and New Zealand.

Learn how to create a global privacy program that includes technology, security, legal and privacy teams. Explore how to change the perception of a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) from a barrier to a benefit. Review key GDPR developments since its inception. And a whole lot more. You will even gather critical insights from John Edwards, Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand and Angelene Falk, Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner.

Register for the 11th annual IAPP ANZ Summit today to get the latest local and global perspectives on privacy regulations, and take advantage of the opportunity to network with fellow privacy professionals from Australia, New Zealand and beyond.


Keynote Speakers

John Edwards

Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand, Office of the Privacy Commissioner

New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner’s Office has made international headlines calling for greater accountability from social media platforms. Hear from the man who has raised deep questions around the benefits, and potential harms, of these technologies.

Angelene Falk

Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner

Join Commissioner Falk for a debrief on the privacy landscape nationwide. Get clear on the OAIC’s policies, regulatory updates and possible challenges on the horizon.

Informative Sessions


From Privacy by Design to Privacy Engineering: Turning Law into Design Solutions

Efforts to achieve Privacy by Design can be frustrated by competing interests, conflicting requirements and misunderstood terminology from privacy, data protection and cybersecurity fields. Learn where the communication around privacy requirements breaks down and how to translate privacy principles into actionable IT requirements.


Making Good Health Data Uses Real: Practical Accountability by Design

High level statements of ethical principles for good uses of health data achieve little. Concrete frameworks, governance forums, processes and methodologies must be agreed to and applied to make good uses real. Learn how frameworks, tools and methodologies, while immature, are now evolving and becoming more useful.


AI — What’s the Drama? Applying Accountability to New Tech

This Panel session will examine several privacy concepts that can be built upon to assess artificial intelligence (AI) risks and benefits and improve AI so that it is more trusted and accountable to society. You will learn some of the pitfalls and biases inherent in both human and machine decision making.


The Westin Sydney
1 Martin Place
Sydney, New South Wales 2000


The Westin Sydney in Australia is a five-star hotel boasting a distinct sense of place in Sydney’s dynamic city centre near Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour, NSW Art Gallery and Sydney Harbour – a perfect location for us to explore privacy’s place in the APAC region.

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