International Association of Privacy Professionals

On September 15-16, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology will sponsor a workshop to further its privacy engineering initiative. The workshop will focus on developing draft privacy engineering definitions and concepts that will be explored in a forthcoming NIST report.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton and Williams LLP is pleased to announce that Bojana Bellamy, global director of data privacy for Accenture, will be joining the firm as president of the Centre, effective September 2, 2013.
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On November 13-15, 2012, delegates at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels were given insight into how discussions with key policymakers are progressing. As the European Parliament aims to finalize the reform of the EU Data Protection Directive by the end of the current European Parliament’s mandate in 2014, this ambitious goal faces numerous hurdles.
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On May 2, 2012, Australia’s Attorney General Nicola Roxon announced that the Canadian government will introduce a bill to the Australian Parliament that will enact a number of the recommendations from the 2008 Law Reform Commission Report and reform privacy law in Australia. Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim presented an overview of the draft legislation during iappANZ’s Privacy Awareness Week.
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Over the past year, the Fair Information Practice Principle of Accountability has figured prominently in international and national policy discussions about how to improve privacy and data protection. On September 29, 2010, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership hosted a workshop on accountability preceding the IAPP Privacy Academy in Baltimore.

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