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Don't be left in the dark this June, register today for:

Shining a Light on Access and Privacy
Conference: June 16–17, 2016

The 2016 Access and Privacy Conference will take place on June 16 and 17, with pre-conference workshops on June 15, at the Marriott River Cree in west Edmonton, Alberta. 

We are very excited to welcome a group of dynamic access and privacy leaders to speak at our conference. Confirmed speakers for 2016 include:

  • Patricia Kosseim, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada: The Body as Information: How Is It to Be Regulated? 
  • John Weigelt, Microsoft Canada: Addressing Privacy Risks When Adopting Cloud Computing 
  • Dr. Steven Penney, University of Alberta: Digital Search & Seizure: Inequality & Naiveté in the Interpretation of Section 8 of the Charter 
  • ... and many other current issues and important topics presented by industry experts and Privacy Commissioners from across Canada. 

For a list of confirmed speakers and other conference details, visit the 2016 Access and Privacy Conference website.


Still available: Early bird pricing 

  • Two-Day Conference:  $550

  • Pre-Conference:  $245

Take advantage of early bird pricing before May 2, 2016
Half-day prices also available. 


The 2016 Access and Privacy Conference will take place at the Marriott River Cree Resort, located in west Edmonton, Alberta.

As a delegate at this conference, you will receive a special rate for your hotel room at $167/night. This price is only available until May 13, 2016. Due to the hotel's limited availability, we will have a small room block this year. Please book your hotel early to guarantee your room.



Hosted by the University of Alberta's Faculty of Extension, the Access and Privacy Conference was first held in 2001. Since then, it has featured a wide range of international and national speakers. One of North America's premier access and privacy conferences, every year it attracts over 250 delegates from across Canada, from both the private and public sectors.