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Monday, July 17
9:00am - 10:00am

Opening Keynote - Telling Your Data Story With the 3Vs: Vocabulary, Voice and Vision

Data Leaders must create a compelling narrative to evangelize their Information Governance programs and secure long-term support from enterprise stakeholders and business leadership. Information governance leaders who seek to improve soft skills and execute simple storytelling techniques will be more likely to gain a rightful place for their initiatives on their organization's strategic plan.

Speaker: Scott Taylor, The Data Whisperer
Scott has helped countless companies by enlightening business executives to the strategic value of proper data management by focusing on business alignment and the “strategic WHY.” As Principal Consultant for MetaMeta Consulting he helps Enterprises and Tech Brands tell their data story. Scott will bring this school of thought to the ARMA Canada Information Conference and expand upon why it is essential for information management professionals to construct a compelling narrative around their data management programs to secure long-term support from enterprise stakeholders and business leadership.

Monday, July 17
2:00pm - 2:45pm

Keynote - The First Nations Principles of OCAP® 

This presentation will introduce attendees to the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) the First Nations principles of OCAP® and First Nations data sovereignty. The First Nations principles of OCAP® establish how First Nations’ data and information will be collected, protected, used, or shared. Standing for Ownership, Control, Access and Possession, OCAP® is a tool to support strong information governance on the path to First Nations data sovereignty.

Speaker:  Leslie MacGregor, Education Officer for the FNIGC
In her role, Leslie plays a key role in the assessment, design, and delivery of high-quality OCAP® education and training. Leslie comes to FNIGC with a wealth of experience in Indigenous education. Prior to FNIGC, Leslie was the Program Administrator, Continuing Education, with the Anishinabek Employment & Training Services and before that, she was the Associate Dean, Student Services at Confederation College in Thunder Bay. As a Métis woman, Indigenous practices and principles are foundational to Leslie’s core values and inclusive leadership style: reciprocity, relationships, rebuilding, and respect. 

Tuesday, July 18
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Closing Keynote - Generative AI, Privacy, and the Future of Information Governance: A Fireside Chat with Dr. Christopher Parsons, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The rise of artificial intelligence technologies and generative AI systems, such as ChatGPT, create potential opportunities and pose novel challenges for information management professionals. There is the potential for these systems to enhance the ability to identify and retrieve digital records. However, simultaneously these systems can raise questions about how particular searches for records are conducted; how decisions have been reached when AI or generative technologies are involved in decision-making processes; and the overarching impact on privacy. In this emerging era, how might these technologies be governed or what should be considered ahead of their adoption? Please join us for a fireside-style chat with Dr. Christopher Parsons, Senior Technology and Policy Advisor at the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and John Isaza, Partner-Rimon Law, to explore these concepts and how information management professionals could adopt AI and generative technologies in responsible and reliable ways.  

Speaker:  Dr. Christopher Parsons, Senior Technology and Policy Advisor, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Prior to his current position, Dr. Parsons held the position of a Senior Research Associate at the Munk School’s Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, where his research focused on third-party access to telecommunications data, data privacy, data security, and national security. He holds a Ph.D in Political Science from the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria, and a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from the University of Guelph.

Moderator: John Isaza, Partner, Rimon Law