The AABC is pleased to present the following workshop: 

Privacy and FIPPA for Archivists 

Registration for this workshop is now closed.

Please contact aabc.advisor@aabc.ca to be added to wait list.

 

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018

This 1-day workshop will provide Archivists and Records professionals with an introduction to British Columbia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Participants will learn about the legislation in the context of archival practice and research and how to implement the legislation in their day-to-day work. The workshop will include breakout activities and participants are encouraged to bring their questions for discussion.

Workshop Instructors: Alexandra Wieland and Robert McLelland

Alexandra Wieland,  Information and Privacy Officer, SFU

Alexandra coordinates and facilitates protection of privacy activities, enabling academic and administrative departments to fulfil their legal obligations under BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation. Among other things, Alexandra provides advice on protection of privacy issues, coordinates responses to privacy breaches, conducts privacy impact assessments, develops and delivers workshops and training, and shares Archives reference desk duties. Alexandra has worked as an information professional in both government and higher education, including at the BC Housing Management Commission, the Insurance Corporation of BC and St Mark's College. Alexandra is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's School of Library Archival and Information Studies program and holds a Master of Archival Studies (MAS) degree.

Robert McLelland,  Information and Privacy Archivist, SFU

Robert McLelland has held the position of Information and Privacy Archivist with Simon Fraser University since May 2018. In this role, he is primarily responsible for coordinating the University's response to access to information requests made under BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, providing advice to the University on information access and privacy issues, and staffing shifts on the Archives reference desk. Previously, Robert worked as an information professional for local and provincial government and, including and access and privacy role with the BC Liquor Distribution Branch and Archivist for the City of Delta and Delta Museum and Archives Society. Robert is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's School of Library Archival and Information Studies program and holds a Master of Archival Studies (MAS) degree.

 

Workshop Details:

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Location: Jewish Museum and Archives of BC,  6184 Ash Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3G9

Cost: $150.00 AABC Members / $200.00 Non-members

Registration: Max 25 participants. Registration open September 4 - October 26, 2018

Catering: AM & PM coffee breaks included. Please note that registration fees do not include lunch. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch or they can head to Oakridge Centre Mall (across the street from the workshop venue). Oakridge has 2 restaurants and a variety of options in the food court: https://www.oakridgecentre.com/store_categories/fast-food/

Dietary restrictions: Please email aabc.advisor@aabc.ca if you have any dietary restrictions that we should be aware of for the coffee breaks.

Accommodations: Participants are responsible for planning and booking their own travel and accommodations (if necessary) for this workshop. 

Transit & Parking:  There are both transit and free street parking options available for the workshop. The Oakridge Skytrain station is a less than 5 minutes walk from the workshop venue. There are numerous bus options that can take you to the Cambie Street & 41st Avenue intersection. Please see the Translink website for trip planning: https://www.translink.ca/

 

Questions about the workshop?

Please contact the EAS Coordinator, Lisa Glandt at aabc.advisor@aabc.ca.

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