AUSTRALIAN INFORMATION COMMISSIONER ANGELENE FALK CONFIRMED AS SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER AT LANDMARK ADIA LEADERS FORUM
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16
The Australian Data and Insights Association (ADIA) has today announced Australian Information Commissioner Angelene Falk will be a special guest speaker at its upcoming annual Leaders Forum.
The ADIA will host a fireside chat, Bringing the Privacy Act into the Digital Age, with Falk at the March 7 forum, focused on the impending changes to Australia’s privacy laws and how the proposals will affect ADIA member organisations and the broader industry.
As the head of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and outgoing Privacy Commissioner, Falk has worked extensively with Australian Government agencies, the private sector, and international organisations to address regulatory challenges and opportunities presented by rapidly evolving technology and data use. Since being appointed to the role of Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner in 2018, Falk has advanced the protection of Australians’ privacy through her work on international privacy bodies, helping shape global data protection policies and cross-border initiatives.
ADIA CEO Sarah Campbell said Falk’s discussion was set to be a highlight of the 2024 Leaders Forum agenda.
“It is exceptionally timely for our members, who operate under Australia’s first and only OAIC registered industry privacy code. Her involvement in this year’s forum is particularly significant in light of the Federal Government’s commitment to overhauling Australia’s privacy laws to make the statute fit for purpose in the digital age. The bill to amend the Privacy Act 1988 is anticipated this year, making it a prime opportunity for our members to hear from Commissioner Falk first-hand on how the changes will impact businesses nationally and what they can do to prepare their organisations ahead of time.”
Falk is set to join a stellar line-up of guest speakers for this year’s Leaders Forum, including:
This year’s forum will also include the return of the popular Future Leaders session (open to ADIA members and non-members) on March 6, which is designed to develop business and leadership skills in up-and-coming research and insights professionals.
Key speakers for the session include Lucy Davison, CIE Legal founding partner and ADIA legal advisor Andrew Maher, well-being and productivity advisor Thea O’Connor, and The Team Space founder and MD Kammeron Cran.
Both the Future Leaders session and the ADIA members-only Leaders Forum will be held at the Ovolo Hotel in Woolloomooloo.
For registrations and more information, visit https://dataandinsights.com.au/leaders-forum-2024/
Early-bird registration closes on Friday, February 16, 2024.
For more information, please contact:
0460 012 092
About the Australian Data and Insights Association (ADIA)
The Australian Data and Insights Association (ADIA) is the peak industry body for data, insights and research organisations in Australia. ADIA (formerly AMSRO) represents close to 100 of Australia’s leading data, insights and research companies, with members employing over 5,000 people in an industry generating over $3 billion of economic activity annually.
ADIA members conduct research with Australians for most of the ASX top 200 companies and the majority of State and Federal Government departments. ADIA works in partnership with its company members, plus privacy authorities, business, government and the community to protect and promote the industry and uphold the highest ethical and privacy standards working under the first and only (non-mandatory) registered Industry APP Privacy Code since 2003.