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Overview This session examines the impact of government policies on cyber security at post-secondary institutions and the concrete steps institutions can take to protect themselves and their students from cyber threats. Agenda To view full conference agenda, click here.

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Institutions across the country are actively attempting to defend themselves against cyber threats, which are constantly increasing in number and level of sophistication. Just how prepared are we? And how do we know we are improving? This workshop will focus on the activities required to assess and improve our individual and collective cybersecurity postures.

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The digital age has transformed human resources. Technology can enable greater consistency in employee management and ensure that decisions are backed by data and precedent. Employers have access to more information than ever, but also face potential risks when using technology to analyze employees. Employers also face privacy and security issues when using AI, big data, and predictive analytics. Join us for a discussion of the employment law considerations on the use of technology in HR.

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Change is a constant in the human resources world, particularly for Ontario’s school boards. Ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation, arbitrations or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals, directors of education, supervisory officers and trustees.

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Shivani will discuss effective strategies to respond to current issues arising in the workplace including the legalization of cannabis as well as the development and implementation of both whistle blower policies and codes of conduct. Shivani will touch on the implications of medical marijuana in workplaces generally, addressing the duties of employers to accommodate its use while ensuring a safe working environment.

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ost-secondary institutions are meant to be safe spaces with the mission to educate students and engage the community in critical thought and discussion. They need to do more to create environments where all students are safe from violence. They need to do more to support the survivors when they come forward. And, they need to engage the community at large on creating a culture of consent.

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Intended for senior-level (director and up) student affairs professionals, this institute covers a wide range of legal and policy issues that we encounter on a regular basis. The three-day institute will cover the legal environment in higher education in Canada, applicable human rights law, and laws and conduct policies with respect to students and student groups.

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Overview NetDiligence’s Cyber Risk Summit in Toronto is attended by hundreds of Canada’s cyber liability insurance, legal/regulatory and security/privacy technology leaders. This 3-day educational conference features dozens of speakers on some of the cyber industry’s hottest topics. Expert speakers bring their A game to this highly regarded event, while innovators and technology experts on the…

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Overview Colleges and universities have a responsibility to protect freedom of expression, and academic freedom, while ensuring an inclusive and safe learning environment for all members of their respective college and university community. This conference is for higher education administrators to collaborate with their peers on the practical ways they can accomplish this task.

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The challenges facing in-house counsel today, both internal and external, are unprecedented. Consider crisis management in the #MeToo era, or how to deal with the continued (and ever more powerful) threat of cyberattacks. At the same time, in-house lawyers must research and implement legal innovation in their departments. Our presenters can help. They go over the most effective approaches to the ever-shifting challenges, and they show you how your department — large or small — can best position itself to succeed in the coming years.

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Overview This intensive Osgoode certificate program was developed by a select group of industry leaders to provide a comprehensive understanding of key regulatory compliance requirements and the practical strategies to meet them. Five modules – offered across several weeks – cover the intersection of compliance and enterprise risk management, and best practices to manage risk…

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Do not miss hearing the insights of guest speaker Daniel J. Michaluk. Dan specializes in information and cyber security, data management, anti-spam (CASL), privacy and freedom of information. Along with his extensive postsecondary education sector experience involving student, privacy and employment matters, Daniel works with public institutions on complex and sensitive freedom of information issues….

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Tricks of the Trade is ‘THE’ conference for the personal injury bar, addressing current challenges for both plaintiff and defense counsel.

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Hicks Morley’s Information, Data Security & Privacy Group invites you to participate in a special webinar for Municipal Privacy Coordinators. Access requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act can range in complexity from those involving single page records to large muti-part requests raising multiple legal and procedural issues involving substantial volumes of documents. Municipal Privacy Coordinators are often confronted with having to make a variety of legal determinations within tight deadlines imposed by MFIPPA.

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This Advantage CPD session will provide University Counsel and Senior Academic Administrators with an overview of the latest legal developments affecting Universities.

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Join us as we discuss these latest legal developments and more as we present effective tips, strategies and best practices that can help your organization stay on the leading edge of human resources management.

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force in late May and applies to entities outside of Europe who offer goods and services to EU residents. The “GDPR” raises issues for Canadian Higher Ed institutions given their dealings with international students and alumni and their offering of online programming.

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2018 Toronto Client Conference

April 5, 2018 - May 3, 2018

Join us as we discuss these latest legal developments and more as we present effective tips, strategies and best practices that can help your organization stay on the leading edge of human resources management.

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Topic Sexual Violence and Harassment Legislation and Policy Issues for Institutions Legal trends across the country Insights on key duties and “pressure points” in policy Insights on cyber harassment obligations Legal issues with investigation and adjudication Duty to act considerations

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Topic The market for cyber insurance continues to evolve with each high profile incident. Our panelists will include a claims specialist, a broker and a breach coach and will provide an update that encompasses the claims environment, coverage issues, claims initiation issues and incident response practice. Dan is a Hicks Morley lawyer who has been…

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Data security incidents are a significant risk to most organizations – and a poorly executed response can lead to significant liability. Ensuring your organization’s breach response strategy is effective will enhance reputation and public trust and minimize the potential harms that can result…

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Topic Cybersecurity and the Workplace: Prevention, Response and Liability Employers and the employee data they hold is at risk. Hackers are continuously attacking employers with a view to extorting a ransom payment, receiving cash for data and for other malicious ends. Are you doing what you should to prevent an incident? What workplace policy is…

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This unique and leading edge certificate program focuses on the knowledge and practical skills you need to become an effective and current compliance professional. You will also gain an understanding of the best compliance strategies to shield your organization from costly and damaging violations for failing to implement an effective risk management and compliance program….

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Topic Data Breach Essentials Agenda The 14th Privacy & Data Security Compliance Forum presented by the Canadian Institute, offers you a comprehensive review of Canadian and International privacy legislation for 2017.

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Topics: Incident Response, Containment and Communications Mandatory and Optional Disclosures with Third Parties Agenda: Protecting personal health information is vital for everyone. Unauthorized access and privacy breaches happen and can have lasting consequences for both the patient and the health care system. Program Highlights Making your privacy auditing count Incident response, containment and communication Cloud…

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In the context of an employee-employer relationship, the collection, use and disclosure of employee medical information is subject to a number of legal requirements. This webcast will examine the legal rules that govern hospitals’ use and disclosure of employee medical information in the accommodation process

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Topic: Logging, Auditing and Monitoring Access Agenda: Logging, auditing and monitoring access to personal health information are important components in effectively detecting and preventing unauthorized access. This webcast session is the part of the Shared Commitment to Privacy Series that will provide an overview of applicable legal and regulatory guidance on these issues, to inform…

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NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit

April 28, 2016 - April 29, 2016

Topic: State of Litigation: Data Breach and Coverage Litigation Update Agenda

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2016 Toronto Client Conference

April 5, 2016 - April 28, 2016

Change is a constant in the human resources world: ongoing developments in the law, whether through new legislation or the courts, and the rapid evolution of best practices create a fast-paced learning environment for human resources professionals.

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Our School Board Conference will cover a wide variety of topics relevant to Directors of Education, Trustees, Supervisory Officers and Human Resources Practitioners. We will take you first on a “whirlwind tour” of recent developments in labour, employment and education law. This will be followed by a plenary session on critical issues concerning the changing landscape in school board collective bargaining. Following a buffet lunch, we will invite you to attend two afternoon workshops of your choice.

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Agenda Cyber-Security Risk, Risk Management and Insurance cyber-attacks are costly, complicated and a top concern for organizations in 2016. Join Hicks Morley for an expert panel discussion that will identify today’s cyber-security risk as well as relevant and practical management strategies. In this session, we will discuss: the legal basis for cyber-security risk and practical…

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Agenda Social media has changed the way we do business – and created new challenges for employers. In this session, we will review and discuss: The latest case law on the ability of employers to discipline and/or terminate for off-duty conduct on social media How employers should respond when their employees become the target of…

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Materials Responding to Data Breaches – PowerPoint Slides Case Law Assessing Non-Pecuniary Damages for Breach of Privacy The Science of Data Breach Prevention A Model for Achieving Reasonable Data Security through Information and Instruction   Agenda Most organizations will experience a significant data security incident in the next two years. A poorly executed response can multiply…

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Agenda Every person is entitled to work in an environment free of violence and harassment. With the advent of social media, a new sphere of harassment has emerged. An employer’s failure to swiftly address inappropriate and unwelcome behaviour in the workplace is not only unpleasant for the victim involved, but also leads to hostile work…

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Stay on the leading edge of Human Resources change Change is a constant in the human resources world – with new laws and court decisions and the evolution of best practices. Employers must take the lead in responding to these emerging challenges – and Hicks Morley is pleased to be your partner in navigating this…

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Agenda The purpose of this session is to provide University Counsel and Senior Academic Administrators with an overview of the latest legal developments affecting Universities. The University sector faces enormous economic and legal pressures that are driving rapid changes on campuses across Canada. This session will address: Bill 179 and it’s Application to Deans and…

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April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 22, 24 and 29, 2014 View Map Stay on the leading edge of Human Resources change Change is a constant in the human resources world – with new laws and court decisions and the evolution of best practices. Employers must take the lead in responding to these emerging challenges…

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Agenda The much anticipated coming into force date for CASL (Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation) has been set for July 1, 2014. CASL enacts broadly-applicable law that governs the sending of “commercial electronic messages” as well as other communication practices used by legitimate businesses. While the regulation will affect some organizations more than others, CASL compliance…

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Agenda The Human Resources field is in constant change. The challenge for all Human Resource Professionals is to keep pace with the emerging knowledge and techniques in order to support the management team with accurate and timely information. On October 8th Hicks Morley has partnered with the Quinte Chapter and the Northumberland and District Chapter…

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CACE 10TH Annual Conference

October 5, 2013 - October 8, 2013

Topic Privacy and Social Media Restrictive Covenants Panel Discussion Agenda

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2013 ECAO Industry Conference

September 20, 2013 - September 22, 2013

Topics Accessibility Law: Developing your AODA Compliance Plan Use at your own risk – employee privacy and work computers The Legal Implications of Transferring a Construction Employee from the Site to the Office

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This session will feature a facilitated discussion on data breach response. Questions addressed will include:  The team. Who’s on it? Who plays what role? When to engage outside experts? Assessment. What degree of ambiguity should be tolerated? How much time to assess is justifiable? Internal communication. How broad a privilege to carve out? How to…

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PHIPA Summit (2012)

November 15, 2012

Topic Cloud Computing and Health Privacy – Practical and Legal Considerations Agenda

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This session is an update for in house legal counsel on critical information management issues. We will focus on current developments and their practical implications. Topics will include: Things you must do now to maintain access to business system information Recent privilege cases and what they mean for in house counsel Data security, breach response…

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Position Your Organization Ahead of the Field in Human Resources Since the founding of Hicks Morley in 1972, tremendous changes in the legal, social and technology landscape have affected the way employers in Canada manage their workplaces. Now more than ever, employers must take the lead and respond to the countless new and different challenges…

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MATERIALS Hicks Morley is proud to welcome Robin Gould-Soil, Director, PIPEDA, for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) who will address pressing privacy issues facing Canadian retailers. Topics will include the mobile environment and online services, biometrics, video surveillance, behavioural advertising, the OPC’s role in Canada’s new anti-spam law, support tools for…

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School Board Management

October 27, 2011

As in past years, our 2011 School Board Conference will cover a wide variety of topics relevant to Directors of Education, Trustees, Supervisory Officers and Human Resources Practitioners. We will take you first on a “whirlwind tour” of recent developments in labour and education law. This will be followed by two plenary sessions on critical…

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CBA Canadian Legal Conference & Expo – Halifax 2011

August 14, 2011 - August 16, 2011

Topic Privacy in Practice This panel discussion will provide a thorough overview of how privacy laws affect all aspects of the practice of law. Topics include: the legislative context that affects lawyers both federally and on the provincial/territorial level, including decisions of the Privacy Commissioners that have commented on the role of lawyers in privacy…

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Topic Managing Risks Related to Online Activity, Social Media and Data/Privacy Breaches What can government demand of its employees, both on and off the job? Obligations that flow from public sector and health-privacy legislation How to embrace social media without attracting liability Special issues for government – open meetings and records retention Avoiding the pitfalls…

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2011 HRPA Annual Conference & Trade Show

February 2, 2011 - February 4, 2011

Topic Investigating Computer System Abuse: Help for Human Resources The widespread use of digital communication has unfortunately given rise to equally widespread employee misconduct. HR professionals are often asked to investigate such abuses, yet the information in electronic records is often difficult to find and tricky to preserve in a defensible manner. This presentation reveals…

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Topic The Day After Tomorrow: the Future of Employment Law This panel presents both management and employee perspectives on recent developments in human rights and employment law. Topics include a discussion of the damages now available in wrongful dismissal actions and how courts deal with non-competition clauses. Agenda

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Topic The Special Case of Email Authentication issues specific to emails Recognized standards relevant to finding electronic evidence admissible Emails in the course of carrying on business Privacy issues including email attachments Privilege calls including forwarded emails and group emails Issues surrounding email threads, mass emails Getting emails into evidence or keeping them out Employee…

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OBA Institute 2009

February 3, 2009

Topic What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Privacy

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Hicks Morley Privacy Group invites you to participate in a special webinar for College Privacy Coordinators. Access requests under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act can range in complexity from those involving single page records to large muti-part requests raising multiple legal and procedural issues involving substantial volumes of documents. College Privacy…

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Overview To better understand strategic considerations and challenges and to gain insights as to how to navigate your obligations and implement practical measures to ensure compliance, our panelists will explore key data security and privacy issues including: Protection – policies and practices to prevent cybersecurity and privacy incidents Response – how to respond to minimize…