Speaking Engagement

2017 Ontario Connections Conference – FOI and Electronic Records

Event Details

June 6, 2017
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Old Mill Inn Toronto
21 Old Mill Road
Toronto, ON, M8X 1G5


FOI and Electronic Records


As the use and creation of electronic records continues to grow exponentially in institutions a number of unique FOI issues arise for coordinators and other involved in administering the legislation. This seminar will review the current state of the law and practical points on a variety of electronic records topics including:

  • When is a record deemed not to be a record for the purposes of FIPPA/MFIPPPA
  • Access issues for records stored on third party servers
  • When can you charge to develop a computer program to response to an access request
  • What is a reasonable search for electronic records? Central Servers? Local Drives? Personal Devices? Overwritten Records? Old media?
  • Tips on conducting a cost effective and efficient electronic searches.
  • Electronic Security – best practices