Media Advisory -Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner to Host Free Webcast Empowering a New Generation of Digital Citizens

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TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2022 /CNW/ - Countries around the world will celebrate Data Privacy Day on Friday, January 28, 2022, by highlighting the impact technology has on our privacy rights and the importance of valuing and protecting personal information.

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To mark this occasion, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Patricia Kosseim, will host a free, online webcast to discuss Children and Youth in a Digital World: Empowering a New Generation of Digital Citizens.

Date:

Friday, January 28, 2022



Time:

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.



Registration:

This is a free event. Register here.



Media inquiries:

Commissioner Kosseim will be available after the event for
pre-arranged media interviews. Please contact media@ipc.on.ca.

Panelists:

  • Jane Bailey, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa and Co-Lead of The eQuality Project

  • Keith Baybayon, President, Ontario Student Trustees' Association

  • Anthony Carabache, Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association

  • Yael Ginsler, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education, Student Achievement Division

  • Matthew Johnson, Director of Education, MediaSmarts

  • Dave Meslin, activist and bestselling author of Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground Up

  • Jacob Ohrvik-Stott, Acting Head of Regulatory Futures, U.K. Information Commissioner's Office

SOURCE Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario

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