Newfoundland and Labrador                                                                                                              

Upcoming Event - Enhancing your IT career through privacy with David Morgan

CIPS NL is preparing for another exciting event. Please stay tuned for date and location.

Abstract:

Have you ever heard a child say “When I grow up, I want to be an astronaut”? What about “When I grow
up, I want to be a Privacy Professional”? Despite increasing media coverage of privacy news and greater
public awareness of privacy issues, privacy remains a niche profession – and an untapped opportunity for
professional development by IT professionals. By adding privacy-related knowledge and work
experience to your resume, you can set yourself apart as an IT professional.

As a current or aspiring IT professional, this presentation will give you insight into the following:

  • The type of work performed by privacy professionals.
  • Privacy-related work experiences that will allow you to stand out as an IT professional.
  • Skills, education, and certifications that will set you apart from others with similar objectives.

Speaker bio:

David Morgan is the Privacy Manager at the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information.
As Privacy Manager, David provides general privacy guidance on all Centre activities, including the
development of the Provincial Electronic Health Record. Prior to joining the Centre, David worked as a
corporate researcher and software developer with a St. John’s based information privacy software
company.

David has a Ph.D. in Computing Science from University of Alberta and holds Certified Information
Privacy Professional designations from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). As a
privacy professional, David has served on the Publication Advisory Board of the IAPP, and is currently a
member of the Canada Health Infoway Health Information Privacy Group, as well as the COACH Privacy
and Security Steering Committee.

David’s LinkedIn profile can be found at http://ca.linkedin.com/in/dmorganlinkedin

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