2020 Information Summit: Trust through Transparency presents “Troubling Clouds”

FIPA’s latest report is titled: Troubling Clouds: Gaps affecting privacy protection in British Columbia’s K-12 education system. This meeting is a virtual face to face with report author Matthew A. J. Levine as he details his findings and recommendations that impact anyone in K-12. The report exposes that whether in the classroom or online BC’s patchwork approach impacts the privacy of kids, educator and parents in the system. 

Date & Time:
October 1, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (check-in at 11:30 AM)
The event will be held via Microsoft Teams. More information will be sent upon registration.

This project was initiated in 2018 through the Law Foundation and included extensive legal research from author Matthew A.J. Levine. Mr. Levine will make a brief presentation on the following topic followed by a facilitated questions and answers. This Microsoft Teams meetings is capped at 250 participants. 

This session will focus on the growing shift towards cloud-based learning management systems (LMS) in B.C.’s K-12 education system.  Mr. Levine will present an overview of his legal research and recommendations. This shift means students, parents, educators and administrators are being forced to face extensive legal implications and impacts to their privacy. For legal and privacy professionals, educators, as well as anyone who has school-aged children, this presentation and facilitated question and answer session is a great opportunity to delve deeper into the findings and implications of this report. 

This event has been accredited by the Law Society of BC for 1.0 Continuing Professional Development credit.

Featuring Matthew A.J. Levine

Matthew A J Levine is a Canadian lawyer. He advises clients in the areas of corporate / commercial agreements, privacy and data protection, and supply chain risk management. His privacy practice includes advising on privacy compliance issues, anti-spam ‎law ‎compliance, and ‎information security breaches as well as privacy impact assessments.

A graduate of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, Matthew began his legal career in the Vancouver office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. An active writer, Matthew has previously contributed chapters to academic books published by Oxford UP and Cambridge UP, an online textbook published by Springer, and an expert report commissioned by a large, international civil society organization.

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