Join us for our 2018 Annual General Meeting

Join FIPA staff, board, members, and others in the information and privacy community at FIPA’s 2018 Annual General Meeting.

This year’s AGM will take place at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, June 19, at the YWCA Hotel (details below), and will feature a talk by Vincent Gogolek who will be reflecting on his time with BC FIPA.

Vincent Gogolek is a long-time advocate for FOI and privacy laws, and has been FIPA’s executive director for the past 8 years. During his time with FIPA, Vince played a key role in both the everyday work of the association and in FIPA’s numerous public engagements. He has appeared on local, regional, and national media programs to discuss issues related to government transparency and privacy rights. He has also prepared numerous briefs for parliamentary bodies and appeared before these bodies to make representations on behalf of FIPA.

Here are the AGM details:

Date: Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Canfor Room, YWCA Hotel
733 Beatty St. (at Georgia), Vancouver, BC (map)
Cost: Free, but space is limited. Members will receive preferred seating.

Light meal and beverages will be provided.

6:00 PM – Registration/Membership renewal
6:30 PM – AGM called to order
7:30 PM – Guest speaker Vincent Gogolek

To register, send an email to with your name, email, phone number, and membership status.

FIPA is always welcoming new ideas and people to the organization, and our board of directors is no exception. If you are interested in becoming a director, our director nomination process is set out here.

For more information, or to submit a form of proxy, call 604-739-9788 or email us.