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Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to speak at the university on November 7

Brian Beamish, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
Brian Beamish, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology's Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH) will welcome Brian Beamish to campus on Tuesday, November 7 as a guest speaker in the Legal Studies program's Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series.

Beamish is the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. He will discuss the importance of, and some of the challenges to, protecting and balancing the right of access to information with privacy rights, with particular attention to public interest considerations.

  • When: Tuesday, November 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. (followed by a reception with light refreshments)
  • Where: 61 Charles Street Building, Room 219.

Register online to attend.

The Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series aims to strengthen ties between the university's Legal Studies program and the legal community in Durham Region.

Media contacts:

Patricia Pickett
Communications and Marketing
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
905.721.8668 ext. 6710
patricia.pickett@uoit.ca

Jen Rinaldi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
905.721.8668 ext. 5873
jen.rinaldi@uoit.ca

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