Privacy Law, Cyber Governance and AI Forum

Privacy obligations and data breach implications are uppermost on the governance concerns of all organisations. This short program will assist. Walk away with crucial practical knowledge for effective compliance strategies and protection which is just what you need.  

Keep up with the obligations and liabilities of privacy law. Wondering how AI regulation impacts your privacy obligations? What are the best practices in cybersecurity governance? Receive updates on The Privacy Act 2020, Privacy Impact Assessments, incident response and breach notifications. Understand AI's influence and adopt robust cybersecurity measures.

Wednesday, 7 August 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $241.50

Attend and earn 3 CPD hours


Louisa Joblin, Special Counsel, Duncan Cotterill

4.00pm to 4.15pm Break
4.15pm to 5.15pm AI Governance: Change and Continuity – Does the Rise of AI Impact Your Privacy Program?


  • Information Privacy Principles and the use of technology 
  • Applying existing principles to AI 
  • New issues and risk areas 
  • Upcoming changes in New Zealand  

Presented by Ashleigh Ooi, Senior Associate, Dentons 

2.00pm to 3.00pm Regulatory Framework: From The Privacy Act 2020, Privacy Impact Assessments, and Incident Response and Breach Notifications


  • Practical insights into compliance strategies
  • Data governance and risk management
  • The role of in-house counsel as champion of a culture of cybersecurity resilience within the organisation
  • What the board and senior management need to know about privacy

Presented by Dr Maria Pozza, Director and Principal Lawyer, Gravity

3.00pm to 4.00pm Cyber Governance: A Legal Perspective and Best Practices


  • Cybersecurity controls
  • Incident response
  • Digital evidence
  • Latest advancements in document analysis and review tools
  • Keeping your data secure, lessons from the increasing landscape targeting New Zealand law firms

Presented by Campbell McKenzie, Director, Incident Response Solutions (Digital Forensic Evidence, Cyber Security and Privacy)

Learning Objectives:
  • Gain practical insights into compliance strategies under The Privacy Act 2020, including Privacy Impact Assessments and Incident Response/Breach Notifications, to effectively manage data privacy risks within your organization 
  • Understand the implications of AI on privacy matters and learn how to navigate issues arising from the use of AI in your business, enabling you to integrate AI technologies responsibly while ensuring compliance with privacy laws 
  • Acquire best practices in cybersecurity controls, incident response, and digital evidence handling from a legal perspective, equipping you with the knowledge to enhance your organization's cybersecurity posture and effectively respond to cyber threats 


Campbell McKenzie, Director,Incident Response Solutions
Campbell is the Founder and Director of Incident Response Solutions Limited, providing forensic, cyber security and crisis management services. Campbell was previously a Director at PwC New Zealand (12 years) and led PwC's national "forensic technology" practice, and the Auckland "cyber security" practice, a combined team of 11 expert staff. Prior to PwC, Campbell was a founding member of NZ Police's Electronic Crime Laboratory (4.5 years) and as an expert witness, he specialises in electronic investigations, cybercrime incident response and eDiscovery matters. He is recognised by the District and High Courts of New Zealand as a forensic technology expert and has also been appointed as an independent expert by the High Court. Campbell understands how critical it is for law firms to mitigate the cyber risks they face. Therefore in 2020, Incident Response Solutions published the "Cyber Security Guide for NZ Law Firms", a contextual resource to assist lawyers and law firms manage their cyber security risk.

Louisa Joblin, Special Counsel, Duncan Cotterill
Louisa specialises in data protection and privacy law, advising clients on all their privacy concerns. As a privacy specialist, Louisa focuses on privacy protection and compliance, advising clients about the requirements of the Privacy Act 2020, privacy documentation and procedure, and how to respond to actual and suspected privacy breaches. Louisa is regularly engaged to advise clients facing a data incident or privacy breach, and has experience acting for both individuals whose privacy has been interfered with and agencies handling personal information who may not have met their privacy protection obligations. Louisa also specialises in not-for-profit law. As a not-for-profit specialist, Louisa works with a wide variety of not-for-profit organisations, advising about modernisation and restructuring, governance, voting procedures, and complex member rights disputes.

Dr Maria Pozza, Director and Principal Lawyer, Gravity
Dr Pozza is the Director and Principal lawyer of Gravity Lawyers. Her expertise includes: Commercial international space law, international military space law, domestic legislative frameworks over military and commercial uses in space as well as international law space law dealing with armed conflict and aggressive uses. She provides expertise in legal and technical frameworks concerning cybersecurity and IT, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and technology laws. She has been the course coordinator for the University of Victoria’s Cyber Security and International Relations, as well as a lecturer for the International Relations course. As a prolific publisher, Dr Pozza has edited and published a book on Risk Management in Outer Space Activities – An Australian and New Zealand Perspective, as part of her Book Series titled Space Law and Policy. She has been involved in the development of numerous space law publications that range from academic articles, professional publications, guidance materials, and books. Dr Pozza has supervised at master’s level and is currently supervising at the PhD level with the University of Otago. Her expertise on international and national space law, is often called upon by a wide range of domestic and international clients and institutions.

Ashleigh Ooi, Senior Associate, Dentons
Ashleigh is a senior commercial lawyer with expertise in data protection and cybersecurity. She has experience both private practice and in-house, and in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Ashleigh regularly advises clients on the application and enforcement of the Privacy Act 2020 and related privacy codes, including the Health Information Privacy Code. In particular, she advises on the privacy implications of new products services and commercial relationships, as well as more contentious matters such as data breaches, data subject access requests and complaints. Ashleigh’s wider practice captures a broad range of commercial matters with a focus on technology, including SaaS/XaaS, IT outsourcing, media and telecommunications, intellectual property and consumer protection, and she also advises clients on the application of privacy law to each of these areas. Ashleigh works with a wide range of local and global clients ranging from start-ups and SMEs, to listed companies and government agencies. Her clients span multiple industry sectors including IT and software, financial services, media, construction and manufacturing, health services and FMCG.


Privacy Law, Cyber Governance and AI Forum


Single Session
Wednesday, 7 August 2024
2.00pm to 5.15pm New Zealand
CPD Hours 3
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $241.50
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