​IdentityNORTH Ottawa 2019

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About the Event​​

 The day was full of presentations by leading identity and digital economy experts from Canada with a conversation curated towards public sector leaders and the rapid changes that are happening in the digital ID space.

Why Attend?​​

IdentityNORTH

IdentityNorth was founded on a vision of building a community for the purpose of supporting 3 objectives:

Educate:
Inspire Canadians with a sense of the new opportunities presented by broad adoption of Digital ID as a foundational piece in our lives. We see a huge opportunity to grow our economy by building literacy around Digital ID, privacy, and the emergence of our digital economy.

Connect:
Guide Canadians into a bigger, broader set of discussions, and activities surrounding Digital ID and its applications. The solutions to the challenges and opportunities ahead likely already lie in exploring each other’s ideas, technology, and working together. We can’t work together if we don’t know each other. How better to really know someone than to learn from leaders, engage in lively discussion, explore new ideas and share meals together?

Promote:
Support world-class Canadian companies as they seek to gain profile and access to projects and opportunities across Canada and around the world. We Canadians punch above our weight, contributing seminal work like The 7 Laws of Identity, Privacy by Design, the widely adopted Levels of Assurance, and the Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada. Unfortunately, we often export by exporting our people. IdentityNORTH will help Canadians to share our technology and architectures around the world and, in doing so, to also export our principles to help lead the world. We will help create a globally recognized hub of excellence here in Canada.

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Location

PWC Experience Centre (PWC Hub)
197 Prom. du Portage
Gatineau, QC

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

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Agenda

Day 1 – Tuesday October 2, 2018

Time Session Session Type Speaker
8:00 BREAKFAST
8:30 Driving Innovation Speech The Honourable Mike Savage – Halifax Mayor
8:45 Digital Innovation – The Foundation of the Atlantic Economy Moving Forward Speech Colleen Boldon – Digital Lab and Digital ID Programs, Public Services and Smart Government NB
9:30 Work Local/Compete Global Speech Chris Crowell – Vice President Corporate Innovation, Volta Labs
9:50 Building Success Lightning Talk Charlotte Murray – PACTA, Invest Nova Scotia, Propel
10:00 Be Anywhere – Access Services from Anywhere Panel Eric Swedersky – SVP, Delivery and Public Sector, SecureKey

Fatema Pirone – Senior Director, Enterprise Innovation at CIBC

Kevin Faragher – Associate Vice President, Digital ID, TD Bank Group

10:30 NETWORKING BREAK
10:50 Breakthrough Collaboration – The Nova Scotia Success Story Panel Krista Dewey – Director, Deputy Registrar General at Vital Statistics Nova Scotia

Scott Duff – Director, Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Nova Scotia

Arlene Williams – Director of Digital Strategy, Governance, and Performance, Service Nova Scotia

11:20 Vital Stats – A Multi Province Conversation Panel Krista Dewey – Director, Deputy Registrar General at Vital Statistics Nova Scotia

Adam Peters – Manager of Vital Statistics, Consumer & Corporate Services, PEI

Mark Healy – Director, Client and Vendor Services at Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Charles Boulay – Acting Vital Stats Registrar, Province of New Brunswick

11:50 Credentials – A Multi Province Conversation Panel Scott Duff – Director – Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Nova Scotia

Colleen Boldon – Director, Digital Lab and Digital ID Programs, Public Services and Smart Government New Brunswick

Susan Wilkins – Digital Government Lead at Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

12:20 Digital Services and Service Delivery – A Multi Province Conversation Panel Arlene Williams – Director of Digital Strategy, Governance, and Performance, Service Nova Scotia

Susan Wilkins – Digital Government Lead at Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

12:50 LUNCH
1:50 Exponential Collaboration Speech Joni Brennan – President, DIACC – Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada
2:10 Vision Presentation – Canada Health Infoway: Atlantic Health Information Service Speech Abigail Carter-Langford – Executive Director of Health Information Governance & Chief Privacy Officer at Canada Health Infoway
2:30 Digital Health Collaboration Across the Atlantic Provinces Panel Jerome Foster – Director eHealth NB, NB Department of Health

Christine Grimm –  Senior Executive Director, Investment and Decision Support at NS Department of Health and Wellness

Andrew Roberts – Manager, Security and Architecture at NL Centre for Health Information

Corinne Rowswell – Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, Department of Health and Wellness, PEI

3:00 Leading from Nova Scotia Fireside chat Jason Powell – Engineering Site Director, Ping Identity
3:20 Innovation in Atlantic Canada / Private Sector and Academia Collaboration Demo Dr. Nur Zincir-Heywood – Professor, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

Dr. Jeff Schwartzentruber – Sr. Research Associate, 2Keys

3:40 NETWORKING BREAK
4:00
Defending Against Cyber Attacks
Demo Alina Matyukhina – Researcher at Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, New Brunswick
4:20 Responsibly Enabling a New Mobile Sales Channel for Regulated Markets like Marijuana Focus 420 Robert Blumenthal– Chief Identity Officer EnStream LP
4:30 Wrap Up Wrap-Up Aran HamiltonChair, IdentityNORTH
5:30 Networking Reception
6:00 The Auction House – Innovator’s Dinner

Day 2 – Wednesday October 3, 2018

Time Session Session Type Speaker
8:30 BREAKFAST
9:00 Welcome to Day 2 Speech Aran Hamilton (Chair) to kick off and intro

Michael Branchflower – Vice President, Sales and Strategic Marketing at Nova Scotia Business Inc.

9:15 Unconference Set Up Workshop Krista Pawley – Imperative Impact
10:00 Elections – E-Innovation in Democracy Fireside Chat Linda Fares – Director Information Systems and Technology at Elections Nova Scotia

Peter Gzowski – Assistant Chief Electoral Officer at Elections Nova Scotia

Tim Garrity – Chief Electoral Officer, PEI

10:20 Leading in Nova Scotia Spotlight Dawn Jutla – CEO of Peer Ledger
10:40 NETWORKING BREAK
11:00 The Nova Scotia Login System – Simplifying Services for Citizens and Government Pre-Set Unconference Session Scott Duff – Director, Digital Platform Services, Province of Nova Scotia

Hiep Ong – Vice President, Development and Operations, 2Keys

Jonathan Drover – Senior Manager, Customer Solutions, 2Keys

11:25 Pan Canadian Trust Framework – Update Pre-Set Unconference Session Joni Brennan – DIACC, Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada
11:45 Unconference Session 3 Unconference Session Unconference sessions are participant-driven events where we let those in attendance plan sessions based on the hottest topics of the day. For each time slot, we support three or four inspiring and insightful concurrent sessions on contemporary topics.
12:10 LUNCH
1:10 Unconference Session 4 Unconference Session Unconference sessions are participant-driven events where we let those in attendance plan sessions based on the hottest topics of the day. For each time slot, we support three or four inspiring and insightful concurrent sessions on contemporary topics.
1:55 Unconference Session 5 Unconference Session Unconference sessions are participant-driven events where we let those in attendance plan sessions based on the hottest topics of the day. For each time slot, we support three or four inspiring and insightful concurrent sessions on contemporary topics.
2:40 Conference Wrap by 3:10pm

Speakers

IdentityNORTH Ottawa 2019 Speakers

Almis Ledas
President & COO, EnStream
BIO

Andrew Johnston
Principal Technology Architect, TELUS
BIO

Azadeh Dindayal
VP, Marketing, IDENTOS

Chantal Ritcey
Director, Business Development & Program Delivery, Government of Alberta
Dale Kinney
ForgeRock
BIO

Eric Swedersky
SVP – Delivery & Public Service, SecureKey
BIO

Greg Wolfond
CEO, SecureKey
BIO

Heather Simpson
Partner, Consulting & Deals, PWC

John Jordan
Executive Director, Emerging Digital Initiatives, Province of British Columbia
BIO

Joni Brennan
President, DIACC
BIO

Ken McMillan
Acting Director, Digital Identity, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat/Cybersecurity
BIO

Kevin Faragher
Associate Vice President, Digital Identity, TD
BIO

Krista Pawley
Principal, Culture & Reputation Architect, Imperative Impact
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Nada Belhadfa
Director, Digital Transformation, Notarius
BIO

Pirth Singh
Senior Director o Digital Policy & Innovation, ISED
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Robert Devries
Assistant Deputy Minister, Platforms Ontario Digital Service
BIO

Sophia Howse
Executive Director, Provincial Identity Management Program (IDIM), BC Provincial Government
BIO

Steve Borza
CEO, Bluink Ltd. 
BIO

Sponsors & Partners

IdentityNORTH is all about building community and sharing the very best in digital ID and authentication from across Canada and around the world. None of this would be possible without support from our partners.

Platinum

Secure Key

Diamond

Silver

Community Sponsors

EnStream

Partners

DIACC

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What People Are Saying

“Honestly, this is one of the Top 3 Identity Conferences in the World.”

ALLAN FOSTER, VP GLOBAL PARTNER SUCCESS, FORGEROCK | BOARD OF DIRECTORS, IDPRO | PRESIDENT, KANTARA INITIATIVE | DIRECTOR, IEEE-ISTO

“The only event in Canada where one can meet the who’s who of knowledgeable people and champions of our digital economy to discuss the real issues and opportunities in this space.”

DAVE NIKOLEJSIN, CHAIR OF DIGITAL ID & AUTHENTICATION COUNCIL OF CANADA AND FORMER DEPUTY MINISTER, CIO OF PROVINCE OF BC
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