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The 47th APPA Forum will be hosted by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. The forum will take place between 10–11 July 2017. There will also be a side conference, Data + Privacy Asia Pacific, on 12 July 2017. To register your interest for the upcoming forum, visit 47th APPA Forum.

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47th APPA Forum in Australia

Group photo of the APPA forum participants in Australia

The 47th APPA Forum was hosted by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner on 10 – 11 July 2017. Built around the theme of ‘interoperability’, APPA 47 continued to encourage partnerships and collobation in support of privacy regulation in the global digital age. Across the two days, APPA members and invited speakers discussed a range of contemporary topics including: data breach notification schemes; privacy law reform; de-identification and emerging techniques; big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data protection.

For more information about the 47th APPA Forum, including the issues that were discussed, see the Communiqué.

46th APPA Forum in Mexico

Group photo of the APPA forum participants in Mexico

The 46th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum was hosted by the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection (INAI), Mexico, from 30 November to 2 December 2016. During the two day forum, APPA members, invited observers and guests discussed a range of matters including: the right to privacy and personal data protection; international cooperation; self-regulation schemes; effective dispute resolution mechanisms; and national security, surveillance and law enforcement.

For a detailed overview of the meeting please refer to the Communiqué.


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