Our Events

The Information Governance ANZ Mission is to bring together a community of information governance professionals in Australia and New Zealand to develop and promote best practices and innovations in information governance.

The Information Governance ANZ community provides a forum to learn from leading practitioners, keep informed of the latest developments and shape the future development of information governance.


Information Governance ANZ Events

2 May 2018  - Leading Information Governance
Information Innovation@UTS and InfoGovANZ event

Information Governance is an ever more critical capability for organizations - how the risks of information collected and stored are managed and how information can be leveraged to create and deliver value. Developing this capability requires leadership.

Leading Information Governance Panel

David Fricker -  Director-General at the National Archives of Australia
Susan Bennett -  Principal of Sibenco Legal & Advisory and Co-founder and Director of Information Governance ANZ
Christopher Colwell  - Fellow, Life Member and former director of Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia

Date: 2 May 2018
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Venue: UTS (Location TBS, near Central Station)

Register here

24 and 30 May -  An evening with Jason R. Baron
Presidential tweets, Self-destructing messages and the use of Shadow IT as the 'new normal':  The need for Information Governance more than ever 

Join us for an evening with Jason R. Baron, international keynote speaker and global Information Governance expert, and Co-Chair of US think-tank the Information Governance Initiative.    Jason is a Washington DC lawyer who previously served as the first appointed Director of Litigation for the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and as trial lawyer and senior counsel at the Department of Justice. He was named one of eDiscovery's trailblazers in The American Lawyer, August 2013 issue devoted to the ‘Top 50 Big Law Innovators of the Last 50 Years’.

Melbourne Panel

Jason R. Baron - Co-Chair Information Governance Initiative
Rachel Dixon - Privacy & Data Protection Commissioner - Victoria
Paul Noonan - Technology Partner, Thomson Geer

Date: 24 May, 2018
Host: Thomson Geer, Melbourne

Sydney Panel

Jason R. Baron - Co-Chair Information Governance Initiative
Samantha Gavel - Privacy Commissioner - New South Wales
Simon Burns - Technology Partner, Gilbert + Tobin

Date: 30 May, 2018 
Host: Gilbert +Tobin, Sydney


Past Information Governance ANZ Events

October 2017:

  • 3 & 4 October: iappANZ 2017 Summit | Privacy & Personalisation: Walking The Line

May 2017:

  • 23 May: The Search for Meaning: Cutting Through the Noise - Sydney Workshop

March 2017:

  • 23 March: Information Governance ANZ - Auckland Launch

February 2017:

  • 22 February: Thought Leadership Series: IG, cybersecurity & privacy protection - Sydney

November 2016:

  • 16 November: De-identification - GovInnovate Summit - Canberra

October 2016:

  • 25 October: GDPR Workshop - Brisbane

  • 26 October: Information Governance ANZ - Canberra Event

September 2016:

  • 1 September: Information Governance ANZ - Melbourne Launch

August 2016:

  • 25 August: Information Governance ANZ - Sydney Launch

July 2016:

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We are proud to be affiliated with the following organisations and associations that support their respective members in the various disciplines that Information Governance ANZ brings together.


The Information Governance Initiative (IGI) is a US based think tank and community dedicated to advancing the adoption of Information Governance (IG) practices and technologies through research, events, advocacy and peer-to-peer networking. The IGI are dedicated to the professionalisation of IG and have called for the creation of a new kind of information leader called the Chief Information Governance Officer. The IGI Annual Report has become an industry standard reference guide for organisations benchmarking and building their IG programs.


The International Association of Privacy Professionals Australia and New Zealand (iappANZ) is the pre-eminent forum for privacy professionals in Australia and New Zealand. iappANZ is affiliated with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource with more than 23,000 members. iappANZ works with public and private entities across all industry sectors in Australia and New Zealand as well as the Privacy Commissioners in both countries.  iappANZ promotes the intrinsic value of professional privacy practices and offers its members a wealth of opportunities to expand their privacy knowledge, compliance, interests and networks. iappANZ members in Australia and New Zealand represent some of the best minds in the privacy field, from large public companies and the government sector to not for profit, SMEs and individuals.


International Legal & Technology Association (ILTA) was founded in 1980 and delivers relevant, peer-developed programming to its constituents around the globe.  ILTA provides expertise and real-world experiences, ongoing learning and support for every professional who works in the legal sector.  Matthew Golab, who is a member of our Advisory Board was an inaugural recipient of ILTA's Browning Marean Scholarship in 2015, providing international recognition of his leadership in eDiscovery and litigation technology.