18 May 2021
The COVID pandemic expedited data sharing across government departments and the Commonwealth, and it is timely to discuss the role of governance in data initiatives, privacy and information sharing. This virtual discussion was held in celebration of Open Government week.
NSW pioneered the charge for a consistent push towards the Government organising, integrating, sharing and utilising data-led innovation to advance citizen outcomes and government policies.
The COVID pandemic expedited data sharing across government departments and the Commonwealth, and it is now timely to discuss the role of governance in data initiatives, privacy and information sharing. This virtual discussion was held in celebration of Open Government week.
Facilitator Susan Bennett, InfoGovANZ Founder & Executive Director, was joined by special guests:
- The Hon. Victor Dominello MP – Minister for Digital, Minister for Customer Service
- Elizabeth Tydd – NSW Information Commissioner
- Dr Ian Oppermann – Chief Data Scientist, NSW Government
Our discussion covered:
- How NSW’s pioneering data sharing program was utilised for COVID-19 initiatives
- What are the keys to ensure confidence and legality in data sharing?
- How is the balance struck between data led initiatives for citizens and government policies?
- The role of governance in data initiatives, privacy and information sharing.
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Date: May 18, 2021
Start time: 13:00 AEST
End time: 14:30 AEST
Venue: Zoom Meeting
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