Education & Events

Freedom of Information/Privacy on Demand

Freedom of Information/Privacy on Demand

This workshop is designed to be tailored to address your organization’s burning FOIP questions and may include issues like:

  • Processing an MFIPPA request
  • Responding to a privacy breach
  • Building a privacy program

The structure of the workshop will allow for group work and scenario-based training, focusing on the FOIP areas that pose the greatest concerns to your organization. 


  • Strategies to mitigate risks associated with FOIP issues
  • Practical solutions for FOIP problems
  • Building support and understanding of FOIP in your organization


  • Gain a better understanding of responding to FOIP concerns through practical solutions
  • Gain a better understanding of broader FOIP risks and solutions


  • CAOs, Clerks and Deputy Clerks 
  • Anyone with responsibilities under MFIPPA 
  • Privacy Officers
  • Directors, Managers, Supervisors


Else Khoury is the Founder and Privacy Consultant with Seshat Information Consulting. She has a Masters of Information Studies from the University of Toronto, an Information Access and Privacy Protection certificate from the University of Alberta, and a Master in Electronic Records Management from AIIM International. Else is an Instructor with the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto. She leads workshops on Access, Privacy and Records Management with AMCTO, and has a regular column in Municipal World magazine. She has worked in the field of Access/Privacy and Records Management since 2000 and in municipal government since 2004. 

Oriana Sharp manages all operational functions of the information management, access and privacy, archives, electronic document management and open data programs for the Region of Waterloo. She has also worked at the International Development Research Centre, several archival institutions, including Library and Archives Canada and she was a part-time instructor at George Brown College in the Archival Practices program for several years.

Member: $361.60 ($320 + HST)
Non-Member: $452.00 ($400 + HST)


ESSEX- March 30, 2020 (Registration deadline: March 16) 
Essex County Civic Centre
360 Fairview Ave. W.
Essex, ON N8M 1Y6

Hosted by the County of Essex 

BROCKVILLE - April 2, 2020 

This workshop will be held in conjunction with the Zone 6 Spring Meeting. Venue and registration details coming soon! 

BELLEVILLE- April 7, 2020 (Registration deadline: March 24) 
Venue details coming soon! 

SUDBURY - April 15, 2020 (Registration deadline: April 1) 

Holiday Inn 
1696 Regent Street. 
Sudbury, ON P3E 3Z8
(705) 522-3000

TEMISKAMING - MAY 20, 2020 (9am - 2pm) 

This workshop will be held in conjunction with the Zone 8 Spring Meeting. Venue and registration details coming soon! 

NIAGARA FALLS – May 25, 2020 (Registration deadline: May 8) 
MacBain Community Center
7150 Montrose Road
Niagara Falls, ON L2H 3N3
(905) 356-7521

Hosted by the City of Niagara Falls

THUNDER BAY - May 29, 2020 (Registration deadline: May 14) 
City of Thunder Bay - City Hall 
500 Donald St. E.
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5K4
(807) 625-2230

Hosted by the City of Thunder Bay