8:30 a.m. –   9:30 a.m.

Data Protection and Privacy in Australia


Angelene Falk, Acting Assistant Commissioner for the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) will provide a perspective on the new privacy and data protection campaign recently announced. The discussion will include the new enforcement and fining powers recently given to the Australian Privacy Commissioner and how the commissioner will use them.

Presenter: Angelene Falk, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)


 9:30 a.m. -  10:00 a.m.


10:00 a.m.  - 10:45 a.m.    

Press Conference: Disposal Habits Study

Attendees will have access to the press conference marking the release of the results of the 2012 Australian Disposal Habits Study. Similar press conferences that were held in Madrid and Toronto attracted major national media outlets and opened a national dialog about the need for better laws promoting the proper disposal of sensitive information.


10:45 a.m.  - 11:45 a.m. 

Social Media from Basics to Strategy


Not too long ago, you could conduct business without a website. Now many professionals feel that social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn will soon eclipse websites as the main way customers will learn about the services they need. In this session, a social media expert will discuss how secure destruction professionals can leverage these tools to grow their business and get a head start in what may well be a key marketing advantage.
Presenter: Damien Eames of Agent Sydney


11:45 a.m.  - 12:45 p.m. 

Betrayed Trust: The Serious Consequences of Negligence


Organizations that disregard their responsibilities to protect personal information run the risk of public embarrassment, increased scrutiny and regulatory sanctions.  In this session, Steve Mark will explain how troubling the consequences are when public trust and responsibilities are neglected.
Presenter: Steve Mark, Asst. Secretary, Office of the Legal Services Commissioner, NSW Department of Attorney General and Justice  


12:45 p.m. -   1:45 p.m.  

Networking Lunch

  1:45 p.m.  -  2:45 p.m.  

Opportunities in E-Waste


An expert in electronic data destruction will offer insights into various ways service providers can profit from meeting their customers' requirements for destroying data on discarded IT assets.
Presenter: Paul Da Silva, Senior Manager, Asset Management Services - ANZ, Sims Recycling Solutions


 2:45 p.m.  - 3:30 p.m.    

A Perspective on Scrap Markets


A panel of experts in regional and global recycling markets will discuss the future economy for this critical revenue stream for secure destruction service providers.
Presenter: Graeme Holland, Principal, Paper to Paper


3:30 p.m. -  4:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break in Expo

4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Getting from Here to There: Open Discussion


Attendees will participate in an open discussion about the future of the secure destruction industry and strategies for increasing prospects for individual companies and NAID.


4:50 p.m. -  6:00 p.m.       

Hosted Networking Reception