PIABC 2015 Conference
Friday, 23 October 2015 at 7:00 PM - Saturday, 24 October 2015 at 10:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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PIABC 2015 Conference (October 23/24, 2015)
Visit www.piabc.ca for full Conference details and biographies. Conference includes Friday 7pm-10 pm reception with complimentary appetizers, and Saturday Presentations with full breakfast & lunch, Presentations start 8:00 am Saturday.
Book your Deluxe Room at the Fairmont Empress Hotel at our special event rate. Book early and mention the PIABC Conference to get the discount.
Keynote Speaker - Sandra Sajko - Executive Director of Security Services within the Policing and Security Branch in the Ministry of Justice.
Ms. Sajko will address our conference attendees and provide updates on the changing industry environment. and update our members on regulatory issues. There will be time for questions and answers.
Kellie Auld - Simply Communicating Inc.
There are times when organizations need the assistance of external expertise to conduct workplace investigations, particularly if a complaint concerns a managment team member, a serious allegation, or could result in termnation of an employee. HR and internal investigations are challenging and must be managed promptly, fairly and confidentially. Be introduced to key points of workplace investigations. how to work with company policies, collective agreements, WorkSafeBC. Learn how to look for elements of harassment or bullying while considering human rights and privacy issues.
Ethical Social Media Investigations
Julie Clegg, Toddington International
When locating, collecting and leveraging social platform-sourced information, investigative professionals must fully understand the technological restrictions and ethical implications of obtaining and utilizing such information. This must be done in a manner that considers a user’s expectation of privacy, while not compromising the integrity of the investigation, the organization or the technology used. This iinformative session emphasizes the ethical process, considerations and the implications of leveraging tinformation safely and appropriately.
Fraud & Crime - Insurance Corporation of BC
John Wood - Senior Director of Strategic Supply Management - Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC)
Mr. Wood will address our conference participants on a topic related to fraud and crime in the automobile/insurance industry and provide background on the Corporation and the highlights of their Counter Fraud Strategy and the continued partnership with the PIABC and Private Investigators.
Loss Prevention in the Retail Sector
Mr. Hunt will address our participants and share his vast experience on how retail Loss Prevetnion is more than just catching shoplifters and anti-theft alarms in the "brick & mortar" store locations we are all familiar with. Behind the floor level staff and the product protection devices, there is a sophisticated protection system at work protecting customers and the staff, and ensuring the assets of the organization aren't at risk.
Security & Investigation Management Systems
Matthew Poulton - Investigations Connect Incorporated
Investigation managment systems can keep you connected and in charge of your investigations and projects. Be introduced to how management tools can support your endeavours. Break away from the office and manage your investigation or project from anywhere in the world using safe and secure solutions.
A Holistic Approach to Workplace Security
Taras Hryb - Hemispheres Security Investigation Incorporated
Dr. Kelly Watt - Proactive Resolutions
This session is for those who wish to offer consulting services to mitigate security related asset losses and workplace violence within organizations. Gain a general understanding of good or best practice principles. Learn what knowledge and skills are necessary to gain competency in these areas. Security business owners wishing to expand their range of services will be able to apply this information to select security professionals who possess the necessary knowledge and skills and market these security services to their firm’s clients.
Privacy Legislation and the Security Industry
Bradley Weldon, LLB, CIPP/C, CIPT Senior Policy Analyst Office of the Privacy Commissioner BC
Mr. Weldon will address recent developments in private sector privacy legislation and related OIPC guidance and adjudications. Including a discussion of the OIPC's recently updated Privacy guidelines for strata corporations and the recommendations of the 2015 Special Committee to Review PIPA.
Speakers & presentations are subject to change without notice.
No refunds will be issued after Oct 1, 2015. $15.00 service fee levied for all refunds.
Remember to reserve your accommodation at the Fairmont Empress Victoria!
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Professional Investigators' Association of British Columbia ("PIABC")
The Mission of PIABC is to establish and maintain a high standard of ethics for its members; to disseminate information relating to ethical practice in professional private investigation; to provide professional development to its members, to encourage association between owners and operators of professional private investigation companies, agencies and security professionals; to educate the communities which the members serve about professional private investigation and the services rendered to the public.