October 19, 2017

In Support of Cybercrime Victims: Policing Summit Identifies Rehtaeh Parsons Society as Charity Patron

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) are pleased to announce the Rehtaeh Parsons Society is the official Charity Patron of the 2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit (IPCS 2017) taking place this November 6-8, 2017, in Ottawa. A portion of the proceeds from the Summit, as well as fundraising events taking place during it, will be donated to the Society following its conclusion.

Video Podcast with Leah Parsons

Watch as CATAAlliance Chief Business Officer, Kevin Wennekes, interviews Leah Parsons, mother of Rehtaeh Parsons and Executive Director for the Rehtaeh Parsons Society, regarding the tragic details of her daughter’s suicide after being sexually assaulted then socially assassinated. Leah also shares insights into the legacy her daughter leaves behind through the seminal work being carried out by the Society bearing her name.


Watch this compelling interview at: https://vimeo.com/catanettv/raesawareness

Donate, Register, Save!

In a special program recognizing the Rehteah Parsons Society as the IPCS2017 Charity Patron, the Rae’s Awareness registration rate has just been launched. Anyone can now register at a special $695 rate, (a $100 savings off the CATA member rate) and will see $50 from each registration in this program donated directly to the Society.

Use this special coded link and register and donate today!
https://intlpolicingcybercrimesummit.eventbrite.ca?discount=RaesAwareness

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2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit (Nov. 2017, Ottawa):
Global & National Law Enforcement Executives, Front Line Officers, & Industry & Academic Partners Identify Collaborative Solutions

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) are pleased to announce the official launch of the 2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit (IPCS 2017) taking place this November 6-8, 2017, in Ottawa.

The IPCS 2017 features leading Canadian cybercrime authorities and invited international speakers convening to add tangible value to the fight against cybercrime by exchanging information on current cybercrime trends, offering demonstrations of forensic tools, sharing case studies, and receiving updates from experts working in the field, towards the ends of identifying opportunities for a collaborative Canadian response.

For more details on IPCS 2017, including confirmed and invited speakers, venue, registration and sponsorship details, please visit: http://cata.ca/cybercrime/


VIDEO: IPCS2017 Overview with Co-Chair Deputy Chief Scott Tod & MC Norm Taylor

Watch Deputy Chief Scott Tod, North Bay Police Service and Co-Chair of the eCrime Cyber Council, along with Norm Taylor, President, Global Network for Community Safety and Summit Master of Ceremonies, discuss the upcoming 2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit (IPCS2017) and offer their insights into the anticipated value attendees will receive through the line up of national and global speakers, and the benefits of participating in the unique Innovation Den program.

Watch this 11-minute briefing at: https://vimeo.com/catanettv/ipcs2017-launch


VIDEO: Advancing Canada’s National Cybercrime Strategy – Accenture Joins Cybercrime Council

Watch as Arnold van den Hoeven, Canadian Public Safety Lead, Accenture, describes the importance of advancing Canada’s national cybercrime strategy across its five main pillars: 1) Mainstreaming; 2) Deter; 3) Collaborate; 4) Enhance; and 5) Advocate.

Drawing upon Accenture’s relationships with law enforcement agencies across the globe, Arnold describes key issues related to each pillar and the means by which the eCrime Cyber Council can advance its mandate to address them.

Arnold further explains the compelling reasons behind Accenture’s decision to become the Diamond Sponsor of the 2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit (IPCS2017) and the value he anticipates resulting from their investment into bringing national and international law enforcement experts together alongside industry and academia stakeholders.

Watch this 11-minute briefing at: https://vimeo.com/catanettv/arnoldvdh-accenture