Canada’s privacy thought leader: Teresa Scassa wins PICCASO Canada Award

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PICCASO Award 2024
In recognition her exceptional thought leadership in Canadian information law and policy, Dr. Teresa Scassa has been bestowed the inaugural PICCASO Canada Award for Privacy Leader in Academia / Thought Leader.

On June 11, 2024, Canada’s privacy professionals and regulators gathered in Toronto, ON, for the award ceremony of the inaugural PICCASO Awards Canada to celebrate excellence in Canadian data, privacy, and information security thought leadership, policy, and practice.

As a testament to her profound impact on Canadian privacy thought leadership and policy, Dr. Teresa Scassa was recognized with PICCASO Award Canadain the category of “Privacy Leader in Academia / Thought Leader”. 

This award aimed at recognizing a thought leader or academic who is exploring the new and challenging issues in data and privacy, and pushing the boundaries of understanding, application, and compliance to mature and evolve best in class privacy practice.

Dr. Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy at the University of Ottawa and a Faculty member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society.  Her illustrious career spans interdisciplinary research exploring the intricate relationship between law and technology. As a leading authority in intellectual property and privacy law, her work has made significant strides in shaping the legal landscape surrounding artificial intelligence, data governance, and data privacy.

Our warmest congratulations to Dr. Teresa Scassa !