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Presentation by Michael Doucet

Fri., Mar. 18, 2016 10:00 a.m. - Fri., Mar. 18, 2016 11:30 a.m.

Location: Education Building 616

Mr. Doucet, the Executive Director, Security Intelligence Review Committee (Canada), will present a 45-60 minute presentation with time after for Q&A. The presentation will touch on the following:

  • SIRC’s role and mandate, including the three pillars of our work (reviews, the certificate, and complaints)
  • The legal and procedural guidelines surrounding the activities of CSIS and how SIRC ensures that CSIS operates within those parameters
  • Privacy in relation to national security and how SIRC works to ensure that the privacy of Canadians is respected by our security intelligence service, something SIRC has been doing since its inception in 1984
  • Technology and information sharing as an issue not only within the security community, but in the context of the pressure on the intelligence community, including review agencies, to share information with the public
  • Insider threat
  • Cyber security within the Government of Canada

Michael Doucet is the Executive Director of the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC). He received his MBA from the University of Ottawa, with specialization in strategic change, compensation and information technology management. He he has been an active session lecturer on Strategic Information Technology Management and Organization Behaviour at the University of Ottawa’s School of Management, and is currently enrolled in a Master of Arts Degree Program in Political Sciences at the University of Ottawa.

Mr. Doucet has a strong knowledge of Information Management, Information Technology, Security Intelligence and Emergency Management within the Government of Canada. Learn more about Mr. Doucet: biography; curriculum vitae