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Marco Campana

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Cybersecurity & Data Protection in the Settlement and Integration sector - Atlantic Region (webinar recording)
Published on: July 3, 2024
Organized by ARAISA and the Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA) these May 2024 Cybersecurity and Data Protection webinars aim to raise awareness of privacy and data security principles, focusing on safeguarding client information and complying with provincial privacy laws. Both webinars are useful for all. Part 2 covers specific Atlantic region legal frameworks.
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Introduction to Privacy and Security for B.C.’s Settlement and Integration Sector (webinar recording)
Published on: June 21, 2024
These May 2024 AMSSA webinars AMSSA covered techniques for securing sensitive information, highlighting case studies of standard operational principles as well as the consequences of data breaches, and the legal framework of digital security in the settlement sector in B.C., as well as the legal responsibilities of organizations and individuals. While legal and regulatory frameworks are B.C.-focused there is also discussion of national legislation and there is much in these webinars on privacy and security principles, and best practices relevant for all Immigrant and Refugee-serving organizations.
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Data Harmonization for Systems Change Utilizing Ontologies for Cross Sector Impact (webinar recording)
Published on: June 20, 2024
This June 2024 HelpSeeker webinar introduces their ontology focused on bridging communication across funders, service providers, and stakeholders, ensuring data collected at the client-service interaction level is effectively aggregated to assess broader systems impacts.
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Navigating the Role of AI in Skills Development Ecosystem (webinar recording)
Published on: June 14, 2024
The May 2024 Future Skills Centre (FSC) webinar will feature a panel of experts from the FSC’s AI-related projects and research initiatives. The session sought to to foster dialogue on how AI is reshaping work landscapes and what it means for skills development across industries.
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Navigating AI - Exploring Fundamentals and Applications in Service Delivery (webinar recording)
Published on: June 14, 2024
This Toronto South Local Immigration Partnership (TSLIP) June 2024 workshop focused on AI literacy for service providers in the newcomer-serving sector. It provides insights into the fundamentals of AI and its impact on employment services for Newcomers to Canada. It explores key areas essential for building AI literacy, including understanding AI basics, exploring its applications in service delivery, and navigating ethical considerations in AI use.
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Migration Disrupted Conference 2024 (webinar recording)
Published on: June 14, 2024
This May 2024 Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration conference brought together an interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral group of researchers and leaders from Canadian and international civil society, business and government to reflect on the implications of the rapid development of advanced digital technologies (ADTs) for migrant integration in Canada and around the world.
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Experimenting and being transparent with AI
Published on: June 7, 2024
This post highlights two practical and useful tools to help guide your Generative AI experiments, and to be transparent to your clients, audiences, and stakeholders when you're using AI.
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Immigrant Health in Canada - Exploring challenges and opportunities for Collective Action (webinar recording)
Published on: June 7, 2024
Ensuring the long-term health and well-being of immigrants in Canada is vital for human rights, social justice, and the sustainability of Canada's health system and economy. This April 2024 IPAC event explored what affects immigrant health, aiming to gain a deeper understanding of the issue. Panelists identified opportunities for collective action across sectors and geographies to enhance the long-term health outcomes of immigrants in Canada.
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Leveraging Technology to Connect Volunteers with Refugee Newcomers for Social Support (webinar recording)
Published on: May 28, 2024
This P2P 2023 conference workshop presented preliminary findings of a multi-year evaluation of Together Project’s Welcome Group Program to understand the role technology plays in refugee settlement and integration, by comparing the experiences of Welcome Group matches that interact primarily virtually with those that interact both in-person and remotely. The Welcome Group Program matches volunteers with refugee newcomer households to provide social support over a period of six months.
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