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    Personal Data Laws: the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal and its implications

    Date Tue, 31 Jul 2018
    Time 18:00 – 20:00
    Location The University Club of Western Australia

    Changes to international laws regarding personal information and trade secrets having been coming thick and fast, notably in the EU. Much of this ties into government and community concerns about what data aggregators like Google and Facebook are doing with personal information. But these new laws also impose serious obligations upon even small companies endeavouring to do business in an international environment. 

    Join us with prominent intellectual property and information technology lawyer, David Stewart to discuss personal data laws and what the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal means for business globally and in Australia. 

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    Treasures of Aleppo and Palmyra: destruction and survival

    Date Tue, 21 Aug 2018
    Time 18:00 – 20:00
    Location The University Club of Western Australia

    Please join AIIA WA with Ross Burns to discuss some of Syria’s principal historical sites and how they have been deliberately damaged in the conflict that has raged since 2011.

    Among the hundreds of archaeological sites and monuments in Syria, two cities, Aleppo and Palmyra, have been specifically targeted.  Between them they account for a significant proportion of the damage to Syria’s rich store of monuments, some of which date back as far as 3000 BC. Their targeting shows different patterns in the destruction of...

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