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Oct 10, 2013 - Oct 11, 2013
Hyatt Regency Vancouver

 

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C. is hosting a special conference in recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Privacy and Access 20/20:  A New Vision for Information Rights will look back on our journey over the past 20 years of privacy and access in B.C., but also look forward to future reform.

The conference will offer thought-provoking content from privacy, access and technology experts from academia, government, civil society and industry. Our conference agenda will promote engagement and dialogue on issues including big data, health information, open government, mobility, social media, surveillance, and the role technology plays in the exercise of access and privacy rights.

 

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C. is delighted to announce the headliners for this years conference:

  • Professor Kevin Dunion, Executive Director, Centre for Freedom of Information, School of Law, University of Dundee

 

 

 

  • David Eaves, Public Policy Entrepreneur and Open Data Activist

 

 

 

  • Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada

 

Conference Rates

Early bird registration
before August 16, 2013
Regular registration
after August 16, 2013
Workshop Add-on Workshop Only registration
Private &
Public Sector
$475.00 CAD
(plus GST)
$575.00 CAD
(plus GST)
$200 CAD-Full day
$150 CAD-Half day
(plus GST)
$250 CAD-Full day
$200 CAD-Half day
(plus GST)
Not for Profit
$425.00 CAD
(plus GST)
$525.00 CAD
(plus GST)
$200 CAD-Full day
$150 CAD-Half day
(plus GST)
$250 CAD-Full day
$200 CAD-Half day
(plus GST)

 

Accommodations

If you need to make accommodation arrangements, the Hyatt Regency Vancouver is offering a special conference rate of $159/night .  Please contact the hotel at (888) 421-1442 to book a room or book online at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/privcommbc.  When booking by phone please reference Privacy and Access 20/20.  Please note that reservations must be made by September 17, 2013.

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
V6C 2R7

http://vancouver.hyatt.com

 

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The following speakers will be speaking at Privacy and Access 20/20: A New Vision for Information Rights.
Please note this page will be updated constantly as we build our agenda for this event. To view a speaker's biography please click on their photo or name.

Martin Abrams

President, Center for Information Policy Leadership

Joe Alhadeff

Vice President Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Strategist, Oracle Corporation

Steve Anderson

Founder and Executive Director of OpenMedia.ca

Carman Baggaley

Legal Services, Policy and Research, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Dr. Colin J. Bennett

Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria

Chantal Bernier

Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Charmaine Borg, MP

Member of Parliament for Terrebonne-Blainville (Quebec)

Rob Botterell

Partner, Botterell Law Corporation

Andre Boysen

Executive Vice President of Marketing, SecureKey

Mario Canseco

Vice President, Public Affairs, Insights West

Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Information and Privacy Commissioner for Ontario

Jill Clayton

Information & Privacy Commissioner, Province of Alberta

Elizabeth Denham

Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

Gary Dickson, QC

Information and Privacy Commissioner for Saskatchewan

Professor Kevin Dunion

Executive Director, Centre for Freedom of Information, School of Law, University of Dundee

David Eaves

Public policy entrepreneur and open data activist

Dr. Khaled El Emam

CEO and Founder, Privacy Analytics, Inc.

Darrell Evans

Founding member, Freedom of Information and Privacy Association; Executive Director, Canadian Institute for Information and Privacy Studies

Jay Fedorak

Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C.

Dr. David Flaherty

former Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

Vincent Gogolek

Executive Directory, BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association

Dr. Benjamin Goold

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia

Daphne Guerrero

Manager, Public Education & Outreach, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Dr. Kevin Haggerty

Professor of Criminology and Sociology, University of Alberta

Mike Harcourt

Former Premier of British Columbia

Tamara Hunter

Associate Counsel and Head of the Davis LLP Privacy Law Compliance Group

Nicky Jackson Colaco

Privacy and Safety Manager, Facebook

Adam Kardash

Managing Director and Head, Access/Privacy, Heenan Blaikie

Dr. Ian Kerr

Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Patricia Kosseim

General Counsel, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

David Loukidelis, QC

former Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

Brendon Lynch

Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft

Dr. David Lyon

Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's University

Emily McCarthy

Assistant Information Commissioner of Canada

Michael McEvoy

Assistant Commissioner – Policy & Technology, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

Toby Mendel

Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy

Dave Nikolejsin

Associate Deputy Minister, Environmental Assessment Office, Government of British Columbia

Christopher Parsons

University of Victoria

Chad Skelton

Reporter, The Vancouver Sun

Jennifer Stoddart

Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Government of Canada

Nora Young

Host of Spark: 21st Century Life, CBC Radio

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October 9-11, 2013

Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, B.C.

Notional Agenda (subject to change)

Updated July 9, 2013
*Invited

Please click here for a printable version of the agenda.

WEDNESDAY, October 9, 2013

Pre-Conference Workshops

(Pre-conference workshops are not included in your conference delegate pass and do need to be purchased separately.)

9:00-11:00

Legal Ethics
Presenters:

  1. Benjamin Goold, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia
  2. Tamara Hunter, Associate Counsel and Head of the Davis LLP Privacy Law Compliance Group 
  3. Dave Bilinsky, Practice Management Advisor, Law Society of BC


9:00-12:00

Privacy Impact Assessments

1:00-4:00

Privacy Breaches
1:00-4:00

Getting Accountability Right with a Privacy Management ProgramPresenters:

  1. Drew McArthurMcArthur Consulting Group
  2. David Hughes, Forward Law LLP
  3. Barbara Bucknell, Policy Analyst, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

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THURSDAY, October 10, 2013

7:30 Registration
8:30
Call to Conference
Conference Moderator: Dr. David Flaherty, former Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C.
8:40
Opening Remarks: Elizabeth Denham, Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C.
9:00 Session 1 - Keynote Speaker: Kevin Dunion, Executive Director, Centre for Freedom of Information, University of Dundee (Scotland)
9:45

MORNING BREAK
10:05 Session 2 - Plenary Panel
What Were They Thinking?
A review of the history and impact of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act from the perspective of the legislation’s chief architects and advocates.
Moderator: tbd
Speakers:

  1. Rob Botterell, Barrister and Solicitor; former Director, Information and
    Privacy Branch, Government of British Columbia
  2. Barry Jones, former MLA for Burnaby North
  3. Darrell Evans, Executive Director, Canadian Institute for Information and
    Privacy Studies; founding member of the Freedom of Information and
    Privacy Association
  4. Mike Harcourt, former Premier of British Columbia
11:15 Session 3 - Concurrent Sessions
Panel A: A Report Card on Canada’s Access to Information Reputation
Assessing Canada’s reputation and standing internationally on the right to access information. What is the perspective of people accessing information in our current system?
Moderator:
Speakers:

  1. Toby Mendel, Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy
  2. Emily McCarthy, Assistant Information Commissioner of Canada
  3. *Dr. Mike Larsen, Department of Criminology, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Panel B: The Future of Surveillance in Canada

Moderator:
Speakers:

  1. Dr. David Lyon, Queen's Research Chair in Surveillance Studies,
    Professor of Sociology, Professor of Law, Queen's University
  2. Dr. Kevin Haggerty, Professor of Criminology and Sociology, University
    of Alberta
  3. Dr. Colin Bennett, Professor of Political Science, University of Victoria
  4. Steve Anderson, Executive Director, Open Media
12:30 LUNCHEON
1:45 Session 4 - Concurrent Sessions
Panel A: De-Identifying Data is Often the Strongest Privacy Solution: Lead with Data Minimization
The use and disclosure of health information for secondary purposes, including research purposes, has the potential to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system. De-identification of heath data greatly facilitates the use and disclosure of such data for research purposes, while protecting individual privacy.
This presentation will describe a method for data linkages that facilitates the use and disclosure of health information for secondary purposes in a manner that greatly enhances privacy, while preserving data quality. Speakers:

  1. Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner for Ontario
  2. Dr. Khaled El Emam, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in
    Electronic Health Information, University of Ottawa
Panel B: Privacy, Security, Mobility

Moderator:
Speakers:

  1. Speaker tbc
  2. Speaker tbc
3:00

AFTERNOON BREAK
3:20 Session 5 - Concurrent Sessions
Panel A: Do Political Parties Need to Know My Shoe Size? Demystifying Citizen Privacy, Political Parties and Donor Databases
What information is collected by political parties and how are they using it? Do we need more regulation?
Moderator: Gary Dickson, QC, Information and Privacy Commissioner for SaskatchewanSpeakers:

  1. Dr. Colin Bennett, University of Victoria
  2. Mario Conseco, Vice President, Public Affairs, Insights West
Panel B: Landmark Decisions in Access and Privacy Law

Moderator: Benjamin Goold, Associate Professor, Associate Dean Academic Affairs. B.Ec., LL.B. (Tasmania), B.C.L. (Oxford), D.Phil. (Law) (Oxford)Speakers:

  1. Tamara Hunter, Associate Counsel and Head of the Davis LLP Privacy Law Compliance Group
  2. Adam Kardash, Partner, Heenan Blaikie LLP

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FRIDAY, October 11, 2013

8:30 Call to Conference
Conference Moderator: David Loukidelis, QC, former Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C.
8:40 Session1 - Keynote Speaker: David Eaves, Public policy entrepreneur and Open data activist
9:45 Session 2 - Concurrent Sessions
Panel A: Has Privacy Changed? 

Has our concept of privacy changed since privacy legislation was introduced? What role do social media and technology play in our view of privacy? Is privacy a “20th century concept”?
Moderator: Chantal Bernier, Assistant Privacy Commissioner of CanadaSpeakers:

  1. Dr. Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology,
    Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
  2. Brendon Lynch, Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft
Panel B: What’s the Big Deal About Big Data?
Moderator: Nora Young,  Host of Spark: 21st Century Life, CBC Radio

Speakers:

  1. Joe Alhadeff, Vice President for Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy
    Officer, Oracle
  2. Marty Abrams, President, Center for Information Policy Leadership
11:00

MORNING BREAK
11:15 Session 3 - Concurrent Sessions
Panel A: Overexposed and Loving It? Gen Y, Privacy and Social Media
Do youth today see privacy differently than the previous generation? What effect has social networking had on youth views of privacy and “personal information”? How do we talk to youth about privacy?
Moderator: Michael McEvoy, Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy
Commissioner for B.C.


Speakers:

  1. Charmaine Borg, MP, Member of Parliament for Terrebone-Blainville
  2. Daphne Guerrero, Manager of Public Education and Outreach, Office of
    the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
  3. Speaker tbc
Panel B: Who’s Securing Your Genetic Privacy?
Moderator:  Patricia Kosseim, General Counsel, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Speakers:

  1. Dr. Peter Chow-White, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University
  2. Dr. Aly Karsan, Head of Clinical Diagnostic Genomics, Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
  3. Carman Baggaley, Legal Services, Policy and Research, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
12:30
LUNCHEON
1:35 Call to Conference
Elizabeth Denham, Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C.
1:45 Session 4 - Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
2:45 Session 5 - Concurrent Sessions
Panel A: Can I See Some ID? Benefits and Risks of Identification Cards in Canada
Moderator:
Speakers:

  1. Dave Nikolejsin, Associate Deputy Minister, Environmental Assessment Office, Government of British Columbia
  2. Dr. Benjamin J Goold, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia
  3. Christopher Parsons, Doctoral candidate, University of Victoria
  4. Andre Boysen, Executive Vice President of Marketing, SecureKey
Panel B: Making Sense of the Right to Know In An Era of Open Government 

What is the impact of open government initiatives on access to information rights? Has it helped or hindered access to information? What challenges do open info and open data present to the public seeking information about government decision-making? Where does open government go from here? 
Moderator: Jill Clayton, Information and Privacy Commissioner for Alberta
Speakers:

  1. Chad Skelton, Investigative reporter and Data journalist, Vancouver Sun
  2. Vincent Gogolek, Executive Director, Freedom of Information and
    Privacy Association
  3. Andrea Reimer, Councillor, City of Vancouver
  4. Jay Schlosar, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Initiatives Division, Ministry of Citizens’ Services, and Open Government
4:00
Session 6 - Closing Plenary
Privacy and Access Crystal Ball – Where Will We Be In 2023?
Moderator: Elizabeth Denham, Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C.

Speakers:

  1. Jill Clayton, Information and Privacy Commissioner for Alberta
  2. Dr. Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
  3. Scott Taylor, Chief Privacy Officer, Hewlett-Packard
4:50
Closing Remarks

 

 

 



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