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Privacy and Access 20/20: A New Vision for Information Rights Conference

September 30, 2013

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. on October 10th & 11th.

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
  • Technology and Privacy
  • Open Government
  • Securing Genetic Privacy
  • Landmark Decisions in Access and Privacy Law
  • Future of Surveillance
  • Gen Y, Privacy and Social Media

SFU has agreed to come on board as a sponsor. Their contribution will enable 10 SFU students to attend the conference at a reduced fee of $100 (a $425 savings). If you are interested in issues of privacy, law, digital information, DNA data, etc. Send Peter Chow-White an email and the first ten will be placed on the list.

For more information on the conference please click here.

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