Opening Keynote: "Privacy at the Cutting Edge: A Return to First Principles, but Which Principles?"

Patricia Kosseim, Senior General Counsel & Director General, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Panel 1: Health Privacy

  • Yann Joly, “A policy governance framework for analyzing genomic data in a cloud computing environment”
  • Amy Conroy, “Genetic “Junk” Collection and the Future of Canada’s National DNA Data Bank”
  • Kelly Grindrod, “The Reliability of Security Options for Mobile Health Applications Designed for Use With Older Adults with Chronic Disease”
  • Derek J. Jones & Colleen Sheppard, "Mental Health Information Privacy & Equality in the Workplace (MEHIP)"*

Moderator: Madelaine Saginur

* Note: Audio/Video for this presentation is not available for viewing. Our apologies.

Panel 2: Privacy and Security in a Globalized World

  • Luk Arbuckle, "Open Data and Privacy"
  • David T.S. Fraser, "National security and privacy on a borderless internet: A practical perspective for Canadians"
  • Michael Geist, "Why Watching the Watchers Isn't Enough: Canadian Privacy and Surveillance Law in the Post-Snowden Era"

Moderator: David Fewer

Keynote: “Are privacy laws adequately protecting and servicing privacy?”

Eloïse Gratton, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Panel 3: Privacy after Death

  • Mistrale Goudreau, “Can a post-mortem privacy right be recognized? Looking beyond privacy law for insight”
  • Margaret Ann Wilkinson, "In the privacy of your own family?"
  • Julia Creet, "Data Mining the Deceased: Ownership, Privacy and Family Records"

Moderator: John Lawford

Panel 4: Privacy Digital Skills and Education for Children and Youth

  • Karen Louise Smith, “Co-Designing Open Badges for Privacy Education with Canadian Youth”
  • Matthew Johnson, “Privacy Pirates: Teaching Privacy Principles to Young Children Through Multimedia”
  • Colin McKay, "Digital Adoption in Canada: Observations On How Use and Skills Have Evolved"

Moderator: Daphne Guerrero

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