Conference will explore the balance in information rights that protects Freedom of Information and privacy
The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) is excited to announce that the 2014 BC Information Summit will take place September 19th at UBC Robson Square.
The event, entitled “Information Summit 2014: Where’s the Balance?” will examine new challenges to information rights in BC, and explore ways forward that are proactive, privacy-protecting, and promote transparency.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Elizabeth Denham: BC Information and Privacy Commissioner
- Herb Lainchbury: President of Open Data BC
- Sylvie Therrien: Award-winning federal government whistleblower
- Catherine Boies Parker: Associate counsel, Farris Law
- Carmen Cheung: Senior Counsel, BC Civil Liberties Association
- John Tuck: Barrister and Solicitor, BC Ministry of Attorney General
- Brent Olthuis: Counsel, Hunter Litigation Chambers
Full speaker and programming details will be released throughout the summer and posted on our website at http://www.infosummit.ca.
Lawyers are eligible for 6.5 CPD credits for attending Information Summit 2014.
Early bird Summit registration will open August 11th, and regular registration begins on September 2nd. Our secure registration system will be available through the Information Summit website.
FIPA would like to thank our Info Summit sponsors and our community partners. Stay up to date with all sponsorship and program information by checking infosummit.ca regularly, or following us on Twitter.
Catherine Hart, Program Director
BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association