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Security & Privacy Conference - Synergies in an e-Society

Security & Privacy Conference - Synergies in an e-Society

6th Annual Conference & Exposition
Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, British Columbia
February 10-11, 2005

Notional Agenda

* = Invited
Thursday, February 10, 2005
8:30 a.m. -
8:40 a.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister, Management Services
  • Cairine MacDonald, Deputy Minister (to introduce and thank)
9:05 a.m. -
10:10 a.m.
SESSION 1 - Keynote Speaker
Jonathan Zittrain
Executive Director, Harvard Law School's Berkman School for Internet and Society
10:10 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
Session 2 - Concurrent Panel Sessions

PANEL A: Biometrics
Moderator: Lorrainne Dixon Privacy Consultant

  • Michael Thieme Director of Special Projects, International Biometrics Group
  • Superintendent Robert Thompson Officer -in-Charge, Canadian Criminal Records Information Services, RCMP
  • William S. Riippi, Partner, MTG Management Consultants
  • Murray Mollard, Executive Director, BC Civil Liberties Association

PANEL B: Health Surveillance
Commentator: David Flaherty Privacy Consultant

  • Jean Francois Luc A/Director, Health Surveillance Coordination, Health Canada
  • Janlori Goldman Director, Health Privacy Project and Research Analyst, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. -
1:45 p.m.
Business Breakout Sessions
  • Microsoft Canada (Salon C)
  • IBM Canada (Theatre)
  • Cirond (Oak Bay Room)
  • Allstream (Sidney Room)
  • Master Card (Saanich Room)
  • Cisco (Esquimalt Room)
  • Secured Services (Colwood Room)
1:45 p.m. -
2:15 p.m.
SESSION 3 - Keynote Speaker
Margaret Bloodworth, Deputy Minister, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada
2:15 p.m. -
2:45 p.m.
SESSION 4 - Keynote Speaker
Chief Edgar MacLeod, President, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
2:45 p.m. -
3:05 p.m.
3:05 p.m. -
5:00 p.m.*
SESSION 5 - Concurrent Panel Sessions

PANEL A: Wireless Computing - Can It Be Done Securely?
Moderator: R.C. McCandless, Chief Information Officer/Chief Operating Officer - Common IT Services, Ministry of Management Services, BC

  • Brian Kuhn, Manager of Information Services, School District 43, Coquitlam, BC
  • Marisa Viveros, Director of Wireless e-Business Services, IBM
  • Nicholas Miller, CEO & President, Cirond Corporation
  • Michael Iseyemi, Director, Security and Privacy, Minacs
  • Craig Penney, Vice President, Strategy Integration & Planning, Master Card Canada

PANEL B: Authentication, Authorization & Identity Management
Commentator: Michael de Rosenroll Director General, Strategic Infrastructure Services, Public Works and Government Services Canada

  • Derick Cassidy, Chief Technical Architect, Identity & Access Solutions, Allstream
  • Nan Bennett CEO, Healthcare Benefit Trust
  • John Weigelt Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft Canada
  • Garry Hawkings, Project Executive, Customer Solutions and Delivery, Bell Security Solutions
  • Michael Smith, Chief Technical Officer, Secured Services Inc.

PANEL C: Identity Theft* (*NOTE: session concludes at 4:30 p.m. instead of 5:00 p.m.)
Commentator: Murray Rankin Arvay Finlay

  • Daniel R. Farr Staff Sergeant, Quality and Assurance, Halton Regional Police, Ontario
  • Rebecca Whitener Director of Privacy Services, EDS Security and Privacy Consulting Services
  • Karen Markham, Legal Counsel, Criminal Law Policy, Department of Justice, Canada
4:30 p.m. Reception (invitation only)
6:30 p.m. SPEAKERS DINNER (Host: IBM)
Harbour House Restaurant

Friday, February 11, 2005
8:30 a.m. -
9:15 a.m.
SESSION 6 - Keynote Speaker
Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
9:15 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.
Session 7 - Keynote Speaker
Dr. Ewa Kulesza, Inspector General for Personal Data Protection, Poland
10:15 a.m. -
10:35 a.m.
10:35 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
SESSION 8 - Concurrent Panel Sessions

PANEL A: Critical Infrastructure Security
Moderator: Eric Byres, Internet Engineering Lab, BCIT Technology Centre, BCIT

  • Paul Weatherhead Chief Technology Officer, Digital Boundary Group
  • John T. Sabo Manager, Security Privacy and Trust Initiative, Computer Associates
  • John Hersey, Senior Consultant, CGI Information Security
  • Rob Barton, CCIE, CISCO

PANEL B: USA Patriot Act
Commentator: Tom Abbott Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge, Los Angeles, CA
Featured Speakers:

  • David Loukidelis Information & Privacy Commissioner for BC
  • Barry Steinhardt Director, Technology and Liberty Project, ACLU
  • Bernard Courtois President, Information Technology Association of Canada

PANEL C: Cyber-Crime Forensics
Commentator: Francis Graf President, Forensic Data Recovery
Featured Speakers:

  • Ryan Purita Senior Security Specialist & Forensic Examiner, Totally Connected Security Ltd.
  • Marc Rogers Professor, CERIAS, Purdue University
  • Corporal Colin Cree, Vancouver Integrated Technological Crime Unit, RCMP
12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. -
1:45 p.m.
Business Breakout Sessions
  • TELUS (Salon C)
  • Bell Canada (Theatre)
  • EDS Canada (Theatre)
  • Computer Associates (Saanich Room)
  • Sun Microsystems (Colwood Room)
  • Adobe (Esquimalt Room)
1:45 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.
SESSION 9: PANEL - Making Privacy Good Business
Commentator: David Loukidelis Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC
  • Richard Purcell Corporate Privacy Group
  • Drew McArthur, Vice President and Privacy Officer, TELUS
  • Additional Speaker TBA
3:00 p.m. -
3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. -
4:20 p.m.
SESSION 10 - Keynote Speaker
Katherine Albrecht, Founder & Editor, C.A.S.P.I.A.N Consumer Advocacy - RFID Technology
4:20 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks
  • Cairine MacDonald, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Management Services
  • Lois Fraser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Service BC (to introduce and thank)

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