"Navigating the Digital Ocean: Riding the Waves of Change"
February 9th - 10th, 2010
Victoria Conference Centre
Victoria, BC, Canada
Mohammad is the National Security and Privacy Lead for Microsoft. He has worked in the industry for over 15 years and has published a number of books and articles. Mohammad spends a significant amount of time working with Microsoft’s major customers in the financial, energy, healthcare and public sectors to help improve their security postures and refocus their IT security departments away from yesterday’s threats and onto the modern threat landscape. He is a frequent speaker at security conferences in Canada and worldwide.
Joseph H. Alhadeff
Joe is the Vice President for Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer for Oracle Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of information management software. Mr. Alhadeff is responsible for coordinating and managing Oracle’s global privacy and public policy issues.
In addition to his role at Oracle, Mr. Alhadeff serves a prominent role in several influential international organizations dedicated to Internet policy, security and privacy. Mr. Alhadeff serves as the BIAC Vice Chair to the OECD ICCP Committee, head of industry delegation to the OECD Security Steering Group, and a Vice Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Electronic Business and Information Technology Committee. In the US, Mr. Alhadeff chairs the Internet Law and Policy Forum, the Information Technology Committee for the US India Business Council and Government Affairs Committee for the Software and Information Industry Association, is Vice Chair of the USCIB’s E-Business Committee and Co-chairs the IT Committee of the US-ASEAN Business Council.
Carman is a Senior Strategic Policy Analyst with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada where he provides policy advice and analyzes emerging privacy issues.
Prior to joining the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in 2000, Carman spent almost ten years with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant. One of his assignments while with PricewaterhouseCoopers involved working with a multi-stakeholder committee to draft the Canadian Standards Association’s Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information. The Model Code now forms the basis for the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Keith has been covering B.C. politics on a daily basis since 1986. He joined The Vancouver Sun newspaper as a general assignment reporter in 1984, eventually moving to the crime beat and then to Victoria to cover the provincial political scene in early 1986. He became The Sun’s legislature bureau chief in 1989, and joined BCTV (now Global) in 1995. Since then, he has reported regularly for the station’s various newscasts – morning, noon, and evening – on a daily basis. As Global B.C.’s chief political reporter, he has covered six provincial elections, seven federal elections, and eight premiers. Keith is also a regular weekly commentator on CKNW’s Cutting Edge of the Ledge segment on the Bill Good Show, writes a weekly syndicated column on B.C. politics for seven community papers in the Lower Mainland (including the North Shore News and Surrey Now) and appears regularly on Shaw Cable’s Voice of B.C. program. He has written regularly for B.C. Business Magazine and co-authored a book entitled Fantasyland: Inside the Reign of Bill Vander Zalm.
Keith lives in Victoria with his wife, journalist/consultant Anne Mullens, and their two daughters.
Michael K. Brown
Mike is the Director of Product Management for BlackBerry Security at Research In Motion (RIM). His responsibilities include security focused Product Management for the various products at RIM, and specialty security products such as the S/MIME and PGP Solutions for BlackBerry, the BlackBerry Smart Card Reader, and core security features of BlackBerry. Mike holds a Master's degree in Mathematics, focusing on cryptography, from the University of Waterloo.
Shaun is a lawyer with the Law Office of Kris Klein, a professional corporation, an Ottawa-based law firm specializing in information law. He has several years of experience dealing with e-commerce, Internet, privacy and security-related issues from both a policy and legal perspective. Before moving to the private sector, he worked in the federal government, advising on the development of anti-spam legislation and on issues respecting the implementation of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. Shaun is also co-author and co-editor of PrivacyScan, the premiere Canadian publication for practitioners of privacy law in the private sector.
Tim is a senior vice president, distinguished engineer and chief architect for Security Management at CA, Inc. He has overall technical direction and oversight responsibilities for the CA security products. This includes CA solutions in the areas of Identity Management, Role Modeling and Management, Server Security (Access Control), Data Loss Protection, Web Access management and Single Sign-on (SSO). With more than 20 years of information security expertise, Brown has been involved in many areas of security including compliance, threat research, vulnerability management, consumer and enterprise identity and access management, network security, encryption and managed security services. Brown has worked with many companies and government agencies to implement sound and practical security policies and solutions. Recently he provided expert testimony at a hearing entitled "Cyber Security R&D;" before the House Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education. In his testimony, Brown represented the views of the Business Software Alliance and CA regarding the state of cyber security education, research and public and private sector partnerships. Brown also is a frequent speaker on Cloud Security, Identity and Privacy.
Michael was 15 years old when he made headlines around the world by launching online attacks that brought down the websites of Yahoo!, eBay, CNN and other Internet giants. After being apprehended in a late night raid by law enforcement, he eventually plead guilty to 56 charges and served eight months in a group home facility. In 2005, he began writing a computer security column for Le Journal de Montreal to help educate people about online threats and offer advice for staying secure online. The column was also published in English in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun and on Canoe.ca, one of Canada’s most-trafficked websites. He has also worked for one of Canada’s largest retail computer companies. Michael is now focused on sharing his knowledge and expertise to help people and businesses protect themselves online.
Mary Elizabeth Carlson
Mary is the Executive Director of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner and the Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists for the Province of British Columbia. The OIPC is an independent quasi-judicial office of the legislature, responsible for enforcing the public sector Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the private sector Personal Information Protection Act and the Lobbyist Registration Act. As executive lead, Ms. Carlson oversees all operations including investigating and mediating access to information appeals, privacy complaints and allegations of non-compliance by lobbyists. In addition, Ms. Carlson provides strategic advice to public and private sector agencies, maintains stakeholder relations, manages corporate communications, testifies at legislative and parliamentary hearings and engages in public speaking on behalf of the OIPC.
In addition to her extensive privacy and access regulatory experience, Ms. Carlson acted as Chief Privacy Strategist for the BC Ministry of Health, advising on the privacy implications of the proposed electronic health record. She has experience in the privacy technology field, formerly employed by Zero-Knowledge Systems in Montreal as a Senior Privacy Architect. In the 1990s, Ms. Carlson was the Director of Policy and Planning for the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board and before that, she spent seven years with the Yukon Department of Justice, Corrections and Law Enforcement Division.
Daniel is Legal Counsel for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada in Ottawa. Daniel provides the Office with strategic and legal advice on a number of privacy related issues, and offers guidance with respect to the interpretation and application of the various provisions of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the federal Privacy Act. Daniel also represents the Commissioner before Courts at various levels, and regularly interacts with stakeholders, students and members of the public on a host of privacy issues. Daniel has a particular interest in international privacy issues and information technology. In 2009, Daniel participated in a three month fellowship program working alongside attorneys from the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the United States Federal Trade Commission, in order to get a unique sense of how consumer privacy is protected in the United States. Prior to joining the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, Daniel articled at a national law firm. He holds a law degree from the Université de Moncton and a degree in Political Sciences from the University of Calgary.
Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law, Director, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, Indiana University and Senior Policy Advisor, Centre for Information Policy Leadership, Hunton & Williams LLP
Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D.
Dr. Cavoukian is recognized as one of the leading privacy experts in the world. Noted for her seminal work on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) in 1995, her concept of Privacy by Design seeks to embed privacy into the design specifications of technology, thereby achieving the strongest protection. An avowed believer in the role that technology can play in protecting privacy, Dr. Cavoukian’s leadership has seen her office develop a number of tools and procedures to ensure that privacy is strongly protected, not only in Canada, but around the world. She has been involved in a number of international committees focused on privacy, security, technology and business, and endeavours to focus on strengthening trust and confidence in emerging technological applications. Reappointed as Commissioner for an unprecedented third term, Dr. Cavoukian intends to grow Privacy by Design and hopes to make it go "viral."
Jill is the Director – Personal Information Protection Act, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta.
As a privacy consultant for a number of years, Jill assisted organizations in health care, oil and gas, telecommunications, non-profit and other sectors with their privacy compliance implementation activities, including: compliance audits, policy development, privacy impact assessments, and training and awareness.
Jill joined the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta in 2004, shortly after the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) came into force. As a Portfolio Officer with the PIPA Team, she was responsible for investigating and mediating privacy complaints and requests for review. Jill is currently the Director - PIPA.
Mary is a Consultant with International Biometric Group (IBG), a leading biometrics research, consulting and integration firm addressing the identity management and security needs of both government and commercial clients. Ms. Collins provides analysis of biometric technology and policy issues in the EU as a member of the Homeland Security, Biometric Identification & Personal Detection Ethics (HIDE) Consortium and has organized focus groups on privacy and ethical issues of system interoperability. Ms. Collins served as a lead technical analyst for the Sensors, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence, a program of the National Institute of Justice. Ms. Collins received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Harvard University.
Chris Conley is the Technology & Civil Liberties Fellow at the ACLU of Northern California, where his focus is the intersection of privacy, free speech, and emerging technologies. Chris holds a B.S.E. summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from The University of Michigan, a S.M. in Computer Science from M.I.T., and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. He has been employed as a software architect and consultant, and was a Resident Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society where he researched international Internet censorship and surveillance.
Brian was responsible for product management and marketing of the award-winning AppStream application delivery and management platform until the recent acquisition of AppStream by Symantec. With AppStream, plus virtualization software from Altiris on board, Symantec has created a new Endpoint Virtualization product group, and Duckering is its primary evangelist, advocating the use of the various virtualization technologies available today to promote higher productivity for end-users and better system manageability and cost reduction for IT. Duckering brings over twenty years of industry experience in developing and bringing to market innovative technologies to enterprises and small businesses. He is highly skilled at leveraging the latest technologies to enhance products and services for the benefit of their users. Duckering has held senior level positions at both corporate and consumer-facing companies and has multiple degrees in engineering and technology management.
David H. Flaherty
David is a specialist in the management of privacy and information policy issues. He served a six-year, non-renewable term as the first Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Province of British Columbia (1993-99). He wrote 320 Orders under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and also pioneered the development of site visits to public bodies (hospitals in particular) as a form of privacy auditing.
As a consultant, Flaherty’s services for clients include strategic advice on the management of privacy issues and of relationships with privacy authorities, privacy advocates, and the general public; conducting overall assessments of privacy compliance (privacy reviews, audits, site visits, knowledge transfer); preparing Privacy Impact Assessments; helping to manage privacy breaches; and developing privacy risk management plans.
Art is the Vice President of Product Management for the Enterprise Security Group at Symantec. In this role, Art leads the product strategy and planning, field enablement and regional product management for Symantec’s Endpoint Protection, Brightmail messaging and web security, Data Loss Prevention, Control Compliance and Altiris businesses.
Most recently Art ran product management for the Information Risk Management responsible for messaging security, archiving and compliance management. Art joined Symantec through the acquisition of IMlogic, the industry leader for instant messaging security and management. One of the original IMlogic team members in 2002, Art served as the vice president of products and marketing where he led product management, strategic alliances and marketing demand generation. Art is the author of several key patents for instant messaging security.
A retired 20 year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Gray is also a board certified Homeland Security professional by the American College of Forensic Examiners International; is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; the Information Systems Audit and Control Association; InfraGard Atlanta; the Atlanta Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association, and the International Information Systems Forensic Association. He has lectured at Colleges and Universities around the country. He has spoken at numerous technology events around the world to include Gartner Sector 5, Networld Interop, the IT World Congress, CIO Summit, GE Access, Forbes and others. He has been quoted in numerous newspapers, magazine articles and periodicals and makes regular cable television appearances.
Constantine is Symantec's Information Privacy Lead. In this role, he manages the company's internal compliance, and the development and implementation of privacy programs, policies and initiatives within Symantec. Reporting to Symantec's Chief Information Security Officer, Constantine's expertise is instrumental in ensuring that Symantec maintains the strictest possible compliance with privacy legislation and standards around the world.
Constantine received his law degree from Queen's University in 1984, and was called to the Bar of the Province of Ontario in 1986. He practiced law for ten years, and has worked in IT to implement solutions relating to law and technology for thirteen years.
Martin is a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) and a Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP), positioning him to guide organizations through the challenges of securing the geospatial systems that manage critical infrastructure and the applications developed in their support.
He is an active member of the Open Geospatial (Standards) Consortium, Security Working Group; he represents Canada at the International Standards Organization, in the area of Geospatial Security and Rights Management; and he is a member of the Cyber Security Coordination Task Group of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel organized by the National Institute of Standards.
Senior Manager in the Accenture Technology Consulting – Security and IT Risk Practice. He has deep experience with global ERP implementations, Effective Privacy & Compliance and business process transformation consulting. As a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), he has managed several Data Protection Assessments for various clients across industry vertical. Most recently David led the Accenture Enterprise IT risk assessment that assessed Accenture Information Security posture and effectiveness of our data protection initiatives. David is an advisor to Accenture Client Data Protection Program (CDPP) and also serves as the North America offering lead for Accenture’s Data Protection and Privacy
Andre has been a Policy Analyst with the Electronic Commerce Branch of Industry Canada since 1999. He has several years experience as an e-security and cybercrime policy analyst, and works closely with both the private and public sectors on these issues. Andre also represents Canada in international fora such as the OECD, the G8 and the Wassenaar Arrangement regarding cybercrime and e-commerce security issues. He tracks cybercrime trends in Canada as well as the impacts of interception on privacy, consumer trust and national security. Andre led the team responsible for the drafting and tabling of the Electronic Commerce Protection Act and appeared in front of both the Senate and House of Commons committees on behalf of Industry Canada.
Michael specializes in enterprise security architecture, risk assessment and forensic procedure for high risk enterprise. As a Principal of Seccuris Inc, Michael helps address business risks associated with Intellectual Property, Technology and Compliance for enterprise and government clients around the world.
Michael’s core passion lays in development of cutting edge security initiatives. Through the SABSA Institute and Seccuris Labs, Michael focuses include research regarding enterprise assurance architecture, auditing infrastructure, trusted systems design, risk assessment and forensic methodologies.
Ms. Lepage is a member of the New Brunswick Law Society and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Ms. Lepage is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Conference Board of Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (University of Manitoba), a Law Degree (Université de Moncton) and a Master in Law (Dalhousie University). She worked as counsel for the Canadian Human Rights Act Review Panel in 1999 headed by former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Gérard LaForest. In 2000, Ms. Lepage joined the Department of Justice Canada. In December 2004, she became a Deputy Director and Senior Counsel at Elections Canada’s Legal Services Unit, and subsequently becomes Director and General Counsel for the Department of National Defence and Canadian Forces’ Ombudsman’s Office.
Mr. Leslie directs the sales and professional services teams at TELUS Security Solutions for western Canada. Prior to this role he managed business development programs for TELUS Security Labs’ specialized business, providing threat and vulnerability research and related software development services to 50 security product vendors world-wide. In security Mr. Leslie has a unique perspective as he has worked with both private and public sector enterprises and as an advisor and R&D partner to major developers of IT security products in the US, Europe and Asia. A graduate engineer from the University of Glasgow, Mr. Leslie has worked in the IT and network industry since 1978. His experience includes roles in IT user organizations, software development and systems integration services and consulting.
Mark is currently teaching and doing research at Georgetown University's Communication, Culture, and Technology Program. He teaches courses on the development of the electronic media, technology policy and Internet freedom. He is also an adjunct member of the Department of Philosophy where he teaches courses in political philosophy and philosophy and privacy. He does research and consults in the areas of information privacy and security, the future of the media, intermediary liability, open standards, electronic and mobile commerce and other technology policy issues.
He was Senior Vice President for Global Public Policy at Visa Inc, responsible for policy initiatives affecting electronic commerce, new technology and information security and privacy. He was a senior manager with the Wexler-Walker Group, a Washington public policy consulting firm, and headed the Washington office of Capital Cities/ABC. His government service includes positions as a professional staff member on the U.S. House of Representative’s Committee on Energy and Commerce, where he handled communications policy issues, and as an economist at the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Mr. MacCarthy has a PhD in philosophy from Indiana University and an MA in economics from the University of Notre Dame.
Gail is an enthusiastic and innovative Global Security, Privacy and Information Policy Executive with a dozen years of experience in creating and delivering innovative and streamlined policy solutions and programs that achieve business goals as well as regulatory compliance. Gail is known for expeditiously implementing such policies & programs that bring global teams together, drive consensus, creatively meet the needs and stand the test of time. She is also known for establishing ongoing compliance & governance disciplines as well.
Betsy is a Policy Analyst on Google’s Public Policy team and is one of the leads for Google’s privacy engineering efforts. Prior to joining Google she was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where she served global telecommunications and oil & gas companies on new business strategies around emerging technology. Academically, Masiello holds a BA in Computer Science from Wellesley College, a MSc in Economics from Oxford where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and an SM from MIT’s Technology & Policy Program.
Dave Nikolejsin has served as Chief Information Officer for the Province of British Columbia since July 2005. Prior to his appointment as Chief Information Officer, Dave spent two years as the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the Network BC initiative. Through his leadership in this project, Dave played a pivotal role in bridging the digital divide by connecting many rural and remote communities in British Columbia to high-speed broadband.
Dave has a strong technical background, and spent nearly 20 years working in management positions of progressively more responsibility, both in the B.C. government and with SaskTel in Regina, Saskatchewan. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for BCNET, the Board of Directors of ISSNET, and an active participant in the cross-jurisdictional Public Sector Chief Information Officer Council.
Nicole is the Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director at the ACLU of Northern California. She works on the intersection of new technology, privacy, and free speech and is spearheading the organization’s new online privacy campaign, Demand your dotRights.
Nicole graduated magna cum laude with distinction from Amherst College, studied comparative civil rights history at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and earned her J.D. with a Certificate in Law and Technology from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California Berkeley.
Before joining the ACLU, Nicole was an intellectual property attorney at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Nicole was recognized by San Jose Magazine in 2001 for being one of 20 "Women Making a Mark" in Silicon Valley. Nicole regularly blogs at Bytes and Pieces at www.aclunc.org/techblog.
Miranda Paquette has been teaching and learning in the field of Privacy for since 1999. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C). Her current role as Privacy Manager with MD Physician Services Inc. includes responsibilities for the review, education and implementation of corporate policy requirements. These policies govern issues such as Privacy and records management as they apply to the holding companies and the subsidiaries including financial services and a health care software firm (Practice Solutions Software Inc).
Daniel has more than 20 years of business and IT experience around advanced technologies, business strategy and IT Infrastructures. He is a technology pioneer and known as a gadget guru for his personal use of the latest and greatest technologies in the industry.
Mr. Powers is a coveted speaker at industry conferences around the world on topics such as Cloud Computing, Internet Security, SOA, Open Systems, Linux, and the Open Source movement.
Currently, Mr. Powers is Vice President of IBM Internet Security Systems (ISS). He is responsible for IBM Security Strategy, Marketing, Products & Services, Channels, OEM and Alliances worldwide.
Peter is the Chief Privacy Officer at EDS, an EDS company, where he is responsible for EDS’ global privacy program. He has 40 years of international experience in the information-technology field, having worked in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Peter has worked in the privacy arena for the last ten years and prior to joining EDS in 2001, he was vice president of NCR Corporation’s Privacy Center. He is a recognized expert in privacy, particularly in the areas of customer relationship management (CRM) and data warehousing. He has a deep understanding of both technical and business issues that organizations face in developing privacy solutions. At EDS he has helped companies such as 7-Eleven, Nextel and Home Depot in building their privacy programs. While at NCR Corporation, Mr. Reid chaired the company’s Privacy Steering Committee and developed a solid background in information-technology solutions for the financial-services, retail, communications, transportation and public-sector markets. A recognized leader in privacy, Mr. Reid is a frequent public speaker on privacy and is often quoted in the media. Mr. Reid holds a B.Sc. in mathematics from the University of Sussex in Brighton, England
Mr. Richard is the CTO of secureNFC. He wrote many patents on equipment authentication using One Time Password and the use of RFID in security system. After working at Marconi and running a videoconference company, he created Galea network security that designed an encryption system for Ingrian networks. This FIPS140 certified HSM allowed for Ingrian to sell its application to American Express and Visa Europe. Galea was sold to Intel Shiva. Since Mr. Richard evolved in the gaming industry and created a technology to protect casino gaming chips against counterfeighting and other gaming crimes. secureNFC was created to offer better security to NFC and mobile payment.
John is Director, Global Government Relations for CA, Inc., and serves as an industry expert in the use of security and privacy technologies in trusted infrastructures, and holds leadership roles in industry-led cyber security, information privacy and critical infrastructure protection initiatives.
He is as an appointed member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, and is a past member of National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB). He is a board member and President of the non-profit International Security Trust and Privacy Alliance (ISTPA) and is a member of the OASIS IDtrust Member Section Steering Committee.
Mr. Sabo is active in information sharing, cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection committees and organizations. He is a board member and past President of the Information Technology-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC); member of the IT-Sector Coordinating Council; and Immediate Past Chair of the ISAC Council.
Winn is one of the world's top experts on security, privacy, infowar, cyber-terrorism and related topics. Provocative, informed, challenging, he's on the leading edge of thinking, writing and speaking. Highly technical security subjects are made understandable, entertaining, engaging and thought-provoking. Audiences find themselves challenged with original ideas which are related through historical analogy and metaphor and made relevant to the present and future world.
Winn is the president of Interpact, Inc., a security awareness consulting firm, and the author of many books including "Information Warfare", "CyberShock", "Time Based Security" and "Internet and Computer Ethics for Kids". His popular speeches entertain government and commercial audiences on three continents.
Craig is an award-winning journalist and author. A columnist for Columbia Journalism Review and Hour, a Montreal weekly, his writing has also appeared in The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Globe And Mail, Montreal Gazette, Toronto Star, Report On Business magazine, and Editor & Publisher online, amoung other publications. Craig is the founder and editor of RegretTheError.com, a website that reports on media accuracy, errors and corrections. His book, Regret the Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech, won the Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Craig has also won gold and silver medals at the National Magazine Awards.
Daniel is a professor of law at the George Washington University Law School. An internationally-known expert in privacy law, Solove is the author of several books, including Understanding Privacy (Harvard 2008), The Future of Reputation: Gossip and Rumor in the Information Age (Yale 2007) (winner of the 2007 McGannon Award), and The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age (NYU 2004). Professor Solove is also the author of a textbook, Information Privacy Law with Aspen Publishing Co. now in its third edition, with co-author Paul Schwartz. Solove has published more than 30 articles and essays, which have appeared in leading law reviews such as the Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, California Law Review, Michigan Law Review, NYU Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and Duke Law Journal.
Professor Solove has testified before Congress and has been interviewed and featured in several hundred media broadcasts and articles, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Associated Press, Time, Newsweek, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and NPR. A graduate of Yale Law School, he clerked for Judge Stanley Sporkin, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and Judge Pamela Ann Rymer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He also worked at the law firm Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC. Professor Solove teaches information privacy law, criminal procedure, criminal law, and law and literature.
Bobbylynn is the Privacy Officer for Saskatoon Health Region, which represents the largest health region in Saskatchewan, serving 289,000 local residents in more than 100 cities, towns, villages, RMs and First Nation communities. In her role, Bobbylynn directs and leads the Region’s global privacy program. This program is responsible for establishing regional policies related to privacy and access, developing and overseeing a privacy compliance program, and implementing the privacy education and awareness program for the organization.
Bobbylynn is active on numerous provincial committees that are accountable for overseeing the implementation of electronic patient information systems in Saskatchewan. She is well known as a strong voice in the field of privacy, especially as it relates to the electronic health record and balancing privacy in a society where information is readily available and easily shared.
Jennifer Stoddart has been Canada's Privacy Commissioner since 2003. In her role, she has overseen a number of important investigations, including a massive data breach at U.S. retail giant TJX and the disclosure of Canadians' financial information to U.S. authorities by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. Commissioner Stoddart has led efforts to help private sector organizations understand their obligations under new federal private sector privacy legislation and she is also working to promote online privacy for youth through the Office's new website, www.youthprivacy.ca.
Commissioner Stoddart has been a leader on global privacy through her work with international organizations which are examining ways to protect and enhance privacy rights on a global scale. In 2007, she hosted an international data protection conference which brought together some of the world's foremost data protection experts.
Commissioner Stoddart was previously President of the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec. She has held several senior positions in public administration for the Governments of Québec and Canada, including at the Canadian and the Québec Human Rights Commissions.
Mozelle is CEO of Thompson Strategic Consulting which provides legal, policy and business advice to companies like Facebook, Inc., SeatSmart.com and others. He also was a Team Leader of the Obama/Biden Transition where he led the review of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC). From December 1997 until August 2004, he served as a Commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission where he developed leadership roles in the areas of international consumer protection, high technology competition and convergence issues, online privacy and intellectual property. He also served as Chairman of the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy. Before the FTC, Commissioner Thompson served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Government Financial Policy. He has also taught at Fordham, Stanford and Princeton Universities, and has received numerous honors including the Distinguished Service Award by the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, and the First International Leadership Award from Wired Safety.org.
Catherine is the acting Executive Director with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia. The OIPC is an independent Office of the Legislature with oversight responsibility for 2,900 public agencies covered by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the more than 300,000 private organizations covered by the Personal Information Protection Act.
Prior to joining the OIPC four years ago, Catherine was the Director of Information, Privacy and Records Management for the Ministry of Attorney General and the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Catherine authored, "Public Reporting of Child Death Reviews, April 2006" as part of the B.C. Child & Youth Review led by Ted Hughes.
Catherine began her legal career in the Ontario Legal Clinic System as a staff lawyer specializing in workers’ compensation law. Catherine received her B.Sc., B.A. and LL.B. from the University of Ottawa and her LL.M. in international human rights law from Dalhousie University.
Mr. Robin Wakefield
Robin is a Senior Security Analyst for Sun Microsystems (Canada) and Sun Microsystems (B.C.). Sun Microsystems (B.C) designs, builds and implements the B.C. Provincial Laboratory Information System (PLIS) and the Interoperable Electronic Health Record (iEHR). There he is responsible for oversight of the development, deployment and sustainment of the privacy and security controls for its operating environments. Prior to accepting this position in Canada, Robin resided in the United States working for Sun Laboratories’ Global Enterprise Security Services practice and the Chief Technology Office. There he split his time between performing security services for large customers and within Sun itself. Internally, he worked with Sun engineering in enhancing security in specific products groups and supported internal operations to help Sun meet a myriad of regulations and certifications. Externally, his customers included various Canadian and US government agencies, telecommunications and financial institutions. Before joining Sun in the mid 1990s Robin worked in the financial industry reengineering and securing bank networks. Robin was a founding member of the HoneyNet Project in the US and has participated in research related projects at Simon Fraser, University of Fraser Valley and at the BC Government.
Joel has worked in the field of information security for over 30 years. As the Principal Engineer and Chief Technologist for the Sun Microsystems Security Program Office, he leads the design, architecture and engineering efforts of system and application security solutions for a range of different enterprises. Joel is also a leading expert on legal and regulatory issues as they relate to information security. Joel is the Sun Microsystems ANSI representative, a founding member of the Information Systems Security Association, the chairman of the ISSA Journal's Editorial Advisory Board, and a member of and Subject Matter Expert for the American Bar Association Science and Technology working committee. His current research work is focused on the elaboration of adaptive security, complex adaptive systems, security governance and security maturity modeling.
President Internet Security Advisors Group and Author of "Spies Among Us", "Corporate Espionage" and "Through the Eyes of the Enemy"
Frank J. Work
Alberta appointed its second Information and Privacy Commissioner, Franklin J. Work, Q.C in 2002. Mr. Work will oversee the access to information and protection of privacy provisions of Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act, the Health Information Act (HIA) and the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). Additionally, Mr. Work will inform and educate Albertans about the Acts, taking time to listen to concerns, administer constructive advice to public bodies and custodians and investigate potential abuses.
Mr. Work was born in Calgary, received his Bachelors and Masters Degree in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary and obtained a law degree in 1981 from McGill University. After a brief stint practicing corporate commercial law in Calgary, Mr. Work had the opportunity to work for the Attorney General of Bermuda. During his time in Bermuda, Mr. Work was seconded to the United Nations Environmental Program. After returning to Canada in 1987, Mr. Work took a contract position with the World Bank and was assigned to the country of Mauritius. There he worked with the Minister of Environment, Executive Council, and various aid agencies in developing environmental policy and law. From 1991 to 1996 Mr. Work worked as Parliamentary Counsel to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, and spent time working as General Counsel to the Ethics Commissioner of Alberta. In 1996 Mr. Work began his career at the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner as General Counsel and Assistant Commissioner. Mr. Work was appointed as Acting Information and Privacy Commissioner in September 2001 and was subsequently appointed Information and Privacy Commissioner in May 2002.