Summit Agenda

Morning Session

8:15-8:50

Registration

8:50-9:00

Opening Remarks

Michael Markwick, President of BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association

9:00-9:30

Keynote Address: ATIA Reform

Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada

9:30–10:45
Panel Session

Extending FOI Coverage - Where should we draw the line?

Speakers

  • Mike Larsen, Lecturer, School of Criminology, Kwantlen University
  • Paul Hancock, Legal Counsell, Information and Privacy, University of British Columbia
  • More speakers to be confirmed.

Moderator

  • To be confirmed

Break (10:45-11:00)

11:00–12:15
Panel Session

Duty to Document - What does this mean and where are we going?

Speakers

  • Victoria Lemieux, Associate Professor of Archival Studies, University of British Columbia
  • Layla Michaud, Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
  • More speakers to be confirmed.

Moderator

  • Vincent Gogolek, Executive Director, BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association

Lunch (12:15–1:15)

1:15-2:00

To be confirmed

2:00-3:15

Panel Session

Convergence between the duty to release information in the public interest and proactive disclosure

Speakers

  • Rebecca Kantwerg
  • More speakers to be confirmed.

Moderator

  • To be confirmed

Break (3:15-3:30)

3:30-4:45

Panel Session

Surveillance by individuals - Is legislative action needed?

Speakers

  • Micheal Vonn, Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties Association
  • Benjamin Goold, Professor, Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
  • More speakers to be confirmed.

Moderator

  • To be confirmed

4:45-5:00

Closing Remarks

Vincent Gogolek, Executive Director, BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association