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The first BC Information Summit brings together academics, legal experts, journalists, present and past elected officials and experienced Freedom of Information requesters from every sector of society. Together, they shall explore the challenges and solutions of creating open government and a free flow of information to the public.

  • Hon. Olga Ilich, Minister of Labour & Citizens' Services, BC
  • David Mitchell, Vice President, University Relations, University of Ottawa; writer, historian and former MLA
  • Mitch Anderson, former Staff Scientist with Sierra Legal Defence Fund
  • Sara MacIntyre, BC Director, Canadian Taxpayers Federation
  • Anne-Marie DeLorey, Staff Representative, Health Research and Policy, BC Government and Service Employees' Union
  • Kirk LaPointe, Managing Editor, the Vancouver Sun
  • Randy Christensen, staff lawyer, Sierra Legal Defence Fund
  • Mel Rothenburger, Editor, Kamloops Daily News; former Mayor of Kamloops
  • Murray Rankin, QC , Heenan Blaikie LLP; Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Victoria ; former special advisor on the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
  • Gerald Fahey, Barrister and Solicitor, Epstein Wood; former President, BC Freedom Of Information & Privacy Association
  • Blair Lekstrom, MLA, former Chair, Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
  • Geoff Plant, QC, Heenan Blaikie LLP; former Attorney General of BC
  • Ann Rees, Instructor, Journalism Program, Kwantlen College
  • Mel Rothenburger, Editor, Kamloops Daily News; former Mayor of Kamloops
  • David Loukidelis, Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC
  • Gary Dickson, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Sasketchawan
  • Paul Ramsey, Former Minister of Finance, Minister of Health and Minister of Education, BC
  • Joyce Murray, Former Minister of Water, Land and Air Protection, and former Minister of Management Services, BC


THE BC INFORMATION SUMMIT

September 29, 2006
The Theatre at UBC Robson Square Campus

Ticket prices:
Early Bird Rates are available until
September 18, 2006.
All rates include
a buffet lunch
.

Organization

$75 (early bird) $90 (regular)

Individual
$55 (early bird) $65 (regular)

Senior/Student
$25 (early bird) $30 (regular)

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