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The third BC Information Summit brings together legal experts, journalists, academics, present and past elected officials and experienced Freedom of Information and privacy experts. Together, they shall explore the challenges of creating transparent government and protecting privacy in an increasingly turbulent and complex information environment

  • Tim Agg, Executive Director, PLEA Community Services
  • Gwen Barlee, Policy Director, Western Canada Wilderness Committee
  • Rob Botterell, Barrister & Solicitor; former Director, Information and Privacy Branch, B.C. Government

  • Ron Cantelon, MLA, Chair, Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act
  • Elizabeth Denham, Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC
  • David Flaherty, Privacy Consultant, Victoria; former Information and Privacy Commissioner/BC

  • Benjamin Goold, Associate Professor, UBC Faculty of Law

  • Blair Lekstrom, MLA; former Chair, Special Committee to review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (2004) (invited)

  • Sara Levine, Lawyer, Alliance Lex - An Association of Legal Professionals

  • Jay Loder, Manager, Privacy and Freedom of Information, ICBC

  • Elaine McKnight, Assistant Deputy Manager, Ministry of Health Services (invited)

  • Helen Morrison, Senior Portfolio Officer, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner/BC
  • 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
  • Doug Routley, MLA, Deputy Chair, Special Committee to Review the FOIPP Act
  • Richard Rosenberg, President, BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association

  • Chad Skelton, Investigative Reporter, Vancouver Sun

  • Micheal Vonn, Policy Director, BC Civil Liberties Assn



September 29, 2010
8:30am to 5pm
The Theatre at UBC Robson Square Campus
Vancouver, BC

Ticket prices:
Early Bird Rates are available until
September 15, 2010.
All rates include
a buffet lunch


$75 (early bird) $95 (regular)

$55 (early bird) $75 (regular)

$25 (early bird) $35 (regular)