Privacy, Security and Surveillance: Developments and Challenges in the Information Age


  • Ron Deibert: Professor of Political Science, Director of the Canada Center for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs
  • Jacquelyn Burkell: Associate Professor, Faculty of Media Studies, University of Western Ontario
  • Carolyn Watters: Vice-President, Academic & Provost
    Opening remarks

Breakout Sessions

  • Wayne MacKay: University Administrator, Legal Scholar, Constitutional and Human Rights Expert
  • Mike Smit: Assistant Professor, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University


  • Creighton Barrett: Digital Archivist, Dalhousie University Archives
  • Charmaine Borg: New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for Terrebonne Riding
  • David Fraser: Internet, Technology and Privacy Lawyer

Student Speakers

  • Marc Harper
  • Hilary Lynd
  • Lee Wilson