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The who's who of the privacy world will meet in Montreal this month to explore ways to better protect privacy in the face of rapidly changing technologies and heightened national security concerns.

Media Advisory - International privacy experts meet in Montreal

Ottawa, Canada | Posted on September 6th, 2007

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is hosting the 29th
International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in
Montreal from September 25 to 28th. Among the topics to be explored are:
public safety, globalization, Radio Frequency Identification, nanotechnology,
children and privacy, location-based tracking, data mining and Internet crime.
Speakers include:

- Michael Chertoff, Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security,
who will give a keynote address on privacy and public security.
- Peter Fleischer, Google's global privacy counsel.
- Bruce Schneier, internationally renowned privacy and security guru and
best-selling author of books such as Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly
about Security in an Uncertain World and Secrets and Lies.
- Katherine Albrecht, widely recognized as one of the world's leading
experts on consumer privacy for her work as director of CASPIAN
(Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering), an
organization she founded to address retail privacy invasion.
- Simon Davies, a pioneer of the international privacy arena and the
founder and director of the watchdog group Privacy International.

The complete program and speakers list are available at: . Media are encouraged to complete and submit
an accreditation form, also available online, before the conference.
Out-of-town journalists are encouraged to reserve hotel rooms as soon as


For more information, please click here

Colin McKay
Office of the Privacy Commissioner
of Canada
(613) 995-0103

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