Monday, June 21, 2010

Privacy in the Clouds presentation

Below is my slide deck that I presented at the Privacy Commissioner's public consultation on cloud computing in Calgary on June 21, 2010.

Let me know in the comments or by e-mail if you have any problems with the slides.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Privacy Commissioner's consumer consultation (cloud computing) continues on Monday in Calgary

I've been honoured to be invited as one of the keynote speakers at the Privacy Commissioner's consumer consultations taking place in Calgary on Monday. I'm speaking on the topic of Cloud Computing. The full agenda is here.

The proceedings will be webcast:, starting at 9:00 Mountain time. I think you'll be able to watch it later from the same address if you miss it the first time. Or you can watch it over and over again.

The roster of speakers is very impressive, including:

  • Mr. Joseph H. Alhadeff, Vice President for Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer, Oracle Corporation
  • Mr. Shane Schick, Editor-in-Chief, ITWorldCanada (moderator)
  • Mr. Declan McCullagh, Senior Correspondent, CBS News web site
  • Mr. Brad Templeton, Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Mr. Doug Jones, Cloud Computing Unit Executive, IBM Canada
  • Mr. Daniel Koffler, Chief Technology Officer, Syntenic
  • Dr. Andrew Patrick, IT Research Analyst, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (moderator)
  • Mr. Scott Morrison, CTO, Layer 7 Technologies
  • Dr. Tomas Sander, Research Scientist, HP Labs
  • Mr. Brian O'Higgins, Consultant and Entrepreneur (Founder of Third Brigade), Assistant to the CTO, Trend Micro
  • Dr. Thomas Keenan, Professor, University of Calgary
  • Mr. Carman Baggaley, Senior Policy and Research Analyst, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (moderator)
  • Ms. Kathryn Ratté, Senior Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • Mr. Mike Hintze, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft
  • Mr. Adam Kardash, Partner, Heenan Blaikie
  • Ms. Janet Lo, Legal Counsel, Public Interest Advocacy Centre