I just noticed this while looking at FB timeline. Perhaps of interest to those who live in the area.
Each year the Canadian Civil Liberties Association’s RightsWatch Conference brings together a wide variety of stakeholders and community members, including academics, public officials, lawyers, students and interested members of the public for an intimate conference. This year CCLA is pleased to partner with Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation, the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre, and the Ryerson Law Research Centre to present Civil Liberties and Democracy in the Digital Age: Privacy, Media and Free Expression. There will be a series of discussions on the impact that new technologies and modes of communication have on legal and societal understandings of privacy, freedom of expression and the media. We are planning panels on surveillance, anonymity and expression in ‘public’ space, freedom of the press and the citizen journalist, the application of constitutional guarantees of privacy to new communications technologies, access to information and ‘open’ government, and privacy and expression in the private sector.
Join us Friday, September 20, 2013 for an evening keynote and reception, and Saturday, September 21, 2013 for a full-day conference.
More details on panels and speakers will be announced shortly. Do you care about privacy, freedom of expression, and technology? Have research or an innovative project you’d like to showcase? Apply to share your initiatives or volunteer at the RightsWatch Conference this September!
The RightsWatch conference takes its name and inspiration from the CCLA/PBSC RightsWatch Blog. To learn more about the RightsWatch Blog, and CCLA’s project partnership with Pro Bono Students Canada, visit ccla.org/events/rightswatch/.
Friday September 20, evening keynote and reception
Saturday September 21, all-day conference
Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
55 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C5
Early Bird Registration – available until August 1st
- General Public, $50.00
- Students & Unwaged, $10.00
- General Public, $75.00
- CCLA Members, $25.00
- Students & Unwaged, $20.00
- CCLA Student Members, $0.00