Media Advisory - International privacy experts meet in Montreal

Sep 20, 2007, 01:00 ET from Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

    OTTAWA, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ - The world's top privacy experts are
 meeting in Montreal next week to explore emerging new threats to privacy.
     The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is hosting the 29th
 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, the
 key international privacy event each year, from September 25th to 28th.
     Workshops will address privacy in the context of public safety,
 globalization, Radio Frequency Identification, children and the Internet,
 location-based tracking, data mining, Internet crime and many other topics.
 Leading international experts on all of these topics are attending the
     Speakers include US Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, who
 will give a keynote address on privacy and public security; Google global
 privacy counsel Peter Fleischer; author and privacy and security expert
 Bruce Schneier, prominent consumer privacy advocate Katherine Albrecht as
 well as global privacy campaigners such as Simon Davies of Privacy
     The conference program, full list of speakers and backgrounder
 describing conference topics in more detail are available at
     NOTE: Journalists MUST complete and submit an accreditation form, also
 online, BEFORE Sept. 25 in order to have full access to the conference.

SOURCE Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada