Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search


Privacy Forum at Te Papa in Wellington

Privacy Forum at Te Papa in Wellington

On Thursday 30 March the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner will host a Privacy Forum at Te Papa in Wellington.

The Forum brings together New Zealand and Australian specialists who will cover a wide range of topics including workplace, technology, health, consumer and media privacy issues. The keynote speaker is Australia's Federal Privacy Commissioner Karen Curtis.

All sessions will be open to the media.

Please find attached a detailed programme for the Forum.

Privacy Issues Forum

9am-5pm Thursday 30 March 2006

Te Papa, Wellington

All sessions are open to the media

9 am: Opening remarks by the Privacy Commissioner, Marie Shroff

9.10 am: The way ahead for privacy in New Zealand – Hon Clayton Cosgrove, Associate Minister of Justice on behalf of Minister of Justice, Hon Mark Burton

9.20 am: Good privacy is good business – Karen Curtis, Australian Privacy Commissioner

10 am: Morning tea

10.30 am: Two sessions run concurrently

Identity and privacy

Chair: Paul Chadwick, Victorian Privacy Commissioner Laurence Millar, State Services Commission: Authenticating yourself to access government services: What might the future hold? Chris Gration, Baycorp Advantage: Identity verification in the private sector: Future directions and solving the privacy dilemmas David Kennedy, Police Identity Intelligence Unit: Identity crime, identity fraud, identity theft: What's to be done?

Workplace privacy

Chair: Thomas Goddard, former Chief Judge of the Employment Court Prof Paul Roth, Otago University: Technology and the workplace Sandra Kelman, BP: Employee privacy in a global company Andrew Little, EPMU: Employees' concerns with workplace privacy Katrine Evans, Office of the Privacy Commissioner: Employment privacy complaints to the Privacy Commissioner

11.45 am: Two sessions run concurrently

Health and privacy

Chair: Kathryn Dalziel, Raymond Donnelly & Co Dr Ross Boswell, New Zealand Medical Association: Privacy and doctors – current issues in medical practice John Edwards, barrister: Health Information Privacy Code Richman Wee, Otago University: The field of genetics – new challenges for health privacy

Privacy and the consumer

Chair: Kerry Dalton, Citizens Advice Bureaux Marie Shroff, Privacy Commissioner: 2006 public opinion survey results David Russell, Consumers' Institute: The consumer viewpoint John Goulter, Telecom: Business and privacy John Scott, Dun & Bradstreet: New Zealand's credit reporting system: A proposed reform

1 pm: Lunch

2 pm: Two sessions run concurrently

Technology and privacy

Chair: Lindy Siegert, Office of the Privacy Commissioner Brett Roberts, Microsoft: Privacy and technology into the future: The good and the bad John Martin, IBM: IBM and the future of privacy – do the benefits of the electronic age come with a privacy trade-off? Stu Woollett, Westpac: Man in the middle: Protecting the privacy of a bank's customers

Beyond the Act: privacy issues in new laws

Chair: Lauren Perry, Ministry of Justice Neville Trendle, Law Commission: Intimate covert filming: The law's response to up-skirt photography Tim McBride, privacy consultant: The private life of guilty people: New laws on clean slate convictions and prisoners' claims Graeme Crombie, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts: Spam for breakfast, lunch and dinner: What will the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Bill do for privacy?

3 pm: Two sessions run concurrently

Reported cases: what's up with case notes, the tribunal and courts? Chair: Prof Graham Greenleaf, University of New South Wales Blair Stewart, Office of the Privacy Commissioner: Privacy case notes: A key resource from New Zealand and beyond Bob Stevens, barrister and solicitor: Taking privacy cases through the Human Rights Review Tribunal: Some observations on process and the roles of the Privacy Commissioner and Director of Human Rights Proceedings Tim McBride, privacy consultant: Noteworthy recent developments from the Human Rights Review Tribunal

Media and privacy

Chair: Colin Peacock, Radio New Zealand Joanne Morris, Broadcasting Standards Authority: Broadcasters and privacy – developing the BSA's privacy principles Nicole Moreham, Victoria University: Hosking, Campbell and beyond – the tort of invasion of privacy Paul Thompson, The Press: Privacy and the newsroom: Challenges for journalists

3.45 pm: Afternoon tea

4.15 pm: Final session

Privacy: the international context

Chair: Marie Shroff Presenter: Prof Graham Greenleaf, University of New South Wales: Developments in information privacy law and its interpretation in the Asia Pacific Commentators: Blair Stewart, Office of the Privacy Commissioner; Prof Paul Roth, Otago University


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Scoop 3.0: How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

Entering into its third decade of operation, the Scoop news ecosystem is set to undergo another phase of transformation and evolution.

We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure and offer even more valuable business tools to commercial users of Scoop. More>>


Speaking Of Transport: Public Engagement On Wellington Scenarios

“Our work on possible solutions for Wellington’s transport future is ongoing, but has progressed to the stage where we’re ready to share our ideas with the public and seek their feedback to help guide our next steps...” More>>


Parental Leave: National's Time-Sharing Change Fails

National has proposed a change to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill that would allow both parents to take paid parental leave at the same time, if that is what suits them best. More>>


Train Free Thursday: Workers Strike To Defend Terms Of Employment

"They signed up to these conditions a year ago when they got the contract for Wellington's rail services. Now they're trying to increase profits by squeezing frontline workers." More>>


Seclusion: Ombudsman Emphasises Importance Of Monitoring

Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero says that while there have been changes to the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 to prohibit the use of seclusion, the report is an important reminder of the importance of regular monitoring of schools. More>>


United Future History: "All Good Things Must End"

'We’re extremely proud of what we’ve achieved over the past 15 years, working alongside the government of the day, both National and Labour.' Mr Light told members on Monday. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The TPP Outcome, And The Hobbit Law

Somehow the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal has come lurching back from the dead – and as predicted in this column last week, the member countries gathered in Vietnam have announced a deal in broad principle, shunted aside until a later date the stuff on which they don’t agree, and declared victory. More>>

Agreeing To Differ: Greens Maintain Opposition To TPPA
“The Green Party has long opposed the TPPA. The new proposed deal, which came out of the weekend’s talks, still contains key ISDS concessions to corporations that put our democracy at risk, so our position remains the same,” said Green Party trade spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman. More>>


Monitoring Report: A New Chapter For Children’s Rights In New Zealand?

The Children’s Commissioner is calling on the country to embrace children’s rights to ensure their overall well-being. More>>





Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election