2000 Conferences

6th CACR Information Security Workshop
1st Annual Privacy and Security Workshop

Karen Spector, Management Board Secretariat, Ontario Government

Moderator's Bio
Karen is responsible for the Privacy Impact Assessment for the Government of Ontariois proposed smart card. In this capacity, she is developing a report, preparing privacy opinions, tracking privacy issues, and working with architects and business analysts to develop a privacy sympathetic system. She is also assisting project counsel regarding the privacy-related provisions of the proposed smart card legislation.

Karen is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School (1993) and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (1984). Her wide-ranging experience includes developing educational physics software; determining user specifications for a provincial utility; writing an appeals manual for the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario; and acting for a national, internet service provider in a website-related dispute.

Karen is a member of the Government of Ontario's Legal Team for the Electronic Commerce Project. As a former member of the York Technology Association and the Toronto Computers Lawyers Group, Karen is attempting to establish a iPrivacy Law Forumi, an informal, educational, resource group.

Karen is one of the organizers of the Conference.