Conference program

Day 1: Thursday, 23 February 2012

TimeProgram detailsSpeakers
8.45 - 9.15 Registration/Coffee  
9.15 - 9.30 Welcome and overview of Day 1 program Dr Normann Witzleb, Monash University
  Session 1: Australian privacy law reform Chair: Dr Normann Witzleb, Monash University
9.30 - 10.15 Reforms to the Privacy Act: Challenges and opportunities Mr Timothy Pilgrim, Australian Privacy Commissioner
10.15 - 10.45  Reforms to the Privacy Act: A privacy advocate's perspective Mr Nigel Waters, Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales
10.45 - 11.00 Questions  
11.00 - 11.25 Morning Tea  
  Session 2: International trends in privacy law Chair: Assoc Prof David Lindsay
11.25 - 11.40 The draft new EU Directive Mr Peter Hustinx, European Data Protection Supervisor (recorded presentation)
11.40 - 12.10 The global development of data privacy laws, and its impact on the Asia-Pacific Prof Graham Greenleaf, University of New South Wales
12.10 - 12.40 Privacy protection and media convergence in Germany and the influence of European law Prof Dieter Dőrr, Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz
12.40 - 12.55 Questions  
12.55 - 1.45 Lunch  
  Session 3: Developments in common law protection of privacy Chair: Assoc Prof Moira Paterson, Monash University
1.45 - 2.15 The ability to sue at common law for intrusion: An analysis of recent UK developments Dr Nicole Moreham, Victoria University of Wellington
2.15 - 2.45 Misuse of private information - towards a new tort? Prof Megan Richardson, University of Melbourne
2.45 - 3.00 Questions  
3.00 - 3.30 Afternoon Tea  
  Session 4: Privacy in public places and in the criminal sphere Chair: Ms Sharon Rodrick, Monash University
3.30 - 4.00 Surveillance in public places: the regulatory dilemma Assoc Prof Moira Paterson, Monash University
4.00 - 4.30  Privacy rights of released offenders: Consideration of some contemporary challenges Prof Patrick Keyzer, Bond University
4.30 - 5.00 Co-operation in criminal investigations in the Area of Freedom, Justice and Security Mr Andrew Roberts, University of Melbourne
5.00 - 5.20 Questions  
5.20 - 5.30 Conclusion Ms Sharon Rodrick, Monash University
7.00 Conference dinner