Law Commission of Ontario and IP Osgoode Co-host Symposium on e-Health Law
and Policy

TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - On Thursday, January 28 the Law Commission of Ontario and Osgoode Hall Law School's Intellectual Property Law and Technology Program (IP Osgoode) will co-host a Symposium on e-Health Law and Policy in Toronto. The keynote speaker will be Professor Giuseppina D'Agostino, OHLS LCO Scholar in Residence.

    Time:        9:15 am - 3:30 pm
    Date:        Thursday, January 28, 2010
    Location:    Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, 1 First Canadian Place, 100
                 King Street West, 63rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1B8

As a key step in the project Professor Giuseppina D'Agostino has undertaken on the interaction of IP, ethics and privacy issues related to electronic medical records, IP Osgoode and the LCO have invited experts and professionals to discuss these issues. The Symposium will bring together academics, legal practitioners, medical and health care professionals, government officials and community organizations.

Panelists include:

Professor Dan Burk - University of California - Irvine - School of Law

David Pattenden, Director, Healthcare - Microsoft Canada

Dr. Harvey Skinner, Dean, Faculty of Health - York University

Dr. Terrence Sullivan, President and CEO - Cancer Care Ontario

Professor Margaret Ann Wilkinson - University of Western Ontario

Karen Waite, Chief Privacy & Security Officer - eHealth Ontario

The facilitators are Maureen Murphy, Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and Michael Watts, Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

Event details are available on the LCO website at:

SOURCE Law Commission of Ontario - LCO

For further information: For further information: Professor D'Agostino, (416) 650-8406

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