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In one intensive day, get the latest information on current criminal and privacy law, security, e-discovery and leading-edge e-forensic tools and techniques. Now in its 9th run, this national program has become the MUST ATTEND for lawyers, law enforcement professionals, regulatory investigators, computer forensic specialists, judges and others engaged in criminal justice and regulatory issues.

Canada’s leading experts will equip you with practical tactics and information you can use. Topics include:

  • Critical Update: Cyber security and the increasing complexity of digital investigations
  • Leveraging mobile forensics to access private cloud data storage
  • Top investigation and drafting issues in electronic evidence cases
  • Social media and the criminal justice process – what are the ethical and legal limits?
  • Search and Seizure – the latest “need to know” legal developments
  • Special challenges in child exploitation offences
  • Search implications involving corporate servers and the expectation of privacy in an employment environment
  • How to develop an effective search strategy for e-evidence – from the initial search to ensuring your evidence will stand up in court

Faculty

Chairs

  • Susheel Gupta, Vice-Chairperson, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
  • Steven Johnston, Crown Prosecutor, Special Prosecutions Branch, Alberta Justice
  • Scott K. Fenton, Fenton, Smith Barristers

Keynote

  • Mark Kelley, Co-Host, CBC’s The Fifth Estate
    Cyberstalkers: The Campaign to Catch the Criminals Lurking Online
  • Det. Sgt. Kelly Anderson, Ontario Provincial Police, e-Crime Sect. TechnologicalCrime Section
  • W. Vincent Clifford, Edelson Clifford D’Angelo Friedman Barristers LLP
  • Sergeant David Cobey, Legal Application Support Team, RCMP
  • Allison Dellandrea, Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office – Criminal
  • Nicholas Devlin, Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada
  • The Hon. Justice Philip Downes, Ontario Court of Justice
  • Daniel Embury, Technical Director, Cellebrite Advanced Investigative Services
  • The Hon. Justice Michal Fairburn, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • The Hon. Justice Frances Kiteley, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • Cst. Christoper MacDonald, CFCE, Investigator, Internet Child Exploitation Unit, Peel Regional Police Service
  • Anthony Moustacalis, Barrister
  • Randy Schwartz, Deputy Director, Prosecution Support, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office-Criminal

Agenda

  • 9th National Symposium on Tech Crime and Electronic Evidence

    Original Date: January 22, 2016

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    • 8:15 am
      Registration and Continental Breakfast
    • 9:00 am
      Welcome, Introduction and Overview

      SUSHEEL GUPTA, Vice-Chairperson, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

    • 9:15 am
      Top 2016 Investigation and Drafting Issues in Cases Involving Electronic Evidence

      THE HON. JUSTICE PHILIP DOWNES, Ontario Court of Justice
      RANDY SCHWARTZ, Deputy Director, Prosecution Support, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office - Criminal
      W. VINCENT CLIFFORD, Edelson Clifford D’Angelo Friedman Barristers LLP
      SERGEANT DAVID COBEY, Legal Application Support Team, RCMP

      • Critical warrant drafting challenges in searching for electronic evidence
      • Drafting in anticipation of possible live acquisition
      • Co-coordinating and supervising large scale, multiple jurisdiction search cases
      • Special challenges in cross border electronic search and seizure cases
      • Developing a search strategy for electronic evidence from the search to the presentation of the case in Court
    • 10:30 am
      Refreshment Break
    • 10:45 am
      Current Issues and Special Challenges in Child Exploitation Offences

      ALLISON DELLANDREA, Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office - Criminal
      CST. CHRISTOPHER MACDONALD, CFCE, Investigator, Internet Child Exploitation Unit, Peel Regional Police Service

      From new offences and Court powers under the new Online Crime Act, Bill C-13, to international co-operation, child exploitation cases present unique challenges for the criminal justice system.

      These very experienced speakers will provide you with cutting edge information and practical insights to use in child exploitation cases and other on line investigations and cases. They will also deal with the impact of cybercrime on children.

    • 11:45 am
      Networking Luncheon
    • 12:30 pm
      Keynote Address
      MARK KELLEY, Co-Host, CBC’s The Fifth Estate
      Cyberstalkers: The Campaign to Catch the Criminals Lurking Online
    • 1:15 pm
      Social Media and the Criminal Justice Process: What are the Ethical and Legal Limits?

      THE HON. JUSTICE FRANCES KITELEY, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
      STEVEN JOHNSTON, Crown Prosecutor, Special Prosecutions Branch, Alberta Justice
      ANTHONY MOUSTACALIS, Barrister

      The pervasive nature of social media means that it is a potential goldmine in terms of evidence. But its use in criminal and regulatory proceedings also gives rise to complex ethical and procedural issues. In this session, our experts will explore:

      • Ethical issues for counsel, investigators and courts relating to witnesses and their social media presence
      • Formulating a professional, ethical and practical framework for disclosure by both Crown and defence
    • 2:15 pm
      Search and Seizure: The Forensics — Opportunities Amidst the Trend of Ever-increasing Mobile Security

      DANIEL EMBURY, Technical Director, Cellebrite Advanced Investigative Services
      KELLY ANDERSON, Det. Sgt., Ontario Provincial Police, e-Crime Sect. Technological Crime Section

      In the current post-Snowden environment of digital privacy awareness, what low-hanging fruit is still available for analysts, investigators, and litigators seeking the truth? Despite rising fears of hitting the encryption wall, there are still ways to:

      • Seek out alternative sources of evidence that are less protected
      • Leverage mobile forensics to access private cloud data storage
      • Maximize mobile forensic evidence with large scale analytics of multiple exhibits
      • Utilize cutting-edge techniques and solutions from tool vendors
      • Capitalize on advanced research at federal escalation points or private service providers
    • 3:00 pm
      Refreshment Break
    • 3:15 pm
      Search and Seizure: The Law Latest Cases and Hot Button Issues

      THE HON. MICHAL FAIRBURN, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
      SCOTT K. FENTON, Fenton, Smith Barristers
      NICHOLAS DEVLIN, Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada

      This expert panel will discuss the most recent cases and their practical implications, including:

      • Continued developments post R. v. Vu, 2013 SCC 60 and R. v. Telus, 2013 SCC 16; dealing with stored communicationsand landed text messages in cell phone searches
      • Impact of the SCC decision in R.v. Fearon, 2014 SCC 77 as it relates to search of data incident to arrest on cell phones, and USA v. Wurie Docket No. 13-212
      • R. v. Spencer, 2014 SCC 43: Implications for law enforcement and courts
      • The limits of “plain view” in the computer search context
      • Search implications of corporate servers and the expectation of privacy in an employment environment
      • “Big data” and privacy
    • 4:45 pm
      Closing Remarks and Program Concludes

Group Discounts

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.

Delivery

The video stream, including link to program materials will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.

Refunds

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Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - Program On Demand

Date Recorded
January 22, 2016
Running Time

7:39:29

Fee per Delegate

$545 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours

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Who Should Attend

  • Crowns federal and provincial
  • Law enforcement professionals
  • Defence lawyers
  • Computer forensic investigators and expert witnesses
  • Government regulatory investigators
  • Non-government forensic investigators
  • Judges
  • Professors of computer/technology law

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