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In its 10th year, this national forum will once again bring together a top tier faculty who will equip you with the knowledge and strategies you need to tackle the complex issues involved in tech crime and e-evidence.

Topics include:

  • Critical issues on cyber security and the increasing complexity of digital investigations
  • Top 2016 investigation and drafting issues in cases involving electronic evidence
  • Effectively and ethically using social media and evidence admissibility issues
  • Search and seizure latest cases and hot button issues
  • Tackling white collar crime; special issues and unique challenges in the electronic age



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

Keynote Speaker

  • Alan Butler, Senior Counsel, Electronic Privacy Information Center, (EPIC), Washington, D.C.
  • Gerald Chan, Stockwoods LLP
  • Sgt. David Cobey, Legal Application Support Team, RCMP
  • Cst. Frank Dudas, RCMP, Legal Application Support Team
  • Daniel Embury, Technical Director, Cellebrite Advanced Investigative Services
  • Andrew Fish, Team Leader, Criminal Investigations Division, Canada Revenue Agency
  • The Hon. Justice Frances Kiteley, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • Cst. Christopher MacDonald, Investigator, Peel Regional Police, Child Exploitation Unit
  • Susan Magotiaux, Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office- Criminal
  • David M. Porter, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Randy Schwartz, Deputy Director, Prosecution Support, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Crown Law Office-Criminal



Fees include attendance, program materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break refreshments.

Group Discounts

OsgoodePD offers group rates for both on site and webcast formats. Please note these are only available when registering for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice. Please inquire about financial assistance.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Lawyer

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
Mary Park

Program Details

Date & Time

In Person and Webcast
January 27, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Online Replay Date
February 24, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Register for the Online Replay.


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$495 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Crown and defence lawyers
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Government & Non-Government Computer forensic investigators
  • Expert forensic witnesses
  • Government Regulatory investigators
  • Regulatory lawyers
  • College, university and law school professors of computer/technology law
  • Judges

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“Presentations and materials were all extremely valuable to my work”
Law Enforcement Officer (2013)

Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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