EFA is proud to present the following events in October. Book your tickets today!
Brisbane: Julian Burnside
Saturday, 11th October, 6.00pm for 7.00pm
In conjunction with Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, this event will feature leading Human Rights lawyer Julian Burnside AO QC who will speak about the threat to civil liberties inherent in indiscriminate communications data retention and mass surveillance more generally.
Mr Burnside will be introduced by Carly Nyst, Legal Director of Privacy International.
Canapes will be served and a cash bar will be available.
Where: Landing at Dockside, Kangaroo Point. Map.
Sydney - Privacy: A Global Perspective
Wednesday, 15th October, 6.00pm to 7.30pm
In conjunction with the Australian Privacy Foundation and Privacy International (PI), EFA is proud to present Carly Nyst, PI's Legal Director in conversation with ZDNet's Josh Taylor.
They will discuss a range of issues relating to privacy around the world, including mass digital surveillance, data retention and other threats to privacy, as well as potential legislative advances such as introducing a tort of privacy and new 'sexting' legislation.
Carly will also answer questions from the audience.
Where: Ultimo Community Centre, corner William Henry Street and Bulwara Road, Ultimo 2007. Map.
Melbourne: The Privacy Workshop
Friday, 17th October (all day)
EFA is proud to support Electron Workshop in the hosting of the first edition of The Privacy Workshop, a world class symposium on digital privacy, rights, and access featuring a range of respected speakers and thought leaders.
Following The Privacy Workshop, ThoughtWorks will host a 20th Anniversary Party for EFA from 6.30pm to 10.00pm. All welcome!