Open Contracting: Exploring Open Government in Contracting and Procurement (Archived Video Stream) 

Nov. 21, 2017
Toronto Online

OBA Public Sector & Privacy and Access to Information Law PROGRAM | Original Program Date: November 21, 2017

Open government initiatives to increase transparency and accountability are expanding into the area of government contracting and procurement. However, private sector businesses need to protect competitive and sensitive information.

How can we strike a balance between the seemingly divergent goals of openness and confidentiality? Whether you are a public sector lawyer, or represent private companies contracting with government entities, join our expert panel to gain practical strategies for navigating the tension on a day-to-day basis and a greater understanding of the value of proactive disclosure.


Frank DeVries, Senior Adjudicator and Manager of Adjudication, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner-Ontario
Joanne Mitchell, The Regional Municipality of York 
Elliot A. Smith, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Elliot A. Smith, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 
John Wunderlich, President, John Wunderlich & Associates Inc., and Chief Privacy Officer, JLINC Labs


Jordan L. Greenwood, Barrister & Solicitor
Lauren Silver, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner - Ontario


For 1 to 3 Participants CBA Member: $50*
Non-Member: $80*
For 4 or more Participants CBA Member: $75*
Non-Member: $145*

*plus applicable taxes


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