Keynote speakers 


Baltasar Garzón Real
Baltasar Garzón Real is Judge Magistrate of Spain’s central criminal court, specialising, among other things, in terrorism, organized crime, extraditions, crimes under universal jurisdiction (genocide, crimes against humanity), organized drug trafficking and economic criminality and corruption.
For 23 years he has directed important inquiries in these areas in national and international spheres. He has been Associate Professor of Criminal Law in the Universidad Complutense, Madrid, and a Senior Fellow of New York University. Judge Garzón Real is an external consultant for the Prosecution of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, and represents Spain in numerous international organisations, committees, advisory councils. He has been published widely and received numerous human rights awards.
Dame Stella Rimington 

Dame Stella Rimington was Director General of the British Security Service, MI5, from 1992 to 1996.  Her career in MI5 spanned nearly 40 years, and she was the first female Director General, and the first Director General to be publicly named on appointment.  She was appointed Dame Commander of Order of the Bath in 1996. Prior to her career in MI5, Dame Stella trained and worked as archivist, and since her retirement, has pursued this interest through her membership of the Archives Task Force, which reviewed the state of archives in the United Kingdom.

Since her retirement, Dame Stella has published a bestselling autobiography, ‘Open Secret’, and seven novels, and has been a trustee and board member of a number of charitable institutions and companies, including Marks & Spencer, the BG Group, the Institute of Cancer Research, the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital, Refuge, and the International Spy Museum.

David S. Ferriero
David S. Ferriero was confirmed as 10th Archivist of the United States on November 6, 2009. At that time he expressed his view that the National Archives was at a "defining moment with regard to our existing electronic records, social media communications, and emerging technologies being used throughout government offices."
Previously, Mr. Ferriero served as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York Public Libraries (NYPL). Among his responsibilities at the NYPL was the development of the library's digital strategy, which encompassed partnerships with Google and Microsoft, a web site that reached more than 25 million unique users annually, and a digital library of more than 750,000 images that could be accessed free of charge by any user around the world.
Miriam McIntire Nisbet
In September 2009, Miriam Nisbet became the first Director of the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration.  OGIS is the new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ombudsman and policy office created by the 2007 FOIA Amendments.
Miriam previously served at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris as Director of the Information Society Division, in UNESCO’s Communication and Information Sector. Prior to that appointment she served as Legislative Counsel for the American Library Association in ALA’s Washington Office, working primarily on copyright and other intellectual property issues raised by the digital information environment.
Michael Carden
Michael Carden joined the National Archives of Australia in 2004 to assist with the design and construction of their prototype digital archive. Since then he has managed the development of the open source software created by the National Archives to preserve and manage digital records, and has overseen the development of the computing infrastructure that supports the software. Michael holds a Master's degree in Information Technology from the Australian National University and enjoys living in Australia's capital city, Canberra.
Andrew Waugh
    Andrew Waugh is the Senior Manager, Standards and Policy, at Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) where he is responsible for the development of the standards and policies that govern recordkeeping within the Victorian government.

Andrew has worked with digital records for 14 years and has been exposed to the full range of digital recordkeeping issues. In 1998 he was part of a team that developed the Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS).  He was also heavily involved with the development of the PROV digital archive and officially joined PROV in 2007 as a Senior Technical Specialist. Andrew has an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Melbourne and prior to coming to PROV was a scientist at the Australian research organisation CSIRO where he specialised in computer networking, metadata, resource discovery, and document management.

Jennifer Stoddart 
Since taking on the role of Privacy Commissioner of Canada in December of 2003, Jennifer Stoddart and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada have become leaders both nationally and internationally in the privacy sphere.  In December 2010, Commissioner Stoddart was reappointed for a three-year term.
Commissioner Stoddart has overseen a number of important investigations and audits of personal information handling practices in the public and private sectors. She was the first data protection authority in the world to conduct a comprehensive investigation of the privacy policies and practices of the popular social networking site, Facebook.
Professor John McMillan AO 
Professor John McMillan AO was appointed Australian Information Commissioner in November 2010, to head a new office responsible for freedom of information, privacy protection and advice to government on information management policy.
John was formerly the Commonwealth Ombudsman from 2003–2010; and the Integrity Commissioner (Acting) for the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity in 2007. He is an Emeritus Professor of the Australian National University. He is co-author of a leading student text, Control of Government Action.
Dr David Solomon AM

Dr David Solomon AM  has been the Queensland Integrity Commissioner since July 2009. He spent most of his working life in Canberra, writing about politics and the law. He moved to Brisbane in 1992 to Chair the Electoral and Administrative Review Commission, after which he began writing for the Courier-Mail as a Contributing Editor. From 1980 to 2003 David wrote and published The Legal Reporter, a journal covering the High Court. In 2007-08 he was appointed Chair of an Independent Panel to review Queensland’s Freedom of Information laws, which resulted in a new Right to Information Act.
David has held appointments as an adjunct professor at the University of Queensland (in politics) and at Griffith University (in law). He received the Centenary Medal in 2001, and was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2006.

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