Event Details

Contact Tracing Apps

Numerous countries use contact tracing apps to help track COVID exposure. But how do these apps work? And what impact do they have on privacy?

Join Professors Emily Laidlaw (U Calgary) and Joel Reardon (U Calgary) as they discuss how contact tracing apps work, and explore related security and privacy issues, looking at key privacy provisions of the Charter and the applicability of the Charter, including its limits, to address the privacy concerns of users traced with these apps.


Emily Laidlaw

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary

Joel Reardon

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary

Event Date(s):

January 13, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

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