Co-hosted by the Competition Bureau of Canada and the University of Ottawa’s Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic, this workshop seeks to explore emerging business models in the area of e-commerce, as well as potential issues and concerns relating to online advertising.

The panellists, who stem from the public and private sectors, from academia to innovators in the industry, will bring in-depth insight and years of expertise which will undoubtedly instigate discussions on a myriad of digital and e-commerce issues. Areas of interest include international frameworks, the challenges of adequate disclosure in the digital world, as well as current and upcoming technologies and the opportunities and challenges they present.

All who are interested in this fascinating area are encouraged to participate and benefit from the cutting edge information that will be shared by our panellists on the current status and issues surrounding e-commerce.  Registration is now open!


The workshop will be held at the University of Ottawa on October 1, 2013.

Capacity is limited, so Register now!

Time: 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Date: October 1, 2013
Place: Faculty of Social Sciences, Room 4007
University of Ottawa, 120 University Private
Ottawa | Ontario | K1N 6N5


♦ Competition Bureau of Canada

The Competition Bureau of Canada, as an independent law enforcement agency, ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers proper in a competitive and innovative marketplace.  Headed by the Commissioner of Competition, the Bureau is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act, the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (except as it relates to food), the Textile Labelling Act and the Precious Metals Marking Act.


♦ Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)

The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) was established at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law in the fall of 2003. Its mandate is to advocate in the public interest on issues arising at the intersection of law and technology. In 2007, technology innovator and entrepreneur Dr. Robert Glushko and his wife, law and technology pioneer Professor Pamela Samuelson, made a large donation to CIPPIC, allowing the clinic to continue its student-centered research and advocacy on technology-related policy and law reform. The clinic represents consumer and other public interests in such areas as intellectual property, consumer protection in e-commerce, Internet governance, telecommunications regulation, personal information protection and privacy. Highlights of our work over the years can be found in our annual bulletins.