Conference Co-Chairs

Robert Fenton

Director, Legal Services
Calgary Police Service

R. Kyle Friesen, O.O.M

General Counsel, Legal Services
Surrey Police Service

Fiona Wilson, M.O.M

Deputy Chief Constable
Vancouver Police Department

Distinguished Faculty

Blaine R. Beaven

Senior Legal Counsel
Saskatchewan Firearms Office

Oren Bick

Senior Counsel
Public Prosecution Service of Canada

Nathan Buckham

Director, Strategic Technology & Corporate Projects
BC Corrections, Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General

David Butcher K.C.

Wilson Butcher LLP

C/Supt. Darren Campbell M.O.M.

Criminal Operations Officer
RCMP, 'J' Division

Neil Dubord, O.O.M

Chief Constable
Delta Police Department

Rob Farrer

Director Pacific/North Region
National Police Federation

Melissa Granum, MBA

Executive Director
Surrey Police Board

Brook Greenberg, K.C.

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Chair of the Mental Health Task Force
Law Society of British Columbia

Insp. Michael Heard

Bureau Director, Criminal Intelligence Service, British Columbia, Yukon (CISBC/YT)

Ryan Hira

Legal Counsel
Hira Rowan LLP

Erin Hobday

Legal Counsel
Independent Investigations Office of BC

Sgt. Gina Horley

NCO - Confidential Informer and Agent Unit (CIAU)

Jim Hughes

Chief Legal Technology Counsel
British Columbia Prosecution Service

Staff Sergeant Jake Hutton

NCO i/c Professional Responsibility Unit (Conduct)
“E” Division RCMP

Sgt. Jim Ingram

Department Sergeant Major
Delta Police Department

Conor King

Victoria Police Department

Acting Inspector Brad Kline

Forensic Sciences Branch
Edmonton Police Service

Norm Lipinski, O.O.M

Chief Constable
Surrey Police Service

Acting Inspector Christian Lowe

Internet Child Exploitation Unit, Special Investigation Section
Vancouver Police Department

S/Sgt. Mark McVicar

Certified In‑House Counsel, Legal Risk & Management Officer
Calgary Police Service

David T. McKnight

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Christine McLean

Director of Labour and Employee Relations
Vancouver Police Department

Katherine Murphy

Executive Director of Legal and Regulatory Services
Calgary Police Service

Elizabeth O’Grady

Deputy Chief Federal Prosecutor, Calgary Regional Office
Public Prosecution Service of Canada

The Honourable Wally Oppal, K.C.

Senior Counsel
Boughton Law Corporation

Martine Sallaberry

General Counsel, Office of the Chief
Medicine Hat Police Service

Harj Sidhu, M.O.M

Deputy Chief
Delta Police Department

Sgt. L.C. Lewis Stone

Acting NCO i/c, EDIV Operations NCO of the Confidential Informant Analysis Unit (CIAU)

Insp. Derek P. Thibodeau

OIC Professional Responsibility Unit
“E” & “M” Division, RCMP

Kevin Westell

Pender Litigation LLP
President/Chair, Canadian Bar Association, Criminal Justice