Privacy in Practice 2012

Privacy in Practice: June 22, 2012

Summer Institute 2012

This year's theme was consumer privacy, with a focus on all the activity in Congress, the FTC, the DOC and the White House, with some additional discussion of pending International developments. See the agenda below.

Speaker Bios

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8:00-9:00 Breakfast/Networking (Lobby)

9:00-9:15 Welcome

  • Peter Pitegoff, Dean, University of Maine School of Law
  • Rita Heimes, Director, Center for Law & Innovation


Global Data Management Concerns for All Enterprises, Everywhere

  • Harriet Pearson, Vice President, Security Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer at IBM

Proposed EU Privacy Regulation: The Good, The Bad, and The Draconian

  • Chris Wolf, Director of Hogan Lovells' Privacy and Information Management practice group and Co-chair of the Future of Privacy Forum

10:35-11:00 Coffee Break (Lobby)


Myth: America Has No Privacy Regime

  • Adam Thierer, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University with the Technology Policy Program

Privacy in the Age of Big Data

  • Omer Tene, Managing Director of Tene & Associates and an Associate Professor at the College of Management School of Law

12:20-1:20 Lunch (Room 102)


Across the Border: The Evolution of Canada's Regulatory Landscape

  • Kris Klein, Partner at nNovation LLP, Managing Director of IAPP Canada, and Privacy Law adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa Faculty Law School

Speaker Panel Discussion on FTC, DOC and White House Privacy Reports

  • Trevor Hughes President and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals

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