Global Privacy Summit

May 2, 2019 - May 3, 2019

Washington DC, Maryland, United States

05/02/2019 09:00 05/03/2019 17:00 America/New_York Cybersecurity Conference: Global Privacy Summit For more info, please visit: Washington DC, United States

Conference Description (submitted by organizer)

With the one-year anniversary of GDPR approaching and the privacy landscape rapidly shifting in the U.S. and beyond, this year’s Global Privacy Summit on May 2-3 in Washington, D.C. will tackle the latest regulatory news and trends facing the industry and feature a keynote from Margaret Atwood on the power and effects of surveillance and insights from panel discussions such as:

  • International Response to Global Privacy Alarm: Facebook/Cambridge Analytica/AIQ: This session will showcase the work of the UK ICO on the historic impact of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytics matter, underscoring the importance of international cooperation to confront international privacy crises.
  • Constructive Engagement vs. Enforcement: Initial DPA Experiences Under the GDPR: Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon leads this conversation with fellow EU DPAs to discuss supervisory and enforcement experiences one year into GDPR
  • Embedding Privacy Into the Use of Facial Recognition to Combat Terrorism: This session will delve into the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to create a method for comprehensive biometric entry and exit screening for international travelers, highlighting the privacy protections that have been incorporated into the process.

The event hosted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most anticipated privacy event in the world. In addition to Margaret Atwood, danah boyd, Dani Shapiro, Helen Dixon and Elizabeth Denham will also be leading compelling keynote presentations. FTC and EU commissioners will be available during the event for interviews.