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September Privacy Events Galore


With the new "school year" comes a plethora of privacy events featuring Hogan Lovells attorneys:

On September 9th, the International Association of Privacy Professionals will present this Web Conference on "The Evolution of FTC Privacy Enforcement Actions—What More Granular Enforcement Means for Respondents and Businesses" featuring Hogan Lovells attorneys Chris Wolf and Tim Tobin and FTC Attorney Kandi Parsons.


It is a given that there can be no privacy without data security.  Chief Security Officer magazine is presenting the Security Standard conference on September 13 and 14 at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge in New York City to explore  the complexities of modern security strategies, addressing identity management, cloud security, data protection, risk management and privacy.  For registration information, click here

Hogan Lovells’ Chris Wolf will be presenting the following session on September 13:

Negotiating with Your Cloud Provider:  Standard service agreements don’t go far enough in protecting your data and your organization in the event of security incidents or outages at cloud providers. In this session, learn how to negotiate the right terms and penalties to get the protection you need from your cloud provider, from identity management to business continuity, incident response plans and more.


On September 14th, Pike & Fischer (a BNA company) will present this Web Conference entitled "Legal Landmines in Europe for Internet-Based Businesses" and featuring Hogan Lovells attorneys from our Paris Office David Taylor, Winston Maxwell, and Chris Wolf from Washington, DC, as well as Google’s Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer.



On September 21st, Hogan Lovells will present a complimentary webinar on NAFTA Privacy featuring top governmental privacy officials from Canada, US, and Mexico, as well as the Chief Privacy Leader of General Electric, and moderated by Hogan Lovells’ Chris Wolf.   More information can be found here  To register, please click here.


And later in September….


You are invited to join Hogan Lovells at the upcoming Online Trust Alliance 5th Anniversary "Online Trust & Cybersecurity Forum" being hosted at Georgetown University, September 22 to 24.  Of particular interest on Wednesday the 22d are three pre-conference workshops focusing on(1) email regulatory compliance, (2)  email and domain authentication, and (3) malvertising.  More information on the agenda and registration information are posted here .

Thursday keynotes include the US Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, Greg Link of CoveyLink, Howard Schmidt (White House Cybersecurity Coordinator) and Randall Rothenberg (IAB) as well as dozens of other business and industry leaders.  Friday Representative Cliff Stearns is speaking and kicking off a privacy roundtable following by sessions on data breach remediation, identity management and privacy policy makeovers.

At the September 24th session, Christopher Wolf of Hogan Lovells will participate in this panel:

Data Breach & ID Theft; Detection & Remediation *
Despite increased security prevention investments and employee training, incidents of data loss are increasing. Companies need to pro-actively plan for the worst case understanding the focus is not if an event will occur, but when. An effective plan includes an orchestrated play book to be deployed on moment’s notice. This session will examine steps businesses can take to protect consumers and their brands by reviewing elements of an effective plan including consumer education.  Session will also examine the role consumers have in the chain of trust and steps they can take to protect their identity.

  • Chris Shenefelt, Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Intersections Inc.

  • Anne Wallace, President, Identity Theft Assistance Corporation

  • Christopher Wolf, Director, Privacy & Information Management Practice, Hogan Lovells

OTA has offered readers of the Hogan Lovells Blog the opportunity to register by August 31st for only $399.50 for the two day program and save 50%.  Use discount code Hogan50  Register at https://otalliance.org/dc.html



AMP Summit is "an annual forum for influentials and thought leaders in the activist, media and political spheres."   Public officials and regulators, experts from think tanks, trade associations, and public relations, and members of the media will attend. This conference in Washingrton at the Marriott Metro Center "is intended to inspire new thinking, challenge traditional strategies, and create opportunities to learn from each other."   Detailed information can be found here .

Chris Wolf from Hogan Lovells will participate on a panel on Friday, September 24th from 3:50 to 5 PM entitled "Privacy in the Internet Age: Does DC Have a Role to Play?" with Lillie Coney of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and  Berin Szoka of the Progress and Freedom Foundation, moderated by Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman, Vogel, Catagnetti.


Also, as shown here, Quentin Archer from the Hogan Lovells London Office will be co-chairing the Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border E-Discovery and Privacy on 15 and 16 September in Washington, DC.