Privacy Law Salon: Policymaker Roundtable

September 14 – 15, 2017

At the Policymaker Roundtable, leading privacy professionals meet with
key policymakers to engage in a candid and constructive dialogue.

2017 Schedule below

    5:00 PM  Reception
    6:00 PM Keynote Q&A – Commissioner Terrell McSweeny 
    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM  Dinner

    8:00 AM Breakfast and Introductory Remarks

    9:00 AM Morning Panel Q&A
    Privacy and Security Policy Under the New Administration

    Panel to be announced.

    What has the impact of the new Trump Administration had on privacy and security? What is in store for the future? How will the regulatory landscape evolve over the next few years?

    10:00 AM Break

    10:30 AM Breakout Discussion Session #1
    Privacy and Security Policy Under the New Administration Discussion
    (breakout rooms assigned on the reverse side of name badges)

    12:00 PM Lunch

    1:00 PM Breakout Discussion Session #2
    The GDPR and the Future of EU Privacy
    On the eve before the dawn of GDPR enforcement, what are the current challenges being faced in getting ready? What are the key issues for 2018? How will multinationals operate in this new environment?

    2:30 PM Break

    3:00 PM Breakout Discussion Session #3
    Hot Topics
    We will program this last session on emerging topics in the weeks before the Roundtable

    4:00 PM Closing Reception

    5:00 PM End of Roundtable


    The 2017 event will be held at The National Press Club.


    2017 Participation Fee


    • Admission to the Roundtable
    • Full event brochure
    • Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner
    • Access to countless Privacy thought leaders

    Click here for more details

    CPE/CLE Credit

    You will be able to earn CPE or CLE credits based on 5.0 hours of formal programming during the event. Written material will be provided to all participants. Credits awarded differ from state to state, and will be granted at the discretion of the individual state bars.

    Policymakers for 2017

    • Maya Bernstein, Senior Advisor, Privacy Policy, HHS
    • Neil Chilson, Acting Chief Technologist, FTC
    • Molly Crawford, Chief of Staff – Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC
    • Lynne Parker Dupree, Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board, FTC
    • Michael Epshteyn, Assistant Division Chief, FCC
    • Andrea Glorioso, Counsellor – Digital Economy/Cyber, Delegation of the European Union to the USA
    • Cora Tung Han, Senior Attorney – Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC
    • Michael Hawes, Director – Student Privacy Policy and Assistance Division, United States Department of Education
    • Peyton Isaac, Senior Policy Analyst, HHS
    • Dena Kozanas, Acting Chief of Staff and Advisor, Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board
    • Morris Landau, Supervisor Program Analyst (Privacy Branch Chief)  Office of the Chief Privacy Officer Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    • Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, FTC
    • Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director – Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC
    • Rebecca J. Richards, DISES, Director – Office of Civil Liberties and Privacy (Previously at DHS Privacy Office), National Security Agency
    • Guilherme Roschke, Counsel for International Consumer Protection – Office of International Affairs, FTC
    • Kathleen M. Styles, Chief Privacy Officer, U.S. Department of Education

    Participating Policymakers Archive

    For a list of past policymakers from 2013 – 2016, click here.

    Materials Archive

    Click here to access materials from the 2014 – 2016 Roundtables.

    Keynote Interview

    The keynote speaker for the 2017 Policymaker Roundtable is going to be The Honorable Commissioner Terrell McSweeny of the Federal Trade Commission. Her address is sure to be informative, insightful, and topical. In addition to her candid discourse, she will take questions from those gathered at the end of her discussion.

    Request an Invitation

    Would you like to participate in the Policymaker Roundtable? Please send us an email with some background information and we will get back to you. Send us your contact details.


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    Organizing Committee

    Daniel J. Solove

    Daniel J. Solove

    John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law
    George Washington University Law School

    President & CEO

    Chris Hoofnagle

    Chris Hoofnagle

    Adjunct Professor

    UC Berkeley School of Law & School of Information

    Paul Schwartz

    Paul Schwartz

    Jefferson E. Peyser Professor
    Berkeley Law School

    Berkeley Center for Law & Technology

    Special Advisor
    Paul Hastings LLP

    Sponsors for 2017

    The Organizing Committee would like to thank the
    following sponsors for their support: