Privacy Law Salon: Policymaker Roundtable

2018 Dates TBA

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

2017 Schedule below – 2018 Schedule TBA

Full PDF Brochure & Schedule TBA

    5:00 PM  Reception
    6:00 PM Keynote Q&A – Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, FTC; and Andrea Glorioso, Counsellor – Digital Economy/Cyber,
    Delegation of the EU to the USA
    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 Members:

    Elisebeth Collins, Board Member – Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, PCLOB

    Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director – Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC

    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 – Sponsored by Intuit

    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 – Sponsored by Intuit

    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 was 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

    Participants were eligible for CPE or CLE credits based on 5.0 hours of formal programming during the event. Written material was provided to all participants. Credits awarded differ from state to state, and is granted at the discretion of the individual state bars.

    Participating Policymakers Archive

    For a list of past policymakers from 2013 – 2017, click here.

    Materials Archive

    Click here to access materials from the 2014 – 2017 Roundtables.

    Keynote Interview

    The keynote speakers for the 2017 Policymaker Roundtable were The Honorable Commissioner Terrell McSweeny of the Federal Trade Commission and Andrea Glorioso, Counsellor – Digital Economy/Cyber, Delegation of the EU to the USA. The interview and discourse were informative, insightful, and topical.

    Request an Invitation

    Would you like to participate in the 2018 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 of Law

    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: