Dec 292010
 December 29, 2010  Posted by  Featured News, Misc

Whether you call it Data Privacy Day in the U.S., or European Privacy & Data Protection Day, mark your calendars for January 28, 2011!

Here are some privacy-related events going on that week. Most are free; but a $ symbol indicates that there’s a registration fee.

In chronological order:

January 19, 2011:

Brussels, Belgium
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Keynote: “Cloud Computing: Navigating the Privacy and Contractual Challenges”
Invitation Only. Contact  [email protected]

January 20, 2011:

Digital Privacy Forum $
New Yorker Hotel, NY

January 21, 2011:

BROAD Exhibit
January 21 – February 4
Budapest, Hungary
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

January 24, 2011:

Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society
CIS/SLATA/ACS Speaker Series & Data Privacy Day 2011 Event
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Susan Freiwald & Kevin Bankston, “ECPA Revisited”

ENISA Workshop on Data Breach Notifications
Stanhope Hotel, Brussels
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

January 25, 2011:

Computers, Privacy & Data Protection, European Data Protection: In European Good Health? – CPDP 2011
January 25 – January 27, 2011
Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels

The American Conference Institute: “Privacy & Security of Consumer and Employee Information: Protecting and Managing Sensitive Data While Adapting to Heightened Regulatory Scrutiny, Technological Advancements, and a Global Marketplace”
January 25 – January 26, 2011
Hilton Washington Embassy Row, Washington, DC

January 26, 2011:

“Location & Privacy: Where are we headed?”
Join Microsoft, the Churchill Club, and panelists Jim Dempsey of Center for Democracy and Technology, Brendon Lynch of Microsoft, Michael Richter of Facebook, and Owen Tripp of ReputationDefender with moderator Melissa Parrish from Forrester for a discussion of the benefits and privacy implications of the location-based technologies of today and tomorrow.  Registration and reception begin at 5:30 at Parc 55 Wyndham, 55 Cyril Magnin Street in San Francisco, followed by dinner and program.  Register here.

S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah: Dr. Leslie Francis and a panel of faculty discuss health information and privacy
Borchard Conference Room

Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia is hosting a conference. Speakers include David Fraser and Robert Ellis Smith
12:00 – 16:30 (4:30 PM)
Student Union Building

EDPS Information Stand in EU Institutions
January 26 – January 28, 2011
Brussels, Belgium

Data Privacy Day reception hosted by TechNet and Intel Corporation:
Sonoma restaurant
Washington, D.C.
5:30 pm -7:30 pm

The High Price of Privacy – a free event hosted by the iSchool Institute
“Canadian science-fiction author Robert J. Sawyer comes to The iSchool Institute to speak on the question of privacy. Unlike most, he’ll make the case that privacy could do more harm than good!”
Toronto, CA
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

January 27, 2011:

Centre for Information Policy Leadership: “The Role of the Individual in Data Protection in 2011”
National Press Club
Washington, DC
8:30 to 11:00 am

The Privacy Foundation (Sturm College of Law, U. of Denver): World Privacy Lunch
Details to be Announced

Round-Table on Body Scanners
Centre for European Policy Studies
Place du Congres, Brussels
6:00 pm

No Privacy Online Anymore?
Conference and Panel: Alexander Dix (Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information), Richard Allan (FACEBOOK, Director of Policy EU), Lucien Thiel MP (Chairman of the parliamentary commission for media and communication), René Schlechter (KannerJugend Telefon, BeeSecure), Jan Guth (Chaos Computer Club)
Auditorium of Cercle Cité in Luxemburg-City (Place d’Armes)
7:00 pm

The Privacy Law Salon is holding an event in Miami, Florida on January 27-28, 2011, the event is by invitation only. Amazingly, they haven’t invited me. 🙂

InformationLawGroup is offering a webinar through Park Avenue Presentations that focuses on workplace privacy in the U.S. and Europe.  Please email [email protected] for registration details.

January 28, 2011:

Google breakfast and panel discussion:  “The Technology of Privacy: When Geeks Meet Wonks”
Panelists will include Alma Whitten, Director of Privacy, Product and Engineering, Google; Ed Felten, Chief Technologist, Federal Trade Commission; and Peter Eckersley, Senior Staff Technologist, Electronic Frontier Foundation.

All Access shred day
FREE event offerred by Access Information Management from 10 am to 3 pm in the following cities across the United States: Norcross, Georgia; Tallahassee, Florida; Madison, Wisconsin; Eugene, Oregon; Aiea, Hawaii; and Los Angeles and San Francisco areas, Sacramento, and Chico, California.

Third annual Privacy by Design Challenge – “Privacy by Design: Time to Take Control.” An international roster of privacy leaders has taken Dr. Cavoukian’s challenge to share their learnings and describe how their organizations demonstrate respect for user privacy. In the demo area, you will learn about a variety of new privacy-enhancing technologies and services.
Toronto Board of Trade, Toronto, ON
8:30 – 11:30 am

Carnegie Mellon University: poster session and a panel discussion of the diverse forms of privacy research at CMU: technology, behavior, and economics.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Hamburg Hall

Privacy Party
Recyclart, Brussels
10:00 pm – 5:00 am

“Von Hacking Bis Tracking – Datenschutz und Sicherheit Beim Betrieb Von Internet – Angeboten”
Mainz, Germany
2:00 pm

Other Events, Date/Details to Be Announced:

The Institute for Information Law & Policy at New York Law School is planning a Data Privacy Day Event which will feature a panel of privacy scholars and experts who will engage in an intellectual game modeled off of the British television show, “Whose Line is it Anyway.” The game portion of the event will be followed by a Q&A. Date and time TBA.

OECD celebrates 30th anniversary of the OECD Privacy Guidelines with a number of events.

I’ll try to update this as time permits, but you can also check two main web sites for additional events:

Data Privacy Day (U.S.)
European Privacy & Data Protection Day
Canadian Association of Professional Access and Privacy Administrators (CAPAPA)’s Data Privacy Day 2011

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