Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA


9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast

9:45 - 11:00 a.m. The Why and How of Privacy

Why is the threat to privacy important and how does it really affect people's lives? Where are the newest threats coming from in the ever-changing technological landscape? What are the different philosophical frameworks, including contrasting approaches in the United States versus Europe? What can legal regimes accomplish and not accomplish?


Michael Epstein
Professor of Law, Southwestern Law School
  Chris Hoofnagle
Director, Information Privacy Programs, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and Lecturer in Residence, UC Berkeley School of Law
Christopher Wolf
Partner, Hogan Lovells

Jonathan Avila
Chief Privacy Officer, Wal-Mart Stores

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Privacy and Reputation

An exploration of the intersection of privacy and reputation: What are the special challenges of online defamation? Is there a "right to be forgotten"? How can we balance reputational protection with anonymous speech and freedom of speech? What are the merits and shortcomings of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act?


Pam Dixon
Founder and Executive Director, World Privacy Forum
  Michael Scott
Professor of Law, Southwestern Law School
  Paul Tweed
Partner, Johnsons Solicitors

Neville Johnson
Founding Partner, Johnson & Johnson

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch & Interview with Erin Egan
Chief Privacy Officer, Policy, Facebook
Interviewed by Professor Doug Lichtman, University of California, Los Angeles

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Privacy and the Digital Marketplace

Digital marketing has become ubiquitous with exclusively online retailers as well as traditional brick-and-mortar operations. How does digital marketing impact on privacy, consumer protection, and identity?


JC Cannon
Director, Privacy Strategy, Online Services Division, Microsoft
  Alison Pepper
Senior Director, Public Policy, Internet Advertising Bureau
  John Simpson
Consumer Advocate, Consumer Watchdog
  Lee Tien
Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Jeff Chester
Executive Director, Center for Digital Democracy

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Break

4:30 - 5:45 p.m. Privacy and the Workplace

How have the digital revolution and the proliferation of social networking affected hiring practices, monitoring of workplace activity and employer intrusion into the non-workplace lives of their employees.


Fran├žoise Gilbert
Founder and Managing Director, IT Law Group
  Lewis Maltby
President, National Workrights Institute
  Janie F. Schulman
Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Beth Givens
Founder and Director, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Cocktails, Dinner & Address by Charles Harwood
Acting Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission