Privacy and the Connected Vehicle: A Global Event, March 9 in Detroit


Connected Cars

The Future of Privacy Forum and EY are hosting an event to advance the conversations around the management and use of personal information in the vehicle ecosystem. We will have a half day of panel discussions led by our team of privacy professionals and colleagues from the privacy and automotive space in the US and EU. If you work in the connected car ecosystem in automotive privacy, security, or compliance management, contact Lauren Smith at [email protected] to request an invitation.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST) 

Detroit, Michigan

The program will include:

Welcome Remarks

  • Bill Schaumann, Senior Manager, Advisory, EY
  • Jules Polonetsky, CEO and Executive Director, Future of Privacy Forum

Panel 1: Legal and Self-Regulatory Standards for Automotive Privacy
This panel discusses steps companies are taking to adopt the Auto Alliance and Global Automakers Consumer Privacy Protection Principles, data issues in the automotive ecosystem, international considerations and practices, and the privacy impact of emerging technologies such as V2V, V2I.

  • Alan Prescott, Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, Ford Motor Company
  • Alma Murray, Senior Counsel, Privacy, Hyundai Motor America
  • Jason Wagner, Associate Transportation Researcher, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Jessica Simmons, Senior Attorney, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Tim Tobin, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Panel 2: Practical Considerations and Compliance
This panel discusses managing privacy in a distributed ecosystem, critical issues in managing the supply chain, responsibility for good privacy practices, and ensuring the Privacy Principles are integrated into new technologies.

  • Harry Lightsey, Executive Director, Global Connected Customer, Public Policy, General Motors
  • Karen Zacharia, Chief Privacy Officer, Verizon
  • Michelle Fleury, Data Protection Officer, Corporate Senior Director, Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Paula Bruening, Senior Counsel, Global Privacy Policy, Intel Corporation
  • Valerie Shuman, Vice President, Industry Programs, Connected Vehicle Trade Association

Panel 3: Communications and Policy
This panel discusses managing consumer communications around privacy, security, and new features, the challenges of ensuring policymakers understand the complexity of data flows, legislative actions in the short term, and critical questions about autonomous technologies, ethics and privacy considerations.

  • David Strickland, Partner, Venable LLP
  • Brad Miller, Director, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)
  • Erinn DePorre, Senior Staff Counsel, Product Litigation, Fiat Chrysler Automotive
  • Jeff Brueggeman, Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T
  • Susannah Wesley-Ahlschwede, Senior Vice President, Edelman

This program is invitation-only and closed to press.

Important logistical information:
Time: Registration opens at 7:30am. Breakfast refreshments will be served. The program begins promptly at 8:00am. Lunch will be provided following closing remarks.

This live event will be available for videoconferencing in select EY offices throughout Europe: Sweden, Germany, France, and the UK.

Contact [email protected] to request an invitation.