Privacy and the Connected Vehicle: Navigating the Road Ahead (January 23, 2018 in Washington, DC)


Join Hogan Lovells and FPF for an event focused on data issues related to connected cars and the future of mobility on January 23, 2018, from 9:45 AM – 2:00 PM at Hogan Lovells (555 13th Street, NW Washington, DC). This half-day event will highlight industry privacy practices, regulatory developments, and emerging uses of mobility data.

This event has been approved for the following CLE credits:

  • California, general: 3.25 credit
  • New York, professional practice: 4.0 credit
  • Attendees licensed in other states will receive Uniform Certificates of Attendance, which they may use to request credit from their respective state bars. Approval guidelines and credit hours vary by state.

Our panelists will explore:

Privacy landscape and implementation

What types of data do today’s cars collect?
What are best practices for privacy in connected cars and autonomous vehicles?
Are there any unique considerations for privacy in the mobility context as compared to other technologies?
What kinds of steps are companies taking to adopt the Auto Alliance and Global Automakers Consumer Privacy Protection Principles?
  • Hilary Cain, Director of Technology and Innovation Policy, Toyota North America
  • David Friedman, Director of Cars and Product Policy and Analysis, Consumers Union
  • David Schwietert, Executive Vice President of Federal and Government Relations and Public Policy, Auto Alliance
  • Lauren Smith, Policy Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum (Moderator)

Regulatory developments

How have legislative efforts in the House and Senate touched on privacy in connected vehicles?
What role will federal agencies play?
What relevant regulation has advanced at the state level?
What international considerations and practices should be considered?
  • Sarah Arnett, Senior Analyst, Physical Infrastructure Team, Government Accountability Office
  • Claire Barrett, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Transportation
  • Peder Magee, Senior Staff Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • Tim Tobin, Partner, Hogan Lovells (Moderator)

Innovation and disruption

What emerging technologies in this space will make new uses of data?
How do we ensure best practices for privacy are integrated into new mobility-related technologies?
What unique questions do autonomous vehicle technologies raise around ethics and privacy?
How do you manage privacy in a distributed ecosystem?
  • Mo Al-Bodour, Senior Connected Car Specialist, SBD Automotive
  • Leo Fitzsimon, Government Relations – Americas, HERE
  • Justin Erlich, Head of Policy, Autonomous Vehicles & Urban Aviation
  • Yael Weinman, Associate General Counsel, Privacy, Verizon
  • W. James Denvil, Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells (Moderator)


This event takes place the week of the opening of the D.C. Auto Show. Our session will end in time for the first session of MobilityTalks International on Capitol Hill, which starts at 3 p.m.