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September 2017

Sustainable Innovation with Effective Data Protection in the Pacific Rim

September 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Pacific Rim is a hot bed of innovation in observational technologies and applying them to practical applications driven by advanced analytics and artificial technologies. For these applications to be sustainable there needs to be policy mechanisms that are respectful of the diverse ethical and legal cultures in the region, and interoperable with other regions. This session will explore the application of information policy governance for new technologies emerging in the region. Organizers: Information Accountability Foundation and FPF When: September 25, 2017; 3:30pm…

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October 2017

Privacy Landscape Call

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

FPF members are welcome to join these discussions. For FPF membership information, please contact Barbara Kelly at [email protected] Schedule for the remainder of 2017: October 24, 2017 November 21, 2017 December 19, 2017

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Refining Privacy Research to Improve Health Outcomes

October 26 - October 27
University of North Carolina and Duke University, North Carolina + Google Map

The Triangle Privacy Research Hub's symposium will bring together leading experts in the field of privacy, health, and data to discuss how new technologies and data sources can improve health outcomes, while protecting individual privacy. The goal of the event is to propose specific law, policy and practice changes to promote the more effective use of data for health. The symposium is sponsored by the Triangle Privacy Research Hub (TPRH), Intel Corporation, Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), the North Carolina Journal of Law &…

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November 2017

Bridging Industry and Academia to Tackle Responsible Research and Privacy Practices

November 2 - November 3
Facebook, 770 Broadway
New York, NY United States
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As more human interactions move online and the amount and variety of information shared digitally continues to grow, decisions regarding the collection, sharing, and use of this data must take into account both ethical and privacy considerations. It is important that industry and academia come together to find joint solutions for making these difficult decisions regarding privacy and ethics to maximize the benefits of data-driven research and practices, while ensuring that harms and negative outcomes are prevented. To bridge communication between these communities, we are organizing a workshop for thought leaders from academia, industry and civil societyto…

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Privacy Localism: A New Research Agenda

November 3
New York University, New York + Google Map

Academic experts on administrative law, privacy, federalism, and local governance will be joined by policymakers, industry representatives and privacy advocates to present and discuss a variety of perspectives on the legal, empirical and policy implications of this trend toward “privacy localism.” November 3, 2017 NYU School of Law D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall, 108 West 3rd Street Organizers:  Katherine J. Strandburg (ILI Faculty), Ira Rubinstein (ILI Senior Fellow), Bilyana Petkova (ILI Fellow, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University) Co-sponsors: Information Law Institute and Future of Privacy Forum…

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Brussels Privacy Symposium

November 6

The 2nd Annual Brussels Privacy Symposium is a global convening of practical, applicable, substantive privacy research and scholarship. The Symposium will draw on the expertise of leading EU and US academics, industry practitioners and policy makers to produce an annual workshop highlighting innovative research on emerging privacy issues. The 2017 Symposium, titled AI Ethics: The Privacy Challenge, will focus on developing ideas that address the ethical challenges associated with the new capabilities Artificial Intelligence technologies present for democratic institutions, human autonomy, and the…

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Privacy Engineering Research and the GDPR: A Trans-Atlantic Initiative

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A multidisciplinary research approach to understanding privacy is needed and deploying new privacy-aware approaches may require changes in existing technology systems, in business processes, in regulations, and in laws, as stated in the US National Privacy Research Strategy. When the EU’s GDPR becomes fully applicable on 25 May 2018, many data protection requirements will be seen in a new perspective. Among other aspects, “data protection by design and by default” will become an explicit legal obligation. Organizations who are processing personal…

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February 2018

2017 Privacy Papers for Policymakers

February 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Each year, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) invites privacy scholars and authors with an interest in privacy issues to submit papers to be considered for FPF’s Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award. PURPOSE To recognize leading privacy research and analytical work that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, at U.S. federal agencies, and for data protection authorities internationally. To showcase important work that analyzes current and emerging privacy issues and proposes achievable short-term solutions or new means of…

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