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Privacy Principles in the Era of Massive Data

April 15, 2014 —


A panel discussion, Privacy Principles in the Era of Massive Data, and a keynote address by Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen of the Federal Trade Commission.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


10:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks and Keynote Introduction
William M. Treanor, Dean, Georgetown Law

10:05 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Address - The Power of Data
Maureen Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion - Privacy Principles in the Era of Massive Data
Julie Cohen, Professor, Georgetown Law
Robert Groves, Provost, Georgetown University
Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Chris Wolf, Partner, Hogan Lovells, and Co-Chair, Future of Privacy Forum
Edward Montgomery, Dean, McCourt School of Public Policy (Moderator)


This event is cosponsored by the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy and Georgetown University Law Center. Experts from the public and private sectors, including from the McCourt School and Georgetown Law, will examine the privacy issues that arise with massive data. 

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A webcast of the event will be available here.

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