Tuesday, April 30

8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Registration, Networking

8:15 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.

Welcome Remarks


Jennifer Carl, Director, Software & Services Division Programs, SIIA

8:20 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

The Ethics of Big Data

What are your organization’s policies for using big data sets? In this session we will discuss the ethical questions raised by big data and the business decisions that need to be considered regarding privacy and identity.


Slade Cutter, Partner, Wittliff | Cutter PLLC

9:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

Privacy Compliance - Running and Measuring a Privacy Program

How important is it to have a privacy program? What are the key considerations in developing a privacy compliance program? In this session we will discuss how to run an effective privacy program and provide evidence of data privacy compliance, data-driven decision making and the overall impact of the privacy program.


Andy Bennett, Deputy CISO, State of Texas, Texas Department of Information Resources

Daisy Bennett, Director, Legal & Privacy Data Protection Officer , Marin Software Incorporated

Richard Harman, Security Engineer and Compliance Specialist, IBM

Jana Terry, Partner, Beckstead Terry PLLC

9:40 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Privacy Around the World - GDPR, Brexit, future regulations, what's to come?

The regulatory landscape is evolving. Over 126 countries around the world now have national data protection frameworks. GDPR and Brexit are just a few, more regulations are on the horizon. In this session we will discuss how countries are addressing data governance in light of innovations in technology and what are the implications for technology companies.


Victoria VanBuren, Global Data Privacy and Technology - Of Counsel, Jones & Spross, PLLC

10:20 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.

Networking Break

10:35 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

SIIA's Solutions for the CCPA

SIIA’s Senior Director, Technology Policy will discuss developments in the California legislature, as well as amendments that SIIA is seeking to the law on behalf of its information and technology members. 


Sara DePaul, Senior Director, Technology Policy, SIIA

11:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.

Managing Risk for IoT, AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain

This session will explore IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and blockchain.  IoT AI, machine learning and blockchain create new privacy and security issues, and they often don’t fit well with existing regulations.  We will explore how these technologies are being developed and used and the legal and ethical issues they raise.


Marc Kajiwara, Vice President Security and Compliance, Schoox, Inc

Lisa McComb, CEO & Founding Member, Rectify

Krystal Webber, Global Design & Strategy Leader, IBM Blockchain Services, IBM

Gary Woodcock, Chief Architect, Rubicon Labs, Inc.

11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks