Future of Privacy Forum & Luncheon

Future of Privacy Forum & Luncheon

With massive data breaches, changing data regulation, and companies montezing personal data, there is increased awareness about the need for data privacy policies and guidelines that work for both business and consumers. Please join us December 5, 2019 for a UMD iSchool lunch to meet privacy expert Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, to share experiences, research, and discuss ideas for advancing the area of information privacy. 

Jules Polonetsky serves as CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a non-profit organization that brings together industry, academics, consumer advocates, and other thought leaders to explore the challenges posed by technological innovation and develop privacy protections, ethical norms, and workable business practices and serves as a catalyst for privacy leadership and scholarship, advancing principled data practices in support of emerging technologies. Jules is co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy, published by Cambridge University Press (2018). More of his writing and research can be found on Google Scholar and SSRN and at fpf.org. Jules is also Co-chairman of the Israel Tech Policy Institute, based in Tel Aviv. His previous roles have included serving as Chief Privacy Officer at AOL and before that at DoubleClick, as Consumer Affairs Commissioner for New York City, as an elected New York State Legislator and as a congressional staffer, and as an attorney. Jules has also served on the boards of a number of privacy and consumer protection organizations including TRUSTe, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Network Advertising Initiative. From 2011-2012, Jules served on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Jules is a member of The George Washington University Law School Privacy and Security Advisory Council.

UMD faculty, staff, and graduate students with a focus in information privacy are welcome. This is a free event. Please RSVP to Joan Cole jcole124@umd.edu by Monday November 25, 2019. 

Please send questions to David Loshin dloshin@umd.edu.