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Privacy and Cybersecurity October 2018 Events

Please join us for our October 2018 Privacy and Cybersecurity Events.

October 3
Data Privacy on Steroids
Harriet Pearson will speak on a panel at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association Conference. It is entitled “Data Privacy on Steroids: Sweeping New Data Privacy/Security Regulation in the EU and California, and What it Means for American Business.
Location: New York City


October 3
Understanding the FTC on Privacy and Security
Tim Tobin will speak on the panel, “Understanding the FTC on Privacy and Security,” at the Privacy + Security Forum.
Location: Washington, D.C.


October 4
GDPR Compliance
Bret Cohen will speak on the panel, “GDPR Compliance 2.0,” at the Privacy + Security Forum.
Location: New York City



October 4 
Highlights From the GDPR
Scott Loughlin will present on managing the GDPR and data protection compliance when transferring employee-related data in M&A transactions at the HR M&A Council hosted by the Conference Board
Location: Miami, Florida


October 4
Cybersecurity Threats
Harriet Pearson will moderate the panel, “The Critical Role of Counsel in Preventing Internal Cybersecurity Threats,” at the Bloomberg Law In-House Forum East conference.
Location: New York City


October 4
Medical Device Privacy and Cybersecurity
Paul Otto will present on medical device privacy and cybersecurity on the panel, “Privacy, data security, and cybersecurity: proactive planning and risk management – what you need to know navigating FDA and life science company challenges,” at the Colorado BioScience Association’s Annual Regulatory Symposium.
Location: Boulder, Colorado


October 5
Privacy Diligence and Negotiation
Bret Cohen will speak on the panel, “Vendor Privacy Diligence and Negotiation,” at the Privacy + Security Forum.
Location: Washington, D.C.


October 5
Data Privacy in the Autonomous Car
Tim Tobin will speak on the panel, “Data and Privacy in the Autonomous Car: What New Questions Might We Face?” at the Privacy + Security Forum.
Location: Washington, D.C.


October 10
Asia-Pacific Data Protection Regulation
Mark Parsons and Roy Zou will speak at the Hogan Lovells seminar “GDPR, China Cyber, India’s ‘Fourth Way’: where are we now with Asia-Pacific Data Protection Regulation?
Location: Hong Kong


October 11-12
Understanding the California Consumer Privacy Act
Melissa Bianchi, Mark Brennan, Michael Maddigan, Edith Ramirez, and Vassi Iliadis will discuss key legal and regulatory issues that the CCPA presents at “The California Consumer Privacy Act: Understanding the Challenge Ahead,” session hosted by the Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity team. This discussion will be hosted at the Hogan Lovells Silicon Valley office on October 11 the Los Angeles office on October 12.
Location: Silicon Valley – October 11 and Los Angeles – October 12


October 11
Long Term Viability of the Privacy Shield and Model Clauses
Eduardo Ustaran will lead the conversation, “The Long Term Viability of the Privacy Shield and Model Clauses,” at the Data Protection Compliance Conference: Complying with the GDPR where he will discuss how companies can proceed in the uncertain world of data globalization.
Location: London


October 19
Implications of Collecting Workplace Diversity Data
Bret Cohen will speak about the privacy and employment law implications of collecting diversity data from applicants and employees at the session, “Global Workplace Diversity: Meeting Company Goals While Protecting Privacy,” at the IAPP conference, “Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018.”
Location: Austin, Texas


October 26
How the GDPR Affects Hotels
Scott Loughlin will talk about the data protection challenges hotel manage under the GDPR at the session, “Keep Calm and GDPR On! How to Process Guests’ Information After the EU General Data Protection Regulation,” at the 7th Annual Hotel and Lodging Legal Summit hosted by the Georgetown University Law Center.
Location: Washington, D.C.


October 29
Privacy and Cybersecurity for Not-for-Profit Law
Tim Tobin will discuss how the GDPR may impact non-profits and how to develop strategies to comply with the law at the New York City Bar Association’s event “Hot Topics in Not-for-Profit-Law.
Location: New York City