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May 22, 2024 | 8:30 AM - 2:45 PM PDT


Overview (Program Summary)

A program hosted by:

ACC San Francisco Bay Area
2024 Privacy Summit ACC SFBA

All in-house counsel are invited to participate in 5 hours of virtual California CLE programming, lunch delivery across the U.S. and more! 
Discover new and timely legal updates pertaining to all things privacy.

TUESDAY / MAY 21 2024 - Privacy Summit Mixer (In Person) - Register Here

WEDNESDAY / MAY 22 2024 - Privacy Summit (Virtual)  - Register Here


8:30AM - 9:30AM I Eversheds Sutherland
Cybersecurity Readiness & Response

During this interactive scenario-based session, we will cover incident preparedness, including information on how to prepare for the new SEC cyber disclosure requirements and guidelines for the preservation of privilege during incident response activities.

Michael Bahar, Partner & Co-Lead of Global Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Eversheds Sutherland
Jennifer Martin, Senior Privacy & Cybersecurity Counsel, Postman

9:45am-10:45am I Finnegan
Staying Abreast of U.S. Privacy Requirements

This session will provide an overview of the requirements across the many US State laws, how they are different and what they have in common, what effect they have on our businesses (e.g., ability to advertise, do-not-sell data issues, individual rights, etc.), with practical tips on how companies can streamline compliance.

Lynn Parker Dupree, Partner, Finnegan
Sheila Pham, Director, Legal - Privacy, RingCentral
Gauri Manglik, Deputy General Counsel, GoFundMe

11:00am-Noon I Exterro
Global Privacy & Cyber Law Trends: 
How Data Management Practices Can Help Meet The Challenges of a Fragmented Global Landscape

The panel will provide an overview of recent legal developments on privacy, AI and cyber around the world, and describe related trends and implications. It will then provide practical tips and guidance on how your data management practices can help address a multitude of requirements around the world in an effective way.

Maggie Ledbetter, Director of Client Implementation, Exterro
Justine Phillips, Partner, Baker & MacKenzie
Cynthia Cole, Partner, Baker & MacKenzie
Christine McGrath, Senior Corporate Counsel - Privacy, Autodesk
Dawn Maruna, Managing Senior Counsel - Privacy, Palo Alto Networks

Noon - Lunch Delivery (Must order in advance with link provided)

12:30pm-1:30pm I Farella Braun + Martel
AI and Privacy: What Every Company Needs To Do Today

This session will introduce the basics of AI governance, such as ownership, cross-functional coordination, policies, and reporting to the board. We will walk through the NIST AI Risk Management Framework, and discuss implications and best practices when using AI for HR and recruiting purposes. We will review how existing privacy laws apply to AI (e.g., laws concerning profiling, automated decision-making, and opt out).  We will also address privacy implications of existing and anticipated employment legislation seeking to mitigate potential bias caused by the use of AI in employment decisions. Finally, we will introduce some of the risks associated with AI and what companies can do to protect themselves.

Sushila Chanana, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel
Benjamin R. Buchwalter, Special Counsel, Farella Braun + Martel
Sunny Seon Kang, Global Privacy Counsel, AI & Data, Visa
Amanda Katzenstein, Corporate Counsel, Salesforce

1:45pm-2:45pm I Keker, Van Nest & Peters
Navigating the Privacy Minefield: Litigation Trends and Case Strategy

This session will cover an overview of U.S. privacy litigation trends, claims asserted in the U.S. and California, key defenses, and practical takeaways. The session will also include information on potential litigation prevention strategy with suggestions for measures that in-house counsel can take to try to avoid litigation from happening, e.g., terms to include in EULAs, terms of services, arbitration clauses, other agreements or templates, and policies.

Ben Berkowitz, Partner, Keker, Van Nest & Peters
Tom Gorman, Partner, Keker, Van Nest & Peters
Christina Lee, Partner, Keker, Van Nest & Peters
Danielle C. Pierre, Litigation Counsel,  Google

Thank you to our Sponsors!

2024 Privacy Summit Sponsors



Interest Area(s): Information Governance


State: California