2020 Privacy in Practice Conference


Information Privacy in Practice 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020

University of Maine School of Law
Center for Law + Innovation

The Center for Law + Innovation at the University of Maine School of Law is pleased to partner with Pierce Atwood, Maine Center Ventures and IAPP to host a virtual conference Friday, May 29, 2020 for only $295. Registration is open to all (lawyers and non-lawyers).
6.5 CLE credits for attorneys.


Conference Agenda

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Gabe Maldoff
, Associate, Bird & Bird, London

Privacy and the Pandemic
This panel addresses some of the privacy issues the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed to the forefront, including employment, health and location privacy concerns – even how privacy failures affect brands and technologies. We’ll explore the role privacy lawyers and in-house professionals play in these situations, and how to prepare for future crises of this kind.

10:15 10:30 am


10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Emergence of Artificial Intelligence Technologies – Use Studies
Learn about current and planned applications of AI technologies in different industries, including the health, life sciences and financial sectors, and the ethical and data protection issues that arise from the use of these technologies. Panelists will examine different use studies.

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Dr. Nadia Rosenthal, Scientific Director, The Jackson Laboratory

The Social, Economic, Ethical and Privacy Implications of Artificial Intelligence in Human Genomics

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Q&A / Break

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Emerging Regulatory Frameworks for AI Technologies and Big Data

Concerns about the unintended and negative consequences of AI and machine learning have sparked proposals for regulation in the US and EU.  What are legislators and regulators considering by way of regulatory frameworks and how is industry responding through self-policing and ethics frameworks.



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