Professors Solove and Schwartz Provide Virtual Forum for Privacy + Security Learning

By TAP Staff Blogger

Posted on October 15, 2020


Next week, privacy law experts Professor Daniel Solove, George Washington University, and Professor Paul Schwartz, University of California, Berkeley, bring their Privacy + Security Academy to a virtual gathering of privacy and security professionals, policymakers, attorneys, academics, and technology industry experts. The Privacy + Security Forum is a 3-day event that takes a curriculum approach to provide participants with real-world knowledge and practical takeaways about the developments in technology, computer science, and privacy and data security regulations.


The forum will cover topics as diverse as the intersection between digital privacy, civil rights, and online influence; surveillance in a post-Schrems II world; contact tracing technologies and the privacy concerns; and, new and developing policy regulations from the state level to federal legislation as well as looking at privacy regulations internationally.


The two keynote speakers are Helen Dixon, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner, and Kashmir Hill, technology reporter for The New York Times.


Learn more:
Privacy + Security Forum
October 21 – 23, 2020


Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy, cybersecurity, and information law. He is the Jefferson E. Peyser Professor at UC Berkeley School of Law and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. His scholarship focuses on how the law has sought to regulate and shape information technology, as well as the impact of information technology on law and democracy. He has also examined a broad range of issues including European Union privacy regulations, cloud computing, governmental data mining, federal preemption of privacy laws, and the different legal definitions of “personal information.”


Professor Schwartz has testified before Congress and served as an advisor to the Commission of the European Union and other international organizations. He assists numerous corporations and international organizations with regulatory, policy, and governance issues relating to information privacy.


Daniel Solove is an internationally-known expert in privacy law. He is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. He is also the founder of TeachPrivacy, a privacy and cybersecurity training company.


Professor Solove has testified before Congress, has contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has served as a consultant or expert witness in a number of high-profile privacy cases involving Fortune 500 companies and celebrities. His work has been cited in more than 2700 publications, excerpted in many casebooks, and discussed in many judicial opinions, including those by the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, district courts, and state supreme courts.


Professors Solove and Schwartz have written several textbooks together including Information Privacy Law (Aspen Publishing, 6th ed. 2018), Privacy, Law Enforcement, and National Security (Aspen Publishing, 2nd ed. 2018), Consumer Privacy and Data Protection (Aspen Publishing, 2nd ed. 2018), and Privacy and the Media (Aspen Publishing, 3rd ed. 2018). Additionally, the professors coauthored the treatise Privacy Law Fundamentals (IAPP 5th edition 2019).