Annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum Silicon Valley, WPF participant

WPF will be participating at the annual BCLT Privacy Law Forum, to be held this year 23 March 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto, California. From the brochure….Topics will include: the global diffusion (or not) of EU data protection principles; new requirements for the explainability of algorithms; and the possibility that antitrust

Medical ID Theft Update, IPPC U.S. Working Group, webinar

Executive Director Pam Dixon is presenting an invitation-only webinar to members of the IPPC US Working Group. The webinar, to be held at the monthly meeting, will cover what medical identity theft is, how the crime operates (with new research on this), where the crime operates (also with new research), and discussion of potential solutions

Ethical Data Review Board Models: Multi-stakeholder meeting

WPF is participating in a data ethics multi-stakeholder meeting as part of the Comprehensive Assessment Oversight Dialog: Canadian Data Review Boards Project (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Project II). The purpose of the multi-stakeholder meeting is to discuss lessons from research ethics boards in Canada and to obtain an understanding of the Ethical Data

WPF participating at CES 2018

WPF will be participating at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Issue areas this year include digital health, AI/machine learning, biometrics, and digital payments. CES 2018: January 7-11, 2018 Las Vegas Convention Center, Sands Convention Center WPF participation: Digital Health Summit Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Biometrics (Including High Tech Retailing Summit) Blockchain and Digital Wallets

WPF Panelist at FTC Informational Harms Workshop

WPF’s ED Pam Dixon will be presenting new research on medical identity theft and on biometrics at the FTC’s Informational Harms Workshop, to be held in Washington DC December 12, 2017. Dixon will be presenting on Panel I, Injuries 101. More about the event: The event begins Dec. 12, 2017 at 9:15 am at the