SPEAKING & LECTURES 

  • Panelist on “Privacy in the Era of Safe Harbor II” at the Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, June 6, 2016, Stanford, CA
  • Moderator of panel on “The Future of Privacy Laws: How to be Confident in the Cloud in Times of Uncertainty” at the Microsoft Envision Conference, April 4, 2016, New Orleans, LA
  • Panelist on “How the Big Tech Firms Protect Consumer Privacy” at SXSW Interactive, March 12, 2016, Austin, TX
  • Panelist on “Innovating Privacy: New Frameworks for Changing Technology” at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), January 7, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
  • Presenter / Author of “In Defense of the Long Privacy Statement” at the Privacy Law Scholars Conference, October 26, 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands  
  • Panelist on “Future Trends in Privacy and Security” at the Privacy + Security Forum, October 22, 2015, Washington, DC.
  • Panelist on “Privacy Protection in the Era of the Internet of Things” at the Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, June 8, 2015, Stanford, CA
  • Panelist on “Practical Lessons from Privacy Practitioners” at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology’s Privacy Forum, March 12, 2015, East Palo Alto, CA
  • Panelist on “U.S. Federal Privacy Legislation: Is a New U.S. Consumer Privacy Law on Its Way?” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit, March 5, 2015, Washington, DC
  • Chair of panel on “The Price to be Left Alone: Can the Market Yield Privacy” at the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) Conference, January 22, 2015, Brussels, BE
  • Panelist on “Case Studies in Big Data and Innovation” at the BYTE Project’s Big Data Breakfast, January 22, 2015, Brussels, BE
  • Panelist on “Privacy-Enhancing Technologies Enhanced” at the International Data Protection Commissioners’ Conference, October 16, 2014, Balaclava, Mauritius 
  • Panelist on “Practical Lessons from Privacy Practitioners” at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology’s Privacy Law Forum, March 14, 2014, East Palo Alto, CA
  • Panelist on “Square Peg, Round Hole: Fitting Existing Privacy Laws into Today’s Technology” at the RSA Conference, February 24, 2014, San Francisco, CA
  • Panelist on “Tailoring Solutions to Privacy Harm Through Regulation, Architecture, and Self-Regulation” at the Silicon Flatirons (Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado) conference on The New Frontiers of Privacy Harm, January 17, 2014, Boulder, CO
  • Keynote speaker on “Privacy Policies and Views of Microsoft Corporation” at “Dialogues on Internet Governance,” November 5, 2013, Mexico City, MX (via videoconference)
  • Commenter on “Respect for Context as a Benchmark for Privacy Online: What it is and isn’t” by Helen Nissenbaum at the Privacy Law Scholars Conference, June 9, 2013, Berkeley, CA
  • Speaker and Panelist on “The EU-US Privacy Collision” at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology’s Privacy Forum, March 21, 2013, East Palo Alto, CA
  • Panelist on “Do Not Track: Where It’s Going, Where It’s Been” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit, March 7, 2013, Washington, DC
  • Speaker on “International Privacy and Data Security: To What Extent is the U.S. Out of Sync with Europe?” at the Law Seminars International (LSI) program on “Technology Law,” December 8, 2011, Seattle, WA
  • Panelist on “Data Protection: Transatlantic Developments” at the @Microsoft Conversations on Privacy, December 7, 2012, Washington, DC
  • Panelist on “Consumer Attitudes about, and Choice with Respect to, Comprehensive Data Collection” at the Federal Trade Commission workshop on “The Big Picture: Comprehensive Data Collection,” December 6, 2012, Washington, DC
  • Speaker on “Saying ‘I Do’ – Data Protection Vows in Your Attorney-Client Relationship” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Academy, October 11, 2012, San Jose, CA
  • Panelist on “Empowering Consumers with Privacy Innovations” at the @Microsoft Conversations of Privacy, July 11, 2012, Washington, DC
  • Speaker and Panelist on “Privacy on the Books and on the Ground” at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology’s Privacy Law Forum, April 26, 2012, East Palo Alto, CA
  • Speaker on “Privacy and Data Security: You Can’t Just Dabble In It Anymore” at the Law Seminars International (LSI) program on “Technology and New Media Law,” December 8, 2011, Seattle, WA
  • Speaker on “Cloud Commuting and Privacy” at Seattle University School of Law, November 8, 2011, Seattle, WA
  • Speaker on “Current Privacy Issues and Microsoft’s Approach” at the Blue Dog Democrats Policy Breakfast, July 13, 2011, Washington, DC
  • Speaker on “Behavioral Advertising” at the Washington State Bar Association” program on “Advertising and Marketing Law,” April 8, 2011, Seattle, WA
  • Panelist on “EU Cookies Under Siege” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit, March 11, 2011, Washington, DC
  • Moderator of “Champagne Privacy Solutions on a Beer Budget” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit, March 10, 2011, Washington, DC
  • Panelist on "Emerging Issues in Data Privacy" presented by the Pacific NW Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association, December 7, 2010, Redmond, WA
  • Panelist on “Online Privacy from Different Perspectives” at the Americas Society / Council of the Americas program on “Opportunities and Challenges for Latin America in the New Global Technology Environment,” December 2, 2010, Miami, FL
  • Moderator / Panelist on “Cloud Computing: Advantages and Regulatory Challenges” at the Americas Society / Council of the Americas program on “Opportunities and Challenges for Latin America in the New Global Technology Environment,” December 2, 2010, Miami, FL
  • Speaker on “Cloud Computing: Challenges and Opportunities” at the Privacy Laws & Business conference “Integrating privacy into your compliance program in Israel,” October 25, 2010, Ra’anana, Israel
  • Panelist on the Advertising Week “Trust Forum,” September 28, 2010, New York, NY
  • Keynote speaker on “Does Every One have a Silver Lining? Privacy and Cloud Computing” at the Canadian Bar Association conference “Privacy and Access Rights in the Age of Technology: The State of Canadians’ Information Rights in 2010 and Beyond,” September 20, 2010, Ottawa, ON
  • Panelist on the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) program: “Privacy 2.0: Modernizing the Electronic Communications Privacy Act,” August 25, 2010, San Francisco, CA
  • Panelist on “Regulation, Jurisdiction and Ownership” at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Consultation on the Privacy Implications of Cloud Computing, June 21, 2010, Calgary, AB
  • Speaker on “Is the Tide Turning? The Impact of the HITECH Act & Other Federal Regulation” at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) Institute on Privacy and Security Law, May 24, 2010, San Francisco, CA
  • Panelist on “Social Networking, Mobile Computing, the Cloud and the Future of Consumer Privacy” and “Comparative Regulatory Approaches to Protecting Consumer Privacy” at the Northwestern Law Attorney General Education Program’s Second Annual Public Policy Conference, May 7, 2010, Chicago, IL
  • Speaker on “Exploring the Big Issues in U.S. Federal Privacy Legislation” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Summit 2010, April 20, 2010, Washington, DC
  • Speaker on “What Do You Mean By ‘Anonymous’?” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Summit 2010, April 20, 2010, Washington, DC
  • Speaker on “Cloud Computing and Privacy” at the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) Breakfast Roundtable, March 4, 2010, Seattle, WA
  • Panelist at UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) symposium “Prosser’s Privacy at 50,” January 29, 2010, Berkeley, CA
  • Panelist on “Benefits and Risks of Collecting, Using, and Retaining Consumer Data” at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) roundtable on Exploring Privacy, December 7, 2009, Washington, DC
  • Panelist on “First Principles for Internet Privacy Regulation” at the Silicon Flatirons (Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado) conference on Reforming Internet Privacy Law, December 4, 2009, Boulder, CO
  • Panelist on “Disputed Issues in Federal Privacy Legislation” at the New York University School of Law Information Law Institute Workshop on Federal Privacy Legislation, October 2, 2009, New York, NY
  • Panelist on “Online Advertising” at the Covington & Burling Privacy & Data Security Workshop, October 1, 2009, Washington, DC
  • Moderator of “Champagne Privacy Solutions on a Beer Budget” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) 2009 Privacy Academy, September 17, 2009, Boston, MA
  • Panelist on “Broadband in America & Issues Before the House Commerce Committee” at the Congressional Internet Caucus State of the Net West Conference, August 5, 2009, Santa Clara, CA
  • Speaker on “Running a Privacy Program in a Challenging Economy” at the Privacy Laws & Business 22nd Annual International Conference, July 6, 2009, Cambridge, UK
  • Panelist on “Privacy, Online Advertising and the Future of the Internet” at the Computers, Freedom and Privacy (CFP) Conference, June 3, 2009, Washington, DC
  • Panelist on “Canada’s Privacy and Data Security Legal Framework for the American Lawyer” at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 18, 2009, Vancouver, BC
  • Panelist on “Maintaining Privacy and Data Security in Cross-Border Data Flows: Who Owns the Data Anyway?” at the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting, March 26, 2009, Washington DC
  • Panelist on “Consumer Concerns About Internet Privacy and Security” at the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) Consumer Assembly 2009, March 12, 2009, Washington, DC
  • Panelist on “Making Online Personal Information More Anonymous: Will it Save Privacy?” at the Congressional Internet Caucus State of the Net Conference, January 14, 2009, Washington, DC
  • Speaker on “Privacy and Security Risks in Online Marketing and Advertising” at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) Ninth Annual Institute on Privacy and Security Law, June 24, 2008, New York, NY
  • Speaker on “Developing Corporate Policies for Information Security and Privacy: The In-House Perspective” at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) Information Technology Law Institute, March 24, 2008, San Francisco, CA
  • Panelist on “The Regulatory and Self-Regulatory Landscape” at the Federal Trade Commission Town Hall on 
  • “E-havioral Advertising: Tracking, Targeting & Technology,” November 2, 2007, Washington, DC
  • Speaker on “Privacy Landscape and Current Trends” at the Republican Attorney Generals Association (RAGA) national meeting, October 22, 2007, Miami, FL
  • Panelist on “How a Multinational Company Confronts the Matrix of International Privacy Laws” at the American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting, August 11, 2007, San Francisco, CA
  • Speaker on “Information Compliance Overload: Making Sense of Privacy and Security Laws and Regulations” at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) Eighth Annual Institute on Privacy and Security Law, June 4, 2007, San Francisco, CA and July 16, 2007, Chicago, IL
  • Speaker on “Is the US Ready for Comprehensive Privacy Legislation?” at the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Spring Meeting, March 17, 2007, Washington, DC
  • Panelist on “New Media Channels and Privacy Implications” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Summit 2007, March 9, 2007, Washington, DC
  • Panelist on “Simplified Privacy Notices: A Workshop” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) 2006 Privacy Academy, October 19, 2006, Toronto, ON
  • Speaker on “U.S. Federal Privacy Legislation” at The Conference Board, Council of Chief Privacy Officers meeting, October 11, 2006, New York, NY
  • Speaker on “Commercial E-Mail After CAN-SPAM: What Are the Limits to Marketing?” as part of the Proskauer on Privacy online seminar series, June 7, 2006
  • Speaker on “The Secure Entrepreneur: Data Security & Consumer Privacy (best practices to avoid, assess, and addressing a data security breach)” at the Federal Trade Commission / Seattle University School of Law program “Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Advertising Law,” May 19, 2006, Seattle, WA
  • Panelist on “Federal Privacy Legislation” at the Computers, Freedom and Privacy (CFP) Conference, May 3, 2006, Washington, DC
  • Moderator of panel on “U.S. Data Privacy and Security Legislation: Should the US Be a Model?” at the RSA Security Conference, February 15, 2006, San Jose, CA
  • Speaker on “The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA): Challenges and Opportunities” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals COPPA Audio Conference, June 28, 2005
  • Speaker on “The Protection of Privacy and Microsoft’s Approach” at the National Conference of Metropolitan Courts meeting, October 1, 2004, Redmond, WA
  • Speaker on “Privacy and Outsourcing: A Global View,” at the Shidler Center for Law, Commerce & Technology program on “IT Outsourcing: Clarifying the Legal Issues,” April 22, 2004, Bellevue, WA
  • Panelist on careers options as corporate counsel at “Choices Conference 2004,” Seattle University School of Law, March 6, 2004, Seattle, WA
  • Speaker on privacy at the “Legal Issues in E-Business” program of the Institute for Global e-Business & Innovation, Albers School of Business & Economics, Seattle University, November 2, 2001, Seattle, WA
  • Speaker on “Consumer Privacy & Bankruptcy,” at Law Seminars International program on “High-Tech & e-Business Bankruptcy,” February 1, 2001, Seattle, WA
  • Panelist on “Online Privacy and the Role of Government Intervention” at Washington State Bar Association program on “Privacy and Competition Issues in the New Economy,” November 17, 2000, Seattle, WA
  • Speaker on privacy law at Law Seminars International program on “Doing Business Online,” March 24, 2000, San Francisco, CA
  • Speaker on “Protecting Internet and E-mail Communications: A Challenge for the Multinational Corporation,” ABA Annual Meeting, August 9, 1999, Atlanta, GA
  • Speaker on developments in U.S. encryption export policy at conference on “A Different Look at the Asian Crisis: Alternative Business & Investment Opportunities,” October 22, 1998, Seattle, WA
  • Speaker on the legal status of cryptographic technologies around the world, International Information Integrity Institute (I-4) Forum 32, October 29, 1997, Wilmington, DE
  • Guest lecturer on encryption policy in International Telecommunications Regulation course, Boston College Law School, October 15, 1997 and April 15, 1997, Newton, MA
  • Speaker on "Encryption: Protecting Your Client's Privacy," Practising Law Institute (PLI) program on "Doing Business on the Internet: The Law of Electronic Commerce," September 22, 1997, New York, NY
  • Moderator of panel on "Doing Energy Business in the Information Age: Removing the Barriers," International Association for Energy Economics 18th Annual North American Conference, September 8, 1997, San Francisco, CA
  • Speaker on "Technology in the Schools: Addressing the Risks Without Suppressing the Potential," Virginia Association of Independent Schools biannual workshop on legal and regulatory issues affecting schools, February 21, 1997, Richmond, VA
  • Speaker on "Privacy and Security Issues on the Internet," Institute of Continuing Legal Education program on "The Internet and Your Law Practice: An Introduction in Plain English," November 7, 1996, Troy, MI