Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Conference 2021

Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Conference 2021
The Bar Association of San Francisco's  Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Section presents
Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Conference 2021

 Date Thursday, November 4, 2021
 Doors Open 12:30 p.m.
 MCLE Program 1:00 - 4:45 p.m.
 Networking 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.

 MCLE:  3.5 Hours  
PANEL I: California’s Privacy Laws and the Birth of a Privacy Agency
TIME: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
MCLE 1.5 Hours 

How has the Attorney General been enforcing the CCPA? How will the new California Privacy Protection Agency approach its mandate? What should consumers & companies know about California privacy laws?

• What enforcement of the CCPA has taken place
• How the new California Privacy Protection Agency views its roles and responsibilities going forward
• How companies have been complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
• How California residents have been exercising their rights under the CCPA, including to access, delete and port their personal information and opt out of the sale of their personal information
• How the California Privacy Rights Act will change the California privacy law landscape

Jennifer Urban, Chair of the California Privacy Protection Agency
Stacey Schesser, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Consumer Law Section’s Privacy Unit of the
Office of the California Attorney General
Adam Schwartz, Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Jonathan Tam, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie

Jim Dempsey, Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law, Senior Policy Advisor, Program on Geopolitics, Technology and Governance, Stanford Cyber Policy Center 

PANEL II:  Recent Developments in U.S. Privacy and Data Security Law Beyond California: In-House and Outside Counsel Perspectives
TIME: 2:40 - 3:40 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

This informative panel will share in-house and outside counsel perspectives on new developments and significant trends in state privacy and data security laws, cutting edge legal and regulatory issues, and risk management considerations.

• New developments and trends in state privacy and data security laws
• Proposals for and prospects for federal privacy law
• Cutting edge legal and regulatory issues, and their impact on industry including big data, IoT, and biometrics
• Key risk management considerations 

Derek Care, Legal Director, Privacy, Uber
Elizabeth Canter, Partner, Covington

Cassandra L. Gaedt-Sheckter, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

PANEL III:  Dark Patterns and Manipulative Design: What Lawyers and Their Clients Need to Know
TIME: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour

Dark patterns are design techniques that deliberately trick users into doing something they might not otherwise have done—like buying something or providing personal information—or prevent them from doing something they want to do—like opting out of a subscription service. During this hour, our panel of legal, technical, and design experts will tell you everything you need to know about this new and evolving issue impacting online consumer behavior.

• What “dark patterns” are and how they are different from other sales tactics
• How dark patterns affect consumer behaviors and harm consumers
• The FTC’s recent action on dark patterns
• California’s new privacy law and how it applies to manipulative design

Maureen Mahoney, Senior Policy Analyst, Consumer Reports
Jasmine McNealy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Telecommunication, in the College of
Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida
Abbey Barrera, Senior Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

 Jennifer Lynch, Surveillance Litigation Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Closing Remarks and Networking: 4:45 - 5:45 pm

Section Chair
Eve-Lynn Rapp, Edelson PC

(As of 11/2/2021)

Baker McKenzie

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11/4/2021 12:30 PM - 5:45 PM
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