Data Privacy Day 2020 – Join us for “A Vision for the Future” livestream from Linkedin on January 28

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 4:17pm

 A Vision for the Future live from Linkedin, San Francisco on January 28

Watch a recording of the 2020 livestream at the StaySafeOnline website.

Visit MN 3233 any time from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM on January 28 for this year’s Data Privacy Day livestream: A Vision for the Future, taking place at the Linkedin headquarters in San Francisco.

Panelists and participants come from a variety of companies and organizations, including Linkedin, Office of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Visa, and Microsoft.

Event Details

  • Event Title: A Vision for the Future
  • Date: January 28, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Location: MN 3233



Recent years have been transformational for privacy. In the wake of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), governments around the world, are enacting privacy laws and regulations. Data Privacy Day 2020 will bring together experts on U.S., Canadian, and international privacy to delve deep into the global wave of regulations and what they mean for economies around the world today and into the future.



1:00 PM – 1:05 PM – Welcoming Remarks

  • Kalinda Raina, Vice President, Head of Privacy, LinkedIn
  • Gregory Smolynec, Deputy Commissioner, Policy and Promotion Sector, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

1:05 – 1:45 PM – Privacy Across the Globe

How has GDPR changed the privacy landscape across the globe? Experts will come together to discuss the recent European legislation and the privacy approaches of countries around the world.

  • Moderator: Kalinda Raina, Vice President, Head of Privacy, LinkedIn
  • Jared Ho, Senior Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • João Rodrigues, Senior Legal Adviser, European Parliament Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress
  • Gregory Smolynec, Deputy Commissioner, Policy and Promotion Sector, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

1:45 – 2:25 PM – CCPA and the Wake of Privacy Legislation in the U.S.

The California Consumer Privacy Act, in effect in January 2020, is the first legislation of its kind within the U.S. State experts will discuss the impact of CCPA, how other states are creating or enforcing privacy legislation, and how these separate laws affect our nation’s privacy as a whole.

  • Moderator: Larry Magid, CEO,
  • Stacey Gray, Senior Policy Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum
  • Thomas Hallett, Privacy Solutions Engineer, OneTrust
  • Tom Pendergast, Chief Learning Officer, MediaPRO

2:25 – 2:40 PM – A World Without Privacy

Julie Brill, Microsoft’s Chief Privacy Officer, will explore how we sometimes forget what privacy means to us, and what we need to do as a society to protect ourselves in this increasingly data-driven digital world.

  • Julie Brill, Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft

2:40 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. – Industry Perspectives: Going Beyond Privacy Compliance

Industry experts will delve into ways to not only comply with current regulations, but how to prepare for future laws and make protecting customers’ data a top priority.

  • Moderator: Sean Martin, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, ITSP Magazine
  • Kristina Bergman, CEO and Founder, Integris Software
  • John Gevertz, Chief Privacy Officer, Visa
  • Ben Moskowitz, Director, Digital Lab, Consumer Reports
  • Kalinda Raina, Vice President, Head of Privacy, LinkedIn

3:20 – 3:25 p.m. Closing Remarks

  • Kelvin Coleman, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance


About Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day is observed worldwide each year on January 28 to raise awareness around technology and privacy rights, including best practices for safeguarding personal information.

U of T Information Technology Services have participated in Data Privacy Day since 2015, offering events for students, faculty and staff on the downtown campus.


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