PLSC 2016

Historical Dates and Conference Hosts

The 9th annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference occurred on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 and Friday, June 3rd, 2016, was hosted by George Washington University, with two pre-conference events hosted by Facebook on May 31st, 2016, and Microsoft on June 1st, 2016.

Facebook Hosts Privacy@Scale Pre-Conference on May 31

Facebook hosted their second annual Privacy@Scale conference on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. The day included various panels, fireside chats, and interactive workshops. The goal of the conference was twofold – to have everyone in the room come up with concrete solutions around the future of transparency & choice, and to discuss data’s real benefits to society and how privacy can advance those benefits.

Microsoft Pre-Conference and Reception on June 1

Microsoft hosted an interactive event, discussion and networking opportunity on Wednesday, June 1st that brought together experts from privacy and related fields.

Panels occurred from 3:30 – 5:30 pm (including a number of folks from the PLSC Community!)
5:30 pm reception and kick-off for the Privacy Law Scholars Conference.
Light refreshments were provided
Panel 1 – 3:30 – 4:30 – Privacy:  Short Talks on BIG Topics
Panel 2 – 4:30 – 5:30 – We Knew that Global Data Flows were Hard, But Really!  The Year That Was and Will be.
Reception – 5:30 – 8:00

Event Location: Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center
901 K Street, NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20001


PLSC Junior Scholars Award

The 2016 recipients of the PLSC Junior Scholars Award were:

IAPP Paper Award

The 2016 recipients of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Paper Award were: