Informative and Inspiring

Brought to you by the Privacy Bar Section and exclusively for IAPP members, the 2017 Privacy Bar Section Forum followed in the footsteps of its successful inaugural year.

IAPP president and CEO J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP and founding Privacy Bar Section chair Christopher Wolf welcomed a distinguished group of peers and colleagues for an information-packed half-day event. Members heard from keynote speaker Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and a distinguished panel of legal and privacy experts who discussed such topics as the past and future of the privacy profession for lawyers, how to make the regulatory process less painful, how state attorneys general might approach privacy regulation under a Trump administration, and much more. 

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A Special Thank-You to Our Panelists

Robert Belair, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory

Danielle Citron, Research Professor, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Carey School of Law

Emilio Cividanes, Partner, Venable

Tanya Forsheit, CIPP/US, Partner and Co-Chair, Privacy and Data Security Group, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Janis Kestenbaum, Partner, Perkins Coie

Divonne Smoyer, CIPP/US, Partner, Reed Smith

Eduardo Ustaran, CIPP/E, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Marc Zwillinger, Partner, ZwillGen

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The inaugural Privacy Bar Section Forum hit the ground running in 2016, and returned in 2017 to popular demand. Look for this best-selling event again in 2018!

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CPE Credits

CIPP/US and CIPP/G certificate holders automatically receive 3 Group A continuing privacy education (CPE) credits for attending the Privacy Bar Section Forum. For all other IAPP certifications, credits are applied to Group B. If you have certification questions, please read our cpe policy or e-mail

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