Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. With a billion users worldwide, Facebook is a social network that also provides a platform to grow businesses, build innovative new services and enables users to share the photos, news and stories that matter most to them.
Future of Privacy Forum
The Future of Privacy Forum is a Washington, DC-based think tank that brings together privacy advocates, privacy scholars and privacy professionals to examine today’s most important information privacy issues facing individuals, businesses and policy makers.
FPF’s goal is simple: To advance and improve privacy for people in practical ways that leave room for innovation and the responsible use of data. Founded in 2008, FPF quickly earned a reputation as a platform for candid and constructive dialogue about privacy. Its programs and projects have added to the development of the emerging new framework for privacy protection. Its leaders are sought after for input and participation in conversations with regulators and policy makers, and with other privacy leaders.
At a time when there is a sharp focus on how to best promote and protect privacy, FPF plays a unique and invaluable role.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.
More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.
Founded in 1968, Intel Corporation is a world leader in computing innovation. Intel introduced the world’s first microprocessor in 1971. Today, the company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Nearly 10,000 people work for Intel across the European Union, including more than 4,000 in R&D. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.eu and blogs.intel.com.
BSA | The Software Alliance
BSA | The Software Alliance is the leading global advocate for the software industry. It is an association of world-class companies that invest billions of dollars annually to create software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. Through international government relations, intellectual property enforcement and educational activities, BSA expands the horizons of the digital world and builds trust and confidence in the new technologies driving it forward.
Digital Enlightment Forum
The rallying cry of the 18th Century Enlightenment was a declaration of commitment to ideals: knowledge should be shared as public good; people should rule themselves and be accountable; science should service all humans.
Digital Enlightenment Forum wants people to enjoy the autonomy, freedom and democracy online that they have offline. Therefore we:
- work with experts from technology, law, social science, policy and industry
- recommend policy for the public and private sphere
- stimulate social innovation and sustainability.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in 31 countries and 77 offices throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.
Our global team of over 100 data protection lawyers provides sophisticated, highly practical information law advice for clients wherever they do business.
DLA Piper's data protection team is praised by clients and legal directories such as Legal 500 and Chambers Global.
IAPP Europe is part of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a global not-for-profit organization. The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers and organizations manage and protect their data. IAPP Europe serves as a resource for the data protection community by providing education, certification, networking and conferences tailored to the unique challenges and needs of European professionals.
Linklaters is a leading global law firm advising the most prominent global corporations and financial institutions on their most important and challenging transactions and assignments. Its global TMT lawyers are experts in the law governing information management compliance and data protection. They have a proven track record of advising on complex, multi-jurisdictional information management projects.
Nymity offers innovative and award-winning privacy compliance and risk management solutions that enable organizations to understand global privacy law and regulatory requirements, as well as implement the appropriate business controls. Nymity’s advanced technology delivers structured compliance content in all jurisdictions around the world. Nymity’s latest software solution provides organizations a unique method to improve accountability and compliance. Nymity’s innovative privacy compliance solutions are unmatched within the privacy compliance market. Save time, reduce risk, demonstrate compliance.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 60,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.
Stibbe’s team of privacy and data protection specialists provides its clients with insight, foresight and experienced pragmatism. The team has over 20 years of experience in dealing with data protection authorities from different jurisdictions. The team is embedded in Stibbe’s TMT practice (Technology Media and Telecoms), and, as a result, the members have a thorough understanding of information technology and data communication networks. The team is involved in data governance protection projects for national and international clients, covering an a broad range sectors, such as media/entertainment, finance, communications, industry and transport, consumer goods, government and healthcare. Typical projects include privacy health checks, corporate data exchange and monitoring programs and policies.
Stibbe has sponsored the CPDP conference for many years and Erik Valgaeren, head of the Privacy practice, has been involved in many panel discussions. At this year’s CPDP conference, he will chair a panel on data protection legislation and start-up companies.
Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany is part of the Max Planck Society and performs research in national, supranational and international criminal law, as well as in criminology. The Institute consists of two departments: the department of criminal law and the department of criminology. The department of criminal law is divided into country and topical sections. Researchers participate in research projects and prepare expert opinions.