Schedule: Policy & Ethics sessions

Location: Sutton South Level: Non-technical
Jim Adler (Metanautix)
A new breed of chief privacy officer (CPO) is emerging.  An engineer that is comfortable in a product focus group, engineering scrum, or analyzing test results.  They have the historical awareness, frontier spirit, regulatory caution, and technical chops to work through the toughest data issues. The promise of the engineer CPO is that products, not only safeguard privacy, but compete on it. Read more.
Location: Murray Hill Suite A Level: Non-technical
Trevor Hughes (International Association of Privacy Professionals)
Data flows with little friction; it’s gathered and stored in increasing volume. Consumer concerns include guarding data against misuse and managing how it’s shared. Low friction data channels are valuable but vulnerable information ecologies. This session shows how data fuels life, and why we must balance regulatory and security controls with recognition of how data flow drives economy and culture Read more.
Location: Murray Hill Suite A Level: Non-technical
Solon Barocas (New York University), Betsy Masiello (Google), Jane Yakowitz (Brooklyn Law School)
A panel discussion that will identify and debate the key ethical, legal, and policy issues in analytics and applications of big data. The panelists will hash out some of the novel privacy concerns, but they will also consider issues around autonomy, fairness, fragmentation, and transparency, as well as the appropriate and available responses to them. Read more.


  • Aster Data
  • EMC Greenplum
  • GE
  • Lexis Nexis
  • MarkLogic
  • Tableau Software
  • Cloudera
  • DataStax
  • Informatica
  • DataSift
  • Splunk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Datameer
  • Impetus
  • Karmasphere
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pervasive
  • Platform Computing
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Sybase
  • Xeround
  • Media-Science
  • Platfora

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