February 26, 2008 17:26 ET

Privacy Regulators and Advocates From Spain, France, Israel and the UK Added to IAPP Privacy Summit 2008

YORK, ME--(Marketwire - February 26, 2008) - Privacy professionals will have the opportunity to hear directly from some of the most influential experts in the field during the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Summit 2008, March 26-28, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel. Speakers just added include:

--  Simon Davies, Director, Privacy International, United Kingdom
--  Yoram Hacohen, Head of the Israeli Law, Information and Technology
    Authority (ILITA), Ministry of Justice, Israel
--  Artemi Rallo Lombarte, Director, Data Protection Authority, Spain
--  Yann Padova, General Secretary, CNIL, France

This group joins keynote headliners:

--  Nina Totenberg, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent
--  Jeffrey Rosen, Author, George Washington University Law Professor

And The Future of Global Privacy Regulation panel:

--  Martin Abrams, Executive Director, Center for Information Policy
    Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP
--  Peter Cullen, CIPP, Chief Privacy Strategist, Microsoft (moderator)
--  Peter Fleischer, Global Privacy Counsel, Google
--  Richard Thomas, Information Commissioner, Office of the Information
    Commissioner, UK
--  Eduardo Ustaran, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse
--  Nancy Volesky, CIPP, Director of E-Commerce, Government of Bermuda
--  Alan Westin, Emeritus Professor, Columbia University

"The strength of our speaking roster touches the depth and breadth of privacy's influence on industry today, and the need for organizations to respond to that influence," said Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, IAPP. "These new speakers reflect privacy's global nature, complementing an already distinguished lineup."

Early bird registration ends this Friday, February 29. For more information, visit


The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the world's largest association of privacy professionals with more than 4,700 members globally. The IAPP helps define and support the privacy profession through networking, education and certification. More information about the IAPP is available at

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