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( Collaborative Round Table Discussions Format** )

USA  - 28 JUNE 2023

Online Event

GRC. Data Privacy. Cyber Security. Compliance. Governance. Risk Management. Regulatory Affairs. E-Discovery. Cloud Computing. Blockchain. AI. Legal Technology.
This online event gathers a diverse group of legal and technology professionals, such as In-house Counsel, Data Privacy Heads, Heads of Risk & Compliance, Compliance Managers, Cyber Security Managers, Forensics & Investigation Managers, Head Legal & Company Secretaries, Chief Legal Officers, Law Firm Partners, and Law Tech Professionals. All these experts are anticipated to participate in the event to exchange knowledge, network, and collaborate on critical topics related to GRC, data privacy, and cybersecurity.


The Global GRC, Data Privacy & Cyber Security ConfEx, USA – Online Event on 28th June 2023 will feature keynote addresses, exclusive case study presentations, and collaborative round table discussions that aim to address critical GRC, data privacy, and cybersecurity issues and foster collaborative discussions.


Networking Event
  • Participate in a dynamic legal and technology conference with a large number of speakers & participants in attendance.

  • Discover the latest industry trends and innovations from national and international speakers, sponsors & exhibitors.

  • Acquire valuable knowledge through engaging keynote addresses, exclusive case study presentations, round table discussions, and business dialogues.

  • Engage with C-level executives and decision-makers to create new business leads and opportunities.

  • Enjoy robust networking opportunities that allow everyone to connect with other professionals in their fields and build relationships that can lead to future collaborations.

  • Participate and speak in the collaborative round table discussions to share insights and perspectives, ensuring a collaborative and inclusive discussion.

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About the Speakers

This online event will feature a number of esteemed speakers from various legal, technology, and business backgrounds. Attendees can look forward to gaining valuable insights from these experts as they share their experiences and knowledge on key topics forming part of event agenda program.

Key Speakers

LIVE Virtual Conference


( Collaborative Round Table Discussions Format** )

( 09:55 AM – 04:35 PM EST )

09:55 AM – 10:00 AM

Opening Remarks

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 1

Navigating Privacy, GRC, and Security in Today's Business Environment

  • Understanding the impact of data privacy risks and choosing paths to compliance

  • Exploring the future of data and privacy protection in the USA

  • Assessing the impact of increased remote working on privacy and security

  • Examining online harms and the ethics of data in today's digital landscape

  • Defining GRC strategy and understanding the business drivers behind it

  • How GRC solutions can help companies meet CCPA and GDPR requirements

  • Ensuring effective data privacy governance in the age of CCPA and GDPR

  • Aligning privacy approaches for global compliance

  • Strengthening and streamlining third-party risk management efforts

Corey Bieber, Partner, K&L Gates
Jason Selvey, Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Justin Kay, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Yasmin Fernandes Soares da Silva, Privacy and Data Protection Analyst, Carrefour Group

Kamran Salour, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Attorney, Lewis Brisbois

Jennifer Guerrero, Senior Counsel, Buchalter

Diane Fiddle, Chief Legal Officer, Privacy Officer and Compliance Officer, Corsearch

Glauco Sampaio, CISO, Cielo

Adam Bialek, Partner, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Desiree Barahona, Associate, Arias Law
Aashna Sethi, Data Privacy and Compliance Analyst, Unbounce
Beth Burgin Waller, Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice, Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black
Melissa Soiefer, Global Director, Data Governance, Risk & Compliance, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Julie Varcoe-Cocks, Head Regulatory & Compliance/ Data Protection Officer, Serco

Todd Jewett, Assistant General Counsel, Digital at GE Vernova

Volga Serri, Compliance Analyst, Babylon
Melinda R. Lewis, Senior Counsel | Data Protection Officer, Serco Inc.
Konstantin Zens, Head of Global Data Protection Office, Cordis

Tobias Stephan, Law Firmyer,   Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
William Long, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Jody Mason, Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jamie VanDodick, Director, AI Ethics Project Office,  IBM

Frank Wukovits, Associate Attorney, CSG Law Firm
Tiffini Smith, Global Legal Lead - Cyber Protection (Cybersecurity), Accenture

Nada Rastad, Senior Cybersecurity and Data Lifespan Counsel, Intuit

Sasha Hondagneu-Messner, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

Stacie Armistead, Data Privacy & Compliance Director, Mangata Networks

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 2

Exploring the Challenges and Strategies for Privacy and Data Protection in Global Enterprises


  • Understanding the complex landscape of privacy compliance in today's legal arena

  • Identifying data privacy risks and navigating the paths to compliance in the USA region

  • Examining the costs and benefits of GDPR and privacy act compliance in the USA: Who should bear the responsibility?

  • Maintaining control of your data to build a competitive advantage: Strategies for effective data management

  • Creating new data privacy models to track patterns of life: Opportunities and challenges

  • Future-proofing the National Cyber Security Strategy beyond 2023-2024: Best practices for global enterprises

  • Exploring the consequences of cybersecurity breaches in international arbitration: Legal and financial implications

  • Leveraging technology resources for arbitration practitioners: Cybersecurity and data privacy strategies for effective dispute resolution.

Stephanie Cueman, Data Privacy Counsel, Meta
Christian Auty, Partner and Leader (US) Data Privacy and Security Team,  Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP|
Monique Bhargava, Partner, Reed Smith LLP
Caroline Hudson, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Cinthia Motley, Member, Dykema
Karen Habercross, Chief Privacy Officer, University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
Steven Wernikoff, Partner, Honigman LLP

Laila Paszti, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Bert Bender, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Attorney, Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP

Maria Lobato, Director. Data Protection, Privacy, Cybersecurity, LEXAVY LTD

Kedar Deshpande, Group Privacy Officer, Coda Payments

Valeria Blanco, Associate Counsel, Privacy and Compliance, Anaconda, Inc.

Corey Varma, Global Head of Privacy, BISSELL Homecare, Inc.

Kenzie Gregory, Data Privacy Lead, Geotab Inc.

Jim Ashton, Global Head of Data Privacy, Servify

Marko Petkovic, Partner, MP Attorneys

Kaiti Huang, ISDP leader Inter, Ikea

Taylor Falls Olson, Project Consultant, Connected Covid

Sabrin Muhammad, Global Enablement Leader, Privacy Engineering Center of Excellence, HP, Inc.

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 3

Exploring the Impact of the Pandemic on Information Security and Privacy in the United States


  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on privacy and personal data protection

  • The changing landscape of the post-pandemic economy and the adaptation of business models by large enterprises

  • Data protection and cybersecurity considerations in the current scenario

  • Assessing and managing evolving risks in the information security landscape

  • Leveraging AI, automation, and ML to accelerate innovation in the GRC space, while ensuring ethical compliance

  • New risks and challenges arising in the information security domain

  • Developing strategies to mitigate emerging risks and enhance security posture.

David Buddingh, Legal Director, Homie
Jeremy Taylor, Cyber Security Analyst, Accenture
Kevin Scott, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Robert kantrowitz, Associate, Kirkland & Ellis

Zixin Nie, Data Privacy Specialist, RTI International

Paul Gupta, Partner, Rimon PC

Sara Shanti, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Richard Mendoza, Senior Director, Data Privacy & Regulatory Compliance, Anywhere Real Estate.

Elizabeth Smith, Senior Director & Associate General Counsel, Seagen Inc.

Tarique Collins, Chief Legal Officer, Click Therapeutics

Namrata Joshi, Corporate Counsel — Data Privacy & Security, Hiscox USA

Lorianne Sainsbury - Wong, Data Privacy and Regulatory Compliance, Franciscan Children's
Michael Lazaroff, Partner, Rimon Law
Robin Nunn, Partner, Linklaters LLP

Danube Serri, Legal Service, Legal & Compliance Division,  Alameda Alliance for Health

Paul Lanois, Director, Fieldfisher

James Mann, Cyber Information Security Project Manager, The New Jewish Home

Kristin L. Bryan, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Stacie Armistead, Data Privacy & Compliance Director, Mangata Networks

02:15 PM – 03:15 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 4

Rethinking Risk Assessments: 10 Crucial Steps for a More Effective Process


Are you tired of spending endless hours sifting through data to assess business risk? Do you feel that your current risk assessment process is outdated and not producing actionable insights? Join us to learn about 10 crucial steps for rethinking risk assessments and improving the effectiveness of your process. From data collection and analysis to risk scoring and mitigation, this session will provide practical tips and strategies for streamlining your risk assessment process and making it more impactful for your organization.

  • The latest proven best practices and fresh perspectives on conducting effective risk assessments

  • How to use automated questionnaires to gather risk insights in context and identify potential opportunities

  • Streamlining the risk identification process through automation rules that are aligned with your organization's risk methodology.

Ilya Smith, Senior Counsel, Clark Hill Law

Daniel Pepper, Partner, Information Governance, Privacy & Cybersecurity Team, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Amy Mushahwar, Partner, Privacy & Data Security and Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response Team, Alston & Bird

Taina Silveira Baylao, Senior Specialist Data Protection, Infineon Technologies AG

Nafisa Feeney, Executive Director, CCO/MLRO, My EU Pay

Alan Friel, Chair Global Data Practice, Squire Patton Boggs

Gary Brown, Chief Privacy Officer, Westinghouse
Flavia Mitri, Privacy & Cybersecurity Legal Director, Uber

Rocio de la Cruz, Partner, Aria Grace Law CIC

Kevin Angle, Counsel, Ropes & Gray LLP

Richard Boone,  Partner,  Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP

Gabriela Freitas, Compliance and Data Privacy Senior Manager, Samsung

Julia Jacobson, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Foram Dmytryk, Senior Counsel, Infolawgroup LLP

Melvin Flowers, Global Data Privacy - Global Legal Lead Strategic Initiatives, Accenture LLP

Michelle Schaap, Chair, Tech, Privacy and Data Innovations, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Meredith Lobel-Angel, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, HealthEquity
Gerardo Guevara, Data Privacy Counsel,  Merck Group

03:30 PM – 04:30 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 5

Changing Landscape of Whistleblowing: Exploring New Standards and Accountability

As whistleblower protections become more widespread, organizations and governments around the world are reevaluating their approach to reporting and investigating wrongdoing. In this seminar, we will examine the latest developments in whistleblower requirements and protections, with a focus on emerging trends in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

  • The impact of the E.U. Whistleblower Protection Directive on whistleblowers and organizations in Europe.

  • Updates on recent whistleblower cases and legislation from around the world.

  • Best practices for organizations to ensure compliance with whistleblower protection laws and encourage whistleblowers to come forward.

  • Predictions for global trends in whistleblower protection and reporting for the years 2023-2024.

Michael Rispin, Director, Associate General Counsel, Sprout Social, Inc

Michael Kurzer, Partner, Vinson & Elkins

James M. Black, Partner & General Counsel, Falcon Rappaport & Berkman LLP

John Giannakakis, Managing Partner, G+P Law Firm Firm

Fabio Lucato, Partner, Chediak Advogados

Ariane Loof, Salary Partner, Lawyer, ADVANT Beiten
Norman Heckh, Partner, Ramón y Cajal Abogados, SLP

Sara Shanti, Partner Sheppard, Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP Changing
Julie Varcoe-Cocks, Head Regulatory & Compliance/ Data Protection Officer, Serco
Nafisa Feeney, Executive Director, CCO/MLRO, My EU Pay
Kamran Salour, Partner, Lewis Brisbois
Richard Mendoza, Senior Director, Risk & Compliance Data Privacy & Regulatory, Anywhere

James Mann, Cyber Information Security Project Manager, The New Jewish Home
Meredith Lobel-Angel, VP & Associate General Counsel, HealthEquity, Inc.
Taylor Falls Olson, Project Consultant, Connected Covid
Marko Petkovic, Partner,  MP Attorneys

Kedar Deshpande, Group Privacy Officer, Coda Payments Pte Ltd.

04:30 PM – 04:35 PM

Thank You Note & Closing Remarks

Thank you note in the presence of all speakers, sponsors & global delegates who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

* Program and Timings are subject to change without notice


**A collaborative round table discussion is a group conversation format where individuals from different backgrounds and experiences come together to discuss a specific topic or issue. Unlike traditional presentations or lectures, where one person is the primary speaker, round table discussions encourage all participants to share their ideas, experiences, and perspectives.

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