Note: This is a tentative agenda. The final agenda will be posted by May 1, 2019. The workshop will be held Friday, May 24, 2019, at the Institute for Technology
Law & Policy at Georgetown Law, just steps away from the US Capitol and the National

DC Guests for Breakfast (8:30 – 11:00am)

Policymakers, activists, practitioners, technologists, and thought leaders will discuss emerging issues they face in today’s privacy landscape.

  • 8:30am: Breakfast and Keynote Speaker
  • 9:15am: Panel discussion: Law
  • 10:0am: Panel discussion: Policy
  • 10:45am: Coffee Break
  • 11:00am: Lightning talks by invited scholars in Communication, Law, and Computer Science. Invited speakers will provide brief (5-minute) provocations to get attendees to consider, critique, and counter-narrate critical privacy and technology issues for the future, both nationally and globally.


Lunch, Speaker, and Discussion (12:00-1:30pm)

During the lunch hour, we will facilitate a whole-group discussion of issues and challenges identified during the morning talks, and prioritize five issues to develop during the afternoon session.


Working Session (2:00-3:15pm)

During the afternoon session, we will create five breakout groups who will identify specific research and policy issues to be addressed in the coming year and outline next steps. These groups will be asked to devise mini policy agendas (e.g., what would it take in research, advocacy, and politics to gain traction on a particular issue).

Coffee Break (3:15-3:30pm)


Final Debrief and Happy Hour (3:30-5:00pm)

The final session will include a discussion from each group, refinement of research and policy agendas, and a discussion of next steps in both research and practice. We will
conclude with an informal happy hour gathering over wine, beer, and refreshments.
This time will allow participants to continue discussions, and build networks and