2017 Highlights


Choi spoke on car technology panel | November 16, 2017
Professor Choi joined The Ohio State University’s Department of History panel on “The Car, Technology and the Future” with Nabil Raad of Ford Motor Company and Dr. Giorgio Rizzioni of The Ohio State University’s Center for Automotive Research.

Parasidis spoke to the Data Breach Safety Net | October 26, 2017
Faculty Affiliate Efthimi Parasidis discussed the possibility of a compensation fund for consumers affected by data breaches at the HHS Conference “Data Privacy in the Digital Age” in Washington, D.C. For a summary of Professor Parasidis’ talk on “Ethical and Legal Dimensions of a Risk-Based Rubric for Data Privacy.”

Program on Data and Governance published ‘Cyberpro’ Whitepaper | October 12, 2017
In collaboration with the International Association of Privacy Professional, the Program on Data and Governance published “The Age of the Cyberpro.” This whitepaper analyzed the technological, business, and legal developments that promote increased cross-fluency between the security, privacy, and information governance professions.

Hirsch spoke at the Privacy + Security Forum | October 5, 2017
Director Hirsch attended the Privacy + Security Forum in Washington D.C. to participate in a panel on “The Ethics of Innovation: How Privacy and Data Advancements Can Coexist” with Rob Sherman of Facebook and Michelle De Mooy of the Center for Democracy and Technology.

Hirsch spoke at the Risk Institute Conference | September 28, 2017
Director Hirsch attended The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business Risk Institute’s conference on “The Digital Revolution and Risk Evolution.” Hirsch participated in a panel on “Ethics and Big Data Analytics” with Michelle De Mooy of the Center for Democracy and Technology and Noberto Andrade of Facebook.

Choi interviewed by Ohio State Insights | September 1, 2017
Professor Choi discussed the legal issues facing programmers of autonomous vehicles in the Ohio State Insights article, “What’s your car thinking?

Hirsch talked Smart Cities at Chamber panel | August 15, 2017
Director Hirsch participated in a Columbus Chamber of Commerce Government Spot Light Panel on “Smart Columbus and its Impact on Future Policymaking.” The panel was moderated by Council-member Shannon Hardin and included Michael Stevens, Chief Innovation Officer of the City of Columbus, Mary Jo Hudson of Squire Patton Boggs, and Ryan Houk of AEP Ohio.

Hirsch led University of Amsterdam privacy course | July 3, 2017
Director Hirsch co-led Summer Course on Privacy Law and Policy at the University of Amsterdam Institute for Information Law taught a seminar on US Privacy Law.

Hirsch taught Center for Law + Innovation course | June 5-8, 2017
Director Hirsch taught a course on Big Data Law & Policy at the University of Maine School of Law Center for Law + Innovation.

Hirsch discussed  ‘Big Data: Understanding Algorithmic Power’ at the W&L Law Symposium | March 30, 2017
Director Hirsch participated in a panel titled “Understanding Big Data Discrimination” via Skype with Anne Washington, George Mason University and Christopher Wolf of Hogan Lovells, and the Future of Privacy Forum.

Hirsch on data purpose limitation panel | January 26, 2017
Director Hirsch traveled to Brussels and participated in the conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection panel on “Privacy for the Homo Digitalis in the Era of Big Data and IOT: Purpose Limitation or Legitimate Interest? That is the Question!” with Anna Buchta, EDPS, Omer Tene, IAPP, and Eric van Tol, Fontys University of Applied Science.

Kaminski and Hirsch led AALS panel on defamation and privacy | January 6, 2017
Director Hirsch chaired and Professor Kaminski participated in a panel on “How Governance Theory Provides Insight Into Privacy Law and Policy” at The Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting.