Data Privacy

Tenth annual Information Privacy Summer Institute to be held May 28 – June 13

The Center for Law + Innovation at the University of Maine School of Law will host its annual summer institute in privacy and information security law from May 28 – June 13, 2019. The tenth annual event is held in Portland, Maine, and features leading privacy law professors and practitioners. A special one day Privacy in Practice Conference will also be held on May 31, 2019 as part of the Summer Institute.

2019 Information Privacy Summer Institute

The Information Privacy Summer Institute is a joint effort between Maine Law and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).  Existing attorneys can leverage this summer session to earn CLE credits or venture into a growing and dynamic new practice area, and current J.D. students can develop a valuable specialty while still in school.

Courses in the 2019 Information Privacy Summer Institute include:

  • Global Privacy Law (Professor Gabe Maldoff)
  • Health Care Privacy & Security (Professor Kirk Nahra)
  • State Privacy Law Enforcement (Professor Ryan Kriger)
  • Privacy and Innovation (Professor Rita Heimes)

Professionals can register for courses online at: Law students should contact to register. All classes will be held at the Wishcamper Center at the University of Southern Maine on Bedford Street in Portland.

Privacy in Practice Conference

The Center is partnering with Pierce Atwood, Maine Center Ventures, and the IAPP to present a one day conference as part of the Summer Institute. The Privacy in Practice Conference will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019 in the Wishcamper Center. The conference will bring together an all-star cast of seasoned in-house and outside privacy counsel to discuss the GDPR one year later, the California Consumer Privacy Act, issues on how to use data legally and ethically, and the future of privacy law in the U.S. and globally.

To register and view the agenda for the one-day conference, please visit: Maine CLE credits are available for conference attendees.