Is privacy really dead and how worried should you be? Join the WIT Lunch Bunch on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 to learn the latest on online privacy and what it means for you in your business and personal life. Our expert panel will help attendees better understand the current state of online privacy, and what all of this means for businesses and consumers.
Kim Hart, Reporter, POLITICO
In less than a decade, Kim Hart has established herself as one of the most well respected reporters focusing on the intersection of technology and policy. She first hit the scene as a reporter and columnist with the Washington Post and went on to run a widely-respected technology blog at The Hill. She came to POLITICO earlier this year to continue her coverage of the important tech issues of the day and the policy surrounding this market. Kim has journalism degrees from the University of Florida and the University of Maryland and also has written for the Baltimore Sun, American Journalism Review and several newspapers in her home state of Florida.
Ginger McCall, EPIC Staff Counsel
Ginger McCall is Staff Counsel at EPIC, where she works on EPIC's litigation matters, including amicus curiae briefs, open records requests, and national security matters. She is a graduate of Cornell Law School and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in English Literature. Ginger spent her first law school summer interning with the American Civil Liberties Union in Pittsburgh, PA and her second summer as a clerk with EPIC. While clerking with EPIC, Ms. McCall worked on projects involving a variety of privacy topics, including spyware protections, medical record privacy, and the Freedom of Information Act. Because of her work in civil rights, Ms. McCall was awarded the Freeman Prize for Civil and Human Rights by Cornell Law School.
Melissa Martin, Assistant Professor of Marketing, George Mason University
Melissa Martin joined the George Mason University School of Management in 2001. Her research interests focus on consumers' relationships with brands and retailers and she studies relationship and community building and the frequent tension between personalization and privacy in online marketing environments.
Melissa holds a PhD in marketing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BA in mathematics from Bucknell University.
Prior to joining the faculty at George Mason University, Martin worked as a consultant and sales support representative at Hewlett-Packard Company and Digital Equipment Corporation, and as a software developer at United States Steel Corporation. For several years, she was the owner/principal of H. Bentley and Associates, a software consulting firm.
Date: October 26, 2010
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Maggiano’s Restaurant, 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA 22102
Cost: $25 Members
Pre-registration for this event will close on Friday, October 22, 2010, at 3 p.m.
Onsite registration will be accepted at the event for an additional $10 fee, if space is available.
Notice of cancellation must be received by the WIT office no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. All no shows will be charged.
$25 members, $45 nonmembers
Contact Name: Robin Bectel