September 16, 2004

Early-bird Deadline Approaching for IAPP Consumer Privacy Forum

Los Angeles Conference Puts Spotlight on RFID, Children, Finance and Other Leading Issues

York, Maine, September 16, 2004 — Early-bird deadline for The International Association of Privacy Professionals' Consumer Privacy Forum, a one day forum for discussion of leading consumer privacy issues, ends Friday, September 17.  Sponsored by Deloitte and HP, the IAPP Consumer Privacy Forum offers a deep look into the legal standards, consumer expectations, and brand opportunities related to privacy.  The IAPP is the world's leading association of privacy and security professionals.

"Recent events show that consumer privacy is proving to be more of a challenge than most companies realize, and the risk to reward ratio is causing many privacy professionals to reconsider their privacy strategies," said Trevor Hughes, executive director, IAPP.  "Our speakers and expert panels will provide real-world experiences and attendees are certain to come away with actionable strategies for navigating consumer privacy issues"

Attendees that register before September 17 for this important West Coast privacy event pay only $400.  Thereafter, the cost is $495. IAPP members pay only $350, a savings of $75, if they also register by September 17.

The IAPP Consumer Privacy Forum offers attendees insight into important privacy issues from the experience and perspective of a broad spectrum of leading consumer-focused companies and organizations.  Speakers and panelists include Mozelle W. Thompson, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission; Hans Peter Brondmo, Author, The Engaged Customer; Michael Geist, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa; Jonathan Avila, Executive Counsel, The Walt Disney Company Barb Lawler, Chief Privacy Officer, Hewlett-Packard; Alan Chapell, President, Chapell & Associates; Ann Litke, Principal, Deloitte; Rena Mears, Partner, Deloitte; Matthew Ellis, Senior Manager, Deloitte; James DeLong, Senior Fellow, Progress and Freedom Foundation; Larry Ponemon, Founder, Ponemon Institute; Rich Lappenbush, Director of Strategic Planning, Microsoft; and, Stewart Baker, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson.

Registration and Fees

The IAPP Consumer Privacy Forum, October 7, 2004

Westin Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

IAPP Members $350 (through September 17) and $425 (after September 17)

Non-Members $400 (through September 17) $495 (after September 17)

For more information or to register, call the IAPP at 800-266-6501, or visit


The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the world's leading association of privacy and security professionals.  The IAPP helps define and support the profession of privacy by being a forum for interaction, education and discussion across industries.

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