IAPP Privacy Academy 2013
  • I learned something valuable at every session, the networking opportunities were fantastic, and the keynote speakers were really great too.
  • The entire structure of the program is outstanding. Good speakers, great networking opportunities and good exhibits. One of the best conferences.
  • Very well organized, privacy-specific education, and great networking opportunities. Great educational resource as well.
  • Valuable information.
  • Maybe one of the best [experiences] I’ve had. Great to see some prior colleagues, and meet some new ones.
  • Great format and content.
  • I enjoyed the diversity of the speakers’ topics and professional backgrounds.
  • Hard choice to make for breakout sessions.
  • Overall experience was great!
  • The breakout sessions I attended were informative and interesting.
  • Fantastic gathering of privacy professionals.
  • Great topic range, knowledgeable and skilled professionals, great networking.
  • Solid conference. Great content and networking.

Gerard M. Stegmaier, Esq., CIPP/US

Goodwin Procter LLP

Gerard M. Stegmaier, CIPP/US, is a partner practicing law with Goodwin Procter LLP in Washington, DC. He also serves as an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law, where he created and has taught one of the first courses on information privacy law for over 10 years. He has represented many of the internet's pioneers on important questions of first impression and regularly acts as outside product counsel for data-centric products and services. His practice includes litigation, transactional and regulatory matters for enterprises of all sizes, especially where information and privacy issues represent a strategic element of the transaction or matter. Stegmaier acts regularly as outside global coordinating counsel for many leading enterprises for privacy and information governance. For nearly a decade he served as a member of the Virginia Legislature’s Joint Commission on Technology & Science Privacy Advisory Committee and successor committees. 

Stegmaier is a magna cum laude graduate of George Mason University School of Law, where he was as an editor of the law review. Following law school he clerked for the Hon. Pauline Newman at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.