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.

Peter Blenkinsop

Secretariat to the Medical Device Privacy Consortium

Peter Blenkinsop is an attorney in the Government & Regulatory Affairs Practice Group of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.  Peter advises companies on compliance issues raised by US federal and state privacy laws such as HIPAA, the HITECH Act, COPPA, the CAN-SPAM Act, and the Junk Fax Prevention Act.  In this role, he assists clients in identifying privacy risks and developing information management strategies.  He also advises companies on international data transfer issues under the EU Data Protection Directive and other foreign privacy laws.  Peter also assists in the management of several special-purpose industry consortia, including the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium (IPPC) and the Medical Device Privacy Consortium (MDPC).  Peter received his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A., cum laude, from Yale University.