Thank you to all who made the summit possible. All the presentations, videos, and transcripts are up now.
Over 40 leading health-privacy experts from around the globe will gather in Washington for the 2nd International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy to discuss the urgent privacy issues raised by emerging health technologies. Experts from the U.S. government, the private sector, and academia explored the new laws and regulations, data exchanges, secondary uses of health data and social media platforms that threaten the privacy of patients here and abroad. The summit also examined new policies including the Consumer Bill of Privacy Rights and the EU Draft Regulation on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of Such Data.
During the Summit’s “Celebration of Privacy” on the evening of June 6th, Patient Privacy Rights recognized the first recipients of the Louis D. Brandeis Privacy Award. Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) and Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) were recognized for their roles as leading congressional privacy advocates and Alan Westin, Emeritus Professor of Public Law and Government with Columbia University's Department of Political Science and Ross Anderson, Professor in Security Engineering, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory were recognized for their groundbreaking work in the field of consumer data privacy and security. See more information about these award recipients here.
The 2nd International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy is the first and only international venue for serious discussions among experts and thought leaders on the urgent privacy issues raised by health technologies and architectures (including mHealth and 'clouds'), law and regulations, data exchange, secondary uses of health data, and social media platforms. See the full list of speakers here.
The 1st International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy successfully created the first global public forum on the future of health privacy. The panels on urgent issues included health privacy experts from academia, industry, technology, consumer advocacy, top government officials, and international experts. Learn more about the 2011 Summit here. Videos are available.