In:Confidence USA 2019

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Looking back at the world’s leading data privacy conversation

Delivering uncompromising data privacy and capitalizing on ground-breaking data analytics are top priorities for organizations worldwide. At In:Confidence USA, leaders and influencers from the data privacy and analytics communities convened for an immersive, one-day forum focused on the opportunities and challenges ahead as businesses seek to differentiate themselves through data privacy excellence.

Held at The Caldwell Theatre in New York on November 14, 2019, In:Confidence USA featured impactful keynotes, interactive panels, in-depth case studies, and provided a window into the academic research that is powering innovation.  




Our Incredible In:Confidence USA Speakers:

Kenneth Cukier

NYT Bestselling Author &
Senior Editor, The Economist

Damon Horowitz

Former In-House Philosopher & Director

Naomi Lefkovitz

Senior Privacy Policy Advisor

John M. Abowd

Chief Scientist
US Census Bureau

Stewart Room

Global Data Protection Leader

Jules Polonetsky

Future of Privacy Forum

Brendon Tavelli

Executive Director & Assistant General Counsel
JPMorgan Chase

Kirsten Mycroft

Chief Privacy Officer
BNY Mellon

Judy Selby

Privacy Advisory Group

John Kain

Worldwide Capital Markets

Allison Brody

Chief Privacy Counsel

Jonathan Cantor

Acting Chief Privacy Officer
Dept of Homeland Security

Gui Woolston

VP Data Science

Alexander Edelstein

SVP Enterprise Data Management
BNP Paribas

Matt Ruby

& In:Confidence Emcee

Jason McFall


Hector Page

Research Scientist

Guy Cohen

Strategy & Policy Lead

Safe data is powerful data: The conversation continues at In:Confidence USA

In:Confidence USA is a forum for ideas, debate and discussion with the data and analytics community at its heart. We facilitated the discussion by inviting the world’s leading data practitioners, data-driven business leaders, technical decision-makers and those who value the intrinsic nature of privacy in the modern technological ecosystem.

Attend if you are a (roles): Attend to discover (topics):
  • CDOs / CTOs / CIOs / CPOs
  • Data architects / Data engineers / Solution engineers
  • Data protection officers
  • Privacy specialists
  • The future of the data economy
  • Data privacy in the US 
  • How safe data can be a differentiator for your business
  • How to best protect our most sensitive information, from finance to healthcare


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Keynote Stage Agenda


08:00 AM Arrival Guests arrival, networking and breakfast  
  Morning sessions The Power of Data in the Global Technological Ecosystem  
09:00 AM Welcome CEO's welcome & Privitar's Big Picture Jason du Preez, CEO, Privitar
09:10 AM Opening Keynote The Experience of Privacy Damon Horowitz, Former In-House Philosopher and Director of Engineering, Google
09:45 AM Presentation 1 Balancing Innovation & Data Privacy in Healthcare Gui Woolston, VP Data Science, Aetna-CVS
10:15 AM Demo Re-identifying Location Data: Demonstrating the Dangers Hector Page, Research Scientist, Privitar
10:25 AM COFFEE Coffee and In:ConfidenceX technical content  
  Pre-lunch sessions Data Privacy in the USA: 2020 and Beyond  
11:10 AM Presentation 2 Preparing for CCPA: January 1st and Beyond Allison Brody, Global Chief Privacy Counsel, RELX
11:35 AM Presentation 3 The U.S. Census Bureau Tries to Be a Good Data Steward in the 21st Century Dr. John M. Abowd, Chief Scientist & Associate Director, US Census Bureau
12:05 PM Panel 1 Best Practices for Privacy Risk Management in the US Guy Cohen, Privitar (chair); Jules Polonetsky, Future of Privacy Forum; Naomi Lefkovitz, NIST;  Judy Selby, Privacy Advisory Group
12:50 PM LUNCH Lunch and In:ConfidenceX technical content  
  Post-lunch sessions Unleashing the Power of Safe Data  
1:50 PM Presentation 4 The Naked State and the Journey to Code Stewart Room, Global Data Protection Leader & Partner, PwC
2:15 PM Panel 2 Data and Privacy in Finance Services: Facilitating Safe & Efficient Access to Data for Consumers Kirsten Mycroft, BNY Mellon; Brendon Tavelli, JPMorgan Chase; Alexander Edelstein, BNP Paribas; John Kain, AWS (chair)
3:00 PM Presentation 5 The Opportunity Cost of Not Using Data Hilary Mason, Data Scientist in Residence, Accel Partners
3:25 PM COFFEE Coffee and In:ConfidenceX technical content  
  Afternoon sessions The Future of Safe and Powerful Data  
4:05 PM Presentation 6 Embedding Privacy into the Use of Facial Recognition at Airports Jonathan Cantor, Acting Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security
4:30 PM Presentation 7 Technology benefits society, but only if we do it right Jason McFall, CTO, Privitar
4:55 PM Closing keynote The Data Value-Exchange: Privacy, Explainability and the Public Good Kenneth Cukier, Bestselling Author & Data Editor, The Economist
5:30 PM Closing Closing remarks Jason du Preez, CEO, Privitar
5:35 PM Networking  Happy hour!  


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In:ConfidenceX Stage Agenda

In:ConfidenceX, our second stage featured bitesize technical sessions, delivered by the Privitar team that demonstrate how you can put privacy into action in your company!



Coffee break one

The Privacy Maturity Curve - Gareth Shercliff, Solutions Architect, Privitar

How Tokenized Data Could Have Protected Capital One When Encryption Failed - Brad Schoening, Solutions Architect, Privitar


Lunch break

The Privacy Center of Excellence - Bob Welshmer, Solutions Engineer, Privitar

From Privacy Techniques to Privacy Strategy - Kish Galappatti, Privacy Engineer, Privitar


Coffee break two

The Privacy Pipeline - Brian Herr, VP Product Marketing, Privitar

Baking privacy into your processes with AWS - Tom Kennedy, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Privitar

In:Confidence will be back in 2020! In the meantime, feel free to explore our future events, or register your interest for In:Confidence 2020 to receive updates in your inbox.

Look back at In:Confidence London in April 2019