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PRIVACY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

PRIVACY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
2008 Privacy Certificate Program Candidates may click the following to access the online examination. Click here for more information on the program.

Attention Certificate Candidates:
The Privacy Certificate Program examination must be completed by midnight, Friday, December 19, 2008.

Overview

The Privacy Symposium is offering a Privacy Certificate Program in the form of an optional course within the conference for attendees wishing to take a deeper dive into the Symposium's subject matter. The Privacy Certificate Program curriculum and requirements are as follows:

  1. Completion of preconference readings (6 hours) before arriving at the Symposium - Click here to review pre-course reading
  2. Consideration of the following questions issued by the Program faculty prior to the Symposium to be thought about in conjunction with the pre-course readings:
    1. What are the most important privacy issues facing your organization today?
    2. Which of these privacy issues is under legal regulation and which are matters for organizational choice and self-regulation?
    3. How does the culture of your industry or governmental/non-profit sector affect the management of privacy policies there?
    4. What are the main personal-information security issues facing your organization?
    5. What are the main impediments to your organization handling privacy and security issues in an optimal manner?
    6. How would you compare your privacy policies and their administration to those of your peers in your industry, non-profit or governmental sector?
    7. Are there new privacy policies or procedures that you think, if adopted, would enhance the reputation of your organization and increase the trust of its customers, members, or clients?
    8. If so, what would it take to adopt and implement those policies?
  3. Attendance of the Preconference Symposium on Privacy Training (6 hours). Note that the pre-course readings and the questions above will be discussed during the Preconference Symposium,
  4. Make best efforts to attend the complete Privacy Symposium but, in any case, attend at least 15 educational hours of the Privacy Symposium agenda, and
  5. Successfully completion (with a score of seventy percent or better) of a post-conference on-line examination (1 hour). Click here to take sample examination.

Attendees who successfully complete Program requirements will receive a certificate of completion.

The Privacy Symposium Privacy Certificate Program is not a professional certification. Rather it presents the opportunity to for attendees to engage in much great depth the fundamental issues of privacy policy and practice raised by the Symposium thought completion of readings before the Symposium, participation in a special privacy training preconference and successful competition of a postconference examination. For those interested in becoming a certified privacy professional, the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) program offered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is recommended.

Program Completion

Those who successfully complete the course requirements (steps 1 through 5 above), including pre-course readings and an online post conference test (with a score of seventy percent (70%) or more) will receive a certificate of completion of the Quality Colloquium Patient Safety Certificate Program.

Privacy Certificate Program Preconference Agenda

On Monday, August 18, 2008 the Privacy Symposium will off the following Privacy Symposium Preconference: Privacy Training which is mandatory for those wishing to complete the Privacy Certificate Program:


1:00 p.m. Overview of Privacy Certificate Program

Alan F. Westin
Professor Emeritus of Public Law and Government, Columbia University, Principal, Privacy Consulting Group, Washington, DC
CONTEXT
1:15 p.m. The Notion of Privacy in Historical Perspective

Alan F. Westin
Professor Emeritus of Public Law and Government, Columbia University, Principal, Privacy Consulting Group, Washington, DC
1:45 p.m. Privacy in the united Sates: Constitutional and Regulatory Framework

Robert R. Belair, Esq.
Founding Partner, Oldaker, Biden and Belair, Former Deputy Counsel, White House Privacy Committee, Ford Administration, Washington, DC
2:15 p.m. Privacy in International Perspective

Martin Abrams, MA
Senior Policy Advisor and Executive Director, Center for Information Policy Leadership, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, DC
GROUP WORK
2:45 p.m. Discussion of Preconference Readings

Arthur Miller, Esq.
University Professor, New York University Law School, Former Bruce Bromley Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, New York, NY
3:15 p.m. Networking Break
PRIVACY IN PRACTICE
3:30 p.m. How Privacy Relates to Security

Brian Tretick, CIPP
Executive Director, Privacy Risk Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, McLean, VA

4:00 p.m.

What it Means to be a Privacy Professionals

Lawrence A. Ponemon, PhD
Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute, Adjunct Professor of Ethics and Privacy, CIO Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Traverse City, MI
4:30 p.m. Alternatives for Professional Certification: CIPP, CISSP, etc.
4:45 p.m. Networking Break
GROUP WORK
5:00 p.m. Small Groups Hypothetical Case Studies Facilitated by Privacy Symposium Faculty
NEXT STEPS
5:45 p.m. How to Take the Best Advantage of the Next Three Days; Preparing for the Privacy Certificate Program Postconference Exam

Alan F. Westin
Professor Emeritus of Public Law and Government, Columbia University, Principal, Privacy Consulting Group, Washington, DC
6:30 p.m. Adjournment


Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Is the Privacy Symposium Privacy Certificate Program a professional certification program? It is not. The program constitutes an attempt to organize a focused privacy curriculum, while giving evidence of successful completion of that body of knowledge through the issuance of a certificate of completion. For those interested in becoming a certified privacy professional, the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) program offered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is recommended.

  2. Please describe the post meeting on-line examination. The post meeting on-line examination is a mutiple choice examination based upon the information made available in the preconference reading, preconference symposium and select elements of the Symposium agenda. You may take this examination at any time during the ninety (90) days following the Symposium. You will be given a web link to the examination and a unique username and password to access the examination. You will have one hour to complete the examination once you have commenced it. You may take the examination as many times as you wish. Please note that new questions will rotate through the examination. You must score seventy percent (70%) or more to successfully complete this requirement. Click here to take sample examination.

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