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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 8:00 am to 6:45 pm EST
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4300 Nebraska Ave. NW, Yuma Building-T06
Washington, DC 20016

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Jennifer Chen
ACC Foundation



ACC Foundation Cybersecurity Summit 


On behalf of the ACC Foundation, we invite you to participate in our one-day Cybersecurity Summit at American University Washington College of Law. This Summit will further explore key topics of interest stemming from the upcoming release of the 2nd edition of the ACC Foundation State of Cybersecurity Report, due to be released in the spring of 2018.  Cybersecurity touches every aspect of consumer and corporate culture today, and vulnerabilities present grave financial, legal, and reputational risks to the enterprise and individuals. Preventing, preparing for, and responding to data breaches in real time are chief concerns for organizations. This Summit is a unique way to engage and educate professionals concerning this timely topic and will offer educational sessions for attendees to sharpen their cybersecurity skills and knowledge. The content will focus on key concerns organizations face related to cybersecurity, prevention and best practices. The Summit will run concurrent education sessions with topics of interest for law firms, corporations, and government officials.

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Opening Plenary - The State of Cybersecurity Report: A Preview of the 2018 Report
Mary Blatch, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, Association of Corporate Counsel
K Royal, Director, TrustArc
Nubiaa Shabaka, Global Head of Cybersecurity and Information Security Legal, Morgan Stanley

Philip Yannella, Partner, Ballard Spahr

AM Concurrent Educational Sessions:

#101 - Preparing for the GDPR
Ryan Costello, Operations Manager, eTERA Consulting in Europe
Wendy Feldman, Vice President - Privacy, Prudential Financial

Khurram Gore, Associate General Counsel, Verizon
Bill Karazsia, Head of Legal - Data Protection, VIRGIN MEDIA
Carrie Parikh, Vice President - Legal, Wyndham Hotel Group

#102 - Law Firm Cybersecurity: The Threat and What Firms are Doing to Address It
Luis Diaz, General Counsel & Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Vision-e
Nancy Kumar, Attorney Lead, Georgia Power Company
Donald Saelinger, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Endgame, Inc.

#103 - Navigating Government Involvement During a Cyber Incident
Melissa Frug, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, Spredfast Inc.
Kathleen Kedian, Senior Counsel, Raytheon Company
David Laufman, Chief, Counterintelligence & Export Control Section, United States Department of Justice
Asha Muldro, Senior Managing Director & Deputy General Counsel, Guidepost Solutions LLC
Paul Rosen, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP

Lunch Plenary - GC Panel: Lessons Learned from the Top
Jason Bernstein, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Angelique Strong Marks, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, MAHLE Industries, Incorporated
Michael Taxay, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer, LookingGlass

PM Concurrent Educational Sessions 

#201 - Data Privacy: Best Practices for a Risk Based Approach
Debra Bromson, Assistant General Counsel, AAA Club Alliance Inc.
Eugenia Hernandez, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Sodexo
Amy Pimentel, Associate, McDermott Will & Emery
Nicholas Popp, Associate General Counsel, Bankers Financial Corporation
Robert Taylor, Associate General Counsel, Trend Micro

#202 - Getting on the Same Page: Interacting with IT and Other Business Units with Cybersecurity Responsibility
Angeline Chen, Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Melloney Douce, General Legal Counsel, Rolta AdvizeX Technologies, LLC

James Goepel, Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Technology Officer, ClearArmor Corporation

Lily Lim, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Michael Stephens, General Counsel & Executive Vice President Information Technology, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority and Tampa International Airport

#203 - Engaging Outside Advisers During a Cyber Incident
Tom Kelly, President & CEO, ID Experts
Ilona Korzha, Counsel, Sprint
Alexandra Ross, Director, Senior Global Privacy & Data Security Counsel, Autodesk,Inc.
Wendy Wu, Vice President, Stroz Friedberg

Closing Plenary - Mock Breach Table Top Exercise
David Cox, Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Data Governance & e-Discovery, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Mara Zusman Greenberg, Counsel, Global Privacy & Data Security, Hilton
Abigail Kortz, Corporate Counsel, HMS Host
Scott Godes, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Brian McGinnis, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP


Mary Blatch

Director of Advocacy

and Public Policy


David Lashway


Baker & McKenzie LLP


Robin Nunn


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP


Khurram Nasir Gore

Associate General Counsel,

Product & New Business



Darcey Rhoades

Senior Counsel,

Director of Data Privacy - U.S.

Bayer U.S.


Phil Yannella


Ballard Spahr

Anthony Lowe

Associate General Counsel

Freddie Mac



K Royal





Sloane Perras

Chief Legal Officer

The Krystal Company & On The Border Mexican Grill


Edward J. Willey, III

Senior Director - IT Counsel

Academy Sports + Outdoors








Kathy Barlow
Senior Vice President
Marsh USA

Erika Brown Lee
Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer
U.S. Dept. of Justice

Mike Carroll
Professor of Law & Director, Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property
Washington College of Law

Khurram Nasir Gore
Staff Counsel, Product &
New Business

Michael Kraft
General Counsel
Kraft & Kennedy, Inc.

Robin Myers
Director of Research

Phil Yannella
Ballard Spahr



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