Tag Archives: Privacy

Networking Opportunity

Privacy is an expanding field with opportunities for JDs who want to pursue alternative careers.  Privacy After Hours is a fun and easy way to get to know local privacy professionals in Jacksonville.   

Save the Date! Wednesday, September 19th 

There’s no agenda, just show up to the designated after hours location and enjoy yourself— you might even win a door prize! The event is being organized by a volunteer coordinator in your community, and it’s open to anyone who works in or is interested in privacy. Please note that individuals are responsible for their own expenses. 

Coordinator:  Jasen Hutchinson, JD, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, JEA

Date:  Wednesday, September 19th

Time:  5:30pm

Location:  River City Brewing Company, 835 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207, 904.398.229, www.rivercitybrew.com/brewery.html

RSVP:  Please RSVP directly to the coordinator if you plan to attend! Just click the coordinator’s e-mail address above.

Click here to read a recent article from Inside Counsel discussing trends in privacy regulation.

IAPP Scholarship Opportunity

If you are considering a career in the field of Privacy, you don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to be considered for a student scholarship to the Privacy Academy, the annual conference of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.  This year, the Privacy Academy will be held October 10th – 12th in San Jose, California.  Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to attend the Academy, network with privacy professionals and be paired with a professional mentor.  All applicants must be full-time students and interested in entering the field of privacy. Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to scholarships@privacyassociation.org by August 17th. 

Prior scholarship recipient and Florida Coastal graduate, Jasen Hutchinson, says “The Privacy Academy provides a great opportunity for networking and learning more about opportunities in the privacy profession. There are dozens of privacy breakout sessions covering the latest topics in all fields related to privacy.  Awesome experience for anyone considering a career related to privacy.”

The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers and organizations manage and protect their data.  Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit association with more than 10,000 members in 70 countries. The IAPP helps define, support and improve the privacy profession through networking, education and certification.  To learn more, click here to visit the IAPP’s website.