March 11, 2016

Catholic University Journal of Law and Technology and FCBA to Host Spring Symposium

This month the Catholic University Journal of Law and Technology, in association with FCBA, will sponsor a symposium focused on examining the growing number of reported cyberattacks and data-breaches at private and public entities that resulted in huge economic loss in recent years.

The symposium, titled "Cybersecurity and Privacy in the Internet Economy: Information Sharing, Data Security, and Intellectual Property" will take place on March 17 at Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP located at 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 800N, Washington, DC.

The symposium proceedings will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration is from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend.

The keynote address will be delivered by Daniel W. Sutherland, the Associate General Counsel for the National Protection and Programs Directorate of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Sutherland previously served in the Senior National Intelligence Service at the National Counterterrorism Center and was the first Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Department of Homeland Security.

Three panels of leading cybersecurity and privacy professionals will represent the government, civil liberties advocates, and private sector points of view. Panelists will include:

Adam Frankel, Senior Managing Director and General Counsel, Evercore Partners
Clete Johnson, Counsel for Cybersecurity, Department of Commerce
Jadzia Butler, Fellow, Center for Democracy and Technology
Jennifer Daskal, Assistant Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law (WCL)
David Husband, Attorney, Federal Reserves Board of Governors
Neil Chilson, Attorney-Advisor, Federal Trade Commission
Daniel Rosenthal, Associate Managing Director, Kroll
John Stark, Former Chief of the SEC's Office of Internet Enforcement
David LeDuc, Senior Director of Public Policy, Software & Information Industry Association

Click here for more information and to register online. For questions about the event, contact Russell Hsiao at

The Catholic University Journal of Law and Technology publishes thoughtful, timely, and useful articles that discuss recent developments in communications law, information privacy law, and intellectual property law. JLT shares a unique relationship with the Federal Communications Commission and other federal policymakers. Members of JLT also work closely with the Catholic University Law & Technology Institute. This one-of-a-kind program prepares law students for practice in communications law, information privacy law, and intellectual property law through seminars, courses, and externships in government, industry, public interest organizations, and law firms.

FCBA is an organization of attorneys and other professionals, including engineers, consultants, economists and government officials, involved in the development, interpretation and practice of communications law and policy. More than two thousand members strong, the FCBA has been the leading organization for communications lawyers and other professionals since 1936.