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The Sedona Conference® Announces its Second Annual International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, 15-16 September 2010, Washington DC


SEDONA, AZ., May 24, 2010 -- The Sedona Conference® announces that it is now accepting applications for its Second Annual International Programme on Cross-Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy, to be held at The Westin Grand Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday and Thursday, 15 and 16 September. This programme will focus on finding practical approaches to reducing the risk and cost of global data privacy and cross-border discovery challenges. It will provide a rare opportunity for participants to engage in dialogue with an experienced international faculty of experts and authorities on data privacy about ways to bridge the cultural and legal divide between cross-border discovery and data privacy and protection. Registration for the conference is strictly limited to 75 participants to ensure an intimate environment for meaningful dialogue, the hallmark of The Sedona Conference®. Because of the special nature of this programme, registration is by invitation only. To apply for an invitation and view the complete agenda and faculty bios, go to

The all-star faculty of lawyers, judges, and government data privacy officers includes Quentin Archer of Hogan Lovells, London; Lara Ballard of the U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC; Steve Bennett of Jones Day, New York; Aurélia Cadain of Bouckaert Ormen, Paris; Georges de La Loyère of the CNIL, Paris; M. James Daley of Daley & Fey LLP, Kansas City; Commissioner Geraldine Dersley of the UK Data Commission, London; Dr. Alexander Dix, Commissioner for Data Protection & Freedom of Information, Berlin; Amor Esteban of Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, San Francisco; Damon Greer of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC; Cristian Gual Grau of Uría Menéndez Abogados S.L.P., Barcelona; Patrick Kos of F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., Basel; Philippos Mitletton, Data Protection, EU Commission, Brussels; Sandra Potter of Potter Farrelly & Associates, Melbourne; Hon. Barbara Rothstein of the Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC; Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin, U.S. District Court, New York; Dr. Axel Spies of Bingham McCutchen LLP, Washington, DC; Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Ottawa; Kenneth Withers of The Sedona Conference®, Phoenix; and Christian Zeunert of Swiss Re, Zurich.

The programme will include panels focused on such timely topics as the evolving landscape of cross-border discovery conflicts, efforts to reconcile competing notions of privacy and eDiscovery, emerging global eDisclosure and eDiscovery issues, and potential solutions to mitigate risk and cost of cross-border discovery conflicts.

Registration is $1700(US) per participant. The Sedona Conference® International Programme on Cross Border eDiscovery & Data Privacy is designed for experienced participants from law firms, multinational corporations, and government agencies.


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