9 - 9:10 a.m.

Welcome - L. Rafael Reif, President of MIT Watch video

9:10 - 9:45 a.m.

Keynote - John Podesta, White House Counselor Watch video

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.

State of the Art of Privacy Protection - Cynthia Dwork, Microsoft Research. Watch video View pdf presentation

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.


10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Panel 1 - Big Data Opportunities and Challenges

Panel Chair: Daniela Rus, Director, MIT CSAIL

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch (all attendees)

12:45 - 1:15 p.m.

Keynote - The Honorable Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the US Department of Commerce Watch video

1:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Panel 2 - Privacy Enhancing Technologies

Panel Chair: Shafi Goldwasser, Professor, MIT CSAIL

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.


3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Panel 3 - Roundtable Discussion of Large-Scale Analytics Case Study Watch video

  • Chris Calabrese, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
  • John DeLong, Director of Compliance, National Security Agency
  • Mark Gorenberg, Founding Managing Member, Zetta Venture Partners
  • David Hoffman, Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer, Intel
  • Karen Kornbluh, Executive Vice President, Nielsen
  • Andy Palmer, Founder, KOA Lab
  • James Powell, Chief Technology Officer, Thomson Reuters
  • Latanya Sweeney, Professor, Harvard University
  • View pdf presentation
  • Vinod Vaikuntanathan, Assistant Professor, MIT CSAIL

Panel Moderator: Daniel Weitzner, Principal Research Scientist, MIT CSAIL

A hypothetical big data privacy case study, presented by the MIT Information Policy Project.

Conclusion and next steps: Maria Zuber, Vice President for Research, MIT Watch video

A reception will follow directly on the close of the conference.

The MIT Big Data Privacy Workshop Summary Report is now available for download.