Carnegie Mellon University

Current Topics in Privacy Seminar

The Current Topics in Privacy Seminar is a three-credit course (17-702) taught in the Fall and Spring semesters. Members of the university community are invited to participate in the seminar even if they are not enrolled in the course. In this seminar course students will discuss recent papers and current public policy issues related to privacy. Privacy professionals from industry, government, and non-profits will deliver several guest lectures each semester. 

Members of the CMU community interested in receiving notifications about the seminars each week should contact the course instructor to request to be added to the email list. 

Instructors:  Hana Habib and Norman Sadeh

Time and location: Tuesdays, 12:30-1:50 PM.  All seminars will be held in Hamburg Hall, 1002 and will be available via Zoom.

 Spring 2024 Scheduled Talks:

January 16th - Omer Akgul - CyLab - video

January 23rd - R. Jason Cronk - Institute of Operational Privacy Design - video

January 30th - Caroline Louveaux - Mastercard - video

February 6th - Jayson Jin - Intuit - video

February 13th - George Ratcliffe - Stott & May - video

February 20th - Yaxing Yao - Virginia Tech

February 27th - Sauvik Das - CMU (HCII)

March 5th - Spring break (no seminar)

March 12th - Eunice Wells - Google

March 19th - Mark Melnychenko - BDO

March 26th - Saima Fancy - Ontario Health

April 2nd - Nicole Uribe - Microsoft

April 9th - Jonathan Foote - Fastly

April 16th - Malu Septien Milan - Accenture