The Sedona Conference Working Group 11 Midyear Meeting 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 8:45am to Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 1:00pm

Four Seasons Hotel
Montreal, QC, Canada

The 2019 Midyear Meeting of Working Group 11 will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Montreal, QC, on Wednesday-Thursday, September 18-19, 2019. A welcome reception will be held on the evening of Tuesday, September 17, from 6-8 pm.

The meeting’s main focus will be on new drafts and brainstorming group outlines in need of WG11 member review and comment, including the following topics:

  • Proactive privacy and security governance: Complying with global data privacy and security regulations
  • The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): Defining and measuring statutory damages under U.S. privacy laws
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) model transparency: Core principles in promoting transparency of AI and algorithms
  • Model data breach notification principles

In addition, the meeting will feature the following sessions:

  • Data security and privacy case law update
  • Government agency roundtable
  • Examining proposals for data transfers out of Canada

Please find the complete agenda, with session descriptions, below. Dialogue leaders can also be found below.

Hotel Room Information

We have obtained a very favorable room rate for WG11 members of $345 CAD (approx. $259 USD) per night, plus tax. For those who want to arrive early or extend their stay, the favorable room rate is available for three nights preceding and three nights following the meeting but subject to availability, so please book early. Our room block expires on August 25, 2019. After that date, room availability is not guaranteed. Complete hotel reservation details will be provided with your meeting registration confirmation.

Dialogue Leaders

iDiscovery Solutions

Washington, DC, USA

Office of the Colorado Attorney General

Denver, CO, USA

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Washington, D.C., USA

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Richmond, VA, USA

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Minneapolis, MN, USA

HALOCK Security Labs

Schaumburg, IL, USA

Bondurant Mixson & Elmore

Atlanta, GA, USA

Sylint Group, Inc.

Sarasota, FL, USA

DiCello Levitt Gutzler LLC

Chicago, IL, USA

Littler Mendelson

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

New York, NY, USA

Vermont Office of the Attorney General

Montpelier, VT, USA


Tuxedo Park, NY, USA

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Washington, D.C., USA


Purchase, NY, USA

Eckert Seamans

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Boston, MA, USA


Denver, CO, USA

Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General

Philadelphia, PA, USA


Washington, DC, USA

Bennett Jones LLP

Toronto, ON, Canada

Torys LLP

Toronto, ON, Canada

Penry|Riemann PLLC

Raleigh, NC, USA

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Miami, FL, USA

Redgrave LLP

Chantilly, VA, USA

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

Orlando, FL, USA

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

New York, NY, USA

Baker McKenzie

Washington, DC, USA

The Sedona Conference

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

New York, NY, USA


Time Session Panelists