Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 18, 2010
The pii2010 (privacy identity innovation) conference opens today in Seattle at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center at Pier 66. Held during Seattle Geek Week, pii2010 explores the future of digital privacy, identity and innovation and how to strike a balance between protecting sensitive information and enabling new technologies and business models.
Over 40 leading industry executives, technologists, consumer advocates, and policy experts will be brought together to examine and discuss the latest issues and debates around privacy, online identity, anonymity and reputation. The conference will also serve as the official launch pad for pii Labs, an open forum for brainstorming and collaborating taking place on August 19th at the Space Needle where attendees will have an opportunity to share their ideas and projects with other participants.
Speakers at the pii2010 conference include Kim Cameron and Marc Davis of Microsoft; Fran Maier of TRUSTe; Jeff Jarvis of BuzzMachine.com; Scott Meyer of Better Advertising; UCLA Professor Deborah Estrin; Michael Fertik of ReputationDefender; Denise Tayloe of Privo; David Boardman of Atigeo and many more.
Independently produced by SageScape, the creators of the annual Tech Policy Summit conference, pii2010 offers an open forum for spirited and participatory dialogue on the future of “privacy” and “identity” in an increasingly online and interconnected world. The pii2010 program will precede the 10th annual Gnomedex conference, which will take place August 19th-21st at Bell Harbor.
More information about the conference can be found online at http://pii2010.com. Sponsors of pii2010 include Atiego’s xPatternsTM, AT&T, Center for Democracy & Technology, Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies, Concise Consulting, Future of Privacy Forum, Gnomedex, Google, Guidewire Group, Kantara Intiative, InfoLawGroup LLP, Internet Identity Workshop, Intel SOA Products Group, Mashable, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, The Progress & Freedom Foundation, Seattle 2.0, Social Media Club, TechFlash, and TRUSTe.
pii2010 and pii Labs are independently produced by SageScape, a privately-held company that specializes in producing and promoting executive-level conferences and online communities for the high technology industry. Founded in 2003, SageScape is passionate about promoting innovation and exploring how technology impacts - and is shaped by - culture, policy and business. In addition to the annual Tech Policy Summit (TPS) and pii2010, SageScape works on leading industry events for a variety of clients -- ranging from early-stage startups to top global brands. To learn more, visit our sites at http://pii2010.com and http://TechPolicyCentral.com. You can also follow us on Twitter at @TechPolicy.