First International Forum on the Application and Management
of Personal Electronic Information

Conference Program

Monday, October 12, 2009

Applications of Electronic Information: Seeking opportunities, managing data, creating social value

Venue: Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast and registration

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Opening Remarks

9:15 am – 9:45 am

Keynote I
Peter Hirshberg, Co-founder and Chairman, The Conversation Group; Chairman, Board of Advisors, Technorati

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Coffee Break

10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Plenary Session
Presentations given by invited speakers on innovative research and applications based on electronic data

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Ted Morgan, CEO, Skyhook Wireless; Kipp Jones, Chief Architect, Skyhook Wireless
Modeling Social Behavior with Aggregated Location Requests
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Glen Urban, Professor of Marketing, MIT Sloan School of Management; Chairman, MIT Center for Digital Business
Ad Morphing: matching on line ads to individual cognitive style
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Deborah Estrin, Professor of Computer Science, UCLA; Director, Center for Embedded Networked Sensing
Participatory Sensing: from ecosystems to human systems
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Alex Pentland, Toshiba Professor of Media, Arts, and Sciences, MIT; Director, Human Dynamics Lab
Rich Identity and the Next Net
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Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Parallel Sessions | Paper presentations
Presentation of papers selected by peer review on uses and concerns associated with data collection and mining

SESSION I
Employing Digital Network Data for Social Value

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Alex Pentland (MIT), David Lazer (Harvard, Northeastern), Devon Brewer (Interdisciplinary Scientific Research), Tracy Heibeck (Cogito, Inc). Using Reality Mining to Improve Public Health and Medicine
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Eric Paulos (Carnegie Mellon). Designing for Doubt: Citizen Science and the Challenge of Change
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Ian Li, Anind Dey, Jodi Forlizzi (Carnegie Mellon). Using Contextual Information to Improve Awareness of Physical Health
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Christophe Aguiton, Dominique Cardon, Zbigniew Smoreda (Orange Labs). Living Maps: New Data, New Uses, New Problems
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Moderator: Allan Friedman, Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Research in Computation and Society, Harvard University

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SESSION II
Balancing Act: Privacy, security, and the use of personal electronic data
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Kurt Iveson (University of Sydney, AU)
Too Public or Too Private?
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Solon Barocas, Helen Nissenbaum (NYU).
On Notice: the Trouble with Notice and Consent
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Erin Kenneally, Kimberly Claffy (UC San Diego).
An Internet Data Sharing Framework for Balancing Privacy and Utility
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Elli Androulaki, Maritza Johnson, Binh Vo, Steven Bellovin (Columbia).
Cybersecurity through an Identity Management System
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Moderator: Jim Adler, Chief Privacy Officer and General Manager, Systems, Intelius

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Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Parallel Sessions | Paper presentations & invited speakers
SESSION III
Mining the Network: The value and challenges of large datasets

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Anmol Madan, Benjamin Waber, Margaret Ding, Paul Kominers, Alex Pentland (MIT).
Reality Mining: The End of Personal Privacy?
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Nathan Eagle (MIT, Santa Fe Institute).
Engineering a Common Good: Fair Use of Aggregated, Anonymized Behavioral Data
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Kevin Marcus (Intelius Inc.)
Navigation of Cascading Data Errors
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Michiel van Meeteren, Ate Poorthuis, Elenna Dugundji (Universiteit van Amsterdam, NL)
Mapping Communities in Large Virtual Social Networks
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Moderator: Leonidas Kontothanassis, Senior Staff Engineer, Performance Analysis, Google Boston Labs
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SESSION IV
Cloud, Crowd and Commerce: Business and incentive models for extracting social value from personal data.

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Andre Hamman (MIT), Ting Shih, Greg Snyders (ClickDiagnostics, Inc.)
Providing Mobile Health Anywhere
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Joe Bondi, CTO, FitnessKeeper, Inc.
Mobile-enabled Labor Markets: Enhancing livelihoods through greater efficiency and transparency
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Michael Siegel, Principle Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management
Improving Patient Safety and Hospital Performance Using Simulation Models and Real-time Data Capture Systems: Results from Japanese Hospitals
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Jonathan Hayes, Co-founder & President, Amherst Mobile Ventures Inc.,
DINUBE: the mobile-enabled cloud transactional platform and its relevance to the Semantic Web
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Moderator: Alex Pentland, Toshiba Professor of Media, Arts, and Sciences, MIT; Director, Human Dynamics Lab
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5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Closing Remarks

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Regulations, Standards and Best Practices in the Use of Personal Electronic Data

Venue: Tang Center, entrance on 2 Amherst Street

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast and registration

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Keynote II
Mitchell Baker, Chairwoman, Mozilla Foundation & Mozilla Corporation
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9:30 am – 10:00 am

Keynote III
Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals
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Coffee Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Panel 1 | Ensuring Data Protection: Technical Methods
What practices and standards for collection, storage, analysis and use or distribution of electronic information would support the value that may be obtained from such information, but also provide appropriate protections?

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Dean Gallant, Assistant Dean for Research Policy and Administration, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
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Victoria Stodden, Postdoctoral Associate in Law and Kauffman Fellow in Law, Information Society Project, Yale Law School
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Latanya Sweeney, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University; Director, Laboratory for International Data Privacy

Rebecca Wright, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Rutgers; Deputy Director, DIMACS Center
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Moderator: Michael Merritt, Executive Director, Network and Traffic Analysis Research Department, AT&T Labs--Research

Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Panel 2 | Ensuring Data Protection: Legal and Regulatory Methods

A conversation between panelists and audience members on the legal protections and regulations that should be in place to extract value from data but also mitigate the risks associated with research, government, and commercial activities that use personal electronic information.

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Assaf Biderman, Associate Director, MIT Senseable City Lab

Ellen Blackler, Executive Director--Public Policy, AT&T, Inc.

Jef Pearlman, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Public Knowledge

Paul de Sa, Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, FCC

Ari Schwartz, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Center for Democracy and Technology

Paul Trevithick, CTO, Azigo

Moderator: John Clippinger, Co-Director of The Law Lab, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University

 

Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Panel 3 | Summary Discussion

Visions of the use of personal electronic data for innovative research and applications that improve sustainability, social equity, urban management, energy efficiency, public health, among others.

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Richard Clarke, Assistant Vice President--Public Policy, AT&T, Inc.

David Lazer, Director, Program on Networked Governance, Harvard University; Associate Professor, Political Science and Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University

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Carlo Ratti, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT; Director, SENSEable City Lab, MIT

Nicol Turner-Lee, Vice President and Director, Media and Technology Institute, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Moderator: Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, IAPP

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Closing Remarks

All authors and presenters hold the copyright to their papers and presentations.



Speakers and Panelists

Jim Adler, Chief Privacy Officer & General Manager, Systems, Intelius, Inc.

Mitchell Baker, Chairwoman, Mozilla Foundation & Mozilla Corporation

Assaf Biderman, Associate Director, MIT Senseable City Lab

Ellen Blackler, Executive Director--Public Policy, AT&T, Inc.

Joe Bondi, CTO, FitnessKeeper, Inc.

Richard Clarke, Assistant Vice President--Public Policy, AT&T, Inc.

John Clippinger, Co-Director of The Law Lab, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University

Deborah Estrin, Professor of Computer Science, UCLA; Director, Center for Embedded Networked Sensing

Allan Friedman, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Research in Computation and Society, Harvard University

Dean Gallant, Assistant Dean for Research Policy and Administration, Harvard University

Jonathan Hayes, Co-founder & President, Amherst Mobile Ventures Inc. (Dinube)

Peter Hirshberg, Co-founder and Chairman, The Conversation Group; Chairman, Board of Advisors, Technorati

Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, IAPP

Kipp Jones, Chief Architect, Skyhook Wireless

Leonidas Kontothanassis, Senior Staff Engineer, Performance Analysis, Google Boston Labs

David Lazer, Director, Program on Networked Governance, Harvard University; Associate Professor, Political Science and Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University

Michael Merritt, Executive Director of the Network and Traffic Analysis Research Department at AT&T Labs--Research

Ted Morgan, CEO, Skyhook Wireless, Inc.

Jef Pearlman, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Public Knowledge

Alex Pentland, Toshiba Professor of Media, Arts, and Sciences, MIT; Director, Human Dynamics Lab

Carlo Ratti, Associate Prof. of the Practice, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT; Director, SENSEable City Lab, MIT

Joshua Ruihley, Technical Program Officer, Sunlight Foundation

Paul de Sa, Chief, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, FCC

Ari Schwartz, Chief Operating Officer, Center for Democracy and Technology

Michael Siegel, Principle Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management

Victoria Stodden, Postdoctoral Associate in Law and Kauffman Fellow in Law, Information Society Project, Yale Law School

Latanya Sweeney, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon; Director, Laboratory for International Data Privacy

Paul Trevithick, CTO, Azigo

Nicol Turner-Lee, Vice President and Director, Media and Technology Institute, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Glen Urban, Professor of Marketing; Chairman, MIT Center for Digital Business

Rebecca Wright, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Rutgers; Deputy Director, DIMACS Center