On April 12th 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce will begin accepting self-certification to the Swiss – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

Register now to watch this free on-demand webinar (and access the webinar slides) to hear from Privacy Shield experts from the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce to learn more about this Framework and how to self-certify.

Through this on-demand webinar, you will learn:

  • How the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield was developed and the differences between the Swiss and EU Privacy Shield Frameworks
  • What you should do to prepare to self-certify to Privacy Shield for the first time, or to add the Swiss – U.S. Privacy Shield to your EU-U.S. Privacy Shield certification
  • How to navigate the self-certification process on privacyshield.gov
  • How to re-certify on an annual basis


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                    Nasreen Djouini
                    Policy Advisor, International Trade Administration

                    Nasreen is a Policy Advisor with the Data Flows and Privacy Team at the U.S. International Trade Administration. In this position, she works to promote policy frameworks to facilitate cross-border data flows to support trade. She serves as part of the Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield Team, and is a U.S. delegate to OECD working to promote an internationally coordinated approach to security and data privacy. Nasreen comes to the Department of Commerce from the Department of State, where she worked in both the Bureau of Energy Resources and the Bureau of Democracy Human Rights, and Labor. She received her graduate degree in public policy from American University with a concentration on U.S. Foreign Policy, and a BA in Sociology from the University of Maryland College Park. She’s also fluent in French and Arabic.
                    Michelle Sylvester-Jose
                    Policy Advisor, Data Flows and Privacy Team, International Trade Administration

                    Michelle Sylvester-Jose is a Policy Advisor with the Data Flows and Privacy Team at the U.S. International Trade Administration. In this position, she works to promote policy frameworks to facilitate cross-border data flows to support trade. Since joining ITA in 2014, she has focused on working with small-and-medium sized enterprises to export overseas. She serves as part of the Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield Team, and works on the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System. Prior to joining the Department of Commerce, Michelle has several year of experience working with non-profit organizations on program management and development. Michelle has a master’s degree in International Relations with a focus on Conflict Resolution and Negotiations from New York University, she also received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of California Davis.

                    Speaker Name

                    JOSH HARRIS

                    Director, International Regulatory Affairs, TRUSTe


                    Josh is based in D.C. and as TRUSTe’s Policy Director frequently travels to San Francisco, Europe, Latin America and Asia to contribute to work being done by the government and the industry on data privacy interoperability. He also serves as the lead on TRUSTe’s APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules certification system to ensure the safe transfer of data across different locations. Most recently, Josh served as Policy Director for Future of Privacy Forum, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices and protect consumer privacy. Previously, Josh was Associate Director in the Office of Technology and Electronic Commerce at the International Trade Administration. Josh has also worked in private practice as an international trade attorney.

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