Fred Cate, Vice President for Research, Indiana University; C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law; Senior Fellow, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research
Fred Cate specializes in information privacy and security law issues. In addition to his appointment as the C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law and vice president for research, Cate is an adjunct professor of informatics and computing at Indiana University.
Cate currently chairs the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s study on law enforcement and intelligence access to encrypted content, and he is a member of the National Academies’ Forum on Cyber Resilience as well as many other government, industry, and not-for-profit advisory panels. He also serves as a senior policy advisor to the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP.
Previously, Cate served as a member of the National Academies’ Committee on Technical and Privacy Dimensions of Information for Terrorism Prevention, the National Security Agency’s Privacy and Civil Liberties Panel, the Federal Trade Commission's Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security, and Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board. He served as counsel to the Department of Defense Technology and Privacy Advisory Committee and chaired the International Telecommunication Union's High-Level Experts on Electronic Signatures and Certification Authorities.
The author of more than 150 articles and books, Cate served as the privacy editor for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' Security & Privacy and is one of the founding editors of the Oxford University Press Journal International Data Privacy Law. He attended Oxford University and received his J.D. and his A.B. with honors and distinction from Stanford University.
John K. Walpole, Area Senior Vice President, Gallagher
John K. Walpole, area senior vice president with Gallagher, has 20 years’ experience focused exclusively on the provision of risk management services to the health care industry. Walpole is recognized for his expertise in integrating the risk management function into a health care organization’s clinical and operational processes.
Walpole has worked closely with the American Hospital Association (AHA) and The Joint Commission (JCAHO) in standards development and compliance.
Walpole developed and implemented a broad range of risk management products and services ranging from clinical and operational consultations to educational programs/seminars to publishing. In addition to providing consultations to health care organizations around the country, he has served as faculty on numerous events sponsored by the American Society for Health Care Risk Management, AHA, JCAHO and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.
Walpole is currently responsible for oversight of all client risk programs. These services include but are not limited to clinical consultations, operational consultations, accreditation support and mock surveys, regulatory compliance, seminars and conferences, carrier relations, and the overall management of the myriad health care risk exposures.
||Steve Long, President and CEO, Hancock Health
Steve Long is president and CEO of Hancock Health and Hancock Regional Hospital. Long has spent more than 20 years working in health care, serving in a variety of leadership positions at health systems across the country, including University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa; MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas; and Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also served as president and CEO of Skiff Medical Center in Newton, Iowa.
Long has been with Hancock Health since 2014. He earned his undergraduate degree and two master’s degrees from the University of Iowa.
Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne
Parkview Health of Fort Wayne is the recent winner of the American Hospital Association’s inaugural Innovation Challenge. “The AHA Innovation Challenge was a unique opportunity for teams from AHA-member hospitals and health systems to share creative approaches for integrated care delivery redesign and financing targeted to populations with complex needs,” said AHA Chair-Elect Brian Gragnolati, president and CEO of Atlantic Health System, during the July 27 award presentation. AHA received 91 submissions, and Parkview Health won the first-place $100,000 prize for its technology-enabled on-demand support care model for addiction recovery that addresses a vulnerable population of opioid use disorder patients in Northeast Indiana.
Dana Stutzman, Attorney, Hall Render
As a shareholder with Hall Render, Dana Stutzman counsels a diverse group of employers and clients in numerous aspects of employment and labor law. He advises management on employment-related issues, such as discipline and discharge matters, worker classification (employee/independent contractor) issues, wage and hour disputes, disability and FMLA discrimination, workplace harassment complaints, covenants not to compete, and policy and handbook review.
In addition, Stutzman regularly appears on behalf of clients in federal and state courts and agencies in employment-based litigation. His litigation experience encompasses most federal employment laws, including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Stutzman has experience litigating a variety of state law claims, including breach of contracts and covenants not to compete, class action litigation, defamation and false light litigation, civil rights claims, and wage payment claims. Stutzman received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University and his J.D. from Indiana University. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Association.