Facebook Head of Global Policy Development to Discuss Law and Tech at University of Arizona Law Talk

Oct. 4, 2019

TechLaw Program hosts talk on antitrust, privacy and more

Facebook’s director of global policy, Matthew Perault, will be at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law on Oct. 24 for a conversation with Professor of Law Andrew Woods on surveillance, antitrust, platform regulation, online speech, privacy and more. 

The event is hosted by the University of Arizona Law TechLaw Program. 

Event: Facebook's Foreign Policy: A Conversation with Matt Perault, Facebook's Head of Global Policy Development 

When: Thursday, Oct24, 2019, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

Where: James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway Boulevard, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Lobby. Campus map: http://map.arizona.edu/ 

Who may attend: The event is free and open to the public. Please register in advance. 


Background: Matthew Perault leads Facebook's global public policy planning efforts on issues such as law enforcement and human rights, and he oversaw public policy for WhatsApp, Oculus, and Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research.  

Prior to joining Facebook, Perault was counsel at the Congressional Oversight Panel. He previously worked on privatization policy as a consultant at the World Bank and served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He holds a law degree from Harvard Law School, a master's degree in public policy from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, and a bachelor's degree in political science from Brown University. 

With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this event such as ASL interpreting, CART captioning, captioned videos, Braille, wheelchair access, or electronic text, etc., please contact Bernadette Wilkinson.    

Event Contact: Bernadette Wilkinson, senior program coordinator, UA James E. Rogers College of Law, 520-626-1629, bwilkins@email.arizona.edu 

Media Contact:  Alejandra Cardenas Cuestas, associate marketing specialist, UA James E. Rogers College of Law, 520-626-6341, acardena@email.arizona.edu