December 2, 2013

Issue No. 13 - 49
For the week of December 2, 2013

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Tues., Dec. 3
10:00 am
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and FTC Commissioners Julie Brill, Maureen K. Ohlhausen, and Joshua D. Wright will all testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade hearing on “FTC at 100: Where Do We Go From Here?”  Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2123, Washington, DC
10:00 am FTC Executive Director David Robbins will testify before the House
Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Government Operations Subcommittee on the FTC’s consolidation at Constitution Center and “federal employee space utilization rates.”  Constitution Center, 400 7th St, SW, Washington, DC

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Wed., Dec. 4
10:00 am – 5:45 pm              
Blurred Lines: Advertising or Content? – An FTC Workshop on Native Advertising. The FTC will host a one-day workshop to examine the blending of advertisements with news, entertainment, and other editorial content in digital media, referred to as “native advertising” or “sponsored content.”

The workshop will be free and open to the public. Government issued ID is required for entry. No pre-registration is required. Seating is limited, however, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

SPEECHES

Wed., Dec. 4
10:00 am
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will give opening remarks at the FTC’s
Native Advertising Workshop. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Thu., Dec. 5
10:30 am
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the GlobalWIN Information
Group and Policy Roundtable on Trans-Atlantic Privacy Issues. London, England
3:00 pm FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the Pink Shoe Club, the
European Network for Women in Leadership, and GlobalWIN at the Grand House of Commons on Women and Leadership. London, England
Fri., Dec. 6
10:00 am
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address The Pink Shoe Club, the
European Network for Women in Leadership, and GlobalWIN on “How to Determine a Company’s True Value.” London, England
4:00 pm FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address The Pink Shoe Club, the
European Network for Women in Leadership, and GlobalWIN on the intersection of government and business in creating entrepreneurship and driving innovation and competition. London, England

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

Please check the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov
for a listing of events and updates.

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