November 18, 2013

Issue No. 13 - 47
For the week of November 18, 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)

Wed., Nov. 20
2:30 pm
Charles Harwood, Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, will testify before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance, on Consumer Protection Issues Impacting Servicemembers and Their Families. Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253, Washington, DC

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Tues., Nov. 19
8:30 am –
5:15 pm
Internet of Things - Privacy & Security in a Connected World
The FTC will hold a one-day public to explore consumer privacy and security issues posed by the growing connectivity of devices.

The workshop will be free and open to the public, a government issued ID is required for entry. No pre-registration is required.

Seating is limited and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  The workshop will be webcast. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

SPEECHES

Mon., Nov. 18
6:30 pm
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the Online Trust Alliance.
400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Tues., Nov. 19
8:30 am
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will give opening remarks at the FTC Internet of Things Workshop. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
1:00 pm FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will give remarks at the FTC Internet of Things Workshop. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Wed., Nov. 20 – Fri., Nov. 22 FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will participate in the 3rd BRICS International Competition Conference in 2013. New Delhi, India
Wed., Nov. 20
12:15 pm
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will deliver the keynote address at the Brand Activation Association’s 35th Annual Marketing Law Conference. Chicago, IL
Thur., Nov. 21
2:15 pm IST
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will speak at the 3rd BRICS International Competition Conference in 2013 on “Competition Law, innovation and Economic Development Experience Sharing by Mature Jurisdictions.” New Delhi, India
3:30 pm FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the Paley International Council Summit’s, “The Data Overthrow,” to discuss new business, advertising, and distribution models. New York, NY

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Thur., Nov. 21
2:00 pm
Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will hold a scheduling conference in the matter of Docket 9358 – ECM BioFilms, Inc.
FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

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

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