October 15, 2012

Issue No. 12 - 42
For the week of October 15, 2012

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Thur., Oct. 18
2:00 pm
Closed to the public: Consideration of enforcement action in a nonpublic Part II matter.

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

Nothing Scheduled

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Thur., Oct 18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Robocalls All The Rage: An FTC Summit. The Federal Trade Commission will host a one-day public event on illegal robocalls. The Summit will include a report on the current state of the robocall technology and the industry, along with a discussion of the laws surrounding the use of robocalls. This will be followed by an exploration of potential technological solutions to the problem of illegal robocalls, including panels on caller-ID spoofing and call authentication technology, data mining and anomaly detection, and call-blocking technology. For more information visit the summit's information page. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington , DC

SPEECHES

Tues., Oct. 16
12:00 pm
FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will speak at the Hudson Institute's Center for the Economics of the Internet. Hudson Institute, 1015 - 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Thur., Oct. 18
9:00 am
FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz will deliver opening remarks at the FTC's Robocalls All The Rage Summit. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington , DC

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Tues., Oct. 16-Fri., Oct. 19
9:30 am
Subject: McWane, Inc.; Docket 9351; Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell

Purpose: Trial

Location: FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532,Washington, DC 20580

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

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