How would we describe PrivacyCon 2020? Is it Burning Man without the flames? The New Orleans Jazz Festival – minus the jazz and the festival? The best way to know what PrivacyCon is all about is to mark your calendar for July 21, 2020, and attend the FTC’s fifth annual gathering of leading privacy researchers. And check out our Call for Presentations to see if PrivacyCon would be a good forum for your recent research.
Like its four predecessors, PrivacyCon 2020 will consider the broad range of privacy and data security issues. But this time we’re also taking a deeper dive into the privacy of health information that is collected, stored, and transmitted by apps. We’re looking for experts who can summarize their current research in a 10-minute presentation, followed by a panel discussion applying those findings to questions of consumer protection law and policy.
The Call for Presentations outlines the eligibility requirements and details the type of topics we hope to cover at PrivacyCon 2020. For consideration as a PrivacyCon presenter, apply by April 10, 2020.
PrivacyCon 2020 will take place at the FTC’s Constitution Center conference facility, 400 7th Street, S.W., in Washington, DC. It’s free and open to the public and we’ll webcast the event live. In the meantime, make plans to join leading privacy researchers in Washington on July 21st and consider submitting your research for discussion at PrivacyCon 2020.