Public Events for December 2017

Dec 1

Student Privacy and Ed Tech

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Education (“ED”) hosted a workshop on December 1, 2017 to examine student privacy and Ed Tech.
Dec 6

Cmr. McSweeny keynote address at the International Institute for Communications' (IIC) Annual Telecommunications and Media Forum

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will deliver the keynote address at the International Institute for Communications' (IIC) Annual Telecommunications and Media Forum. 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 500 East, Washington, DC
Dec 7

Start-Up Right: FTC’s Basics for Small Businesses

The FTC’s Western Region-San Francisco is hosting this half-day event, which will focus on Federal Trade Commission basics that every small business should know, with a focus on issues relevant to start-ups and tech companies. FTC staff members will discuss topics such as an intro to...
Dec 12

Informational Injury Workshop

Information about consumers has become a key input to innovative products and services. However consumers may suffer injury when information about them is misused. The Federal Trade Commission hosted a workshop on December 12, 2017, to examine consumer injury in the context of privacy...
Dec 12

Cmr. McSweeny panelist on Algorithms and AI: Fighting Robots with Bows and Arrows? at the CRA Annual Conference

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will be a panel speaker on Algorithms and AI: Fighting Robots with Bows and Arrows? at the CRA Annual Conference: Economic Developments in Competition Policy. Brussels, Belgium, 4:45 pm CET
Dec 14

Webinar: Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Louisiana

Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar to talk about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Louisiana: Thursday, December 14, 1 – 2pm CTLearn about:
Dec 19

Closed Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting closed to the Public: Consideration of enforcement action in a nonpublic Part II matter, 10 a.m. EST
Dec 20

Scheduling conference before FTC Administrative Law Judge in the matter of Tronox Limited et al.

FTC Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell will hold a scheduling conference in the matter of Tronox Limited et al., Docket No. 9377. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532. Washington, DC