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Jan 12

PrivacyCon

The Federal Trade Commission’s next PrivacyCon will take place on January 12, 2017 in Washington, D.C.  The agency’s second PrivacyCon will seek to continue and expand collaboration among leading whitehat researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and the...
Dec 7

Fall Technology Series: Smart TV

Consumers enjoy recommendations based on their television viewing habits (“viewers who watched Mr. Robot… may enjoy Fight Club”), but who else knows what you’re watching? The golden age of television has arrived with the golden age of television tracking. In 2016, virtually all...
Dec 6

Changing Consumer Demographics

The FTC will host a workshop on December 6, 2016 bring together researchers, marketers, community groups, and law enforcement to examine the changing consumer demographics in this country and how they will affect the FTC’s future work. More information on the workshop will be...
Nov 3

Ninth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics will host a two-day conference to bring together scholars working in areas related to the FTC’s antitrust, consumer protection, and public policy missions.
Oct 26

FinTech Series: Crowdfunding & Peer-to-Peer Payments

This fall, the Commission will host a forum – the second in its FinTech series – on crowdfunding and peer-to-peer payment systems. Crowdfunding is the process by which companies and individuals raise money from the public to fund new products, projects or individual needs. Peer-to-...
Oct 25

Working Together to Protect Midwest Consumers A Common Ground Conference

Join the Federal Trade Commission; Wisconsin Department of Justice; Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection; legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates; and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss a variety...
Oct 20

Consumer Perceptions of “Organic” Claims: An FTC and USDA Roundtable discussion of evidence concerning particular issues

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will co-host a public roundtable in Washington, DC on October 20, 2016, to discuss consumers’ interpretations of certain “organic” claims. The roundtable will help the agencies better understand how...
Oct 13

Fall Technology Series: Drones

Americans are increasingly familiar with drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). These devices have become one of consumers’ most popular technology purchases; some estimate nearly one million new drones will be purchased in 2016. Many consumer drones are controlled by...
Sep 23

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at the 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

Commissioner Ohlhausen will speak at the Fordham Competition Law Institute’s 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy at the panel “China Antitrust Enforcement Today and in the Future,” Fordham Law School, New York, NY, 10:20 a.m. EDT
Sep 22

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at the 5th Annual Privacy Law Salon

Commissioner McSweeny will provide the keynote address at the 5th Annual Privacy Law Salon, sponsored by Dan Solove, Paul Schwartz & Chris Hoofnagle, The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC, 6:00 p.m. EDT
Sep 22

Chwn. Ramirez keynote at the 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

Chairwoman Ramirez will provide keynote remarks at the Fordham Competition Law Institute’s 43rd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy, “The Future of Antitrust in Asia,” Fordham Law School 150 West 62nd Street, New York, NY, 9:45 a.m. EDT
Sep 22

Cmr. McSweeny opening remarks at the ETA Policy Forum

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver opening remarks at the ETA Policy Forum sponsored by the Electronics Transaction Association, Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 9:05 a.m. EDT
Sep 20

Chwn. Ramirez speech at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association

Chairwoman Ramirez will participate in the Global Enforcers Roundtable at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA), Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC, 2:30 p.m. EDT  
Sep 20

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at TecNation 2016

Commissioner McSweeny will be the keynote speaker at TecNation 2016, sponsored by the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW, Washington, DC, 12:35 p.m. EDT
Sep 20

Chwn. Ramirez keynote at 10th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the 10th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium at Georgetown Law School – 600 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 12:30 p.m. EDT
Sep 19

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at the International Bar Association Annual Antitrust Meeting luncheon

Commissioner McSweeny will provide keynote remarks at the International Bar Association Annual Antitrust Meeting Luncheon, Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, 12:30 p.m. EDT
Sep 16

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at session on “The FTC’s Big Data Report: What You Need to Know”

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be a panelist at the IAPP Conference session on “The FTC’s Big Data Report: What You Need to Know.” San Jose, CA, 11:00 a.m. PST
Sep 16

Marketing Science – Federal Trade Commission Economic Conference on Marketing and Consumer Protection

The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics and Marketing Science are co-organizing a one-day conference to bring together scholars interested in issues at the intersection of marketing and consumer protection policy and regulation. As the primary consumer protection law...
Sep 15

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at “Privacy Compliance in a Post-Nomi World”

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be a panelist at the IAPP Conference session on “Privacy Compliance in a Post-Nomi World.” San Jose, CA, 2:30 p.m. PST
Sep 15

Cmr. McSweeny on a panel on innovation law & competition law enforcement at the Forum for EU-US Legal-Economic Affairs

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a panel discussion on innovation law & competition law enforcement in EU and US jurisdictions as part of the Forum for EU-US Legal-Economic Affairs, sponsored by The Mentor Group, Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, 33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-...

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