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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 Roundtable

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...
Oct 6

The Basics of Online Security Twitter Chat

This Twitter chat will discuss simple ways you can protect yourself, your family, and your community online and explore how to engage young people in responsible technology use. You can follow and @FTC. Join the conversation at #ChatSTC.
Sep 29

Cmr. Ohlhausen speech at ABA 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference

Commissioner Ohlhausen will speak at the reception dinner for the American Bar Association 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference, Williamsburg, VA, 6:30 p.m. EDT
Sep 29

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at ABA 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference

Commissioner Ohlhausen will participate in a panel on Effective Agency Presentation at the American Bar Association 2016 Antitrust Masters Course VIII Conference, Williamsburg, VA, 4:00 p.m. EDT
Sep 29

Cmr. McSweeny keynote at Big Data Conference sponsored by EDPS

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver the keynote address at the Big Data Conference sponsored by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Robert Schuman Conference Room, Berlaymont, Rue de la Loi 200, Brussels, 3:50 p.m. Brussels Time
Sep 27

Cmr. Ohlhausen panelist at American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

Commissioner Ohlhausen will speak at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) Commissioner Panel, Cohen Milstein, 1100 New York Ave. NW, #500, Washington, DC, 6 p.m. EDT
Sep 27

Chwn. Ramirez, Cmrs. Ohlhausen and McSweeny testimony before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Chairwoman Ramirez, Commissioners Ohlhausen and McSweeny will testify before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation at a hearing entitled: Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission, Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253, Washington, DC, 10 a.m. EDT
Sep 26
Sep 26, 2016 3:00PM

Closed Commission Meeting

Closed to the Public: Consideration of a nonpublic Part II matter, 3:00 p.m. EDT
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  

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