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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 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 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

Putting Disclosures to the Test

The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop in Washington, DC on September 15, 2016 to examine the testing and evaluation of disclosures that companies make to consumers about advertising claims, privacy practices, and other information. Effective disclosures are...
Sep 7

Fall Technology Series: Ransomware

With alarming frequency, ransomware hackers are sneaking into consumer and business computers, encrypting files containing photos, documents and other important data, and then demanding a ransom in exchange for the key needed to decrypt the files. At times, these hackers pose as the...
Jul 28

Cmr. McSweeny speech at Navigating the New Matchmaker Economy: The Role of Antitrust and Regulation

Commissioner McSweeny will speak at “Navigating the New Matchmaker Economy: The Role of Antitrust and Regulation”. George Washington Competition Law Center, 2000 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20052, 12 p.m. EDT
Jul 27

Commissioner McSweeny on ITIF panel session sponsored by Information Technology Innovation Foundation

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in an ITIF panel session, sponsored by the Information Technology Innovation Foundation, SEI Innovation Studio at Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 10:30 a.m. EDT
Jul 22

Cmr. McSweeny a panelist at “DC Meets Detroit: Government Automotive Cybersecurity Roundtable”

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in an open panel, “DC Meets Detroit: Government Automotive Cybersecurity Roundtable,” Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit 2016, COBO Center, 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI, 10:10 a.m.  
Jul 22

Chwn. Ramirez will participate in the second day of the 45th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum

Chairwoman Ramirez will participate in the second day of the 45th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum, Raffle City Convention Centre (RCCC) 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore, 9:00 a.m. Singapore Time
Jul 21

Chwn. Ramirez will participate in the 45th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum

Chairwoman Ramirez will participate in the 45th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum, Raffle City Convention Centre (RCCC) 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore, 9:00am Singapore Time
Jul 20

Chwn. Ramirez a panelist at Capitalising Smart Cities and Nations: Data Protection in the “Age of Data,” in Singapore

Chairwoman Ramirez will participate in a panel session, Capitalising Smart Cities and Nations: Data Protection in the “Age of Data,” as part of Personal Data Protection Seminar: Bridging Innovation and Trust, Stamford Ballroom Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC), Level 4 -...
Jul 19

Cmr. Ohlhausen a panelist at “The New Internet of Things Economy”

Commissioner Ohlhausen will participate in a panel discussion on “The New Internet of Things Economy” sponsored by Roll Call Newspaper, Cleveland, Ohio, 12:00 p.m.
Jul 19

Cmr. McSweeny will participate in the second day of an MIT Workshop on Obama Tech Policy

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in the second day of the MIT Workshop on Obama Tech Policy sponsored by the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative, 6th floor of E-52 (MIT Samberg Center, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA), 10 a.m. EDT
Jul 18

Cmr. Ohlhausen a panelist at a discussion sponsored by Mobile Future

Commissioner Ohlhausen will participate in a panel discussion sponsored by Mobile Future, Cleveland, Ohio., 4 p.m.
Jul 18

Cmr. McSweeny will participate in an MIT Workshop on Obama Tech Policy

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in an MIT Workshop on Obama Tech Policy sponsored by the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative, 6th floor of E-52 (MIT Samberg Center, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA), 10 a.m. EDT
Jul 15

FTC Press Conference: Herbalife

A press conference with FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez was held at 10 a.m. ET, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 432, Washington, DC. Chairwoman Ramirez and FTC staff took questions from the media about the case. The event was webcast live. Archival video of the press conference is...
Jul 14
Jul 14, 2016 3:00PM

Closed Commission Meeting

Closed to the public: Consideration of possible enforcement action in a nonpublic Part II matter, 3:00 p.m. EDT

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