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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 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...
Jun 25

Cmr. McSweeny keynote speech on Competition in the Digital Age at The Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver a keynote speech on Competition in the Digital Age at the The Antitrust Enforcement Symposium 2016 sponsored by the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (JAE), Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DW. 1:10 p.m. GMT
Jun 24

Cmr. McSweeny keynote speech on Competition in the Digital Age

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver a lunchtime keynote speech on Competition in the Digital Age at a reception sponsored by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WCIB 5JP- 1st Floor, 12:30 p.m. GMT
Jun 23

Cmr. McSweeny keynote address at Chatham House Conference: Globalization of Competition Policy

Commissioner McSweeny will deliver a keynote address at the Chatham House Conference: Globalization of Competition Policy: Striving for Convergence? Clifford Chance, 10 Upper Bank Street, London, E14 5JJ. 2:00 p.m. GMT
Jun 23
Jun 23, 2016 9:00AM

Closed Meeting Limited to Commissioners Only

Closed to the Public and Limited to Commissioners: Discussion of a law enforcement matter, 9:00 a.m. EDT.
Jun 22

Cmr. Ohlhausen remarks on Antitrust Considerations in High Technology Merger Reviews

Commissioner Ohlhausen will deliver remarks on Antitrust Considerations in High Technology Merger Reviews, New York State Bar Association, Paul Weiss, New York, NY, 6:00 p.m. EDT
Jun 22

Chwn. Ramirez remarks at 2016 OECD Ministerial Meeting

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver remarks at the 2016 OECD Ministerial Meeting: “The Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity,” Panel 3.1 - Consumer Trust and Market Growth, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, 2:30 p.m. EDT
Jun 21

Cmr. Ohlhausen a panelist at Privacy, Encryption, and Consumer Rights: A New Boardroom Challenge

Commissioner Ohlhausen will appear as a panelist at Privacy, Encryption, and Consumer Rights: A New Boardroom Challenge, 22nd Annual Stanford Directors' College, Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA, 1:45 p.m. PDT
Jun 21

Something New Under the Sun: Competition & Consumer Protection Issues in Solar Energy

The Federal Trade Commission held a one-day public workshop on June 21, 2016 to explore competition and consumer protection issues that may arise when consumers generate their own electric power by installing home solar photovoltaic (PV) panels – a practice known as solar distributed...
Jun 21

Chwn. Ramirez opening remarks for FTC solar energy workshop

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver opening remarks for the FTC workshop, Something New Under the Sun – Competition & Consumer Protection Issues in Solar Energy, Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC, 8:40 a.m.
Jun 16

Cmr. Ohlhausen a panelist at American Antitrust Institute event

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be a panelist at an event entitled Mergers With International Dimensions: Coordination, Due Process, and Other Issues, American Antitrust Institute, National Press Club, Washington, DC, 3:15 p.m. EDT
Jun 15

Cmr. Ohlhausen opening remarks at FTC’s Start with Security conference

Commissioner Ohlhausen will deliver opening remarks at the FTC’s Start with Security conference, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, IL, 9:30 a.m. CDT
Jun 15

Start with Security - Chicago

The FTC’s fourth “Start With Security” event was held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois, and was co-sponsored by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. During this one-day event, the FTC brought together experts who will provide businesses with practical tips and...
Jun 9

Chwn. Ramirez opening remarks at FTC FinTech Series: Marketplace Lending Conference

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at the FinTech Series: Marketplace Lending Conference, FTC, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC, 9:30 a.m. EDT. More information and live webcast link at https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/events-calendar/2016/06/...

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