December 5, 2016

Issue No. 16 - 50
For the week of December 5, 2016

(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Mon., Dec. 6
4:00 p.m.

Closed to the Public: Consideration of a law enforcement matter.

(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Nothing Scheduled


Tues., Dec. 6
10:00 a.m.

The FTC will hold its Changing Consumer Demographics workshop as part of the agency’s Every Community initiative. The event will bring together demographers, researchers, marketers, consumer groups, and federal, state, and local law enforcement to examine the predicted changes in various diverse groups and discuss what impact those changes will have on the marketplace, Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC.

Wed., Dec. 7
1:00 p.m.

The FTC will hold its Fall Tech Event on Smart TV. The event will explore developments surrounding new television delivery devices that are capable of tracking consumers’ viewing habits, especially in light of consumer understanding and the existing regulatory framework, Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC.


Tues., Dec. 6
2:35 p.m. CET

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a panel discussion with U.S. and EU regulators on What’s Next in Innovation, Intellectual Property & Standard Essential Patents?, an event sponsored by MLEX, : Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium.

10:00 a.m.

Chairwoman Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at the FTC’s Changing Consumer Demographics workshop, Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC.

12:00 p.m.

Commissioner Ohlhausen will be speaking at the Heritage Foundation panel, “Defending American IP Rights and Promoting Due Process Protections Overseas: What Should the Next Administration Do?” at the Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC.

Wed., Dec. 7
9:00 a.m. CET

Commissioner McSweeny will speak on a panel on Big Data and the Search for a Competition Problem at the CRA Annual Brussels Conference, Economic Developments in European Competition Policy sponsored by Charles River Associates, Steigenberger Wiltcher's Hotel, Ave., Louise 71, Brussels, Belgium.

9:00 a.m. Commissioner Ohlhausen will be giving the opening keynote on FTC Priorities for 2017 and Beyond at the IAPP Practical Privacy Series 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC.
Thurs., Dec. 8
6:00 p.m. GMT

Commissioner McSweeny will participate in a public seminar on Competition and Big Data sponsored by King's College London, Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand Site - London, WC2R 2LS.


Nothing Scheduled


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