March 5, 2018

Issue No. 18 - 10
For the week of March 5, 2018

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

 

Nothing Scheduled

SPEECHES

Wed. Mar. 7
9:00 am

Thomas B. Pahl, Acting Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, will give opening remarks at the FTC’s Contact Lens Rule and the Evolving Contact Lens Marketplace workshop. FTC Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC

 

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Wed. Mar. 7
9:00 am-5:00 pm
The Contact Lens Rule and the Evolving Contact Lens Marketplace. The Federal Trade Commission will hold a public workshop to explore issues regarding competition in the contact lens marketplace, consumer access to contact lenses, prescription release and portability, and related subjects. The workshop is free and open to the public and will be live Tweeted using the hashtag #ContactLensFTC. It will be webcast live on the FTC’s website. FTC Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC

SOCIAL MEDIA

Tues. Mar. 6
3:00 pm ET

FTC will host a Twitter chat on the 20th Anniversary COPPA with Acting Chairman Ohlhausen. Follow discussion using #COPPAChat

7:00 pm ET

FTC staff will join USA.gov for a Facebook Live chat on the top frauds and scams, and ways to avoid them. To participate, follow FTC and USA.gov on FaceBook.

Wed. Mar. 7
2:00 pm ET

FTC staff and the National Credit Union Administration will talk about identity theft, data breaches, and protecting yourself – and your money – with some consumer protection basics. To participate, follow FTC and NCUA.gov on Facebook.

7:00 pm ET

Spanish-speaking FTC staff will co-host a chat with GobiernoUSA.gov in Spanish. Topics: top scams, ways to avoid them, and the FTC’s fotonovela campaign to help Spanish speakers understand their consumer rights. To participate in Spanish, follow GobiernoUSA.gov on Facebook.

Thurs. Mar. 8
2:00 pm ET

FTC staff will join the Social Security Administration to talk about identity theft, scams that target older adults, and the FTC’s Pass It On campaign to help older adults talk about scams. To participate, follow SSA on Facebook.

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

 

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for a listing of events and updates.

 

 

 

 

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