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Event Description

The FTC will host its eighth annual PrivacyCon on March 6, 2024. PrivacyCon 2024 will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data security. The call for presentations seeks empirical research and demonstrations research related to:

  • Automated Systems/artificial intelligence;
  • Health-Related surveillance;
  • Children’s and teens’ privacy;
  • Deepfakes and voice clones;
  • Worker surveillance; and
  • Advertising Ecosystem and Surveillance Advertising.

Information on how to submit a presentation can be found in the call for presentations.  The deadline for submissions was December 6, 2023.

This event will be virtual,  open to the public, and will be webcast on the FTC’s website at

Please share the announcement and call for papers to anyone who might be interested or doing empirical work in this space.

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register for events that require registration. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s Privacy Act system for public records and comprehensive privacy policy.

This event will be open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded.  By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.