Consumer advocates, industry representatives, government regulators, technologists, and academics will take part in the upcoming workshop, "Paper, Plastic . . . or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments," which will be held at the Federal Trade Commission Conference Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., in Washington, DC on April 26, 2012.
The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will examine a wide range of issues, including the technology and business models used in mobile payments and the consumer protection issues raised. A webcast of the event will be available. Any updates to the agenda, included below, can be found here.
David Vladeck, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC
|8:45||Mobile Payments: The Present and the Future
Carol Coye Benson, Managing Partner, Glenbrook Partners
|9:15||Panel 1 – Opportunities and Challenges for Businesses and Consumers
Moderators: Andrew Hasty, Mobile Technology Program Specialist, Division of Financial Practices, FTC
|11:00||Panel 2 – Legal Landscape and Dispute Resolution
Moderators: Thomas Kane, Attorney, Division of Financial Practices, FTC
|1:45||Mobile Payments Around the World
|2:00||Panel 3 – Drilling Down: Fraud Mitigation and Data Security
Moderators: James Chen, Attorney, Division of Financial Practices, FTC
|3:30||Panel 4 – Drilling Down: Privacy Issues
Moderator: Stacy Feuer, Assistant Director for International Consumer Protection, FTC
Jessica Rich, Associate Director, Division of Financial Practices, FTC
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