Paper, Plastic . . . or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments

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The Federal Trade Commission will host a one-day public workshop on Thursday, April 26, 2012 to examine the use of mobile payments in the marketplace and how the emerging technology impacts consumers. The workshop will be from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, at the FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. It is free and open to the public. The event will be webcast.

8:30 am
Welcome Remarks by David Vladeck, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection
8:45 am
Mobile Payments: The Present and the Future
9:15 am
Panel 1: Opportunities and Challenges for Businesses and Consumers
11:00 am
Panel 2: Legal Landscape and Dispute Resolution
1:45 pm
Mobile Payments Around the World
2:00 pm
Panel 3: Drilling Down: Fraud Mitigation and Data Security
3:30 pm
Panel 4: Drilling Down: Privacy Issues
4:30 pm
Closing Remarks by Jessica Rich, Associate Director, Division of Financial Practices

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