How To Participate in FTC’s PrivacyCon

Event Will Be Livestreamed, Live Tweeted @FTC

For Your Information

The Federal Trade Commission’s PrivacyCon event is being held tomorrow, Jan. 14, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Speakers will include FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Commissioner Julie Brill and Chief Technologist Lorrie Cranor.

The event will feature research presentations and policy discussions that cover a wide variety of privacy topics and will include researchers from universities and other institutions from across the nation.

IN PERSON: PrivacyCon will be held in the auditorium at the FTC’s Constitution Center offices, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC.

Registration and security screening will open at 7:45 a.m. and the event will begin at 9 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please note that if you pre-registered for the event, you are not guaranteed a seat. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis.

Attendees will be screened by security personnel and will need to bring a government-issued photo ID, have your bags x-rayed and go through a metal detector.
WEBCAST: PrivacyCon will be available for viewing online.
TWITTER: The FTC will live-tweet the event on @FTC using the hashtag #PrivacyCon. Attendees and viewers are encouraged to join in the discussion.

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Contact Information

Jay Mayfield
Office of Public Affairs

Kristen Anderson
Bureau of Consumer Protection

Daniel Salsburg
Bureau of Consumer Protection