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FTC Announces Agenda, Panelists for Upcoming Internet of Things Workshop
[November 09, 2013]

FTC Announces Agenda, Panelists for Upcoming Internet of Things Workshop

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 -- The Federal Trade Commission issued the following news release: Technology researchers, industry representatives and government leaders will take part in the Nov. 19 Federal Trade Commission workshop "Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World." The workshop will address a wide array of ways in which increasingly connected technology is affecting the lives of consumers in their homes, their cars, health and fitness and elsewhere. The keynote speaker will be Vint Cerf, vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google. FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen also will give remarks.

The workshop will be free and open to the public. It will be held at the FTC Conference Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. in Washington, D.C. A live webcast of the forum also will be available on the workshop's website. Please note the event's early start time.

AGENDA 8:30 Opening Remarks Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission 8:45 "What Is The Internet of Things?" Keith Marzullo, Ph.D., Director, Division of Computer and Network Systems, Directorate of Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering, National Science Foundation 9:10 Contextual Privacy Carolyn Nguyen, Ph.D., Director, Technology Policy Group, Microsoft Corp.


9:30 Panel One: The Smart Home Moderators: Mark Eichorn, Assistant Director, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection Ruth Yodaiken, Senior Attorney, FTC Division Privacy and Identity Protection Panelists: Michael Beyerle, Marketing Manager, Innovation, GE Appliances Jeff Hagins, co-Founder and CEO, SmartThings Craig Hefner, Vulnerability Researcher, Tactical Network Solutions Eric Lightner, Director, Federal Smart Grid Task Force, Department of Energy Lee Tien, Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation 11:00 Keynote Speaker Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google 11:45 Lunch 1:00 Remarks Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission 1:15 Panel Two: Connected Health and Fitness Moderators: Kristen Anderson, Staff Attorney, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection Cora Tung Han, Senior Attorney, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection Panelists: Stan Crosley, Director, Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information, Indiana University Jospeh Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist, Center for Democracy & Technology Anand Iyer, President and COO, WellDoc Communications, Inc. Scott Peppet, Professor, University of Colorado School of Law Jay Radcliffe, Senior Security Specialist, InGuardians, Inc.

2:45 Panel Three: Connected Cars Moderator: Lerone D. Banks, Technologist, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection Karen Jagielski, Senior Attorney, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection Panelists: Todayashi Kohno, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington John Nielson, Managing Director, Automotive Engineering and Repair, American Automobile Association Kenneth Wayne Powell, General Manager and Senior Executive Engineer of Electrical Systems, Toyota Technical Center Christopher Wolf, Founder and co-Chair, Future of Privacy Forum 3:45 Panel Four: Privacy and Security in a Connected World Moderator: Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection Ben Davidson, Staff Attorney, FTC Division of Marketing Practices Panelists: Ryan Calo, Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Law Dan Caprio, Senior Strategic Advisor and Independent Consultant, McKenna Long & Aldrige, LLC Michelle Chibba, Director, Policy and Special Projects, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario T. Drew Hickerson, Assistant General Counsel and Senior Director of Business Development, Happtique Marc Rogers, Principal Security Researcher, Lookout, Inc.

5:15 Closing Remarks Jessica Rich, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection TNS 30FurigayJof-131109-4544423 30FurigayJof (c) 2013 Targeted News Service

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