The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the 12th session of its Hearings Initiative, which will occur on April 9-10, 2019 and focus on the FTC’s approach to consumer privacy.
FTC Chairman Joe Simons will deliver opening remarks to kick-off the two-day session. Commissioners Noah Joshua Phillips and Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will also deliver remarks during the two-day session.
The hearing’s first day will feature panel discussions on the goals of privacy protection; data sensitivity; consumer demand and expectations for privacy; and current approaches to privacy. The second day will include discussions on notice and choice; access, deletion and correction; accountability; and whether the FTC’s current authority is adequate for protecting consumer privacy.
The following additional session of the FTC Hearings initiative has been announced and is upcoming:
April 12, 2019
- Merger Retrospective
The FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century will accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will be limited to seating availability. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Request for accommodations should be submitted to Elizabeth Kraszewski via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (202) 326-3087. Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed. Please allow at least five days advance notice for accommodation requests; last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to accommodate.
Hearing #12 on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
April 9-10, 2019
FTC Constitution Center Auditorium
400 7th St., SW, Washington, D.C.
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