Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) // FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter // and other speakers
Agenda – October 24, 2018
Location: Georgetown Law – Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001
11:45am – Doors Open
12:00pm – Opening Keynote: FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter
12:30pm – Panel 1: COPPA at 20: The Evolving Tech Landscape
1:45pm – Panel 2: Interpreting COPPA: Key Questions and Challenges
Several key issues in COPPA’s implementation continue to raise questions for companies, advocates, courts and regulators interpreting the law. As large-scale data collection becomes more ubiquitous, new questions emerge regarding COPPA’s application tooperators of “general audience”devices.How is “actual knowledge” being interpreted? How has theproliferation of third-party data trackers and complex, multi-sided platforms impacted efforts to assign liability? Has the FTC’s approach to “personal information” been successful, and should more be done?
3:00pm – Panel 3: Enforcing COPPA: Successes, Challenges & Opportunities
COPPA takes a somewhat unique approach to self-regulation. The law includes a provisionenabling industry groups or others to submit for Commission approval self-regulatory guidelines that implement the protections of the Commission’s final Rule.Is this approach considered a success? What challenges have regulators and advocates faced in enforcing this Safe Harbor program? What lessons might COPPA have for broader privacy enforcement?
4:30pm – Closing Keynote: Senator Ed Markey (D-MA)
5:00pm – Event Ends
Lunch will be provided.
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