The Federal Trade Commission has announced that it will host a public workshop entitled “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?” in Washington on September 15, 2014, to further explore the use of “big data” and its impact on American consumers, including low income and underserved consumers. WPF will be speaking at this event.
WPF will be leading two training sessions at NNEDV’s Safety Net Summit, which provides hands-on training for professionals working with victims of domestic violence, stalking, and trafficking. The Summit will be held July 29-31 at the Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, California. Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014TechSummit More information: http://techsafety.org/technology-summit/
WPF is honored to be moderating a paper on predictive analytics by Frank Pasquale and Danielle Citron at the Privacy Law Scholars Conference at George Washington School of Law. The session will be Friday, June 6. For more information about PLSC, see the conference page.
WPF Executive Director Pam Dixon will be on the campus of the National Law University in New Delhi, India on April 24 to speak with students and professors about global privacy issues and trends, as well as hear the latest scholarly privacy research from India and discuss the forthcoming privacy legislation in India.
WPF will be participating in a Brookings Institute event April 9, as an invited discussant of Brookings Senior Fellow Benjamin Wittes and Wells Bennett’s work on the tension between privacy and data-driven innovation, and new paradigms of privacy. Leading policy makers, business officials, and thought leaders will be participating. April 9, 2014, 6 p.m. Brookings