Date/Time: Thursday, February 16, 12:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Verizon, 1300 I Street, NW, 5th Floor

Online Registration is now closed. Limited onsite registration will be available. 

The FCBA Privacy and Data Security Committee will sponsor a CLE on Thursday, February 16, from 12:00 – 1:45 p.m. entitled “Addressing the Privacy and Security Challenges of the Internet of Things.”  This program will be held at Verizon, 1300 I Street, NW, 5th Floor.

It is expected that by 2020, 25 billion “smart” devices will be wirelessly connected to the Internet.  This “Internet of Things” raises challenging privacy and security issues.  This program will discuss the federal government’s role in addressing the evolving privacy and security issues, and the views of industry and public interest organizations on the appropriate governmental role.

AGENDA

12:00 – 12:05 p.m.  Welcome and Introductions

12:05 – 12:45 p.m.  The Role of the Federal Government in the Internet of Things
Panelists will discuss, among other things, the FTC’s authority over IoT privacy and security, the Department of Commerce’s recent green paper on fostering the advancement of IoT, and the status of NTIA’s IoT security multistakeholder process.

Moderator:
William Cook, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, and Co-Chair, FCBA Privacy and Data Security Committee

Speakers:
Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
Evelyn Remaley, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.  Break

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.  The Industry and Public Interest Perspective
The perspective of industry and public interest organizations on the federal government’s role in navigating IoT privacy and security challenges.

Moderator:
Scott Feira, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, and Co-Chair, FCBA Video Programming and Distribution Committee

Speakers:
Julie Kearney, Vice President – Regulatory Affairs, Consumer Technology Association
John Verdi, Vice President of Policy, Future of Privacy Forum
Jeramie Scott, EPIC National Security Counsel and Director, EPIC Domestic Surveillance Project, Electronic Privacy Information Center