Privacy Papers for Policymakers


*Update: We will be LIVE-streaming this event! * Live streaming will begin at 5:30 PM ET on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016. CLICK HERE to view the Live Stream. (video and/or audio may appear as “disconnected” until 5 minutes before event begins)


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The Future of Privacy Forum invites you to

“Privacy Papers for Policy Makers”

A discussion of leading privacy research


Opening Remarks by:

Dr. Lorrie Faith Cranor, Chief Technologist, U.S. Federal Trade Commission 

Paper presentations by:

Prof. Arvind Narayanan, Princeton University Department of Computer Science
Paper: A Precautionary Approach to Big Data Privacy
(written with co-authors Prof. Joanna Huey and Prof. Edward Felten, Princeton University)

Dr. Florian Schaub,  Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science, Dr. Rebecca Balebako, RAND Corporation, and Adam Durity, Google
Paper: A Design Space for Effective Privacy Notices (written with co-author Dr. Lorrie Faith Cranor)

Prof. Ryan Calo, University of Washington School of Law
Paper:  Privacy and Markets: A Love Story

Prof. Neil Richards, Washington University School of Law
Paper: Taking Trust Seriously in Privacy Law (written with co-author Prof. Woodrow Hartzog, Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law)

Prof. Peter Swire, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Paper:  Going Dark: Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy (Testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, July 8, 2015)

Prof. Joel R. Reidenberg, Center on Law and Information Policy, Fordham University
Paper:  The Transparent Citizen

Closing Remarks by Special Guest:

Julie Brill, FTC Commissioner

Our presenters were selected by FPF’s Advisory Board as having written the articles and papers that should inform any conversation about privacy among policymakers in Congress, as well as at the Federal Trade Commission and other government agencies in 2016. To view and read their papers, visit:


January 13, 2016 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center

901 K Street Northwest, 11th Floor Washington, DC 20001

Reception to Follow

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Space is limited. RSVP by January 6th: Click here to register.

Privacy Papers for Policymakers 2015 is sponsored by AT&T, Tune, and Microsoft