FPF is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the
7th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers:
Alessandro Acquisti is a Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy at the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and an Andrew Carnegie Fellow (inaugural class). He is the director of the Peex (Privacy Economics Experiments) lab at CMU and the co-director of CMU CBDR (Center for Behavioral and Decision Research).
Alessandro investigates the economics of privacy. His studies have spearheaded the investigation of privacy and disclosure behavior in online social networks, and the application of behavioral economics to the study of privacy and information security decision making. Alessandro’s studies have been published in journals across several disciplines (including Science, Journal of Economic Literature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Management Science, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Information Systems Research, Journal of Comparative Economics, ACM Transactions, and so forth), as well as edited books, conference proceedings, and numerous keynotes.
Alessandro holds a PhD from UC Berkeley, and Master degrees from UC Berkeley, the London School of Economics, and Trinity College Dublin. While at Berkeley, he interned a Xerox PARC and Riacs, NASA Ames. He has held visiting positions at the Universities of Rome, Paris, and Freiburg (visiting professor); Harvard University (visiting scholar); University of Chicago (visiting fellow); Microsoft Research (visiting researcher); and Google (visiting scientist). He has been a member of the National Academies’ Committee on public response to alerts and warnings using social media, and has been a TED Global speaker.
Privacy Papers for Policymakers
The 7th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers (PPPM) is presented by FPF and Honorary Co-Hosts Senator Edward J. Markey, and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus, Congressman Joe Barton, and Congresswoman Diana DeGette. The event will explore the year’s leading privacy research and scholarship judged most useful for policymakers in the U.S. Congress, federal and state agencies, and around the world.
5:30 PM on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 (the day before FTC’s PrivacyCon)
** New Location **
Room SDG-50 (Senate Auditorium)
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Public entrance is on the corner of First St and C Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002