Agenda

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011

Day 1: Assessing the Current State of Affairs

12:00 – 12:30                     
Registration  

12:30 - 13:30                      
Lunch  

13:30 - 13:35                      
Opening & Welcome 

 •  Chris Hoofnagle, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
 •  Prof. Nico van Eijk, Director of the Institute for Information law

13:35 – 14:00                     
Keynote message 

 •  Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for the Digital Agenda   

14:00 – 14:30                     
The FTC's Privacy Agenda + the EU online privacy agenda    
             
 •  Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commissioner
 •  Robert Madelin, Director General DG Information Society  

14:30 – 15:30                     
Tutorial on the state of online tracking
This tutorial will cover the current landscape of online tracking technologies and business models, including demand side platforms    
   
 •  Ashkan Soltani, Independent researcher and consultant focused on privacy, security, and behavioral economics  

15:30 - 16:00                       
Coffee Break 

16:00 – 17:15                     
Discussion topic 1: Regulatory landscape: consent to be tracked?
Where do we stand with the current implementation of the e-privacy directive? How will it affect businesses and consumers? What is the role of informed consent in the present regulatory framework, can informed consent work at all? Does trust need to be factored in? What are the suggested solutions, what is the practice and how can technology help consumers make the right decision?  

 •  Chair: Natali Helberger, Institute for Information Law   
 •  Ashley Winton, Partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Group at White & Case 
 •  Linda Kool, Researcher on Strategies for the Information Society, TNO
 •  Aleecia McDonald, PhD candidate in Engineering & Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University
 •  Georgina Nelson, In-house Lawyer 
 •  Sjoera Nas, Internet and telecom expert, Dutch Data Protection Authority  

17:15 - 18:15                      
Discussion topic 2: Technical Approaches
The web makes it possible for consumers to make more granular (e.g. site-specific, and use-specific) choices about tracking. Given the flexibility of the web and browsers, this discussion will focus on how tracking protection can be implemented.
 
 •  Chair: Rigo Wenning, W3C Legal counsel & Privacy Activity Lead   
 •  Sebastian Meissner, EuroPriSe at ULD - Office of the Data Protection Commissioner of Schleswig-Holstein  
 •  Alissa Cooper, Doctoral student, Oxford Internet Institute
 •  Hervé Le Jouan, CEO, Privowny 
 •  Jean Marc Dinant, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Ecole d'ingénieurs informatique,électronique, télécom et réseaux (ISEP)
 •  Kai Rannenberg, Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security at Goethe University
 •  Frankfurt Hannes Tschofenig, Senior Research Scientist at Nokia Siemens Networks and guest lecturer at the University of Goettingen
 
18:30 -19:30                       
Networking Cocktail  

 

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Day 2: Policy Options for Web Tracking Protection
 
09:00 - 10:15                      
Discussion topic 3: Technical approaches continued
Discussants will consider the advantages and disadvantages of different implementations, and identify which implementations are most likely to address consumer concerns and be flexible enough to adapt to displacement—new forms of tracking adopted to circumvent tracking protection.   
                                                                 
 •  Chair: Chris Hoofnagle, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology   
 •  Kei Ishii, Project manager "Verbraucher Sicher Online", Technische Universität Berlin 
 •  George Pappachen, Chief Privacy Officer, Kantar 
 •  Alex Fowler, Global Privacy and Public Policy Leader, Mozilla
 •  Gwendal LeGrand, Head of the IT experts department, Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés, France 
 •  Giorgio Sardo, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
 •  Justin Weiss, Senior Director of International Privacy, Yahoo!
 
10:15 -10:45                        
Coffee Break 

10:45 –12:00                      
Discussion topic 4: Policy options: regulation and enforcement 
What is the relation between regulation, self-regulatory and technical efforts?  If tracking protection is implemented, how will a surveillance system for enforcement operate?                                                                  

 •  Chair: Deirdre Mulligan, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology   
 •  Susan Grant, Director of Consumer Protection, Consumer Federation of America   
 •  Joe McNamee, Advocacy Coordinator EDRI
 •  Sue Glueck, Senior Attorney for Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft
 •  Alan Chapell, President of Chapell and Associates                                                 
 •  Kimon Zorbas, Vice President IAB Europe 
 •  Daniel Weitzner, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House (tbc)                                                

12:00 -12:30                       
Conclusions 

 •  Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commissioner                                                 
 •  Robert Madelin, Director General DG Information Society  

12:30                                    
Workshop close  

12:30 – 13:30                     
Lunch