Agenda

The Conference on Web Privacy Measurement will assemble experts focusing upon the challenge of tracking internet tracking.

Thursday, May 31st, 2012 -- Closed Session

Session chair: Jonathan Mayer

8:30
Registration & Breakfast

9:00-10:15
Discussion 1: The state of web privacy measurement (led by Dr. Balachander Krishnamurthy & Professor Craig Wills).

A facilitated discussion of the current literature.  During this session, our goal is to understand existing work, and to unify terms and concepts used in this emerging field.

10:15-10:45
Break

10:45-12:00
Discussion 2: Problem identification (led by Dr. Aleecia M. McDonald & Rob van Eijk).

The field of web privacy measurement faces a series of challenges.  This facilitated discussion will explore ethical issues, the "known unknown" problems, gaps in current research, and the technical issues implicated by new tracking vectors.

12:00-1:30
Lunch

Session chair: Nick Doty

1:30-2:45
Discussion 3: Tools for web privacy measurement (led by Ashkan Soltani & Samy Kamkar).

This discussion will focus upon evaluating tools and techniques to ensure accurate and verifiable web privacy measurement.

2:45-3:15
Break

3:15-4:30
Discussion 4: TBD Day of Event (led by Chris Hoofnagle).

4:30-6
Group activities: hike in the Berkeley Hills with Nick Doty, or a visit to Berkeley's wonderful music stores and Moe's Books with Chris Hoofnagle.

Friday, June 1, 2012 -- Open Session

9:00-9:30

Breakfast

9:30-11:00
Demo Morning

Slots for anyone who wishes to share a tool or review of their past work with other participants.

Aldo Cortesi, Nullcube
Tom Lowenthal, Mozilla
Jonathan Mayer, Stanford University
Travis Pinnick, TRUSTe
Ashkan Soltani
Keynote Systems 

11:00-11:30
Break

11:30-12:30
Researcher presentations

Presentation of latest research results among participants.

Rebecca Balebako, Carnegie Mellon University
Jonathan Mayer, Stanford University
Nathan Good, Good Research
David Weatherall

12:30-1:30
Lunch

1:30-2:45
Policy Panel

What privacy measurement is useful for policymakers?

Tara Whalen, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Rob van Eijk, Article 29 Working Party
Laura Berger, Federal Trade Commission
Alexandra Robert-Gordon, California Department of Justice

2:45-4:00
Breakout Groups on Do Not Track, Mobile App Privacy, Contributing to tools.

4:00 
Reception

5:00 Adjourn