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Monday, May 5


Welcome & Introductions
Monday May 5, 2014 1:00pm - 1:10pm
Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


Keynote Conversation with Martin Cooper, Father of the Wireless Phone
Please join us in honoring the father of the mobile phone, Martin Cooper, with a presentation for his monumental achievement followed by a reception in his honor at The Source starting at 5 pm.

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Eliza Krigman

Multimedia Journalist, Independent
Synopsis Five years of experience covering technology, politics, education and lobbying for POLITICO, National Journal and other publications. 2012 Gerald Loeb Award finalist in online enterprise category. Work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, the Washington Post and other media outlets. Work Experience POLITICO Reporter     Washington, DC     January 2011 &ndash... Read More →

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Martin Cooper

Inventor, Wireless Phone
On April 3, 1973, while working as GM of Motorola's Communications Systems Division, Martin Cooper placed the world's first cellular phone call.  Now, only 40 years later, over half of all Americans have ditched their landlines and "gone wireless" (up from a quarter of Americans only two years ago). | | Over the years, Martin Cooper has continued to actively participate in the advancement of cellular technology.  Mr. Cooper founded... Read More →

Monday May 5, 2014 1:10pm - 1:45pm
Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


The Wire(d)Less Internet Ecosystem: (Re)Defining Business and Policy Approaches to A Ubiquitous Internet With and Without Wires
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Tim Lordan

Executive Director, IEF
Tim Lordan serves as executive director for the Internet Education Foundation (IEF), a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to educating the public and policy makers about the potential of a decentralized global Internet to promote democracy, communications and commerce. Mr. Lordan joined the IEF in 1999 as the first permanent staff member. The IEF assists the efforts of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee... Read More →

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Anna Bager

General Manager, Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence, Interactive Advertising Bureau
Anna Bager is the Vice President and General Manager of the Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence at the Interactive Advertising Bureau. The Mobile Center, an independently funded and staffed unit inside the IAB, is charged with driving the growth of the mobile marketing, advertising and media marketplace. | | Prior to joining the IAB Bager was heading business intelligence at Ericsson Multimedia and head of research at Ericsson’s... Read More →
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Julie Brill

Attorney Advisor, Commissioner Julie Brill, FTC
Aaron Burstein serves as an attorney advisor to Commissioner Julie Brill for consumer protection issues. Previosly Aaron worked US Department of Commerce, NTIA advising the Administration on consumer data privacy and other Internet policy issues. He has also held posts as Director for Privacy and Civil LibertiesNational Security Staff, The White House and as a Research Fellow UC Berkeley.
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Leigh Parsons Freund

Vice President & Chief Counsel, AOL Inc.
Leigh has been with AOL 10 years, most recently as Vice President & Chief Counsel leading the AOL Advertising legal team. She provided advice and counsel on business strategy, commercial transactions, strategic acquisitions and complex advertising and technology agreements. Also during her tenure at AOL, she has worked closely with the public policy and privacy teams to promote and develop responsible data collection and management... Read More →
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G.S. Hans

Ron Plesser Fellow, Center for Democracy & Technology
Gautam Hans is the 2012-2014 Ron Plesser Fellow. At CDT, his work focuses on consumer privacy, including mobile technology, government regulation and enforcement, and international issues. Prior to joining CDT, Gautam interned at the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, focusing on... Read More →
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Michael Zimbalist

SVP Ad Products and R&D, New York Times

Monday May 5, 2014 1:50pm - 3:00pm
Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


Coffee Break
Monday May 5, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


A Discussion with FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen
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Alex Byers

Technology Reporter, Politico
Alex Byers is a technology reporter for POLITICO Pro. He was previously a senior Web producer at POLITICO, where he helped run POLITICO's Twitter and Facebook accounts. Before joining the Web team, he graduated from The George Washington University, where he served as the 2009-10 editor-in-chief of The GW Hatchet, the school's award-winning student newspaper. Previously, he has interned at washingtonpost.com, Dateline NBC and General Mills... Read More →
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Maureen K. Ohlhausen

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Maureen K. Ohlhausen was sworn in as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission on April 4, 2012, to a term that expires in September 2018.  Prior to joining the Commission, Ohlhausen was a partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, where she focused on FTC issues, including privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity. Ohlhausen previously served at the Commission for 11 years, most recently as Director of the Office of Policy... Read More →

Monday May 5, 2014 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


Sussing the Security of Our Connected Devices and the Internet of Things: The Wireless Ecosystem
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Adam Thierer

Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Adam Thierer is a senior research fellow with the Technology Policy Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He specializes in technology, media, Internet, and free-speech policies, with a particular focus on online safety and digital privacy. His writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and Forbes, and he has appeared on national television and... Read More →

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Allan Friedman

Research Scientist, Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute at George Washington University
Allan Friedman is a Research Scientist at the the Cyber Security Policy Research Institute in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at George Washington University, where he works on cybersecurity policy.  | | Wearing the hats of both a technologist and a policy scholar, his work spans computer science, public policy and the social sciences, and has addressed issues ranging from electronic medical records to... Read More →

Karen Jagielski

Senior Attorney, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection
Karen Jagielski is a Senior Attorney in the FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. In her 15 years at the FTC, she has represented the Commission in numerous matters involving privacy and security, FCRA, GLB, and deceptive advertising.  She previously served as counsel to the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection under Howard Beales and Lydia Parnes.  Most recently, Ms. Jagielski led the Commission’s... Read More →
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David Leduc

Senior Director of Public Policy, Software & Information Industry Association
David represents the Association before Congress, the Administration and other policymakers across a number of key ICT public policy issues, including e-commerce, privacy, cyber security, cloud computing, open standards, e-government and information policy. He has been instrumental in helping to advance the software and digital content industries, including many major policy objectives back to the late 1990s. (Source: SIIA)
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Deepti Rohatgi

Policy Advisor, Lookout
Deepti Rohatgi is a Policy Advisor at Lookout. Previously she served as a Product Marketing Director at a cybersecurity start-up company, a Policy Director at Yahoo!, Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and a Director of IT and Telecommunications Policy at the U.S. Department of State. Ms. Rohatgi holds a  Masters in Industrial Engineering and a B.A. in Public Policy from Stanford University.

Monday May 5, 2014 3:50pm - 4:50pm
Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.


Cocktail Reception: Celebrating 40 Years of Wireless Innovation, Reception Honoring Marty Cooper

Celebrating 40 Years of Wireless Innovation, Reception Honoring Marty Cooper
Reception at The Source
575 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, District of Columbia
RSVPs appreciated to RSVP@glenechogroup.com

Monday May 5, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Source 575 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.