NTIA Press Releases
For Immediate Release
September 14, 2000
Contact: Ranjit de Silva
(202) 482-7002
Art Brodsky
(202) 482-0019
****M E D I A A D V I S O R Y****

NTIA TO SPONSOR ONLINE PRIVACY WORKSHOP
Secretary Norman Y. Mineta to deliver keynote speech

WASHINGTON- Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta will deliver the keynote speech at a workshop hosted by the the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on Sept. 19, 2000 to examine technological tools and developments that can enhance consumer privacy online. 

The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. in the auditorium of the U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. NTIA and the Internet Education Foundation will simultaneously co-host a Technology Fair to demonstrate the use and capabilities of a broad array of online privacy technologies. The Fair will allow the public to examine and try out these technologies. About 20 companies are expected to demonstrate their products.

The public workshop and the Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Technology Fair will be held in the Department's Main Lobby (14th Street Entrance). Both the workshop and the Fair are open to the public, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

An agenda for the workshop follows:

9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Introduction - Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator, NTIA, Gregory L. Rohde

9:05 - 9:15 a.m. Keynote Address - Secretary of Commerce Norman Y. Mineta

9:15 - 10:00 a.m. Presentation: Overview of Online Privacy-Enhancing Technologies 
Lorrie Faith Cranor, AT&T Research

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: P3P Implementation
Moderator: Elliot Maxwell, Department of Commerce
Panelists: Marc Berejka, Microsoft
Karen Coyle, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
Daniel Jaye, Engage
Edmund Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG 
Ron Perry, Idcide
Mel Peterson, Proctor & Gamble
Martin Presler-Marshall, IBM 
Danny Weitzner, World Wide Web Consortium

11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break and Technology Fair (Lobby)

11:15 - 12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Implications for Fair Information Practice Principles
Moderator: Lorrie Faith Cranor, AT&T Research
Panelists: Brian Adkins, Information Technology Industry Council
Scott Beechuk, Privacy Right
Glee Cady, Privada
Caitlin Halligan, Internet Bureau, NYS Attorney General 
Gary Laden, BBBOnline
Stephanie Perrin, ZeroKnowledge
Joel Reidenberg, Fordham University
Ari Schwartz, Center for Democracy and Technology

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break and Technology Fair (Lobby)

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Implications for Self-Regulatory and Regulatory Environments
Moderator: Peter Swire,Office of Management and Budget
Panelists: Bill Guidera, Microsoft
Toby Levin, Federal Trade Commission
Richard Pierce, George Washington University
Andrew Shen, Electronic Privacy Information Center
Richard M. Smith, Privacy Foundation
Christine Varney, Online Privacy Alliance

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Q&A with Technology Fair Demonstrators
Moderator: Tim Lordan, Internet Education Foundation

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks - Assistant Secretary Gregory L. Rohde

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Reception and Technology Fair (Lobby)

****The National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce is sponsoring today's workshop, and the Internet Education Foundation is sponsoring the technology fair and reception ****