September 14, 2000
Ranjit de Silva
NTIA TO SPONSOR ONLINE PRIVACY WORKSHOP
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
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: P3P Implementation
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
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
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Q&A with Technology Fair Demonstrators
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 ****