This web page provides details concerning the July 12, 2012 privacy multistakeholder meeting. This meeting is the first in a series of NTIA-convened discussions concerning mobile application transparency. Stakeholders will engage in an open, transparent, consensus-driven process to develop a code of conduct regarding mobile app transparency. The objectives of the July 12, 2012 meeting are to: 1) promote discussion among stakeholders concerning mobile app transparency by employing a structured, open process; and 2) initiate a venue for stakeholders to work toward a schedule and format for future meetings.
The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Auditorium of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC.
The meeting is open to all interested stakeholders, will be webcast, and is open to the press. There will be an opportunity for stakeholders viewing the webcast to participate remotely in the meeting through a moderated conference bridge. The meeting will generally employ a facilitated discussion format moderated by an independent facilitator. Stakeholders who attend the meeting in person, as well as stakeholders who participate remotely, will have an opportunity to make brief statements in response to questions posed by the facilitator. Stakeholders who attend the meeting in person, as well as stakeholders who participate remotely, will have an opportunity to participate in polls conducted by the facilitator.
- Webcast: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/privacy-multistakeholder-meeting-webcast-7-12-2012 
- Moderated Conference Bridge: dial-in – (888-957-9870 or 212-287-1619) passcode – PRIVACY MSH
The meeting agenda is available here .
Stakeholders should enter the Herbert C. Hoover Building at the 14th Street entrance between Pennsylvania Ave. and Constitution Ave. NTIA is expecting hundreds of stakeholders to attend the meeting. Stakeholders may encounter delays at the building’s security checkpoint and are advised to arrive at least 30 minutes early. Stakeholders will be escorted from the security checkpoint to the auditorium.
Stakeholders should make arrangements to eat lunch outside the Department of Commerce building. The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is directly across 14th Street from the Department of Commerce. The Reagan building includes a large food court. Stakeholders should bear in mind that they will be required to clear security again when re-entering the Department of Commerce after lunch.
The Department of Commerce auditorium is a historic room with a limited number of power outlets for attendee use. Wifi Internet access is not available in this venue, and unfortunately cellular coverage may also be limited inside the auditorium.
Due to security requirements and to facilitate entry to the Department of Commerce building, U.S. nationals must present a valid, government-issued photo identification upon arrival. Foreign nationals must contact John Verdi at (202) 482–8238 or email@example.com at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting in order to provide the necessary clearance information, and must present a valid, government-issued photo identification upon arrival.