16th Annual Symposium on Antitrust Law
Privacy Regulation and Antitrust
The George Mason Law Review, in partnership with the George Mason University Law & Economics Center, is pleased to present its 16th Annual Symposium on Antitrust Law on January 17, 2013. The Symposium, entitled “Privacy Regulation and Antitrust,” will be held in the Founders Hall Auditorium at George Mason University School of Law, located at 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia.
The program will explore the market for privacy protection, the effect of privacy regulation on competition and business, and the current state of privacy regulations, and will look at privacy protection in Europe as a point of comparison.
The Keynote Address will be delivered by Gordon Crovitz of the Wall Street Journal.
This Symposium has been approved for 5.5 Virginia CLE credits.
Please join us on January 17, 2013! To register, click here.
For more information, contact Melinda Meade Meyers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speakers and Agenda:
8:00 – 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:40am Welcome and Introduction
Daniel D. Polsby, George Mason University School of Law
Melinda Meade Meyers, George Mason Law Review
8:40 – 10:00am Panel 1: Overview of the U.S. Regulatory Landscape
J. Trevor Hughes, International Association of Privacy Professionals
Daniel Kaufman, Federal Trade Commission
William E. Kovacic, The George Washington University Law School
Richard Lawson Director, Division of Economic Crimes Office of the Florida Attorney General
Moderator: Lisa Sotto, Hunton & Williams
10:15 – 11:45pm Panel 2: Privacy and Competition Policy
James Cooper, Director, Research and Policy, Law & Economics Center, and Lecturer in Law, George Mason University School of Law
Allen Grunes, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Geoffrey Manne, Lewis & Clark Law School
Frank Pasquale, Seton Hall Law School
Catherine E. Tucker, MIT Sloan School of Management
Moderator: August Horvath, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
11:45 – 1:30pm Luncheon and Keynote Address
L. Gordon Crovitz, The Wall Street Journal
1:30 – 3:00pm Panel 3: Evaluating Costs and Benefits of Current Privacy Regulation
Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon
Paul Ohm, Federal Trade Commission
Jeffrey Rosen, The George Washington University Law School
Adam Thierer, Mercatus Center
Moderator: James Cooper, George Mason University School of Law
3:15 – 4:45pm Panel 4: Privacy in the European Union
Francesca Bignami, The George Washington University Law School
Emilio W. Cividanes, Venable LLP
Hugh Stevenson, Federal Trade Commission
Christopher Wolf, Hogan Lovells LLP
Moderator: Dan Caprio, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
4:45 – 5:00pm Closing Remarks
Matthew Bowels, Editor-in-Chief, George Mason Law Review
5:00 – 6:00pm Refreshments/ Reception
George Mason University School of Law
Founders Hall Auditorium
3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
General Admission: $150.00