Brussels Event to Explore Policy Approaches in Europe and U.S.
WASHINGTON D.C. - The Progress & Freedom Foundation (PFF) and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) will be co-hosting the first in a series of seminars on information technology policy issues on Wednesday, July 11th from 12:30 to 14:30 in Brussels, Belgium. The luncheon seminar will explore online privacy concerns facing Europe and the U.S. "Online Privacy and Consumer Confidence: Regulatory Issues in the United States and Europe" will assemble policymakers and academics to discuss and debate policy best practices and compare the approach currently adopted in the US and EU on this issue. The conference agenda can be found on the PFF and CEPS websites.
The panel of speakers includes:
- Andrea Renda (Moderator), Senior Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies
- Alan Raul, Chairman of Sidley & Austin's Information Law and Privacy Practice Group and Vice Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
- Alain Brun, Head of the Data Protection Unit at the European Commission, DG Justice, Freedom and Security
- Cornelia Kutterer, Senior Advisor, Bureau of European Consumers
- Thomas Lenard, Senior Fellow and Acting President, The Progress & Freedom Foundation.
"Online Privacy and Consumer Confidence: Regulatory Issues in the United States and Europe" will be begin at 12:30 at CEPS, 1 Place du Congrès, Brussels, Belgium. To register for the seminar, please contact Mrs. Anne-Marie Boudou at firstname.lastname@example.org or +32 (0)2 229 39 12 or visit the CEPS event registration page. Alternately, you can register by contacting Ms. Brooke Glass at email@example.com or 202-289-8928 or by visiting the PFF website. For more information on PFF's and CEPS's activities concerning the global communication marketplace and regulations, please visit their websites at www.pff.org and www.ceps.be, respectively.
Founded in Brussels in 1983, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) is among the most experienced and authoritative think tanks operating in the European Union today. CEPS serves as a leading forum for debate on EU affairs, but its most distinguishing feature lies in its strong in-house research capacity, complemented by an extensive network of partner institutes throughout the world.
The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public policy. It is a 501(c)(3) research & educational organization.