Multiple US stakeholders, including the Federal Trade Commission, the Administration, and Congress are examining a new federal privacy law borrowing key principles from the GDPR and the California privacy law. This panel will examine whether key GDPR and California concepts are workable as a new federal baseline and the relationship between data protection and innovation and pricing.

Svetlana S. Gans, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA
Maureen K. Ohlhausen, former Acting FTC Chairman, Partner, Baker Botts
Roslyn Layton, PhD, Visiting Researcher, Aalborg University, Center for Communication, Media and Information Studies (Denmark)
Professor Liad Wagman, Associate Professor of Economics, Illinois Institute of Technology

10:10 am – 11:10 am
Room 307

Readings:

Svetlana Gans

Vice President & Associate General Counsel
NCTA, The Internet & Television Association

Roslyn Layton

Visiting Researcher
Aalborg University
Center for Communication, Media & Information Studies (Denmark)

Maureen K. Ohlhausen

Partner
Baker Botts

Liad Wagman

Associate Professor of Economics
Illinois Institute of Technology