Wednesday, January 9 from to 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

The session will be promoted using the following description: Facing the Policy Issues of Facial Recognition Technology While discussions over the need for and details of a federal privacy law overhaul continue, technological development continues apace. One area of particular growth is facial recognition technology, which is increasingly used online and offline in both security and commercial contexts. What are the policy implications of widespread deployment of this technology? Can citizens make a legitimate claim of privacy on our most public feature?

Introduction: The Honorable Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Moderator: Tony Romm, Technology Reporter, Politico


Wayne Crews, Vice President for Policy and Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)

Berin Szoka, President, TechFreedom

Pam Dixon, Executive Director, World Privacy Forum

Harley Geiger, Legislative Counsel, Office of Representative Zoe Lofgren

Scott Boylan, Vice President and General Counsel, Morpheus Trust

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