The Federal Trade Commission will host a two-day public event, “Spam Summit: The Next Generation of Threats and Solutions,” in Washington, DC on July 11 and 12, 2007. The summit will bring together experts from the business, government, and technology sectors, consumer advocates, and academics to explore consumer protection issues surrounding spam, phishing, and malware.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the FTC’s satellite building conference center, located at 601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. A government-issued photo ID is required for entry. Members of the public and press who wish to participate but who cannot attend can view a live Webcast of the summit on the FTC’s Web site. Pre-registration is not required.
The Commission invites interested parties to submit requests to be panelists. The requests should be submitted electronically to SpamSummit@ftc.gov on or before May 18, 2007. The Commission asks interested parties to include a statement detailing their expertise on the issues to be addressed at the summit and complete contact information. Panelists selected to participate will be notified by June 1, 2007.
Any person also may submit written comments on the topics to be addressed at the summit. Comments must be received on or before May 18, 2007.
- Spam Summit Report and Report Press Release (November 2007)
- Agenda and Presentations [PDF]
- Participant Biographies [PDF]
- Press Release (April 18, 2007)
- Public Comments
- Draft Transcripts
- Day One, July 11, 2007 [PDF] Draft Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
- Day Two, July 12, 2007 [PDF] Draft Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2007
- Additional Documents from Panelists
- Directions to the Conference Center
- Hotel information
- Nearby Restaurants