Thursday, November 10, 2011

Governance of Social Media Conference at Georgetown

From the organizers:

Use social media? Wondering how the government should (or should not) be involved in social media's future? This Friday and Saturday, watch the live webcast of the Governance of Social Media Workshop.

Event Info:

This Friday and Saturday, Georgetown University will be hosting the Quello Center's Governance of Social Media Workshop. A large group of academics, policymakers, representatives from the advocacy community and industry (including Facebook and Google) will be debating the various policy issues raised by social media. Issues to be addressed include:

- Privacy concerns
- Social media analytics
- Web tracking
- Competition policy
- Free speech
- Policies in virtual worlds
- Access
- Surveillance
- Protection of children
- Copyright
- Data mining
- ... and much, much more!

The event will run from 8:30am - 6pm on Friday, November 11 and from 8:30am - 4pm on Saturday November 12. Workshop schedule.

Among the speakers will be Dr. Ed Felten, Chief Technologist at the FTC, who will be giving the luncheon keynote address this Friday at 12:30pm.

Event hashtag is #GSMworkshop

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