FTC’s Brill & ACT’s Reed talk tech at Hill Newseum event

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Tech in Policy: Innovation Impacting Washington

ACT | The App Association Executive Director Morgan Reed and FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will discuss health and education policy at The Hill’s Tech in Policy event on July 23rd at the Newseum.  Commissioner Brill is leading the FTC’s efforts to review consumer privacy and security in healthcare and technology, and Reed serves as the legal and policy chair for the mobile arm of the largest Health IT organization, HIMSS.  In conjunction with Moms With Apps, Reed has also led industry efforts to develop children’s apps that meet high standards for privacy and security.

“There have been incredible developments in mobile technology that help students learn and improve health outcomes,” said Reed.  “We need a regulatory environment that encourages innovation while protecting consumers in areas that make a real difference in our lives.”

 

WHAT: The Hill presents, “Tech in Policy: Innovation Impacting Washington” 

WHEN: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EST

WHERE: The Newseum, Knight Studio – 3rd Floor, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC [map]

REGISTER: bit.ly/1n25rfp

STREAM: thehill.com/video/events

 

SPEAKER LINE-UP:

Health and Education

·      Julie Brill, FTC Commissioner

·      Morgan Reed, Executive Director, ACT | The App Association

·      Julian Hattem & Kate Tummarello, The Hill

[Additional Speakers:]

·      Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner

·      Dean Garfield, President, Information Technology Industry Council

·      Catherine McCullough, Executive Director, Intelligent Car Coalition

·      Allison Remsen, Executive Director, Mobile Future

·      Richard Culatta, Deputy Director, Office of Education Technology, Department of Education

·      Liz Simon, Public Policy Director and General Counsel, General Assembly

·      Donna Harris, Co-Founder, 1776

·      Jeff Selingo, Author, “College (Un)Bound”

·      Keith Laing, The Hill