Kenneth H. Abbe, Staff Attorney, Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Travis LeBlanc, Special Assistant Attorney General for Technology, State of California
Abbe and LeBlanc will speak in the Safety and Privacy in Mobile Apps session as part of the Digital Kids Safety Track at the 6th annual Digital Kids Conference. They will address the unique set of safety and privacy concerns the mobile space presents for children and how new Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act requirements could affect business compliance. Operators of social networks, online games, mobile apps, virtual worlds, and related products and services will learn how to spot risks and what their companies need to know to develop kid-friendly apps on multiple platforms. The Digital Kids Safety Track is co-produced by Engage Digital and kidSAFE® Seal Program.
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, April 25
Room 1, Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Regulatory scrutiny is heating up following the disappointing findings in the FTC’s Mobile Apps for Kids Report and recent commitments by the FTC and California Attorney General’s office to step up enforcement this area. http://digitalkidscon.com/files/2012/03/120216mobile_apps_kids.pdf
About the Digital Kids Conference:
The 6th annual Digital Kids Conference of panels, presentations, and interviews provides unparalleled exposure to best practices, current trends, and effective strategies behind the most successful techniques to develop and market to digital kids and youth. The conference delivers critical information companies need to reach digital kids through online and mobile technologies in five conference tracks including: Safety, Content, Operations, Business and Market Research – http://digitalkidscon.com/schedule/ Experts will address everything from mobile and tablet apps to social games, virtual worlds, social media, and more, as conference goers learn how to build, manage and monetize services, products and interactive content. http://digitalkidscon.com/
About Engage Digital:
Founded in 2003, Austin-based Engage Digital is a leading producer of technology-focused industry conferences and trade expositions ranging from software development, mobile technologies and games to social media, youth, virtual learning and more. Recent events include those held in Austin, New York, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle, and London. Visit http://www.engagedigital.com for more information.