Drones and Domestic Surveillance

Drones and Domestic Surveillance

January 15, 2013, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

First Amendment Lounge
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Featured Speakers:

  • Representative Ed Markey (D-MA) (Invited)
  • Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) (Invited)
  • Representative Ted Poe (R-TX)
  • Michael Huerta, Administrator (FAA) (Invited)
  • Laura Donohue, Associate Professor of Law (Georgetown Law School)
  • Orin Kerr, Professor of Law (George Washington University Law School)
  • Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow (CATO)
  • Bruce Schneier, Author and Chief Technology Security Officer (BT Counterpane)
  • Amie Stepanovich, Associate Litigation Counsel (Electronic Privacy Information Center)
  • Gretchen West, Executive Vice President (AUVSI)

This symposium will be devoted to a balanced assessment of the impact that increased domestic drone use will have on privacy. Experts in law, technology, and security will discuss the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act that opened the door for increased use of drones in the United States as well as pending legislation, technical capabilities, and potential legal pitfalls.

Advance registration is preferred. Tweeters can follow the discussion at #USdrones.