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July 9, 2013

July 9, 2013 Public Workshop

July 9, 2013: Public Workshop

Workshop regarding surveillance programs operated pursuant to Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Workshop Location
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel – Grand Ballroom
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC


09:00 AM Doors Open
09:30 AM - 09:45 AM Introductory Remarks (David Medine, PCLOB Chairman)
09:45 AM - 11:30 AM Panel I: Legal/Constitutional Perspective
Facilitators: Rachel Brand and Patricia Wald, Board Members

  • Steven Bradbury (Formerly DOJ Office of Legal Counsel)
  • Jameel Jaffer (ACLU)Kate Martin (Center for National Security Studies)
  • Hon. James Robertson, Ret. (formerly District Court and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court)
  • Kenneth Wainstein (formerly DOJ National Security Division/White House Homeland Security Advisor)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Panel II: Role of Technology
Facilitators: James Dempsey and David Medine, Board Members

  • Steven Bellovin (Columbia University Computer Science Department)
  • Marc Rotenberg (Electronic Privacy Information Center)
  • Ashkan Soltani (Independent Researcher and Consultant)
  • Daniel Weitzner (MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab)
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM Panel III: Policy Perspective
Facilitators: Elisebeth Bridget Collins and David Medine, Board Members

  • James Baker (formerly DOJ Office of Intelligence and Policy Review)
  • Michael Davidson (formerly Senate Legal Counsel)
  • Sharon Bradford Franklin (The Constitution Project)
  • Elizabeth Goitein (Brennan Center for Justice)
  • Greg Nojeim (Center for Democracy and Technology)
  • Nathan Sales (George Mason School of Law)
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM Break
4:10 PM - 4:30 PM Open for Public Comment
4:30 PM Closing Comments (David Medine, PCLOB Chairman)

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