The Federal Trade Commission’s second Start with Security Conference will take place Thursday, Nov. 5, in Austin. The event, which is bringing together top security experts to provide information to startups and app developers, is being hosted and co-sponsored by the University of Texas Robert S. Strauss Center and the Center for Identity.  

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will provide opening remarks, and panelists include top security experts from across the technology industry. A full agenda and list of speakers is available online.

The event is free and open to media and the public, and more information on how to participate is below:

IN PERSON: The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at the University of Texas at Austin’s AT&T Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., Austin, TX 78705
WEBCAST: The conference will be available online via webcast. A link will be posted on the conference website once the event begins.
TWITTER: The FTC will live-tweet the conference from @FTC using the hashtag #StartWithSecurity.

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