Application Developers Alliance Holds Washington D.C. Privacy Summit

Washington, D.C. (November 28, 2012) – The Application Developers Alliance will conclude its national Privacy Summit Series in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. The final Privacy Summit will be held at 6:30 PM at Living Social and will be co-hosted locally by Hinge, Spinnakr, MoDev, Future of Privacy Forum, and Fortify.vc. The Series is sponsored nationally by TRUSTe, AT&T, and Evidon.

Policy makers across the country are making decisions about app privacy. With its Privacy Summit Series, the Alliance has given developers a voice in the debate.  The series has made successful stops in 10 cities nationwide, including Austin, San Diego, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, and Boulder.

The Alliance and its members have been full participants in the multi-stakeholder meetings on mobile app privacy and transparency convened by the Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications & Information Administration. Thursday’s Privacy Summit series will include an update on those discussions and what to expect at the next meeting, which will be held Friday.

Discussion leaders will include:

·         Tim Sparapani, Senior Policy Advisor, Application Developers Alliance (Moderator)

·         Colin O’Malley, Chief Strategy Officer, Evidon

·         Jeff Brueggeman, Vice President-Public Policy and Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, AT&T

·         Christopher Olsen, Assistant Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC

·         Michael Mayernick, Co-founder, Spinnakr

·         Jules Polonetsky, Co-chair and Director, Future of Privacy Forum

What:              Application Developers Alliance Washington, D.C. Privacy Summit

When:             Thursday, November 29, 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Where:            Living Social, Dupont Room
918 F Street NW

Washington, DC 20004

For more information on the Alliance’s Privacy Summit Series or to register for the event, visit devprivacysummit.com.

About The Application Developers Alliance

The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Alliance members include more than 15,000 individual application developers and dozens of companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem.