On May 24, 2017, the FTC will hold a daylong conference on identity theft in Washington, D.C.

The conference, “Planning for the Future,” will include panel discussions about how identity thieves acquire and use consumer information, how websites trade in stolen consumer information, the impact of identity theft on financial services, health care and other sectors, the challenges that identity theft victims face, and resources available to identity theft victims.  FTC technical experts will give a presentation on how malicious actors use consumer data available online.

The final agenda indicates that speakers will include FTC, DOJ, Secret Service, and IRS representatives as well as industry representatives and consumer advocates.