2021 Robocall Virtual Summit—National Association of Attorneys General

The National Association of Attorneys General will hold a Robocall Virtual Summit on September 8-9, 2021. The summit will cover the robocall landscape, industry and government responses, and areas for improvement. The September 8 session is open to the public. It includes an outstanding lineup of sessions and panelists. Here’s an overview.

Agenda

Here’s the lineup for the public sessions on Wednesday. Times are Eastern Daylight Time.

SessionTopicSpeakers
1:00pmWelcome Remarks
  • Dana Nessel, Michigan Attorney General
  • Dave Yost, Ohio Attorney General
  • Abigail Stempson, Director, NAGTRI Center for Consumer Protection, National Association of Attorneys General
1:15pmSession 1: Robocall Ecosystem - The Basics
  • Moderator: Wisam Naoum, Assistant Attorney General, Michigan Attorney Generals Office
  • Matt Fischer, Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge (Acting), Social Security Administration Office of Inspector General
  • David Frankel, CEO, ZipDX LLC
  • Henning Schulzrine, Professor, Columbia University
2:25pmSession 2: The Industry Response - The Latest from Telecom
  • Moderator: Julia Dale, Assistant Attorney General, Michigan Attorney General’s Office
  • Josh Bercu, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy USTelecom – The Broadband Association
  • Joseph Delotto, Vice President, Voice and UC Product, Spectrum Enterprise
  • Aaron Foss, Founder, Nomorobo
  • Linda Vandeloop, Assistant Vice President External Affairs/Regulatory, AT&T Services, Inc.
3:40pmSession 3: The Government Response - The Latest from Law Enforcement
  • Introduction: TJ Donovan, Vermont Attorney General
  • Moderator: Melissa Wright, Section Chief, Consumer Protection Section, Ohio Attorney General’s Office
  • Ann F. Entwistle, Senior Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice
  • James Evans, National Do Not Call Program Coordinator, Federal Trade Commission
  • Wisam Naoum, Assistant Attorney General, Michigan Attorney General’s Office
  • Jamie Renner, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General’s Office
  • Dan Stepanicich, Attorney Advisor, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
4:55pmSession 4: Strengthening the Fight
  • Moderator: Erin Leahy, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Ohio Attorney General’s Office
  • Patrick Crotty, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Florida Attorney General’s Office
  • Margot Saunders, Senior Counsel, National Consumer Law Center
5:25pmClosing Remarks
  • Joe Potchen, , Bureau Chief, Consumer and Regulatory Enforcement Bureau, Michigan Attorney General’s Office
  • Abigail Stempson, Director, NAGTRI Center for Consumer Protection, National Association of Attorneys General
  • Melissa Wright, Section Chief, Consumer Protection Section, Ohio Attorney General’s Office

For more information, visit the summit website.

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Fees and registration

There is no cost for attorney general staff to attend this conference. Other government employees and the public will be charged a $50.00 registration fee.

Registration is available online. Note: the website says registration is closed, but we understand that it is still open at this time.

About the National Association of Attorneys General

As the nonpartisan national forum for the 56 state and territory attorneys general and their staff, NAAG provides collaboration, insight, and expertise to empower and champion America’s attorneys general. For more information, visit naag.org.

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