WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a public meeting entitled "Big Data in the Workplace: Examining Implications for Equal Employment Opportunity Law" on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) at EEOC headquarters, 131 M Street, N.E., Washington, D.C.
At the meeting, EEOC Commissioners will hear from a broad panel of experts on a range of issues, including big data trends and technologies, the benefits and risks of big data analytics, current and potential uses of big data in employment, and how the use of big data may implicate equal employment opportunity laws.
Confirmed panelists include:
Seating is limited, and EEOC encourages visitors to arrive 30 minutes before the meeting to be processed through security and escorted to the meeting room. Visitors should bring a government-issued photo identification card to facilitate entry into the building. The Commission agenda is subject to revision. Additional information about the meeting, when available, will be posted at http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/meetings/index.cfm.
EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Further information about EEOC is available on its website at www.eeoc.gov.