Network Appliance Founder to Present at Federal Trade Commission Tech-ade Hearing

What:

Dave Hitz, founder and executive vice president of Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), will participate in a technology panel discussion at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Hearings on Protecting Consumers in the Next Tech-ade on Tuesday, November 7, 2006, at the Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Session:

FTC Tech-ade: Computing Power and How It Will Be Used in the Marketplace of the Next Tech-ade. 1:15-2:45 p.m. ET

Speakers:

Data Storage
Dave Hitz, Founder and EVP, NetApp
Sal Capizzi, Senior Analyst, Yankee Group

Sensor Networks
Dr. Anthony LaMarca, Associate Director, Intel Research Seattle

Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Eric Horvitz, Research Area Manager, Microsoft Research

Persuasion
Dr. B. J. Fogg, Senior Researcher, Stanford University Persuasive Technology Lab

Discussants
Marie Georges, Counselor of President for Advanced Studies, Development and Cooperation, Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertes

Deirdre Mulligan, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, U.C. Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law

Moderator
Dr. Mark Bregman, EVP and CTO, Symantec

Event:

FTC Hearings on Protecting Consumers in the Next Tech-ade

Dates:

November 6-8, 2006

Where:

Lisner Auditorium
George Washington University
730 21st Street NW
Washington, DC

URL:

http://www.ftc.gov/techade


Press Contact:

Jodi Baumann
Network Appliance, Inc.
(408) 822-3974
jodi@netapp.com