Among the speakers are Mary Anne Franks, associate professor of law at the University of Miami School of Law, and Emma Llansó, director of the Free Expression Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology.
The advisory committee intends to ask the very important question: "What kind of legal recourse does Jennifer Lawrence -- or an everyday American citizen like you -- have against hackers and websites that peddle such photos?"
The aim is to analyze exactly what contemporary expectations of privacy are in a realm of digital photography from revenge porn to so-called "upskirt" pictures taken in broad daylight.
The advisory committee itself is not a government institution. Instead, it is a private sector organization, where representatives of all interested stakeholders -- from corporations to private interest groups -- meet.
The purpose of the advisory committee is to discuss how to ensure that members of the Congressional Internet Caucus, and Congress members in general, understand issues about which they may have to have an opinion.
The problem of all legislation when it comes to the Web is that technology always moves faster than the law. Legislate against one type of activity and some self-regarding youth will find another way to achieve his sad ends.
The committee is using the Twitter hashtag #exposedphotos to attract attention to its event. Let's hope that hashtag doesn't get twisted by those who might find it amusing.