Industry Events

The events listed below are approved by the IAPP for providing CPE credits. To make sure you, as an attendee, get the credit you’re eligible for, just fill out the CPE submission form.

Attending a privacy event or program outside the IAPP? The below events have been approved for CPE credits for your IAPP certifications!

Check them out below to see what CPEs you can earn. To make sure you get the credit you’re eligible for, just fill out our CPE submission form.

Have an event you think could provide CPEs to IAPP certified members? E-mail us at with your organization’s name, event/activity, dates, agenda, a short program description and banner for us to review.

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  • Nordic Privacy Arena October 23-24 2017 | Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm

    Join us for two full days as some of the world’s leading experts in their respective fields explore the privacy aspects of today’s biggest tech trends. We’ll discuss artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, big data policing, smart cities, cybersecurity strategies, consumer expectations and challenges for legislators, law enforcement agencies and data protection authorities. Startups and large multinational companies from sectors such as finance, healthcare, media and consumer electronics will join in for panel discussions about privacy and transparency and let us know how they’ve gone about their GDPR preparations.

    Click here for approved IAPP CPE information.

  • HHS Presents "Data Privacy in the Digital Age" Symposium October 26, 2017 | Washington, DC

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) presents “Data Privacy in the Digital Age,” a Symposium that will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Federal Building and will feature a slate of panelists who are privacy thought leaders from academia, government, and industry.  Panelists will discuss privacy concerns on topics ranging from internet-connected devices and electronic medical records to big data analytics and blockchain technology.  Conference attendees will be drawn from privacy professionals across the Federal Government, industry, and academia. 

    Click here for approved IAPP CPE information.

  • PwC's US Privacy Retreat November 2, 2017 | Bloomington, MN

    You are invited to join your privacy peers at PwC’s US Privacy Retreat on Thursday, November 2 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, MN. 

    We’ve confirmed intriguing keynote speakers. Keith Enright, Legal Director, Privacy at Google, will recount his years of experience with European regulators and address the future of transatlantic privacy. Alessandro Acquisti, Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy at the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University, will present findings from an array of studies into changing consumer privacy attitudes, identify where companies are leaving money on the table, and point out where privacy leaders can better help enable their business executives. ​In addition to the keynotes, as in prior years, privacy professionals like you will lead program sessions. ​ 

    This event ​offers privacy professionals an opportunity to connect with peers from across the country and attend in-depth, focused sessions on privacy and cybersecurity topics. ​Breakout sessions will explore current topics such as: 

    • GDPR in the financial services, pharmaceuticals/medical devices, and industrial products sectors
    • Data aggregation, data ethics, and other emerging privacy issues in the healthcare, retail, and financial services sectors
    • Automated data inventories: five vendors face off over GDPR's Article 30
    • From PIAs to DPIAs: Operationalizing privacy into the first line of defense
    • Building privacy capability into internal audit

    Click here for approved IAPP CPE information.

  • MetricStream GRC Summit 2017 November 6-7, 2017 | London

    MetricStream is pleased to announce the 4th edition of the annual GRC Summit in Europe from November 6 – 7, 2017. This event brings together leaders and domain experts in governance, risk and compliance to debate and explore strategies and solutions that will meet the demands of a constantly changing and dynamic business environment.

    This year the  theme of the summit is “GRC for High Performers.” Our speakers and thought leaders will discuss a range of topics, including innovation, technology disruption, and the role of risk intelligence in driving high performance. The Summit will cover in-depth analysis of current trends, regulations & challenges in risk, compliance, data privacy, audit, IT & cybersecurity, GRC use cases and best practices from mid-sized and large enterprise from across Europe, workshops that deep dive into readiness and preparation for GDPR and BREXIT.

    The two-day event will feature over 60 expert speakers, 50 insightful sessions and over 400 minutes of networking with the 250+ attendees and technology partners at the event.

    We invite our customers, partners, analysts, industry experts and the GRC community to join us at the Lancaster London Hotel, London, UK for the GRC Summit and participate in this influential event.

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  • EU Data Protection GDPR Roadshow November 28-30, 2017 | Multiple Locations

    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect May 25, 2018. With the prospect of sky-high fines and beefed-up enforcement agencies, it’s critical to make sure your organization is ready by the deadline. Many US companies are racing against the clock to determine whether they need to appoint a data protection officer, conduct data impact assessments, review and renegotiate their contracts, update their data protection policies, or meet other requirements of the GDPR. 

    Whether you’re an in-house counsel, a human resources professional, or a business owner, this seminar will help make sure you are on the right course and help you reach your goal of achieving GDPR compliance on time.

    The seminar will include two sessions (see agenda for details):

    GDPR Essentials: This session covers the key aspects of the GDPR.  

    GDPR Hot Topics: This session will do a deeper dive into some critical questions where the GDPR intersects with other laws and legal decisions.


     We hope you can join us!

  • Brands and Innovation March 19-20, 2018 | New York, NY
  • Data Privacy Day: Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust January 25, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

    Data Privacy Day is an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust.

     On Thursday, Jan. 25, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) will mark Data Privacy Day 2018 with an event streamed live from LinkedIn in San Francisco. This event will feature engaging panels, TED-style talks and interviews focusing on the latest privacy issues for consumers and businesses.

     Agenda Highlights:

    • Looking Into a Crystal Ball: What Your Data Says About You
    • Five Things You Can Do to Manage Your Privacy Now
    • Staying Competitive – Why Privacy is Good for Your Business

    Click here for approved IAPP CPE credits

  • Privacy and Data Security Compliance Forum January 30-31, 2018 | Toronto, ON

    Comprehensive guidance on all of the latest legislative & regulatory amendments from PIPEDA to CASL, including the impending European Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) as well as discussion on all of the latest industry risks and trends.

    Click here for approved IAPP CPE information.