IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020
IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 Cancellation FAQs
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 11 the IAPP decided to cancel the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020. Below are the FAQs.
Am I getting a refund?
Registrants received an email update on April 2 with their refund credit options. If you did not receive it, please contact us here.
Can I transfer my credit to another person?
Due to the complexity of this situation, the IAPP is working as quickly as possible on all the elements required to cancel an event. We will communicate more as soon as possible.
I was going to earn continuing privacy education credits (CPEs) at the event. How else can I earn them?
You can view CPE opportunities here.
Will the IAPP cover other costs incurred in booking travel to and accommodation for the conference?
The IAPP is not able to accommodate financial losses due to this cancellation. We encourage you to contact your travel provider and hotel.
Can webinars or virtual sessions be created in place of the conference?
Yes! Check out the brand-new IAPP Summit Sessions on-demand web conference library. This new collection features 70+ sessions curated from this year’s program — and it is free to IAPP members. Access it now.
I was registered for training only. When and where can I train now?
You can transfer your training registration to any upcoming trainings, including live, live online or online delivered by the IAPP. Alternatively, you can schedule a training with one of our Official Training Partners, and we will help you with that transaction. Please contact us here for further information. You can also visit https://iapp.org/store/trainings.
I was exhibiting at the event. Will I receive a refund?
Your exhibit fees have been refunded as a credit to your IAPP organization account. Your IAPP representative will be in touch to discuss ways to still reach the privacy community, including some exciting new virtual offerings as well as other options.
I was a sponsor for the event. Will I receive a refund?
Your sponsorship fees have been refunded as a credit to your IAPP organization account. Your IAPP representative will be in touch to discuss ways to still reach the privacy community, including some exciting new virtual offerings as well as other options.
Will any of the event content be incorporated into future events?
The IAPP’s primary focus is delivering high-quality and timely programming. It is our hope that we will utilize this content in future conferences or events.
Why did you wait until March 11 to cancel?
The COVID-19 situation has been dynamic. The IAPP wanted to ensure it was exploring every option before disrupting the work and travel plans of our speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, attendees and staff. The IAPP decided to cancel the event in light of the growing concerns over the global spread of COVID-19 and increasing numbers of speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and attendees unable to attend due to corporate travel restrictions.
Are events like the Privacy Bar Section Forum and the Privacy Engineering Section Forum canceled?
Yes. All IAPP events scheduled from Sunday, April 5 through Wednesday April 8 were canceled.
Is there any documentation I can give my boss to show that the event was officially canceled?
Please see here: https://iapp.org/about/IAPP-Announces-Cancellation-of-2020-Global-Privacy-Summit/
I still have questions. Who can I contact?
Please contact us here.