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IAPP Global Privacy Summit is the world’s largest forum for exploring privacy and data protection law, regulation, policy, management and operations. It is the must-attend event for innovative solutions to challenges information privacy professionals face every day.

The Summit keynote speaker stage has hosted top policy makers, technologists, ethicists, authors and entrepreneurs. Recent speakers have included U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairman Lina Kahn, author Malcolm Gladwell, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft President Brad Smith, author Margaret Atwood, and humorist/author Trevor Noah.

With a full program of networking events, from large receptions to small topical discussion groups, Summit is also the place to expand your circle of connections in privacy and data protection.

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EU AI Act Comprehensive and AI governance sessions

Learn to integrate AI governance into your operations

The Summit agenda features more than 15 artificial intelligence-themed sessions. A special track, the EU AI Act Comprehensive, focuses on explaining the sprawling new law’s provision and risks and how to comply when it goes into effect. Select from that and other offerings that dive into AI ethics, applications in advertising, third-party management, workplace applications, role in health care data management, and more.

Keynote speakers

Anu Bradford

Author, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Anu Bradford’s new book, “Digital Empires: The Global Battle to Regulate Technology,” explores how three competing frameworks for regulating technology (the American market-driven model, the Chinese state-driven model, and the European rights-driven model) will shape the global digital landscape — and the future of liberal democracy.

Joy Buolamwini, Ph.D.

Artificial Intelligence Expert, Artist, Founder of Algorithmic Justice League and Author of National Bestseller “Unmasking AI”

Described as “the conscience of the A.I. Revolution,” Buolamwini uses art and research to illuminate the social implications of artificial intelligence and create a world with more equitable and accountable technology.

Rachele Didero

Founder, Cap_able

Rachele Didero designs innovative privacy protecting garments that protect citizens’ facial biometric data, and creates awareness around the improper use of facial recognition technology through her work at Cap_able.

Anna Funder


Anna Funder’s internationally acclaimed, award-winning books “Stasiland” and “All That I Am” illuminate the human condition in times of tyranny and surveillance through stories of courage, resistance, conscience and love. Her latest work, “Wifedom: Mrs Orwell’s Invisible Life,” was an instant Sunday Times Bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book of 2023. Originally trained as an international human rights lawyer, Anna lives in Sydney.

Kashmir Hill

Technology Reporter, The New York Times

In her latest book, “Your Face Belongs to Us,” Kashmir Hill tells the story of the rise of a technological superpower and a warning that, in the absence of vigilance and government regulation, it is one of the many new technologies that challenge what Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once called “the right to be let alone.”

Jeff Jarvis

Author, Leonard Tow Professor of Journalism Innovation Emeritus, CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

Jeff Jarvis’ book, “The Gutenberg Parenthesis: The Age of Print and Its Lessons for the Age of the Internet” explores the history of technology and power, drawing out lessons for our current digital age by looking back at the age of print and the rise of mass media.


Keynote Panel

Moderator: Caitlin Fennessy, CIPP/US

Vice President & Chief Knowledge Officer, IAPP

Carly Kind

Australian Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Caroline Louveaux, CIPP/E, CIPM

Chief Privacy and Data Responsibility Officer, Mastercard

Christina Montgomery

Vice President, Chief Privacy and Trust Officer, IBM

Rebecca Slaughter

Commissioner, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

The privacy field is colliding with a host of policy domains as AI governance takes center stage amid a slate of digital policy regulations and intersections with competition, trade policy, and national security globally. Countries and companies are grappling with where to situate digital governance. Who will shape the future of our profession and what structure will it take?

Start strong with our workshops

Understand privacy topics in greater depth during a collaborative, roundtable-style workshop on the day before the main conference. These extended sessions incorporate audience participation to deliver practical education.

Outstanding session content with a global reach

Hear updates, insights and best practices on a range of topics. Explore breakout sessions on critical issues, such as:

  • Artificial intelligence governance.
  • Responding to the EU Artificial Intelligence Act.
  • International legislative update – U.S., EU, China, India.
  • Children’s privacy.
  • Data privacy impact assessments.
  • Risk management.
  • International data transfers.
  • Data localization.
  • U.S. state privacy law update.
  • Healthcare data protection.
  • Privacy operations management.
  • Online advertising.
  • Data breach/loss.
  • Diversity and inclusion.
  • Privacy metrics.
  • Health care privacy.
  • Global privacy program management.
  • Security operations management.

Valuable connections and an incredible community

Connect with mentors, peers, service providers and regulators at a variety of functions at and around the main event.

The in-person conference experience is brought to life by IAPP networking events. Privacy pros are an exceptional crowd, and in the conference environment everyone is in the mindset to collaborate.



Rachele Didero


The textile and fashion design firm Cap_able was born from the desire to create knitted garments that combine fashion design and technology. Cap_able’s Manifesto collection is designed to educate the population on the importance of privacy and human rights by addressing the problem of misuse of facial recognition technology.


The Summit is returning to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
+1 202.249.3000

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. (Attached to the convention center)
901 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
+1 202.824.9200

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