The IAPP is actively monitoring the COVID-19 and related travel and health advisories. At this time, Summit 2022 is proceeding as planned. Click here for more information.

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Now Accepting Speaking Proposals for Summit 2022

The world’s privacy community looks to the IAPP Global Privacy Summit for cutting-edge education, thorough guidance and energizing camaraderie in a rapidly evolving profession. Contribute your expertise and submit a speaking proposal for consideration.

Submission deadline: September 19.

Submit a Proposal

We Get the Topics From You, the Pros
We want you to tell us what the cutting-edge subjects are this year.

When outlining your engaging session, you are empowered to include the subjects from your work that your peers ought to know about. Here is a little inspiration:

  • Emerging tech.
  • Public health and privacy.
  • Privacy operations management.
  • Privacy engineering.
  • Global regulatory updates.
  • State and federal law.

Speaking Has Its Benefits
Seize the opportunity to give back to the community and share your expertise. You will also:

  • Gain exposure with the world’s largest privacy association.
  • Elevate the profession by sharing your knowledge.
  • Receive a complimentary pass to attend the conference.

Submission Information


Privacy Driven. Member Powered.

The World’s Most Prestigious Privacy Conference

The world’s premier privacy and data protection conference focuses on international topics, policy and strategy. Recognized as a leading forum for discussion, the Summit features expert speakers and top regulators, and delivers unmatched education and networking opportunities.

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IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022

Training April 10-11
Active Learning April 11
Conference April 12-13

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Why You Should Attend

The IAPP’s Summit has proven itself to be the most comprehensive data privacy event on the planet. Here are a few reasons why:






Expert Speakers



Visionary Keynote Speakers

Hear from extraordinary speakers who will educate, provoke, disarm and entertain.

From privacy’s thought-leaders and top-level regulators, to cultural figures, authors and academics, Summit keynote speakers will expand your vision of what the privacy profession means for the world.


Outstanding Session Content With a Global Reach

  • Consumer privacy.
  • Regional deep-dives.
  • Trans-border data flow.
  • Regulatory developments.
  • Operations management.
  • Privacy-enhancing tech.
  • Policy and governance.
  • Employee privacy.
  • Privacy engineering.
  • Ethics.
  • Data breach.
  • CCPA and U.S. law.
  • GDPR enforcement.


Roll Up Your Sleeves for In-Depth Education

Preceding the main conference dates, engage in hands-on, practical workshops; specialized professional forums; and privacy training courses that target the challenges facing your organization.




Unmatched Networking, Valuable Connections

An incredible community is what makes IAPP events a cut above.

Year after year, Summit regulars rave about the diversity of opportunities to dial in and find their crowd. Find yours at a variety of events-within-the-event.



  • Privacy Bash.
  • Welcome Reception.
  • 5-Minute Mixer.
  • Industry Meet-Ups.
  • Happy Hour Gatherings.
  • Summit Run and Walk.
  • First-Time Attendee Meet-Up.
  • Peer-to-Peer Roundtables.
  • IAPP Engagement Hub.
  • Keynote Book Signings.
  • Privacy Pro Trivia.
  • Women Leading Privacy Session.
  • KnowledgeNet Chapter Volunteer Meet-Up.
  • Networking Lounges.
  • Mentor Mingle.


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IAPP COVID-19 Precautions

The IAPP is actively monitoring the developments surrounding COVID-19 as the safety for attendees and staff is our highest priority. At this time, the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022 is proceeding as planned. If anything changes warranting a re-evaluation, we assure you we will immediately assess, address and respond to the new situation. We encourage attendees to monitor the World Health Organization website and CDC website for information and review WHO’s travel advice before traveling. We also recommend reviewing WHO’s advice for the public.

The IAPP will work with the conference venue to take extra safety precautions as needed. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your upcoming trip, please contact us.

Sponsors and exhibitors: Please reach out to with questions or concerns.

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Workshops October 20
Conference October 21-22
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P.S.R. is a one-of-a-kind conference that brings together the best of the best in privacy and security, with innovative cross-education and stellar networking. P.S.R. provides technical solutions to privacy concerns and helps you to see beyond your role so you can excel in your role.

October – November
Live Online & On-Demand

Delivering world-class discussion and education on the top privacy issues in Australia, New Zealand and around the globe. ANZ Summit is your opportunity to network, get insights from, and exchange operational best practices with other ANZ privacy leaders.

Training 15-16 November
Workshops 16 November
Conference 17-18 November

Your source for European data protection policy debate, multi-level strategic thinking and thought-provoking discussion.  The Congress delivers thought leadership, a thriving professional community and unrivalled education.