For speakers

Welcome, speakers

Thank you for contributing to the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023.

Sarah Daigle

Sarah Daigle, programming & speaker specialist, will be your main contact at the IAPP during the event life cycle. Please reach out to Sarah if you have any questions.

To help ensure the success of your session, please see these important instructions:

Conference venue: Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, Tel: +1 202.824.9200. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 L Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, Tel: +1 202.249.3000.

Speaker registration: You will automatically be awarded a complimentary pass to the event and registered as a speaker by IAPP Staff. Conference pass is eligible for Monday’s Welcome Reception on April 3 and all programming and events happening on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4-5. If you’re speaking at an Active Learning session, your pass will also include your Active Learning session on Monday, April 3. If you would like to add a training or Active Learning Session (additional cost), please contact Sarah Daigle at

Dietary accommodations: Should you require a special diet please contact Sarah Daigle at to indicate your needs before March 1.

Speaker presentation template: All speakers using a presentation must download and use the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023 presentation template found here.

Please visit the location and travel page for hotel options, plus travel and parking information.


Important deadlines

Due now: Check the online schedule to see your session date and time.

Due now: Send us your headshot and a brief biography if we do not already have this on file.

Due now: Attend speaker orientation web conference. You will receive an invitation with additional details from Sarah.

February 17: Deadline for initial planning call with co-panelists and chairperson.

March 3: Send draft presentations to your chair/speaker coordinator.

March 24: Send final presentation to your chair/speaker coordinator.

Additional programming information
Need to make a change to speakers, panelists or presentation content? It’s important to run it by us. Changes must be approved by IAPP to uphold the quality of our program and keep our publications current. Please contact Sarah Daigle immediately if you need to make adjustments.

Please review the code of conduct at IAPP events.


Speaker workroom
These spaces are just for speakers — your home away from home. Pick up your thank-you gift here, print your presentation notes, meet the on-site speaker managers and get your questions answered in person, meet with your co-panelists for coffee and a snack, or just work quietly.

The workroom is available during the following hours in Room 149 in the Convention Center:

Monday, April 3, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 4, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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