For speakers

Welcome, speakers

Thank you for contributing to the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2024. To help ensure the success of your session, please see these important instructions.

Sophia Pucci

Sophia Pucci, programming and speaker coordinator, will be your main contact at the IAPP during the event life cycle. Please reach out to Sophia if you have any questions.

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

Speaker registration: You will automatically be awarded a complimentary pass to the event and registered as a speaker by IAPP staff. You conference pass is eligible for the Welcome Reception on Tuesday evening, 2 April and all programming and events happening on Wednesday and Thursday, 3-4 April. If you are speaking on a workshop, your pass will also include your workshop on Tuesday, 2 April. If you would like to add a training or workshop to your registration (additional cost), please contact Sophia Pucci at

Dietary accommodations: : Should you require a special diet please contact speaker coordinator Sophia Pucci at to indicate your needs before 1 March. Choices are: dairy-free, gluten-free, kosher, vegan or vegetarian.

Speaker presentation template: All speakers using a presentation must download and use the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2024 presentation template.


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: Listen to the speaker orientation recording, originally presented 6 Feb., 2024. During this orientation, we explained audience demographics, event logistics, and answered speakers questions in real time. You will have received details to view the recording from Sophia.

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

23 February: Send draft presentations to your chair/speaker coordinator.

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

Additional programming information
Need to make a change to speakers, panelists or presentation content? It is 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 Sophia immediately if you need to make adjustments.

Please review the code of conduct at IAPP events.


Speaker workroom

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

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

Tuesday, 2 April, 08:30-16:30
Wednesday, 3 April, 08:00-16:30
Thursday, 4 April, 08:30-15:00

Get social. Let your friends and followers know that you’re speaking at #GPS24 in Washington, D.C. Simply download the image below and upload it to your preferred social network. Do not forget to tag us.