The Summit is where the privacy world meets, so it’s the perfect place to make valuable new connections. Find your niche at these events-within-the-event.

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Resource Center

Monday, April 6, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Come and browse the IAPP bookstore, chock full of information to help meet your organization’s privacy challenges.


5-Minute Mixer

Monday, April 6, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Quick, one-on-one mini meetings ensure you meet lots of new people in no time. This is speed networking at its best. Bring your business cards! Refreshments will be provided.


Welcome Reception

Monday, April 6, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy food and drinks with friends and colleagues at our opening night reception. It’s a great opportunity to network and check out this year’s exhibitors.

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Happy Hour Gatherings

You know what we love? Catching up with old connections (and making new ones) from throughout the IAPP world. That’s why Happy Hour events are always such a hit.

Monday, April 6, 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Women Leading Privacy Happy Hour

Check back soon for details about this Happy Hour event.


Summit Run and Walk

Tuesday, April 7, 6:45 – 7:45 a.m.

Hit the streets! This guided run and walk is a great way to get some fresh air and meet new people. We’ll meet in the hotel lobby to sign a waiver, receive the route and head out.


Industry Meet-Ups

Network with other professionals looking to help advance and support industry colleagues in the privacy field.

  • expand_moreTUESDAY, APRIL 7

    10:15 – 11 A.M.
    Biometrics Meet-Up

  • expand_moreWEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

    10:15 – 11 A.M.
    Adtech Meet-Up
    Cybersecurity Meet-Up
    Latin America Meet-Up
    Privacy Bar Section Meet-Up

    10:30 – 11 A.M.
    Women Leading Privacy Meet-Up

    3 – 4:15 P.M.
    Privacy Engineering Section Meet-Up


First-Time Attendee Meet-Up

Tuesday, April 7, 10:15 – 11 a.m.

Join other first-time attendees for this casual chat.


Peer-to-Peer Roundtables

Select a topic and grab a seat at the table! Connect with fellow attendees over small, interactive and lively discussions. Check back soon for more information.

  • expand_moreTUESDAY, APRIL 7

    10:15 – 11 a.m.

    3 – 4:15 p.m.

Currently seeking volunteers who would like to discuss Consumer Communications, Emerging Technologies, Ethics and Social Implications, Global Data Transfers and International Policy, Workplace/Employee Privacy, Privacy and Security, or another topic of your choice.


Keynote Book Signings

Tuesday, April 7, 10:20 – 10:50 a.m.

Meet the Keynotes! Amber Scorah will be signing copies of “Leaving the Witness: Exiting Religion and Finding A Life” and Malcolm Gladwell will be signing copies of "Talking to Strangers" after the Opening General Session.


KnowledgeNet Chapter Volunteer Meet-Up

Tuesday, April 7, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Take time to meet other chapter volunteers in your area for this casual networking activity. Share ideas, connect and expand your network.


IAPP Central

Monday, April 6, 6 – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

IAPP Central is your privacy hub, where you’ll find up-to-the-minute resources and tools to help you and your organization meet challenges head on. Just tell us what you need — we’re here to help.


Networking Lounges

Plug in and recharge, network or just get a few minutes of work in.

  • expand_moreR&R Lounge

    Monday, April 6, 6 – 8 p.m.
    Tuesday, April 7, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 8, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • expand_moreThe Meet-Up Lounge

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


Charging Station

Recharge your devices at the charging stations located throughout the conference.

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Volunteer Today!

Volunteering is a great way to network while getting a behind-the-scenes look at the conference. Choose from a number of fun, well-organized volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers needed: Meet-up hosts, Roundtable Topic Discussion hosts. If you are already registered and want a bigger role, email!