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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.

The IAPP Student Scholarships Are Available!
The IAPP is thrilled to offer conference scholarships to outstanding students in the field of privacy. Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to attend the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C. and will receive a $500 (USD) travel stipend. All applicants must be full-time students and interested in entering the field of privacy, and individuals already currently employed full-time in a privacy position are not eligible. Preference will be given to students who live in proximity to the event. If you are interested, send your resume and a letter of interest to scholarships@iapp.org by February 21, 2020. Please note, previous scholarship winners are ineligible.

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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.

Sponsored by:

 

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

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse (The Wine Cellar Room, 950 I Street NW, Suite 501, Washington, DC 20001)

Food and beverages will be provided.

Sponsored by:

 

Affinity Group Happy Hour

Tuesday, April 7, 7:30 - 9 p.m.

Affinity Group gatherings deliver a unique opportunity for privacy pros with unifying experiences to network with each other. Learn more about IAPP Affinity Groups.

Baby Wale: 1124 9th St NW Washington, DC 2000

Food and beverages will be provided.

Sponsored by:

 

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
    Privacy Bar Section Meet-Up

    3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
    Privacy Engineering Section Meet-Up

  • expand_moreWEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

    10:30 – 11:15 A.M.
    Adtech Meet-Up
    Cybersecurity Meet-Up
    Latin America Meet-Up
    Women Leading Privacy 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.

Sponsored by:

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

  • expand_more10:15 – 11 a.m.
      • Amendments of Japanese APPA
        Takaya Terakawa, CIPP/E, CIPM
        , Director, Technica Zen
      • CCPA
        K Royal, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP
        , Director, Consulting, TrustArc
      • Children's Data Privacy: Global Considerations for Young Users
        Linnette Attai
        , President, PlayWell
      • How to Handle Cookies in the EU
        Guido Hansch, CIPP/E
        , Global Privacy Officer, Head of Data Protection & IT Law, Birkenstock GmbH & Co. KG Services
        Dr. Wolf-Tassilo Böhm, CIPP/E, Senior Associate, Latham & Watkins
      • Is Personal Information Intellectual Property?
        Jennifer Maisel, CIPP/US, Associate, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
      • Litigating Privacy: Challenges and Opportunities in Shaping Privacy Caselaw
        Cathy Beagan Flood
        , Partner, Blakes Cassels & Graydon
      • Privacy and the User Experience
        Anyas Minhas
        , Manager, Data Privacy & Digital Programs, Digital Advertising Accountability Program, BBB National Programs
      • Privacy by Design: What Startups Need to Know to Get Off the Ground
        Caitlin Wilmot, CIPP/US
        , Associate, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
      • Training and Awareness: Privacy Education for Your Organization
        Linda Brust
        , Privacy Consultant, PrivacyRef
      • What to Do If You’ve Been Scraped
        Steven Lieberman, CIPP/US
        , Shareholder, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C
  • expand_more3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
      • Adtech + CCPA: An Uncomfortable but Necessary Relationship
        Gary Kibel, CIPP/US
        , Partner, Davis & Gilbert
      • Ask Me Anything About COPPA
        Angela Tiffin
        , Senior Attorney, Children's Advertising Review Unit, BB National Programs
      • Can Artificial Intelligence Respect Your Privacy?
        Jennifer Maisel
        , CIPP/US, Associate, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
      • Ethical Privacy Practices: What It Means and How to Get There Fast
        Pam Hrubey, CIPP/US
        , Privacy and Data Protection Leader and Managing Director, Crowe
      • Facial Recognition and Biometrics
        Steven Lieberman, CIPP/US
        , Shareholder, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C
      • Healthcare Privacy vs. IOT
        Caitlin Wilmot, CIPP/US
        , Associate, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
      • Navigating Student Data Privacy Requirements
        Linnette Attai
        , President, PlayWell
      • Recent GDPR Enforcement Actions in the UK, France and Germany
        Guido Hansch, CIPP/E
        , Global Privacy Officer, Head of Data Protection & IT Law, Birkenstock GmbH & Co. KG Services
        Wolf-Tassilo Böhm, CIPP/E, Senior Associate, Latham & Watkins

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.

 

Mentor Mingle

Tuesday, April 7, 1 – 2 p.m.

Are you a mentor or mentee? That’s up to you to decide! Choose a badge and see who you find.
Blue means mentor, green means mentee. Don’t forget to ask questions. What might you want to know?

  • Industry
  • Experience
  • Interest
  • Goals

How will you connect? Share your card, email, phone number, or scan your LinkedIn QR code before you leave!

 

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.

 

Privacy Bash

Tuesday, April 7, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

It’s the privacy party of the year. Join us in the Marriott lobby to celebrate the privacy profession with food, friends and drinks. We’ll have a ball at the Bash, so don’t miss it!

 

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.

    Sponsored by:

  • 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.

Sponsored by: & Manetu

 

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 volunteer@iapp.org!