The Summit is the premier place for the privacy world to meet up and make valuable new connections. Find your niche at these events-within-the-event.

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Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 2 April, 19:00-20:00

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


First-time Attendee Breakfast

Wednesday, 3 April, 08:00-09:00

Connect with fellow first-time IAPP conference and IAPP Global Privacy Summit attendees over breakfast and coffee before the main conference kicks off.


Industry Meetups

Network with other professionals looking to support colleagues in the privacy field. Choose meetups focused on higher education, energy and utilities, adtech, cybersecurity and more.

Wednesday, 3 April

  • AI Meetup
  • Latin America Meetup
  • Privacy Bar Section Meetup
  • Women Leading Privacy Section Meetup
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  • Higher Education Meetup
  • LGBTQIA+ Meetup
  • Nonprofit Meetup
  • Privacy Internal Auditors Meetup
  • State, Local and Municipalities Meetup

Thursday, 4 April

  • Advisory Boards Meetup
  • Cybersecurity Professionals Meetup
  • Diversity in Privacy Meetup
  • Privacy Engineering Section Meetup
  • Privacy Operations and Implementation Meetup


  • Aerospace & Defense Meetup
  • Biometrics Meetup
  • Cyber & Privacy Investigations, Enforcement and Litigation Meetup
  • Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) Meetup

Diversity in Privacy Lunch

Wednesday, 3 April, 12:30-13:30

Join fellow Diversity in Privacy Section and South Asian Bar Association of North America members for a special networking lunch.


Peer-to-Peer Roundtables

Wednesday, 3 April, 15:45-16:30

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

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Privacy Bash

Wednesday, 3 April, 17:30-18:30

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

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Women Leading Privacy Networking Lunch

Thursday, 4 April, 12:00-13:00

Join fellow women leading the privacy industry for a special networking lunch.

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IAPP Central

Tuesday, 2 April, 17:00-20:00
Wednesday, 3 April, 08:00–16:30
Thursday, 4 April, 08:30-13:30

IAPP Central is your privacy hub, where you will 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 are here to help.


IAPP Engagement Hub

Tuesday, 2 April, 17:00-20:00
Wednesday, 3 April, 08:00–16:30
Thursday, 4 April, 08:30-13:30

Drop by this networking lounge to meet a representative from the IAPP’s member engagement team, the folks responsible for all the great volunteer and networking opportunities at the IAPP. Chat directly with an engagement rep about making the most of your member experience by deepening your involvement.


IAPP Resource Center

Tuesday, 2 April, 17:00-20:00
Wednesday, 3 April, 08:00–16:30
Thursday, 4 April, 08:30-13:30

The IAPP Resource Center is where you will find our latest textbooks and information on research content.


R&R Lounge

Tuesday, 2 April, 17:00-20:00
Wednesday, 3 April, 08:00–16:30
Thursday, 4 April, 08:30-13:30

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

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Volunteer today

Want to be part of and get more from the Summit 2024? 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.

Volunteer needed: Peer-to-Peer Roundtable Topic Discussion Leader. If you are already registered and want a bigger role, submit your volunteer application today or email

Note: Volunteers do not receive complimentary conference passes, but they do receive gratitude and respect. Please ensure you are registered for the conference before you apply.