Join your fellow privacy pros at the biggest privacy conference in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.

Come to the IAPP ANZ Summit 2023 on 28-29 November to learn about the latest laws, regulations, enforcements and policy changes affecting business across our region.

Hear from regulators and other experts such as Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner, Aotearoa New Zealand Michael Webster and Director, Trustworthy Digital Society Hub, University of New South Wales, Victor Dominello. Ask questions, share your challenges and benchmark your program with your colleagues, which can be especially beneficial if you are new to the privacy industry.

The ANZ Summit will feature hot topics ranging from responsible deployment of AI and possible changes to the Privacy Act, to privacy and consumer trust, plus collaboration between privacy and security professionals, and much more.

The 12th annual IAPP ANZ Summit promises to be the largest ever. Expand your mind, your network and your perspective with the help of some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Keynote speakers

Angelene Falk

Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

At a time where privacy concerns among Australians have never been higher, the OAIC’s mission to promote and uphold privacy and information access rights has never been more important. Commissioner Falk will discuss the opportunities the OAIC sees to advance privacy reforms and increase consumers’ trust in how their personal information is handled.


Victor Dominello

Director, Trustworthy Digital Society Hub, University of New South Wales

Victor Dominello’s work as a former Minister for New South Wales, and his current work as a professor has focused on advancing citizen-centered digital services and prioritizing security and ethical concerns.


Michael Webster

Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner, Aotearoa New Zealand

Commissioner Webster will share his office’s current focus and future priorities around enforcement of New Zealand’s Privacy Act of 2020, and share thoughts about developing a culture where personal information is protected and respected.


Keynote panel

Moderator: Frith Tweedie

Principal, Simply Privacy


Samantha Floreani

Program Lead, Digital Rights Watch

Stela Solar

Director, National Artificial Intelligence Centre, CSIRO


Anna Zeiter, CIPP/E, CIPM

Chief Privacy Officer, Associate General Counsel for Privacy, Data and AI Governance, eBay; Adjunct Lecturer, University of Bern


Do not miss these three privacy experts in this keynote panel session titled: The Impact of AI: Strategies to address upcoming issues raised by emerging technologies.




Dan Ilic

Comedian, Investigative Humourist



Informative and practical sessions

Insights and Lessons Learned from the Cyber Front Line
A diverse panel of industry experts will look at issues specific to the region, using examples from the frontline of incident response to illustrate the challenges of dealing with very different types of crises.

Data – An Asset and a Liability? Getting Financial Buy-in for Privacy Controls
This session will explore how financial decision-making models can impact the level of investment given to privacy and cybersecurity controls, including what gets disclosed in financial reports to investors about privacy risks and how accounting standards need to be adjusted to uplift privacy maturity in businesses.

Navigating Biometrics and Privacy
This panel of experienced biometric and privacy experts will examine the key issues associated with biometrics, including accuracy, bias and discrimination risks, lack of proportionality, transparency and consent, and the potential for profiling and surveillance.


The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

  • 1 Martin Place, Sydney
  • New South Wales, 2000
  • Australia
  • +61 2 8223 1111

Set in an elegant 1891 building, the Fullerton Hotel Sydney is a luxurious, five-star hotel, conveniently located near the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour. An ideal setting to expand your privacy horizons, renew old acquaintances and make new connections.

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