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This year’s conference will be held at the Le Méridien Etoile, boasting a modern design, boutique amenities and a scenic location. After learning about the latest data protection challenges in France, you will be just steps away from the Champs-Élysées, one of the most beautiful and well known avenues in France.

Le Méridien Etoile
81 Boulevard Gouvion-Saint-Cyr
75848 Cedex 17
Paris 75017 France
Tel: +33 1 40 68 34 34

Click here for a map, points of interest and directions.

Directions from the Airport

Paris/Orly Airport (ORY)
Hotel direction: 13.8 miles S
Estimated taxi fare: 40€ (one way)
Driving directions from Paris/Orly Airport (ORY) to Le Méridien Etoile:

  • Highway A6 direction Paris.
  • Take "periperique interieur" to Porte Maillot.
  • Then Boulevard Gouvion St-Cyr.
  • The hotel is located on 81 Boulevard Gouvion St-Cyr.

Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG)
Airport Phone: +33 1 70 36 39 50
Hotel direction: 17.2 miles NE
Estimated taxi fare: 50€ (one way)
Driving directions from Charles de Gaulle International Airport (CDG) to Le Méridien Etoile:

  • A1 motorway direction Paris.
  • Take "peripherique exterieur" to Porte Maillot.
  • Then Boulevard Gouvion St-Cyr.
  • The hotel is located on 81 Boulevard Gouvion St-Cyr.

Subway Station

Metro station "Porte Maillot" on line 1 and Subway station "Neuilly-Porte Maillot" on line C. About 0.1 miles from the hotel.


The Le Méridien Etoile offers on-site parking for a fee of 3.90€ per hour or 39.90€ daily.
The Le Méridien Etoile offers valet parking for a fee of 3.90€ per hour.



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General information

If you wish to speak with someone in French for details about the event, please contact us.

Registration processing: All registrations will be processed by Aventri. Because we are contracted with an external vendor, you will not be able to see your balance or payment amount when you log in to your MyIAPP portal.

Assistance and accommodations: We are happy to help. If you need any special accommodations during the event (i.e., person who is blind/visually impaired or person who uses a wheelchair), please contact us in advance to arrange assistance at DPI: France.

Method of payment: You can make your payment by wire transfer, Mastercard, Visa, Discover or American Express. Please email us for wire transfer information.

VAT information: VAT is not charged on event registration. No VAT invoice will be issued.

Registration policy: Registration fees represent the cost of a single pass per person. Sorry, no sharing passes.

Cancellation policy: Registration fees are not refundable but are transferable to a person in the same company, pending IAPP approval. No refunds if you cancel or do not show up. Your completed registration form, online registration and email confirmation constitute a binding agreement between two parties.

Conduct at IAPP events: The IAPP is dedicated to making our meetings and events safe places for all. We do not tolerate harassment of any kind. We insist that all participants at IAPP events — whether delegates, staff, speakers, exhibitors or sponsors — demonstrate respect and courtesy to all. This includes refraining from inappropriate language, comments and behaviour, in person or by electronic communications (such as social media).

Anyone who has experienced improper behavior in violation of this policy is encouraged to report it immediately to IAPP event staff. IAPP staff members are trained to elevate such issues immediately. Alternate methods of reporting issues include emailing IAPP President and CEO J. Trevor Hughes at or contacting a member of the IAPP Board of Directors.

The IAPP reserves the right to rescind registration or attendance at any IAPP event at any time for violations of this policy.

Privacy notice: We understand you are aware of and care about your own personal privacy interests, and we take that seriously. This privacy notice describes the IAPP’s policies and practices regarding its collection and use of your personal data and sets forth your privacy rights. We recognize that information privacy is an ongoing responsibility, and so we will, from time to time, update this privacy notice as we undertake new personal data practices or adopt new privacy policies. If you have questions or concerns, please contact

Tax deductibility: Training expenses, including your registration fee, travel, lodging and meals, may be tax deductible if they are for maintaining or improving your professional skills. Consult your tax advisor. IAPP Federal Tax ID 23-3048008.

Inviting a guest? Please contact us to register for a Guest Pass in advance, or visit the Check-In desk on site. They will get to enjoy meals, receptions and entrance to the exhibit hall, for a fee. Guests include a spouse/significant other, friend or adult child (18 or older) who is not in an industry-related occupation. Coworkers or associates in the industry don’t qualify.

Photography/video: Please be aware that the IAPP will be taking photographs and video in public areas of the conference (session rooms, exhibit hall, etc.). We may use such media in marketing materials, educational products and publications. Your image and the sound of your voice may be recorded. If you are identified during the recording, or identify yourself by name, that information may be included in our materials. Recordings may be edited, copied, exhibited, published or distributed.

Please note: The views and opinions expressed in program sessions are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the IAPP.


Continuing education

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)

We do not apply for MCLE credits for our international events, but you can use the Certificate of Attendance that will be emailed to you after the event to self-report to your state of licensure.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Education (CPE)

If you are looking for continuing privacy education credits, this conference qualifies.

Available credits at the conference: 12 CPEs

To get credit:
You do not need to do anything. Credits will automatically be applied to each designation you hold (if you hold multiple designations, credits will be applied to all). If your credits do not appear on your CPE Summary within 30 days after the event, please contact us.

IAPP networking activities do not count for CPEs.

Read our official CPE policy.



Welcome, members of the media.

This event will offer newsworthy stories from high-profile speakers as well as current trends and issues in data protection today. Programming is open to the media unless otherwise noted.

We can provide complimentary media/industry analyst credentials and assist reporters/analysts with information in advance of the event. Credentials are available only to those formally affiliated with established media outlets and to industry analysts from recognised firms.

To request media credentials and news releases and advisories, contact:

Lindsay Hinkle

Lindsay Hinkle

Director of Communications, IAPP
+1 603.427.9200

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