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Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 19 November, 17:00 – 19:00

Usher in the conference in style. 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. Free and open to all!

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After Hours Gatherings

After the Welcome Reception and Privacy Party, come to After Hours! Meet up with other delegates for some fun, casual networking around Brussels.

Tuesday, 19 November, 19:00 – 21:00

Networking After Hours
BEAT Restaurant, Rue de l'Enseignement 1, 1000 Brussels

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Wednesday, 20 November, 21:00 – 22:00

LGBTQ After Hours
Le Dolores, Rue du Marché au Charbon 40, 1000 Brussels

Thank you to our organiser Stephan Lehmann, Corporate Alliance Consultant, IAPP.

Light Appetizers and first drink for each delegate will be provided.


Privacy Engineering Section After Hours
Chemistry & Botanic's Cocktail Bar, Place de la Vieille Halle aux Blés 49, Brussels, Belgium

Thank you to our organiser, Isabel Barberá, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT, Data Privacy and Security Specialist, BitnessWise.

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The first 15 delegates will receive a drink ticket and light appetizers will be provided.


Women Leading Privacy After Hours
BrewDog Brussels, Putterie 20, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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Delegates are responsible for their own expenses.



Women Leading Privacy Session

An Unbiased Conversation: An Interview on Innovation, AI and Bias

Wednesday, 20 November, 13:45 – 14:45

  • Ulrika Dellrud, CIPP/E, CIPM, CPO, PayU
  • Lokke Moerel, Senior Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster; Professor, Global ICT Law, Tilburg University

Part of Women Leading Privacy programming.

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Privacy Party

Wednesday, 20 November, 19:00 – 21:00

Join us in celebrating the data privacy profession with food and drink amid Art Nouveau splendour and contemporary comic stripartistry. Click here for walking directions.

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The Belgian Comic Strip Center

Rue des Sables 20
1000 Brussels




Roundtable Topic Discussions

Thursday, 21 November, 13:30 – 14:30

Select a topic and grab a seat at the table! Connect with fellow attendees over a small, interactive and lively discussion. Lunch will be available in the room, so come straight to the session to participate. Seats are not guaranteed; first-come, first-served.

  • Adtech and GDPR in Different Member States
    Paul Voigot, CIPP/E
    , Attorney, Taylor Wessing
  • Celebrities as Data Subjects
    Inge Teklenburg, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP
    , Koffiemolen Informatietechniek en Organisatie-advies
  • Close the Deal: Risks and Solutions for M&A Transactions
    Jörg Hladjk, Partner, Jones Day
  • Developments in GDPR Enforcement, Actions and Trends
    Colin Rooney, CIPP/E, CIPM
    , Partner, Arthur Cox Company
  • DPIAs and Related Privacy Risk Assessments
    Chris Elwell-Sutton, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP
    , VP, Data Protection Lawyer, Columbia Threadneedle Investments
  • How to Implement Efficient Privacy Programmes in Startups
    Henrique Fabretti Moraes, CIPM
    , Lawyer, Opice Blum Advogados
  • People Abusing GDPR
    Rudolph Periny, CEO, Eyecoon and Christina Maria Schwaiger, Associate, CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
  • Personal Data Protection in Latin America
    Mariano Peruzzotti, CIPP/E
    , Senior Associate, Marval O'Farrell & Mairal
  • Polish Implementation of the GDPR
    Marcin Lewoszewski
    , Partner, Kobylańska & Lewoszewski Kancelaria Prawna
  • #realdata
    Birgit Hess
    , Cloud Security Awareness Lead, SAP Global Security



IAPP Central

Tuesday, 19 November, 17:00 – 19:00
Wednesday, 20 November, 8:15 – 17:00
Thursday, 21 November, 8:00 – 14:45

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


Networking Lounge

Tuesday, 19 November, 17:00 – 19:00
Wednesday, 20 November, 8:15 – 17:00
Thursday, 21 November, 8:00 – 14:45

Come relax for a few in the Networking Lounge, where you can meet up with colleagues or simply have some downtime.


Charging Stations

Recharge your devices at one of many kiosk towers or tables located throughout the conference.


Volunteer Today!

If you want to get even more from the Congress, get involved! We are currently seeking volunteers. Please email for more information. If you are already registered for the event, then check out available opportunities and volunteer today.