The IAPP is actively monitoring the COVID-19 and related travel and health advisories. At this time, P.S.R. 2021 is proceeding as planned. Click here for more information.

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The Call for Proposals Is Open

Contribute to the privacy profession and elevate your profile in the industry by speaking at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021. We’re looking for speakers with innovative ideas, new views on industry trends and insight into the operational issues facing the privacy industry. Submit a proposal today in your area of expertise.

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P.S.R. speakers gain exposure in front of an engaged audience of 1,500 of the best of the best privacy and security professionals who are focused on the intersection of privacy and technology. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the international data protection community.

The call for proposals closes April 25.

The format of IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021 is currently an in-person event, but we are actively monitoring circumstances surrounding the coronavirus. Please know your submission is valued. The IAPP will plan accordingly in developing virtual programming and other flexible opportunities If we are unable to host this event due to circumstances beyond our control.

Speaking Has Its Benefits

Take this opportunity to give back to the community and share your expertise. Speaking at P.S.R. 2021 will help you:

  • Identify yourself as a thought-leader in the data protection community.
  • Gain exposure with the world’s largest privacy association.
  • Elevate the profession by sharing your knowledge.

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An Online Alternative
You can still get the high-quality content you expect from IAPP events through our online and live online content with P.S.R. Online 2020 — free to IAPP members.


Merging Privacy and Technology. Uniting Professionals.

Experience the Hub of Privacy and Security Collaboration

P.S.R. is where the privacy and infosecurity worlds intersect to form a powerful think tank experience between thought leaders and those in the industry looking to expand their network and better incorporate responsible privacy and data management practices into their business operations. Expert-led sessions probe technological developments and equip professionals with a fresh, privacy-engineering aptitude they can immediately impress upon their organization.

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Keynote Speakers to Expand Your Perspective

Hear from regulators, thought leaders and practitioners who will help you expand your skill set and preparedness in managing privacy and data challenges. Our speakers will elevate your way of thinking when preparing for the future.



Sessions Span Privacy, Security and Technology

  • Privacy in technology.
  • Privacy program management.
  • U.S. private-sector privacy.
  • Cybersecurity.
  • Privacy breach preparedness.
  • Privacy impact assessments.
  • Global privacy program development.
  • Mobile location analytics.
  • Vendor risk management.
  • Data protection evolution.
  • Dark web risks.
  • Big data and artificial intelligence.
  • The age of digital medicine.
  • Incorporating privacy in business strategies and operations.
  • Data source screening.
  • Genetics and privacy.
  • Privacy and data ethics.
  • Data use strategy.
  • Geolocation and privacy.

Immerse Yourself in Hands-On Educational Settings

Preceding the main conference dates, engage in hands-on, practical workshops; specialized professional forums; and training courses that target the challenges facing your organization.




Newfound Partnerships and Valuable Connections

All the IAPP events aim to encourage productive collaborations and conversations. P.S.R. has become well-known for its diversified content as well as offering varied opportunities to forge connections with industry peers. You will find yours at a variety of events within the event.



  • Welcome Reception.
  • Connection Reception.
  • 5-Minute Mixer.
  • Industry Meet-Ups.
  • Happy Hour Gatherings.
  • Privacy Solution Showcase.
  • First-Time Attendee Meet-Up.
  • Peer-to-peer Roundtables.
  • Mentor Mingle.
  • The Meet-Up Lounge.

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IAPP COVID-19 Precautions

The IAPP is actively monitoring the developments surrounding COVID-19 as the safety for attendees and staff are our highest priority. At this time, the P.S.R. 2021 is proceeding as planned. If anything changes warranting a re-evaluation, we assure you we will immediately assess, address and respond to the new situation. We encourage attendees to monitor the World Health Organization website and CDC website for information and review WHO’s Travel Advice before traveling. We also recommend reviewing WHO’s advice for the public.

The IAPP will work with the conference venue to take extra safety precautions as needed. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your upcoming trip, please contact us.

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