IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on July 22 the IAPP decided to cancel the IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020. Below are the FAQs.
Am I getting a refund?
The IAPP will be in touch with attendees via email the week of July 20 to review all your credit options. For immediate questions, please contact us here.
Can I transfer my credit to another person?
Due to the complexity of this situation, the IAPP is working as quickly as possible on all the elements required to cancel an event. We will communicate more as soon as possible.
I was going to earn continuing privacy education credits (CPEs) at the event. How else can I earn them?
You can view CPE opportunities here.
Will the IAPP cover other costs incurred in booking travel to and accommodation for the conference?
The IAPP is not able to accommodate financial losses due to this cancellation. We encourage you to contact your travel provider and hotel.
Can webinars or virtual sessions be created in place of the conference?
Yes! Check out the brand-new IAPP Summit Sessions on-demand web conference library. This new collection will feature 70+ sessions curated from this year’s program — and it’s available at no charge to IAPP members. Access it now.
I was registered for training only. When and where can I train now?
You can transfer your training registration to any upcoming trainings delivered by the IAPP, including live in-person, live online or self-paced online formats. Alternatively, you can schedule a training with one of our Official Training Partners, and we will help you with that transaction. Please contact us here for further information. You can also visit https://iapp.org/store/trainings/.
I was exhibiting at the event. Will I receive a refund?
Your exhibit fees have been refunded as a credit to your IAPP organization account. Your IAPP representative will be in touch to discuss ways to still reach the privacy community, including some exciting new virtual offerings as well as other options.
I was a sponsor for the event. Will I receive a refund?
Your sponsorship fees have been refunded as a credit to your IAPP organization account. Your IAPP representative will be in touch to discuss ways to still reach the privacy community, including some exciting new virtual offerings as well as other options.
Will any of the event content be incorporated into future events?
The IAPP’s primary focus is delivering high-quality and timely programming. It is our hope that we will utilize this content in future conferences or events, including virtual content offerings.
Are events like the Privacy Engineering Section Forum canceled?
Yes. All IAPP events scheduled from Tuesday, September 29 through Friday, October 2 were canceled.
Do I need to cancel my hotel room?
Due to the cancellation of the event, all reservations within the JW Marriott Austin, Austin Marriott Downtown and Aloft Austin Downtown IAPP hotel room block have been canceled. If you wish to keep your travel plans, please re-book directly with the hotel. If you booked outside of the room block, you will need to cancel your reservation.
Is there any documentation I can give my boss to show that the event was officially canceled?
Please reach out to IAPP External Affairs Director Lindsay Hinkle at email@example.com to receive documentation via email. As an alternative, feel free to use this FAQ webpage as documentation.
I still have questions. Who can I contact?
Please contact us here.