The IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 Has Been Canceled
Due to COVID-19, the IAPP canceled P.S.R. 2020. See the FAQs below.

An Online Alternative
You can still get the high-quality content you expect from IAPP events through our online and live online format with P.S.R. Online — 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 that they can immediately impress upon their organization.

IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021

Training October 19-20
Workshops October 20
Conference October 21-22
San Diego

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Keynote Speakers to Expand Your Perspective

Hear from regulators, thought leaders and practitioners who will help you expand your skillset 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 Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020
Cancellation FAQs

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

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 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.

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