The IAPP is actively monitoring COVID-19 and related travel and health advisories. At this time, IAPP P.S.R. 2020 is proceeding as planned.

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on the privacy/technology convergence

Reserve your spot today to get the low, early bird price for IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020, Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Austin, Texas. P.S.R. is the number-one event focused on the convergence of privacy and technology. Join your peers for an in-depth exploration of how technology creates challenges to privacy, but also provides new tools for protecting it. 

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P.S.R features workshops and breakout sessions designed to help privacy professionals understand how technology influences their daily work. This year’s program dives into topics such as identifying the privacy traps in adtech and mobile location data, online marketing in the post-cookie era, privacy enabling digital identities, navigating the “dark web,” and much more.

Plan to be in town Sept. 30 for General Session at the Moody Theater, home of the hallowed Austin City Limits music series, followed by the Amp Up Austin Welcome Barbecue under the stars at the Stubbs Bar-B-Q Waller Creek Amphitheater. Check out the program and register today!

Keynote Speakers to Expand Your Perspective

Richard Clarke

National Security and Cyber Risk Expert, Author of ‘The Fifth Domain’

Clarke draws on his experience advising three former presidents on intelligence and counterterrorism, sounding an urgent warning about the threats that exist online and offering solutions on how best to avoid cyberwar.

Amber Scorah

Author, ‘Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life’

Scorah’s memoir, “Leaving the Witness,” is a powerful account of living as a perpetual outsider and the strength it takes to find your path into the life you’d like to lead.

What Happens When Privacy and Tech Come Together? Learn at P.S.R. Sessions


Lift and Shift: Privacy and Security Solutions for Cloud Adoption and Migration

Migrating data to the cloud means more than dragging and dropping. Losing the file permissions in the course of your transfer can expose massive amounts of data. And losing files is a whole other story. This session will explore technical and operational measures to take the risk out of cloud adoption.


Privacy in 2030 — AR/VR and Brain-Control Interfaces Will Shape the Next Decade

Voice controls and novel user interfaces like augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and brain-control interfaces (BCIs) pose unique privacy and security risks. Learn how leaders set policies, form best practices, and adopt privacy enhancing technologies to maximize the utility of novel devices while mitigating privacy risks.


Practical Third-Party Risk Management in the Wake of FTC v. Facebook

The FTC’s $5 billion fine of Facebook was ground breaking for the prescriptive obligations it imposed, including the requirements for managing external application developers and other third parties. Hear guidance on maturing third-party/vendor management programs and mitigating risk in light of FTC v. Facebook, the CCPA, and other relevant privacy developments.


AI, A Privacy Odyssey: Conducting Privacy Assessments on AI Projects

How to review AI initiatives to help business clients while reducing legal risk? Join this interactive session to walk through an example AI project and learn the process, including: the basics of AI, what questions to ask, what laws might apply, how to conduct a PIA and how to assist with privacy engineering solutions.

Make New Connections at Networking Events

One-on-one? In a small group? At a big party? Whatever your favorite form of networking, P.S.R. has it. Check out the listing of networking events and choose from receptions, casual mixers, peer group meetings and more.

Privacy Engineering Section Forum

Join this day-long, in-depth discussion focused on the realities of integrating privacy management with product development. The day-long forum features sessions on topics such as designing user-centric privacy protections, engineering privacy for biometric data, and privacy threat modeling for machine learning.


IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. returns to downtown Austin, Texas, for 2020. The JW Marriott Austin is conference central, hosting workshops, training, breakout sessions and the Exhibit Hall. Join us the night before the main conference for General Session at the nearby ACL Live at the Moody Theater, home of the legendary Austin City Limits music series. Then finish the evening with music, food and drinks under the stars at the Amp Up Austin Welcome Barbecue in the Waller Creek Amphitheater at Stubbs Bar-B-Q.

Training, Workshops and Main Conference:
JW Marriott Austin

110 E 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78701
+1 512.474.4777

Amp Up Austin Welcome Barbecue:
Stubbs Bar-B-Q

801 Red River Street
Austin, TX

Discounted room blocks are available: starting at $289/night plus tax. Offer expires Sept. 7, 2020.

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