The 2022 Call for Proposals Is Open

Contribute to the privacy profession and elevate your profile in the industry by speaking at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022. 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.

P.S.R. speakers gain exposure in front of an engaged audience of 1,500+ top-tier 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 Feb. 6.

Speaking Has Its Benefits

Take this opportunity to give back to the community and share your expertise. Speaking at P.S.R. 2022 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.

Submission Information


2021 Highlights

Better Together: the Privacy-Technology Fusion at IAPP P.S.R. 2021

A crowd of more than 1,000 welcomed P.S.R.’s return as an in-person event by enthusiastically diving into breakout sessions, workshops, training, and networking activities.

As always at P.S.R., the focus was on the intersection of privacy and technology, with sessions focused on adtech, artificial intelligence, big data, cybersecurity and more. Keynote panels discussed the prospects for a federal privacy law in the U.S. In her keynote address, speaker documentary film maker Shalini Kantayya described her work exposing the bias in machine learning. Keynote speaker Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Commissioner, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, discussed threats arising in the digital space and potential government response.

Read on to see feedback from attendees, images from the conference, and descriptions of the program. Mark your calendar for P.S.R. 2022, Oct. 11-14 in in Austin, Texas.

Thank you for joining us in 2021!
Uplifting line about learning new things and making critical connections. Looking forward to 2022!


Where Did All the Handouts Go?

All sponsor handouts are now provided in digital format instead of paper. Access them conveniently at

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2021 Keynote Speakers Expanded the Audience’s Perspective

Shalini Kantayya

Award-Winning Filmmaker, Director of CODED BIAS, Ted Fellow

Kantayya unveiled the privacy threats and hidden biases inherent in ubiquitous technologies through a captivating investigation of the intersection between AI innovation and ethics.

Rebecca Kelly Slaughter

Commissioner, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Slaughter discussed some of the biggest threats arising in the digital space and how the FTC can employ rulemaking and other policy and enforcement initiatives to protect the public. Among the points she addressed were the interplay between privacy and competition law and privacy enforcement efforts in light of recent Supreme Court precedent.


Keynote Panels


Moderator: J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP

President & CEO, IAPP

Julie Brill

CPO, Corporate VP, Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft

Leaders at the world’s top technology platforms discussed privacy policy agendas for regions and countries, international trade and technological innovation, the future of AI and individual rights.

Moderator: Dominique Shelton Leipzig, CIPP/US

Partner, Privacy & Security; Co-chair, Ad Tech Privacy & Data Management, Perkins Coie

Lydia de la Torre

Partner, Golden Data Law; Adjunct, Santa Clara Law

Stacey Schesser, CIPP/US

Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice

Experts in California privacy law enforcement and policymaking explained what’s next for online consumer protection and business accountability under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).

Sessions at the 2021 event focused on:

  • Privacy in technology.
  • Privacy program management.
  • U.S. state privacy legislation.
  • U.S. national privacy framework.
  • Cybersecurity.
  • Adtech.
  • Privacy breach preparedness.
  • Privacy impact assessments.
  • Global privacy program development.
  • Geolocation analytics.
  • Vendor risk management.
  • Big data and artificial intelligence.
  • The age of digital medicine.
  • Managing privacy program scalability.
  • Privacy and data ethics.
  • Data use strategy.
  • COVID-19 privacy impacts.

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