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

We lived through a year of trusting technology to conduct business and live life at safe distances. What effect did that dependence have on privacy and information security, and what lessons are we taking into the future? Explore those and other questions in at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021, live in San Diego.

P.S.R. is the number-one event focused on the intersection of privacy and technology. Speakers and breakout sessions will dive deeply into maximizing technology as a privacy asset and minimizing it as a privacy threat. Join discussions of operational issues such as data breaches, scaling privacy programs, managing consent and more. Led by privacy and security professionals with decades of experience, breakout sessions yield practical guidance you will be able to put to work immediately. P.S.R. also offers world-class networking where you can connect with other privacy and infosec professionals at large events or smaller meet-ups focused on specific areas of interest.

Register today to reserve your spot at P.S.R. 2021. After so many months of video conferences, we are looking forward to seeing you in person!

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Keynote Speakers to Expand Your Perspective

Shalini Kantayya

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

Kantayya unveils 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 will discuss 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 will address are 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

Corporate VP, Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft

Hear leaders at the world’s leading technology platforms discuss 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

Stacey Schesser, CIPP/US

Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice

Lydia de la Torre

Partner, Golden Data Law; Adjunct, Santa Clara Law

Hear leaders in California privacy law enforcement and policymaking explain what’s next for online consumer protection and business accountability under the California Consumer Privacy Act and the California Privacy Rights Act.

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Relentlessly Practical, Operationally Focused
Breakout Sessions

A Deep Dive into the SolarWinds Cyber Attack

CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna joins a panel examining the massive hack that struck his company. Ramakrishna will share details of the attack and insights on avoiding his company’s fate.


Don’t Be Creepy! A Privacy Pro’s Guide to Managing AI Risk

Learn to manage the regulatory, ethical, and operational risks posed by AI’s steady march into applications such as personal assistants, behavioral algorithms, autonomous self-driving cars, to cybersecurity and anti-fraud detection.


The Cookieless Future: What It Means & How to Proactively Address Privacy Issues

Hear a panel debunk the myths surrounding the cookieless future and learn more about buzzwords and post-cookie solutions such as identity tech, second-party data, machine learning and AI-driven contextual advertising, data cleanrooms, consent management platforms and “opt-in” data brokers.


Come for those sessions and more 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.

Make Connections at World-Class Networking Events

Expand your circle of contacts by networking with the diverse groups of privacy, security and technology professionals who attend P.S.R. Select from large and small networking events.



  • Welcome Reception.
  • 5-Minute Mixer.
  • Industry Meet-Ups.
  • Happy Hour Gatherings.
  • Party at the Marina.
  • First-Time Attendee Meet-Up.
  • Peer-to-Peer Roundtables.
  • Mentor Mingle.
  • Volunteer Breakfast.


The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina overlooks a private marina on San Diego Bay, right across from Coronado Island. Just a short ride from the airport, the Marquis is also near San Diego attractions such as Seaport Village, the Gaslamp Quarter, Petco Park and Balboa Park. IAPP discounted room block available. Offer expires Sept. 27, 2021.

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA
+1 (619) 234-1500

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