IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. is the hub where the privacy and infosecurity worlds intersect — the perfect place to make valuable new connections. And this year, there are more opportunities than ever.

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Amp Up Austin Welcome Barbecue

Wednesday, September 30, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

After General Session, head over to Waller Creek Amphitheater at Stubbs Bar-B-Q for the Amp Up Austin Welcome Barbecue under the stars. 

Stubbs Bar-B-Q
801 Red River Street
Austin, TX

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First-Time Attendee Meet-Up

Thursday, October 1, 8 – 9 a.m.

 Meet other first-time attendees during this casual networking event.


Industry Meet-Ups

Network with other professionals looking to help advance and support industry colleagues in the privacy field.

  • expand_moreThursday, October 1

    10:15 – 11 a.m.
    Privacy Bar Section Meet-Up
    Women Leading Privacy and Security Meet-Up

    12:15 – 1 p.m.
    Finance Meet-Up

    1 – 1:45 p.m.
    Technology Meet-Up

    3 – 3:45 p.m.
    State, Local and Municipal (SLAM) Meet-Up

  • expand_moreFriday, October 2

    9:30 – 10 a.m.
    Cybersecurity Professionals Meet-Up
    Privacy Engineering Section Meet-Up

    1 – 1:30 p.m.
    Health Care Meet-Up


Privacy Solution Showcase

Thursday, October 1, 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

See what’s going on in the Exhibit Hall without missing any sessions. Food and refreshments during this time will only be served in the Exhibit Hall.


Peer-to-Peer Roundtables

Thursday, October 1, 3 – 3:45 p.m.

Select a topic and grab a seat at the table! Connect with fellow attendees over small, interactive and lively discussions.

Currently seeking volunteers who would like to discuss Consumer Communications, Emerging Technologies, Ethics and Social Implications, Global Data Transfers and International Policy, Workplace/Employee Privacy, Privacy and Security, or another topic of your choice. Interested? Submit your topic!


Connection Reception

Thursday, October 1, 4:45 – 6:15 p.m.

Enjoy food and drinks with friends and colleagues at our networking reception. It’s a great opportunity to network and check out this year’s exhibitors.


5-Minute Mixer

Thursday, October 1, 5 – 6 p.m.

Quick, one-on-one mini meetings ensure you meet lots of new people in no time. This is speed networking at its best. Bring your business cards! Refreshments will be provided.


Affinity Groups Happy Hour

Thursday, October 1, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

Affinity Group gatherings deliver a unique opportunity for privacy pros with unifying experiences to network with each other. Learn more about IAPP Affinity Groups.

Cybersecurity Professionals, Energy & Utilities, Higher Education, Latin America, LGBTQs in Privacy and Technology, Minorities in Privacy, Young Privacy Professionals.

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Mentor Mingle

Friday, October 2, 9:30 – 10 a.m.

Are you a mentor or mentee? That’s up to you to decide! Choose a badge and see who you find.

Blue means mentor, green means mentee. Don’t forget to ask questions. What might you want to know?


  • Industry
  • Experience
  • Interest
  • Goals

How will you connect? Share your card, email, phone number, or scan your LinkedIn QR code before you leave!


The Meet-Up Lounge

Thursday, October 1, 8 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Friday, October 2, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Plug in and recharge, network or just get a few minutes of work in.


Volunteer Today!

Volunteering is a great way to network while getting a behind-the-scenes look at the conference. Choose from a number of fun, well-organized volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers needed: Meet-Up hosts, Peer-to-Peer Roundtable hosts, Mentors and more! If you are already registered and want a bigger role, email


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