P.S.R. 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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5-Minute Mixer

Wednesday, October 20, 5:45 – 6:30 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!


Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 20, 6 – 7:15 p.m.

Food, drinks, fun and friends on opening night, plus a chance to check out this year’s exhibitors. Does it get any better?


R&R Lounge

Thursday, October 21, 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Friday, October 22, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

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The Meet-Up Lounge

Thursday, October 21: 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Friday, October 22: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join us for pre-scheduled meet-ups and mingles or schedule on your own with colleagues, new and old, in this networking space.


Industry Meet-Ups

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

Thursday, October 21
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

  • Diversity in Privacy Section Meet-Up
  • Privacy Engineering Section Meet-Up
  • State, Local & Municipalities Meet-Up
  • Student & Higher Education Meet-Up

3:30 – 4 p.m.

  • Adtech Meet-Up
  • Cybersecurity Professionals Meet-Up
  • FIP Meet-Up
  • LGBTQ Meet-Up

Friday, October 22
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

  • First-Time Attendee Meet-Up
  • Privacy Bar Section Meet-Up
  • Women Leading Privacy and Security Meet-Up

Happy Hours

You know what we love? Catching up with old connections (and making new ones) from throughout the IAPP world. That’s why Happy Hours events are always such a hit.

Affinity Groups Happy Hours

Wednesday, October 20, 7:15 – 9:15 p.m.

Join others involved or interested in the IAPP's Affinity Groups, including Cybersecurity; Finance; State, Local and Municipalities (SLAM); Higher Education; LGBTQ; Energy & Utilities and more for this casual after hours networking event.

Sponsored by:

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Sections Happy Hour

Thursday, October 21, 6:45 – 8 p.m.

Join others involved or interested in the Privacy Bar, Privacy Engineering, Women Leading Privacy and Diversity in Privacy Sections for this casual after hours networking event.

Sponsored by: TerraTrue

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Peer-to-Peer Roundtables

Thursday, October 21, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

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

2021 Privacy Litigation & Enforcement
Jane Davidson
, Greenberg Traurig

California Privacy Law
Lothar Determann
, Baker McKenzie

EU Regulation of AI: What U.S. Companies Need to Know
Volha Samasiuk
, Autodesk

Harmonizing Privacy and Security
Neil Packard
, Dexcom

Privacy and Security Trends
Hilary Lane
, Holland & Knight

Privacy and Security: Vendor Risk Management
CJ Utter
, Vizio

Privacy for SMBs
Carolyn Krol
, Termly

Privacy in the Vendor Due Diligence Process
Chris Hyde
, Demyst Data

Privacy Job Market
Rachael Haher
, TRU Staffing Partners

Privacy Metrics and Measurement
Aaron Weller
, Sentinel

The New SCCs
Shannon Yavorsky
, Orrick

Third-Party Risk Management
Elaine Tan
, Kong


Party at the Marina

Thursday, October 21, 5:15 – 6:45 p.m.

Kick back from a day’s activity with great food, drink and company overlooking the hotel marina on San Diego Bay.


Mentor Mingle

Friday, October 22, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Are you a seasoned privacy pro looking to share your experience with a newcomer? Or are you fresh to privacy and looking for guidance on navigating the industry? Whichever group you fit into, this networking opportunity is for you. Connect with another privacy pro and learn by teaching or being taught. This is where big names in privacy nurture the next big names in privacy. We’ll provide icebreakers to help you get started!

Interested in serving as a mentor? Sign up on our volunteer recruitment form here!


Resource Center

Wednesday, October 20, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Come and browse IAPP books chock full of information to help meet your organization’s privacy challenges.


IAPP Central

Wednesday, October 20, 6 – 7:15 p.m.
Thursday, October 21, 8 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, October 22, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

IAPP Central is your privacy hub, where you will find up-to-the-minute resources and tools to help you and your organization meet your challenges head-on. Just tell us what you need — we are here to help.


Charging Station

Recharge your devices at the charging station in the R&R Lounge.

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Volunteer Today!

If you want to get even more from P.S.R., get involved! We are currently seeking volunteers. Please check here to learn more about available opportunities and to apply for a volunteer role.

Note: Volunteers do not receive complimentary conference passes, but they do receive our unyielding gratitude and respect! Please ensure you are registered for the conference before you apply.