You are privacy.
You are security.
You are risk.

Privacy and security are going places together, and you, the doers, the professionals—and the decisions you make—are key to that future.

P.S.R. is the only event that brings you the best of privacy and security in one brilliant (and completely unique) cross-industry conference. And this year, we’re heading to San Diego with even more programming. The main conference now begins on Monday evening, 5 p.m. sharp, with Monday General Session—right after training and workshops end. Tuesday and Wednesday are packed with all-new security and IT content, plus expanded privacy offerings including your west-coast source for GDPR prep.

Privacy and security are going places together. Join the movement.


Inspiring Keynote Speakers

Michael Finkel

Best-Selling Author of The Stranger in the Woods and True Story

While he has experienced and explored identity theft firsthand with the book True Story, it's his newest work that brings Finkel to P.S.R.: The Stranger in the Woods, the story of one of the world’s most private people.

Sebastian Junger

Award-Winning Journalist, Director, and Best-Selling Author of The Perfect Storm

Author Sebastian Junger made his name with the riveting bestseller The Perfect Storm, drew accolades for WAR, and now addresses a topic central to the privacy field with Tribe, an exploration of whether privacy runs counter to the essence of what makes us happy.

Karen Levy

Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science, Cornell University

Cornell's Karen Levy is at the forefront of research surrounding artificial intelligence, surveillance, and data use in a variety of settings—from the workplace to the bedroom to the cab of your average long-haul trucker.

Keynote Panel

Moderator: Ruby Zefo, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP

VP Law and Policy Group, Chief Privacy and Security Counsel, Intel

J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP

President and CEO, IAPP

Matt Loeb


As the digital world evolves, will privacy and security professionals become one and the same? What does the hybrid professional of tomorrow look like? The CEOs of the IAPP and ISACA come together to discuss.

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Your GDPR Fix on the West Coast

Implementation time for the EU General Data Protection Regulation is rapidly approaching. P.S.R. is your solution. Top-tier European data protection prep on the U.S. West Coast—no need to cross the pond. Ensure your organization is compliant and ready to hit the ground running in 2018:

Grow Your Network, Grow Your Reach

Your chance to meet privacy and security pros from across teams, industries and cities worldwide, P.S.R. is bursting with networking opportunities. Learn more now.

Conference Hotel and Venue

New rooms added for P.S.R. attendees!

Book now —the city is selling out fast.

We are thrilled to bring the IAPP to the stunning Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in sunny San Diego.

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel


Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101

Renaissance San Diego
421 West B Street
San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619.398.3100

 Reserve online or call +1 619.398.3100. Offer expires September 25, 2017; subject to availability.

  • Discounted IAPP rate: $295/night, plus taxes and fees. See rates and reserve rooms here, or call the number above.
  • Please specifically mention the IAPP, International Association of Privacy Professionals or Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017 when making your reservation.

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