Privacy Engineering pros gather here
This is where privacy professionals working in the IT and privacy engineering fields come together and connect. The Privacy Engineering Section offers a range of programs, events, content and networking opportunities through which privacy pros working in IT and related fields can connect and advance.

For members, the Privacy Engineering Section is the hub of activities, including programming, publications and networking opportunities. IAPP section members get access to tons of great benefits. Benefits that include networking opportunities and specialized content, plus access to ongoing web conferences, exciting special events and a lot more.

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IAPP Conference Events

IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023

Privacy Engineering Section Forum
Monday, April 3, 9-5 p.m.

The ever-closer connection between people, privacy and technology will be the focus of the next Privacy Engineering Section Forum. Additional registration fee required.

Privacy Engineering Section Meet-Up
Wednesday, April 5, 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

Meet other privacy engineers at this casual networking event. Submit your volunteer application to lead a meet-up today.

Virtual Offerings

Privacy Engineering Section Virtual Roundtable
Thursday, April 20

Join fellow privacy pros for a casual conversation around issues affecting privacy engineering professionals in the industry. Register today!

KnowledgeNet Meetings
Connect with local privacy pro’s in your area! Find an upcoming meeting that contains Privacy Engineering Section content here.

Web Conferences
Looking for specialized web conferences with privacy lawyers in mind? Search no further – we’ve got you covered! Check out the IAPP Store for a full listing of web conferences.


Privacy pros at the helm
Guiding the Privacy Engineering Section, the Advisory Board—chosen from your nominations—represents a diverse group of leaders with a broad range of privacy law expertise. Meet each of them now.

Interested in applying to be a board member? The Call for Volunteers opens every fall.

Stay connected

Member Directory
Use the Privacy Engineering Section search filter in the Member Directory to connect with fellow section members. Not opted in? No problem! Visit your Member Directory Preferences in your MyIAPP portal to make any edits.

Join the Privacy List—just for IAPP members. Click here to join!  Stay in touch, get advice, swap ideas—simply e-mail once you’re subscribed.

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Volunteer Opportunities
Want to become more active in your section? Check out the section specific volunteer opportunities below:

Event Volunteer – Looking to participate in Roundtable Discussions, Mentor Q&A’s, Happy Hour Host, KnowledgeNet Speaker, etc.? Fill out the Section volunteer submission form to get started today!

Conference Speaker – The Call for Proposals is open all year long and we accept sessions on a rolling basis.

Leadership Opportunities – Apply to become an Advisory Board member during Call for Volunteers every September.