Call for Proposals

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  • Delivering high-quality education is critical to the success of IAPP conferences. We are looking for dynamic speakers with the ability to inform and inspire our audience. To propose a session, please complete and submit the following form.

    Once submitted, you will receive a confirmation email with a link for editing your submission. This may be done up to the date that the submission process closes. For questions about the submission process, please email Matt Valley at

    Session Type (required)

    Topic/Sector (required)

    All proposals will be considered, however specific areas of interest for the event are listed below. If your proposal does not fall under any of the below categories, or spans over more than one topic, please select “Other.”

    Proposed Session Title (required)

    Description of Proposed Topic (150 words or less) (required)

    Speakers (required)

    Maximum of three speakers per panel - well-rounded panels are strongly encouraged. Preconference workshops are limited to no more than five speakers, including a moderator. Please submit speaker information exactly as it should appear in print.

    Please enter the name(s), title(s), organization(s) and e-mail address(es) of all speakers for this conference (1 per line)

    Interactive Elements

    Interactive elements are preferred in all sessions, but are required in advanced sessions. Please indicate any of the techniques you will use when delivering your presentation.

    Other (please specify)

    Desired Audience

    Please tell us which description is most accurate for the audience you wish to reach.

    Shared Materials

    Do you have materials you would like to share with delegates in advance of your session? If yes, please explain.

    Key Takeaways (required)

    List 2-3 key takeaways that an attendee will get from your session (1 per line)