Global Privacy Summit

Special Events and Networking


Women in Privacy

Friday, March 7
8:30 – 10 a.m.

Calling all female privacy professionals! Grab a cup of coffee in the Exhibit Hall and then join a panel of senior women in privacy who have been pioneers in the profession and at their organizations. The panel will share their experiences and lead a Q&A session offering tips for your continued success.

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The Little Big Stage All-New!

We’ve challenged the experts to captivate you, delivering inspired ideas in under 20 minutes each. These free-form, experimental talks are sure to surprise.


Book Signings at the Summit

Get your signed copies of today’s hottest titles and meet the authors during on-site book signings at the Resource Center.

    Keynote David Brin
    Transparent Society
    Thursday, March 6, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

    Eduardo Ustaran
    The Future of Privacy
    Thursday, March 6, 12:15 – 1 p.m. at the Data Guidance booth #36 in the Exhibit Hall.

    Keynote Julia Angwin
    Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance
    Friday, March 7, 11:15 – 11:45 a.m.


The Postscript Sessions All-New!

Thursday, March 6: 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Friday, March 7: 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Great discussions shouldn’t end before their time. The Postscript Sessions keep the conversation going, allowing you to pick your speakers’ brains and push the discussion further.


5-Minute Mixer

Wednesday, March 5
4:30 – 6 p.m.

Don’t know anyone at the conference? No problem! This all-time favorite networking event helps you make new contacts—fast. Quick one-on-one mini meetings ensure you meet lots of new people in no time at all. This is speed networking at its best. Don’t forget to bring your business cards!


Welcome Reception

Wednesday, March 5
6 – 7 p.m.

Kick off the Summit in style! Be sure to arrive in time for some food, fun and friends at the Welcome Reception on Wednesday night, a great opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, make new contacts and check out this year’s exhibitors.

Privacy Bash The Privacy Party of the Year!

Thursday, March 6
6:30 – 9 p.m.

Don’t miss the privacy party of the year, where you can mix and mingle before heading to dinner. This year, we’ve reserved the entire Newseum, so come enjoy tasty libations, mouth-watering nibbles, exceptional company and incredible exhibits as we crank up the fun. Transportation provided, see below.

    The Newseum
    555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20001

    Getting There: Shuttles will begin pick-up at the 24th Street entrance of the hotel at 5:45 p.m. Return shuttles will be sent back on demand. Service ends promptly at 9:15 p.m.


Summit Run and Walk

Thursday, March 6, and Friday, March 7
6:30 – 7:15 a.m.

Hit the streets! This guided run and walk is a great excuse to get some fresh air—and a fantastic networking opportunity. Just meet up in the hotel lobby, and be sure to sign the participation release form before the run and walk begins.


Charge Up at the R&R Lounge

Conveniently located near Registration, the R&R (Recharge & Reboot) Lounge is where you can plug in and recharge while catching up with old friends or meeting new contacts.


Lunchtime Session: Legislative Update with Stuart Ingis

Thursday, March 6, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Moderator: Stuart Ingis, Partner, Venable LLP, with Alvaro Bedoya, Chief Counsel, Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, R. David Edelman, Senior Advisor for Internet, Innovation, and Privacy Policy, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the National Economic Council, Christian Fjeld, Senior Counsel, Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance, Tony Hadley, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Experian

Get the scoop from the Hill! Join us for the latest news and an informal discussion about the emerging privacy issues of Congress.

Summit Scholarship Program

The IAPP regularly offers conference scholarships to outstanding students in the field of privacy. This year, scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to attend the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2014, network with privacy professionals and be paired with a professional mentor at the conference. Up to five students will be awarded a free main conference pass.


Resource Center

Shop at the Resource Center for a selection of thought-provoking books on privacy and other IAPP educational products.

Resource Center Hours
Wednesday, March 5
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 6
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, March 7
7:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.