IAPP Privacy Academy 2013
  • I learned something valuable at every session, the networking opportunities were fantastic, and the keynote speakers were really great too.
  • The entire structure of the program is outstanding. Good speakers, great networking opportunities and good exhibits. One of the best conferences.
  • Very well organized, privacy-specific education, and great networking opportunities. Great educational resource as well.
  • Valuable information.
  • Maybe one of the best [experiences] I’ve had. Great to see some prior colleagues, and meet some new ones.
  • Great format and content.
  • I enjoyed the diversity of the speakers’ topics and professional backgrounds.
  • Hard choice to make for breakout sessions.
  • Overall experience was great!
  • The breakout sessions I attended were informative and interesting.
  • Fantastic gathering of privacy professionals.
  • Great topic range, knowledgeable and skilled professionals, great networking.
  • Solid conference. Great content and networking.

Special Events and Networking


Brain Food

Meal Times

Can a meal make you smarter? Find out while enjoying power-food-infused meals.


The Playground

Exhibit Hall Hours

Immature schmimmature. Get your creative juices flowing in the playground and let inspiration strike!


5-Minute Mixer

Monday, September 30
Tuesday, October 1
5 – 6 p.m.

Flying solo? No problem! These 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

Monday, September 30
6 – 7 p.m.

Opening night, usher in the Academy in style. Enjoy some food, fun and friends at the Welcome Reception, a great opportunity to network and check out this year’s exhibitors.


Pins and Pints

Monday, September 30
7 p.m.
Bowling IS cool. Come enjoy the lanes, fantastic company, nibbles and drinks during an evening out at the chicest bowling alley around. Drop off your business card at the information booth to sign up. Attendees are responsible for their own expenses. 

Lucky Strike Lanes
Lincoln Square 2nd Floor
700 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 250
+1 425.453.5137


Academy Run and Walk

Tuesday, October 1
Wednesday, October 2
6:45 – 7:30 a.m.

Hello, endorphins! Start the day with a little exercise and a lot of fresh air during a guided run and walk. Just meet up in the hotel lobby, and be sure to sign the participation release form before beginning.


Book Signings

Tuesday, October 1
10:30 – 11 a.m.

Come meet keynote Stewart A. Baker and get your signed copy of Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren’t Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism.

10:30 – 11 a.m.

Meet Howard A. Schmidt, former cyber advisor to Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, and get your signed copy of Patrolling Cyberspace: Lessons Learned from a Lifetime in Data Security.


IAPP Privacy Dinner & Awards Ceremony 2013

Tuesday, October 1
6 – 9 p.m.

The year’s biggest night for privacy, the Privacy Dinner includes a special keynote by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, dinner and a celebration of the winners of the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation and IAPP Privacy Vanguard Awards. All Academy attendees are encouraged to come celebrate—admission is included with Academy registration. Learn more.


Book Signing

Wednesday, October 2
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Meet the authors! Robert Scoble and Shel Israel will be signing copies of their work. Israel and Scoble are coauthors of Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data and the Future of Privacy.

Special offer! Pre-order your copy of Age of Context and get $5 off the $25 cover price. E-mail shelisrael1@gmail.com to place your order. Read a sample chapter now.


Meet Up at the Hive!

The Beehive Networking Lounge is where you’ll catch up with friends, network or just get off your feet and away from the buzz for a few minutes.



Get the titles everyone is talking about! Shop our convenient onsite bookstore for a selection of thought-provoking books on privacy and IAPP educational products.


Dress Code

You know the Academy is big on style, but it’s big on comfort too! Feel free to dress down and wear your favorite jeans throughout the conference.

Notable exception: The Privacy Dinner will remain business casual.