The call for speaking proposals for ANZ Summit 2023 is now open.

The IAPP ANZ Summit attracts privacy professionals from Australia, New Zealand and beyond. As an IAPP conference speaker, you can share your expertise with an engaged audience of your fellow privacy pros.

Deadline to submit: 16 April.

Submit your proposal

Speaking has its benefits
This is a wonderful opportunity to give back to the community while sharing your expertise.

  • You will also:
      •       • Identify yourself as a thought leader in the data protection community.
      •       • Gain exposure with the world’s largest privacy association.
      •       • Elevate the profession by sharing your knowledge.
      •       • Receive a complimentary pass to attend the conference.

Submission information

We are seeking engaging speakers with strong perspectives on hot topics such as:

  • • Adtech and online advertising.
  • • AI, AI ethics, machine learning.
  • • APAC regulatory developments.
  • • Biometrics, including facial recognition.
  • • Privacy implications of generative AI.
  • • Children’s privacy.
  • • Privacy transparency.
  • • Australian Privacy Act reform.
  • • NZ Privacy Act reform, including amendments to IPP 3.
  • • Connected devices.
  • • Consumer rights, including the Consumer Data Right.
  • • Data breach and incident response.
  • • Privacy program management, including running multi-jurisdictional programs.
  • • Diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • • Digital ethics.
  • • Indigenous data sovereignty.
  • • Privacy in the metaverse.
  • • Government and corporate surveillance.

Almost 400 privacy pros attended the IAPP ANZ Summit 2022

Attendees learned how privacy laws and data protection regulations worldwide affect the way they do business here in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. They connected and re-connected with colleagues, explored ways to change the perceptions of a Privacy Impact Assessment from a barrier to a benefit, discussed Māori data sovereignty and more at the 11th annual ANZ Summit – the biggest one ever.

2022 Sessions Covered a Wide Range of Topics

Considering Indigenous Privacy Perspectives — Introducing Māori Data Sovereignty

At the IAPP’s inaugural panel on Considering Indigenous Privacy Perspectives, panelists introduced the concept of Māori data sovereignty and discussed the application of the current privacy framework to dMāori data. .


The Shape of Things to Come — Review of the Australian Privacy Act

This panel shared their government and regulatory perspectives on the review of the Australian Privacy Act, what it is being reshaped into, what sectors are impacted, its current state and next steps.


Privacy Enhancing Technology

This discussion centered on the applicability of PET’s across an organisation, including specific use cases, highlights of regulatory direction and more, before branching into ethical AI frameworks and quantum resilient data protection.

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