Speaker/Sponsor Kit

Please find  some helpful information for planning your event.

Important Deadlines

Sep 15: Session planning deadline – session title, description, and at least 2 speakers confirmed.
Sep 21: Printing deadline – submit your ad for the Printed Guide. Changes after that date will not be included in printed materials.
Oct 14: Reading materials and handouts are due.
Oct 19: PPT presentations are due.

Speaker Registration Deadline

Registration + Discounts.  Speakers must register prior to the event. Speakers receive complementary registration to the main event, Oct 22-23, 2020, as well as a 50% discount to all pre-conference events on Oct 21, 2020. You will receive a discount code by email.

Speaker Registration

Mandatory Materials

    1. Profile Photo (by Sep 15, 2020)
    2. Short Bio (by Sep 15, 2020)
      Needed to satisfy CLE requirements, will not be published.
    3. Advance Reading Materials and Handouts (by Oct 14, 2020)
      Materials are required to satisfy CLE requirements and attendee expectations. You may provide articles, papers, citations, background material, definitions, checklists, illustrative charts and tables, and perhaps a bibliography of related materials.
    4. PPT Presentation (by Oct 19, 2020)
      Submit your PPT presentation in PDF format labeled as “Name of Session.pdf.”  Access to PPTs is restricted to attendees on a password protected page. You may use our PPT template or use your own.
Upload Photo, Bio, Materials, and PPTs

Exhibitor Set-Up

Exhibition Space. Sponsors who purchased an exhibitor’s package may set up starting at 7:30 AM of the pre-conference or main conference day in the Grand Ballroom on the 3rd Floor. The layout of the exhibitor’s space may vary from event to event.

Grand Ballroom Set up

Submit your Ad

Ad for the Conference Guide.  If you have purchased an ad as part of your  sponsorship package, please upload it by Sep 21.

Upload Ad

Promotional Materials

Marketing Inserts & Promotional Items.  If you sponsorship package includes marketing inserts or promotional items to be included in the welcome bag, please ship 850 units to:

Professor Daniel Solove
George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052


Schedule.  Please view or download our schedule.

What to Bring

Computer, PPT Presentation, and HDMI Cable.  Bring your own computer with your PPT presentation loaded on it. You will also need to bring a HDMI or Apple adapter cable. Additional Apple cables will be available at the registration desk.

Conference Equipment

Wi-Fi, Projectors, and Microphones.  All rooms will have Wi-Fi, projectors, and table-top microphones.

Book Hotel

Hotel.  Speakers are responsible for their hotel and travel arrangements. Book your hotel soon to take advantage of a limited number of discounted rooms: Book Hotel


Venue.  The Marvin Center (3rd Floor)
George Washington University
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

Plan Ahead

Session Leader.  Designate one of your panelists for the role of session leader. The session leader serves as a moderator and spearheads the overall session planning, in addition to participating as a panel speaker.

Schedule Panel Conference CallsSchedule your first conference call to outline the overall session content and goals. We recommend you do so as soon as possible, and schedule subsequent planning calls.

Panel Coordinations.  We will determine the date and time of your panel at a later date.  If you have scheduling requirements for the conference dates, please let us know. Sessions are 1 hour long, and we typically aim for three speakers per panel.

Plan for Significant Audience Participation.  Session content must be rigorous and encourage audience participation and Q&A. Our attendees are seasoned professional, so feel free to do “deep dives” and cover advanced topics.

Plan to Attend Multiple Sessions Over Multiple Days.  Maximize your networking benefit and get to know the leading privacy and security professionals attending our event. Plan to attend multiple sessions over multiple days.

Dress Code

Business Casual. Prepare for a great networking experience in a casual business atmosphere.


Media. Members of the media may attend the event.

Session Recordings

Session Recordings. Sessions will not be recorded.


FedEx Shipping Center.  A FedEx shipping center is located within 4 minutes walking distance of the Marvin Center:

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
2020 K St NW
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 331-9572

Hours of Operation
Monday 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM–8:00 PM

Social Media

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#privsecforum  Right-click on the image to download and share it on your network.


Sponsor and Exhibit.  Your Sponsorship support is one of the most powerful mediums to communicate and form relationships with key stakeholders. To explore opportunities, please contact:

Suzanne Armstrong
Sales + Business Development
+1 (847) 687-0501