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Press Section

About CPDP Conferences


Welcome to the press section of CPDP. Here you can find press advisories, selected press photos and background information about the conference. For interview requests please contact the press team at info@cpdpconferences.org


Conference registration fee is waived for journalists. Journalists can register by contacting Thierry Vandenbussche at thierry@privacysalon.org or onsite at the registration desk during the conference days. Please note that an official press card is mandatory. If you don’t have a press card, please send us a proof that you are on assignment from a media outlet.



CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. Every year in Brussels, CPDP brings together a stimulating mix of stakeholders from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss the emerging issues and the latest trends.

CPDP2018 offered 85 panel sessions with 420 international speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society. CPDP2018 received 1.110 registrations in total. The conference was attended by over 1.000 attendees from 55 countries and over 70% of the attendees coming from outside of Belgium. Besides the general programme, CPDP2018 also offered several side events such as open debates, workshops, PechaKucha performances, and art exhibitions.

This unique multidisciplinary formula has served to make CPDP one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world.

Press coverage of previous editions

It started in 2007