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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

Press accreditation: Conference registration fee is waived for journalists.

For press registrations, please contact Ms. Laurence Schepens, laurence@medicongress.com. Please note that an official press card is mandatory.



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.


CPDP gathers the most important stakeholders of data protection, privacy, information technology and law. Within an atmosphere of independence and mutual respect, CPDP brings together international and national policy makers, regulators, academics, computer scientists, legal practitioners, industry representatives, activists, consultants and tech journalists. CPDP is an extraordinary networking opportunity to mix and mingle with the privacy and data protection community.

Press coverage of previous editions

It started in 2007