Privacy Papers for Policymakers

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) invites privacy scholars and authors with an interest in privacy issues to nominate finished papers for consideration for FPF’s annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award.

FPF’s Privacy Papers for Policymakers:


Submission Requirements

The Review Process

Student Paper Award

FPF is pleased to also offer a student paper award for students of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Student submissions must follow the same guidelines as the general PPPM award. The deadline for student submissions is November 5, 2021.

Awards Event

The Future of Privacy Forum will invite winning authors to present their work at an annual event with top policymakers and privacy leaders in the Spring of 2022 (date TBD). FPF will also publish a digest of the summaries of the winning papers for distribution to policymakers in the U.S. and abroad.

2020 Privacy Papers for Policymakers

Last year’s 11th Annual Privacy Papers for Policy Makers included a keynote from acting Acting FTC Chair Rebecca Kelly Slaughter. Honorary Co-Hosts included Senator Edward Markey and Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Privacy Caucus.

Watch last year’s virtual presentation and read the papers here.