The 12th international conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection will take place in Brussels, January 30 to February 1, 2019. The theme of the conference is "Data Protection and Democracy." CPDP is seeking panel proposals from academic consortia, research projects, think tanks and other research organizations. The deadline is June 21, 2018. CPDP2018 offered 85 panel sessions with 420 international speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society. More than 1,000 people from from 55 countries attended CPDP2018. EPIC is an event sponsor of CPDP and will present the 2019 International Champion of Freedom Award on January 30, 2019.