Saturday, July 8, 2017

Call for Speakers for the New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conferance

As the co-chair of this event I am letting you all know you have the opportunity to propose a topic to present at this event.

You are invited to the Capital of the World, New York City for the 4rd Annual Joint Cyber Security Conference on October 5th 2017.  The event will be feature internationally recognized  presentations delivered by security researchers, industry leaders and officials in Time Square!
Showcase your security expertise and share your knowledge - October 5th, 2017 in New York City for the 4th Annual Joint Cyber Security Conference.  This is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of unparalleled networking opportunities with other information security professionals, industry experts, and thought leaders from around the world, and get the exposure and recognition you deserve.

Please submit your proposal by 11:59 pm on August 7th, 2017 EDT.

Looking for proposals from security practitioners who want to have real conversations about security: security analysts, engineers, and administrators, developers, testers, results-focused QA researchers of all kinds, chief security officers, leaders in risk and audit, and security data scientists. If you’re on the front lines of defense with stories of great success and worthy failure, especially if they provide clear ideas for what to do next, let us hear from you. And while people need a sense of what’s possible, bring concrete technical solutions above all else.

Note: Names and company affiliations will not be considered by the program committee during the first round of review.

Eligible Topics

We would like to cover all Security-related disciplines, including:

·        Analysis
·        Education
·        Engineering
·        Forensic
·        Governance
·        Network
·        Operational
·        Physical
·        Policy
·        Social
·        Technical

Submission Process & Requirements

·        The original author(s) of a presentation must submit for the Call for Presentation. Third parties such as PR firms or speaker representatives may not submit materials on behalf of a potential speaker or speaking team.

·        New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference (NYMJCSC) does not accept product or vendor-related pitches. .

·        Each submission must be completed in its entirety the first time.

·        New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference (NYMJCSC) selection process is very competitive. Members of the NYMJCSC Review Board score each submission as a group.  Submissions should clearly detail the concepts, ideas, findings, and solutions a researcher or speaking team plans to present.

·        Submissions that highlight new research, tools, vulnerabilities, etc. are highly recommended and will be given priority.

·        Submissions that include Handouts and Live Demos will also be given priority.

·        Speakers may submit more than one proposal but each proposal must be submitted via a separate submission form.

·        Each submission must include detailed bibliographies acknowledging prior work in the space, distinguishing or highlighting how your presentation is different.

·        Individuals submitting a proposal will receive a “Your submission for New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference 2017 has been received”. After selections have been completed, all submitters will receive an email confirmation of acceptance or rejection.

·        Speakers will be contacted directly if Review Board members have any questions about a submission.

Review Board & Content Selection

The speaker selection committee is comprised of association volunteers in various areas of the information security community. The Review Board advises the conference on its strategic direction, reviewing, and programming conference content and providing unparalleled insight into the attendees.

Each presentation will be reviewed using a basic point system, each reviewer will be responsible for scoring the talk submission and picking the best candidates for limited spots.

·        1-3 Points – Creative and catchy title

·        1-3 Points – Clear and detailed learning abstract/objectives/sources. This will be used by the speaker selection committee and viewed by the attendee as to why to attend this talk, the more complete the better.

·        1-3 Points – NYMJCSC Association Topic (Core body of work/project from a member association)

* Speakers will be picked on these criteria regardless of sponsorship if applicable

Required Information

You’ll be asked to include the following information for your proposal. Proposed title

·        Description of the presentation

·        Suggested main topic

·        Audience information:

o   Who is the presentation is for?

o   What will they be able to take away?

o   What prerequisite knowledge do they need?

·        For tutorial proposals: hardware installation, materials, and/or downloads attendees will need in advance

·        Speaker(s): biography and hi-res headshot (minimum 1400 pixels wide; required)

Tips for Submitting a Successful Proposal

Help us understand why your presentation is the right one for this conference. Please keep in mind that this event is by and for professionals. All presentations and supporting materials must be respectful, inclusive, and adhere to our Code of Conduct.

·        Give your proposal a simple and straightforward title.

·        Include as much detail about the presentation as possible.

·        Keep proposals free of marketing and sales, including buzzword-heavy jargon and FUD

·        Keep the audience in mind: they’re professional, and already pretty smart.

·        Explain why people will want to attend and what they’ll take away from it.

·        Pick the right topic for your talk to be sure it gets in front of the right program committee members.

·        Be authentic. Your peers need original ideas in real-world scenarios, relevant examples, and knowledge transfer.
To submit your Proposal go here