Call for Registration, Participation, Sponsorship and Career fair opportunities are now open for the 1st National Women in Cybersecurity conference to be held at Marriott, Nashville, TN on April 11-12, 2014. Please visit the site for additional info.
This is funded by NSF SFS Award#1303441: Capacity Building: Broadening Participation in Cybersecurity.
The conference is an effort to bring together women (students/faculty/researchers/professionals) in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry for sharing of knowledge/experience, networking and mentoring. Any individual or organization interested in recruitment/retention of women in this field and/or diversification of their cybersecurity workforce is especially encouraged to get involved.
The conference registration cost is subsidized and includes lodging and meals over duration of the conference.
We are targeting around 200 attendees: among these, 50% students, 25% educators, 25% professionals.
The WiCyS conference will offer:
• Distinguished speaker sessions
• Technical presentations
• Technical workshops (both for faculty and students)
• Poster competitions
• Birds-of Feather discussions
• Panel discussions
• Lightning talks
• Career fair
We have limited capacity and therefore, please reserve your spot as soon as possible.
Please pass this to peers, help support our cause and spread the word.
Looking forward to seeing you at WiCyS 2014!