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ICS Cyber Security Conference – Call for Speakers

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Do you have a cyber security story to share, or thoughts on best practice in this area? The official Call for Papers  for SecurityWeek’s 2017 Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security Conference, being held October 23 – 26, 2017 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, Georgia, USA is open until August 15, 2017.

As the original ICS/SCADA cyber security conference, the event is the largest and longest-running cyber security-focused event series for the industrial control systems sector. The conference caters to the energy, water, utility, chemical, transportation, manufacturing, and other industrial and critical infrastructure organizations.

With a 15-year history, the conference has proven to bring value to attendees through the robust exchange of technical information, actual incidents, insights, and best practices to help protect critical infrastructures from cyber-attacks.

Produced by SecurityWeek, the conference addresses ICS/SCADA topics including protection for SCADA systems, plant control systems, engineering workstations, substation equipment, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and other field control system devices.

The Conference is unique and has historically focused on control system end-users from various industries and what cyber vulnerabilities mean to control system reliability and safe operation. It also has a long history of having discussions of actual ICS cyber incidents along with lessons learned.

The 2017 Conference is expected to attract more than 450 professionals from around the world, including large critical infrastructure and industrial organizations, military and state and Federal Government. The incorporates training workshops and advanced full-day training sessions on various topics.

Through the Call for Speakers, a conference committee will accept speaker submissions for possible inclusion in the program at the 2017 ICS Cyber Security Conference.

The conference committee encourages proposals for both main track and “In Focus” sessions. Most sessions are 45 minutes in length including time for Q&A.

Submissions will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early submission is highly encouraged.

Submissions must include proposed presentation title, an informative session abstract, including learning objectives for attendees if relevant; and contact information and bio for the proposed speaker.

All speakers must adhere to the 100% vendor neutral / no commercial policy of the conference. If speakers cannot respect this policy, they should not submit a proposal.

To be considered, interested speakers should submit proposals by email to events@securityweek.com with the subject line “ICS2017 CFP” by August 15, 2017.

Plan on Attending the 2017 ICS Cyber Security Conference?
Online registration is open, with discounts available for early registration.

 

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Kirstie Magowan

Kirstie Magowan is the managing editor of IT Chronicles. Kirstie is an experienced journalist and publisher who has been working in the IT Service Management industry since 1999. Kirstie is a regular speaker at industry conferences globally.