Thursday, June 20, 2019

2019 NSF Cybersecurity Summit Call For Participation - NOW OPEN - Deadline is Monday, August 12th

It is our pleasure to announce and invite you to the 2019 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure.  The event will take place Tuesday, October 15th through Thursday, October 17th, at the Catamaran Hotel in San Diego, CA. Attendees will include cybersecurity practitioners, technical leaders, and risk owners from within the NSF Large Facilities and CI community, as well as key stakeholders and thought leaders from the broader scientific and cybersecurity communities. Registration and hotel reservations details will be announced in the coming weeks. We are happy to announce the call for participation, community leadership recognition program, and student program are now open and we welcome your proposals.
Call for Participation (CFP)
Program content for the summit is driven by our community. We invite proposals for presentations, breakout and training sessions, as well as nominations for student scholarships. The deadline for CFP submissions is August 12th, 2019. To learn more about the CFP, please visit:

Nominations for the Community Leadership Recognition Program
The Summit seeks to recognize outstanding leadership in the cyberinfrastructure and cybersecurity field. These leaders have developed and established the processes and practices for building a trusting, collaborative community, and seriously addressing that community's core cybersecurity challenges in ways that remain relevant as research technologies and infrastructure evolve and change. The deadline for CFP submissions is August 12th, 2019. More information on the program and how to submit a nomination can be found here:
Student Program - Accepting Applications
Each year, the summit organizers invite several students to attend the summit. Students who are interested in cybersecurity and new, efficient, effective ways to protect information assets while supporting science will benefit from attending. Undergraduate and Graduate students may self-nominate or be nominated by a teacher or mentor. The deadline for applications is August 12th, 2019.. To learn more about the Student Program, please visit:
On behalf of the 2019 NSF Cybersecurity Summit organizers and program committee, we welcome your participation and hope to see you in October.

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