Florida Center for Cybersecurity

Florida Center for Cybersecurity announces call for presentations for 2016 conference

Share your expertise and experience by presenting at the Florida Center for Cybersecurity's Third Annual Conference on Oct. 25.

TAMPA, Fla. (April 13, 2016) -- The Florida Center for Cybersecurity (FC2) has announced the call for presentations and demonstrations for the Third Annual Conference.

The conference will take place Oct. 25, 2016, at the Tampa Convention Center in Downtown Tampa.

FC2 seeks a broad range of topical presentations and demonstrations, and encourages professionals from all sectors to get involved. Each proposal will be reviewed by experts and will be chosen based on: relevance, experience, expertise, focus on the topic and timeliness and importance.

To get started:
  1. Download the presentations packet
  2. Download and complete the call for presentations form
  3. Email the completed form to asnedeker@usf.edu by noon on June 1, 2016.
About the Conference
The conference, held in conjunction with National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, brings together experts and decision-makers from industry, military, government and academia, as well as students. The aim is to facilitate idea exchanges, networking, and to explore innovative approaches to counter cyber threats and build cybersecurity awareness.

Keynote speakers will be Scott Charney, corporate vice president, Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group, and Arthur Coviello, retired executive chairman for RSA, the Security Division of EMC.

For more information on the conference, visit the conference page.

About the Florida Center for Cybersecurity
Created during the 2014 legislative session, the Florida Center for Cybersecurity (FC²) is a shared resource for cybersecurity research, education and outreach across the state and beyond. The Center fosters collaboration between higher education, government, defense and business communities to share knowledge, resources and training opportunities that help mitigate cybersecurity threats and create opportunities for innovative solutions. Located at the University of South Florida, FC² is leading efforts to position Florida as a national leader in cybersecurity.

Media Contact: Kate Whitaker, 813-974-1229

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity's Third Annual Conference will be help Oct. 25 at the Tampa Convention Center.