Call for Speakers
Important Dates: (all deadlines are at midnight EDT)
- Abstract submission due:
May 20, 2017
- Notification to authors:
August 1, 2017
PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR ABSTRACTS ONLINE.
We are now accepting speaking proposals for CyberMaryland 2017. Speaker abstracts will be evaluated by the conference committee. Sessions based upon subject matter expertise, technological developments and best practices are encouraged. Most sessions will accommodate 30-45 minute presentations. We are very interested in government and industry speakers sharing their expertise and solutions in the Information Security field. Abstracts should contain subject matter for one of the following tracks:
- Cyber Risk
- Cyber Education & Workforce Development
- Cyber Innovation & Technology
- Information Sharing & Community Development
- Cyber Science, Analytics & Threat Intelligence
- Insider Threats
- Government Cyber Opportunities
- Hacker Adaptability
- Case Studies
All abstracts for speakers must be submitted via this online form by May 20, 2017. An instant confirmation e-mail will be delivered upon successful submission. Acceptance notification from the Review Committee will be sent out once the agenda has been finalized.
The submission should be in final publishable format to make it printable in the program guide. All proposals must be written in third person format. All accepted abstracts will be posted on the website and printed in the CyberMaryland 2017 Program Guide as submitted during the Call for Speakers. However, the CyberMaryland 2017 Review Committee reserves the right to edit if necessary.
THE CyberMaryland 2017 COMMITTEE STRONGLY SUGGESTS EACH ABSTRACT INCLUDE ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION WHEN SUBMITTING ONLINE.
TITLE: The topic should be current and relevant to the conference theme/tracks. Maximum length of the title is 12 words
CONTENT DESCRIPTION: The description must clearly align with the content of the abstract in final, publishable format, free of errors. The online submission system automatically limits content description to a maximum of 300 words. Presentations must fulfill a time slot of 30-45 minutes of presenting, with or without Q&A.
SUBMISSION, REVIEW, AND ACCEPTANCE PROCESS
After submitting an abstract, the primary presenter will receive a confirmation email. The reviewers will make their acceptance decision based on what is in the system on the closing date of May 20, 2017. Acceptance notification from the Review Committee will be sent out via email or phone call once the agenda has been finalized.
Contact Michelle Jackson, Agenda Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the submission process.