2015 Cyber Summit Issues Call For Presentations

SOUTHFIELD — The North American International Cyber Summit 2015, hosted by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, has issued a call for presentations.

The event will be held Oct. 25 and 26 at Cobo Center in Detroit. The submission deadline is Monday, May 4.

People with knowledge of cybersecurity issues are now invited to submit a presentation proposal. Presentation time slots are 30 to 45 minutes. They may feature a case study or proven example that addresses any of the following areas of cyber security and awareness: business, education, home users and families, law enforcement, government, defense, healthcare and finance.

Presentation ideas include but are not limited to:
• Innovations and enterprise security
• Systems security and the Internet of Things
• Mobile security
• Protection of critical infrastructure, organizations, and individuals against cyber attacks
• Cybersecurity research frontiers
• Enterprise vulnerability management
• Cyber breaches, case studies and examples
• Cyber security trends
• Strengthening security infrastructure
• Designing and managing effective information security programs
• Hackers – how they operate
• Security risks in mobile computing
• Cybersecurity education
• Careers in cybersecurity

Potential presenters are invited to submit an abstract of their oral presentation that is no longer than one page. Graphs and charts may be attached to the submission. The abstract should also include an outline of the benefits attendees will take away from the presentation.

Presentations that are accepted by the Planning Committee will be notified of their acceptance by June 15.

Notification will be sent via e-mail to the main point of contact listed on the Submission Form.

The Cyber Summit will be attended by representatives of businesses of all sizes, law and accounting firms, government agencies including the military and defense sector, healthcare professionals and educators.

For more information, please contact Leslie A. Smith, CMP, at (248) 353-0735, ext. 152 or cybersummit@esd.org. Sponsorships for the event are also still available.

As in the previous three summits, this year’s event will bring together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cyber-security issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology, economic development, law enforcement and personal use. The agenda for the event will feature internationally recognized keynote speakers as well as experts from around the country to lead featured breakout sessions.

Potential presenters should fill out the submission form at this link. 

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