Call for

Participation

Call for Participation for WiCyS 2021 Annual Conference is now closed

Join WiCyS to showcase the wide variety of talents of a diverse group of cybersecurity professionals on a global stage and impact more women to join or advance in the field.

WiCyS 2021 Conference Dates: September 8-10, 2021

Location: Denver (Aurora), CO

Call for Participation: CLOSED (March 1, 2021)

Student Research Poster Submissions: CLOSED (March 1, 2021)

Notification of Status: April 5, 2021

SUBMISSION TIPS:

WICYS 2021 CONFERENCE TRACKS:

Today’s Technology and Challenges:

Current issues and challenges, Advances in research and development (R&D), experimental findings

Looking Ahead:

Important technology/R&D trends, challenges on the horizon, upcoming solutions, tomorrow’s vision

Best Practices:

Institutional/Operational/Academic best practices, tools, techniques, approaches

Career Development: 

Leadership, advancement

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS:

STUDENT RESEARCH POSTERS

STUDENT RESEARCH POSTERS

Posters provide opportunities for students to present their work for the audience at WiCyS in poster format. Winners in both Undergrad and grad category receive travel support for future security conference of choice. Runner Ups receive Tech prizes. Only the first listed student will receive automatic scholarship. Send any questions to conference@wicys.org
Presentation

TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

Technical presentations highlight innovations, research & development projects, internships/co-ops experiences, service-learning and outreach projects, or other interesting experience related to cybersecurity. This is an opportunity to share that experience with others and perhaps inspire them to pursue similar opportunities. Technical Presentations are 45 minutes long, including time for Q&A. A maximum of two listed presenters.

WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS

Workshops are free hands-on sessions (technical/professional development) on any topic related to cybersecurity. Hands-on workshops in any cybersecurity area are welcome. The audience is can be students, educators, professionals and researchers (in any combination or by category). Workshops are 2 hours long. A maximum of four listed presenters.
BOAF

BIRDS-OF-A-FEATHER (BOAF) SESSIONS

Birds of a Feather are informal discussion sessions on just about any topic related to cybersecurity, that elicit participant discussions. Presenters lead the discussion from audience. These sessions can be a great way to share ideas and be introduced to current issues or trends in this area. BoaF sessions are 45 minutes long. A maximum of two listed presenters.
STUDENT RESEARCH POSTERS

LIGHTNING TALKS

Lightning talks highlight fresh ideas, unique perspectives, valuable experiences, and emerging trends in cybersecurity. Lightning Talks are five-minute presentations (with or without formal presentations) that seek to jump-start discussions and collaborations while soliciting feedback from the community.
PANELS

PANELS

Panels provide opportunities to discuss a current relevant topic in cybersecurity. Panel organizers are responsible for selecting appropriate panelists to participate. In addition to the moderator, there can be up to 4 panelists and each panel is 45 minutes long. Submit all names and their affiliation info along with the abstract.

Send any questions to conference@wicys.org