March 22, 2019 (Tampa, FL): Cyber Florida is pleased to announce that the Call for Speakers for Florida Cyber Conference 2019 (FLCyberCon) is now open and invites experts, thought-leaders, and cyber specialists from all sectors to submit proposals for breakout sessions, panel discussions, demonstrations, case studies, interactive sessions, and other unique learning opportunities for conference goers. To learn more or submit a proposal, visit FLCyberCon.com. The deadline to submit is April 26, 2019.
Planned for October 24 and 25, Florida Cyber Conference 2019 will be Cyber Florida’s sixth annual conference. This affordable and highly regarded conference continues to grow year over year, with over 1,100 registrations last year from industry, academia, government, and the military. Attendees represent all aspects of cybersecurity, including students, veteran practitioners, C-suite executives, law enforcement and military personnel, researchers, teachers and professors, HR professionals, attorneys, small business owners, and more.
“We live in a world where cybersecurity touches every aspect of our business and personal lives,” remarked Sri Sridharan, director of Cyber Florida. “It is not just an IT department concern anymore. Florida Cyber Conference is designed to provide valuable learning, professional growth, and networking opportunities for everyone who plays a role in cybersecurity—from IT professionals and cybersecurity practitioners, to decision makers, policy makers, recruiters, and end users,” he said.
Content for FLCyberCon 2019 will be organized into six tracks: Cybersecurity 101, Social Engineering, Cybersecurity for the C-Suite, Emerging Technologies, Practitioner, and Hands-on/Interactive Cybersecurity. Proposals will be anonymized and reviewed by an advisory panel based on the timeliness of the topic and value to the audience.
About Cyber Florida
The Florida Center for Cybersecurity (Cyber Florida) is a state-funded organization dedicated to positioning Florida as a national leader in cybersecurity through education and workforce development; innovative, interdisciplinary research; and community outreach. Hosted at the University of South Florida, Cyber Florida works with all 12 State University System of Florida (SUS) institutions as well as industry, government and defense to build partnerships and develop programs that grow and strengthen Florida’s cybersecurity industry.