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Deliver expert content and position your firm as an industry thought leader. Direct access and networking opportunities with hundreds of decision makers looking to build connections with industry game changers. Bringing the FS industry together and importantly that collaboration includes the solution provider community.
Presentation proposal deadline is extended to 23 March 2018.
Notification of acceptance is 13 April 2018.
Solution Providers and Affiliates Must Sponsor in Order to Present
PLEASE READ: Solution Providers and Affiliates must sponsor at the appropriate level in order to obtain a speaking sponsorship. Sponsors should review the Sponsor Prospectus for pricing information.
There are four presentation types available:
One (1) 30-minute general session, main stage speaking slot. Learn more about the Platinum Sponsorship.
One (1) 45-minute Concurrent Breakout Session speaking slot.
Learn more about the Gold Sponsorship.
One eight-minute presentation. Share your new and emerging concepts and breakthrough innovations. This presentation is delivered on the main stage in front of the entire Summit audience to display your progressive and cutting-edge idea direct from the incubator. Learn more about the Direct from the Incubator sponsorship.
One 15-minute showcase repeated three (3) times in an hour. The Solutions Showcase will display the latest technical innovations in cyber-awareness, proactive security and defense. Within the one-hour session, members will select up to three, 15-minute sessions to attend. After each 15-minute session, members will move to the next session. This is structured similar to a lightning round. Learn more about the Silver Sponsorship.
Additional Sponsorship Opportunities do not require above sponsorship participation. Bronze and Additional Sponsorship Packages are available for first-come, first-serve purchase.
FS-ISAC Affiliates may purchase on 1 May. Non-Affiliate solution providers may begin purchasing on 3 May. Should you have any questions, please email [email protected].
Submissions are evaluated by the Summit Content Committee, which consist of FS-ISAC staff and member industry experts.
All submissions are reviewed and vetted by our Content Committee for technical merits, expertise, topic selection, approach and interest to attendees. Presentation proposals are most often rejected because they are sales pitches (except Silver Sponsorship). Platium and Gold Sponsors are educational, content driven sessions that provide actionable, relevant and useful information to attendees that do not require the purchase of products/services that you represent. These should be delivered by subject matter experts and not a marketing, sales or product title.
Consider Including a Member Firm
Case studies with members are exceptionally well-received.
Showcase the Scope of Expertise of any Co-Speakers, Moderators or Panelists
Are you considered an expert on this topic by your professional peers? You should be very well versed in the topic and equally skilled at presenting.
Selection and Timeliness of the Topic
Is this a topic of current importance to Summit attendees? If it’s a topic that was of major importance at past conferences, you may need a fresh approach to drive continued interest. The Committee assesses both the technical merits and the potential interest in your presentation.
Educational Value of the Topic
The number one reason that sessions aren’t selected is that the Content Committee believes the topic is a thinly disguised sales pitch. Members respond very positively to relevant case studies and real implementation stories - both domestically and internationally. Members like to leave the conference equipped with “lessons learned”, something they can bring back to the office to improve their own job function.
Develop a Unique Approach to the Topic
Recognize that your professional peers may be submitting their proposals on a similar topic. Evaluate how to make your proposed topic stand-out from the crowd.
We will discard:
Emerging or Critical Topics
Security and Security Operations