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Call for Presentations

Deadline for Submission:

January 31st, 2019

The 2019 Northwest Cybersecurity Symposium is an opportunity for researchers, government agency representatives, and business professionals to come together to discuss the cybersecurity challenges we face in the Northwest. We seek presentation submissions from academia, industry, and government describing innovative research, case studies, and best practices on all practical and theoretical aspects of cybersecurity.

Examples of possible topics include: 

  •  Network Security

  •  Secure Coding Practices

  •  Software Analysis

  •  Security Policies

  •  Privacy and Anonymity

  •  Sociological and Behavioral Aspects of Security and Privacy

  •  Critical Infrastructure Security

  •  Industrial Control System Security

  •  Economic Impacts of Security

  •  Transportation System Security

  •  Power Grid/ Smart Grid Security

  •  System Security Case Studies

  •  Situational Awareness

  •  Computer and Network Forensics

  •  Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering

  •  Cybersecurity Education and Training

Guidelines for Presenters

Authors are kindly requested to submit presentation abstracts that are relevant to the conference topics. Abstracts and presentations for accepted abstracts shall comply with the following rules:

  •  Abstracts shall be in pdf format and no longer than 1 page

  •  Abstracts shall include a title, the proposed length (20, 30, or 45 minutes), the abstract body, and the presentor’s name and affiliation, as well as that of any associated persons

  •  Abstracts and presentations shall be written and presented in English

  •  Presentations shall be in a .ppt or .pptx format

  •  Please ensure that all copyrights or trademarks are preserved and respected


All abstracts will be reviewed by at least three independent reviewers. One full attendee registration is required for each presentation. Registration fees include admission to all technical sessions, welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunches, gala dinner, and access to documentation. A reduced rate for student registration is available to bona fide students when accompanying someone holding a paid registration at the full rate.


English is the working language of the conference. All printed material, presentations, and discussions shall be in English.

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