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REVULN 20x3

event starts

09 Sep 2020

event ends

10 Sep 2020

location

Bangkok, Thailand


REVULN 20x3 is an international cybersecurity conference taking place on 2020 September 9-10 in Bangkok (Thailand) at Ibis Styles Bangkok Sukhumvit Phra Khanong.

The conference is focused on the following topic with presentations covering countries and areas of Asia:

    Social media monitoring and online censorship evasion

The topic is discussed from different points of view and focused on the countries and personal experiences of the selected international speakers.
Each presentation covers a slot of 45 minutes inclusive of questions (Q&A session).
A 15 minutes break is available after each presentation for networking and privately talking with the speaker.

The conference also includes an "open topic day" covering freedom of information, cyber warfare, ICS and SCADA, IOT devices, industrial security, Internet censorship, hacktivism, technologies in law enforcement, and so on.

Main features of the event:
    - no sponsors, no partners, no sponsored talks, no marketing or promoted business
    - invitation-only and free
    - guests selected by us and by the attendees
    - sessions covering specific target topics
    - focused on the region where the event is hosted (Asia)
    - improved networking with people from different countries and fields


FAQ

What is this event?
REVULN is a series of free private meetings for invited guests where participants attend the presentations of international speakers and connect with all the selected guests.
The idea behind the events and their organization is quite unique, no other conferences hosted by private companies have similar features.
Information about the previous events are available here.


Is this a marketing or promotional event?
No. We do NOT promote, advertise or sell anything, and we do NOT accept sponsors.
The event has been created, planned and financed by us just for speakers and attendees, completely for free and without any business or promotional activity or purpose.
REVULN's goal is sharing knowledge and connecting people.


How joining as speaker?
Please check our Call for Papers page for information, requirements and benefits (like free accommodation for the presentations covering the main topic).
No "paper" is requested, this is a Call for Speakers where you will be asked to provide your presentation only.


How can I attend the event?
The event is invitation-only with attendees selected by us or by other guests.
Anyway feel free to contact us if you wish to participate, we are ever looking for interesting guests who can contribute to the events with their presence and knowledge.


We would like to sponsor the event.
We do not accept sponsors or partners.

finished 7 days ago
Call for Speakers
CfS opens at 12:00 AM

09 Mar 2020

CfS closes at 11:59 PM

05 Jul 2020

This event is in UTC+07:00 - Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta time zone.
Closing time in your time zone is .

REVULN 20x3: Call for Speakers / Call for Papers

REVULN 20x3 is an international conference taking place on 2020 September 9-10 in Bangkok (Thailand) at Ibis Styles Bangkok Sukhumvit Phra Khanong.

This private event does not have any sponsors and it'smeant for invited guests only. No marketing or promotion.
REVULN's goal is sharing knowledge and connecting people.
Information and FAQ on https://revuln.com/20x3.htm

We are looking for 10 international speakers with english presentations of about 35 minutes.
The whole slot is 45 minutes inclusive of questions.

CFP deadline: 2020 July 5.

The conference is focused on the following main topic with presentations covering countries and areas of Asia:


Social media monitoring and online censorship evasion
- Social media intelligence (SOCMINT)
- Open source intelligence (OSINT)
- social media surveillance for public security
- presentations from departments of police forces
- case studies of crimes prevented by police via SOCMINT
- overview of social networks and their monitoring
- usage of machine learning (AI) in SNS monitoring
- usage of natural language processing (NLP) in SNS
- interaction with social networks in taking down content
- response time to execute take-down requests from police
- law enforcement response teams of social networks
- DNS and routes blacklists for blocking websites
- monitoring deep and dark web for fake news and protests
- monitoring and OSINT techniques on communication apps
- privacy laws and restrictions on monitoring activities
- monitoring of media outlets against their fake news
- controls against infodemic causing fake news and panic
- examples of nation-state censorship in countries
- status of surveillance and censorship in the countries
- online activism and protests, how they organize and act
- hacking attacks as form of activism and real effects
- usage of social media for propaganda and disinformation
- mesh networks, peer-to-peer and alternative networks
- privacy solutions for journalists and non-tech users
- examples of past and current attacks to SNS networks
- examples of censorship evasions against network filters
- historic examples of censorship evasions techniques
- overview of features, safety and userbase of chat apps
- weaknesses in cryptographic tools and algorithms
- overview of tools and solutions for censorship evasion
- role of Hong Kong protests as example abroad
- role of international NGOs in "fueling" movements
- different bias of local and foreign media in doing news


Open topic
- freedom of information, cyber warfare, ICS and SCADA, IOT devices, industrial security, Internet censorship, hacktivism, technologies in law enforcement, and so on


We are interested in:

- your personal experience, work and research
- anything related to your country and region
- statistics, case studies, data, facts and conclusions
- comprehensible content clearly designed and presented
  for people with limited knowledge of a country or topic
- different points of views and unusual aspects


We are NOT interested in:

- marketing and promotional stuff, products or services
- pointless presentations without any real content
- live demonstrations or talks requiring Internet access
- generic overview of tools and info as in similar talks
- strong political opinions, we need facts and neutrality


Max two speakers for each presentation.


Speakers benefits (for each presentation)

- Accommodation in twin room for 3 nights with breakfast: checkin 8 - checkout 11.
  Please note that this benefit is *NOT* meant for speakers of the open topic and from Bangkok (anyway final decision is taken case by case after CFP)

- Admission to the conference (obviously)

- Admission to the conference for one colleague or for the second speaker

- Suggest people (or positions in organizations) you wish to meet at the event, we may invite them on our own


How to apply

Send an email to info@revuln.com with subject: 20x3 CFP.
It must contain the following information in text only:

- Honorific title (Mr, Ms or professional title)

- First Name (given name)

- Last name (family name)

- Nickname (if any)

- Personal website, blog, Github

- Social contacts: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, QQ, ...

- Company website

- Job position and employer (if you represent a company) or University (if you are a student, prof. or PhD) or independent (just yourself)

- Brief biography, something about you and your work

- Title of the presentation

- Description / abstract, max 500 words (this is a Call for Presentations, no paper requested)

- Main points of the presentation, just an idea

- Have you already presented this talk at other events?

- Optional links about similar material/papers online

- Optional documents that you would like to be shared with the attendees during the conference

- Optional, max 3 names/contacts of people who may have knowledge, research and interest in these topics


No slides are requested at this stage, once selected you are asked to provide the PDF slides few days before the event.
The PDF slides of the selected presentations will be shared with the attendees of the conference during/after the event, and later published on our website (please let us know if you prefer to not publish the slides).

Contact us for any question, on LinkedIn or Twitter too:
https://linkedin.com/in/aluigi
https://twitter.com/luigi_auriemma
https://twitter.com/revuln
https://twitter.com/luigi_auriemma
(try searching the ID revuln on other social networks)


accommodation

expenses covered

twin room for 3 nights with breakfast: checkin 8 - checkout 11