Call for Speakers

in 153 days

SAINTCON 2022

event starts

25 Oct 2022

event ends

28 Oct 2022

location

Utah Valley Convention Center Provo, Utah, United States

website

saintcon.org


SAINTCON is Utah's best annual Security Conference and Training Event. The Conference spans 4 days and includes a large variety of content and events making it very diverse and covers a large variety of security related areas of interest. SAINTCON is a community conference administered by the Utah Chapter of the Security Advisory and Incident Network Team (UtahSAINT).

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Call for Speakers
CfS opens at 12:00 AM

16 May 2022

CfS closes at 12:00 AM

21 Aug 2022

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Introduction

This is a Call for Papers, Talks, Presentations, Trainings, and Workshops for SAINTCON 2022.

SAINTCON consists of three (3) dedicated speaking tracks and three (3) dedicated workshop and training tracks covering up to four (4) days during the conference.

Talks at SAINTCON cover a variety of topics including light-weight discussions on governance, law, and policy through reverse engineering, exploitation, tooling, and security skills.

CONTENT TYPES

We are looking for qualified participants to present within one of the following formats:

  • Open Presentation (30 Minutes / 25 Minutes actual) - Topic Briefing
  • Open Presentation (60 Minutes / 25 Minutes actual) - Topic Presentation or Discussion
  • Workshop (60 Minutes / 55 Minutes actual) - Skills Development Presentation with practical involvement.
  • Training / Workshop (120 Minutes / 105 Minutes actual) - Skills Development Presentation with practical involvement.
  • Training (4 Hours / 3.5 hours actual) - Specific training opportunity on a particular skillset, tool, or hardware.
  • Training (8 Hours / 7 Hours actual) - Deep Dive Security based trainings on multiple topics. 
  • Keynotes (50 Minutes) - Conference Opener or Closer. Generally these are recruited and arranged prior to the conference, but if you have a topic you wish for us to consider for a Keynote slot, please submit it, we'll be happy to consider it.

In particular, we are looking for original talks of the highest quality in the following areas:

  • Tools, Tools, Tools. Network Security Tools.
  • Offensive and Defensive Technologies and Techniques
  • Bugs and Reverse Engineering
  • Patching and Enterprise Security techniques and skills
  • Incident Handling, Forensics, and related topics
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Virtualization, Container, and Cloud Computing Security and Privacy
  • Security Fundamental Topics
  • Critical Infrastructure Security
  • Cryptography use and abuse
  • Malware, Spyware, Command and Control, etc.
  • Web Application Security
  • Radio or Wireless Hacking
  • Hardware Hacking

Note: This is not a comprehensive list, If you have a great topic not listed above, please submit it through the CFP system.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

In order to ensure we have the highest quality talks possible, and provide the attendees with great content, the following guidelines will be considered as we go through the selection process:

  • Priority will be given to NEW content not previously presented at other conferences.
  • We will reserve a certain number of slots for local/UtahSAINT speakers each year
  • The more detail put into your submission the higher it will be weighted in the selection process.
  • If you have presented at SAINTCON previously, you will be given a more favorable opportunity.
  • If you have presented at other conferences, please link videos if available
  • If you intend to discuss a topic that can have any legal or controversial ramifications, please let us know. This does not disqualify, but helps us prepare appropriately.
  • Marketing, Product pitches, Sales talks are OK for you to submit for consideration, you MUST however note such intent in the CFP (Product/Service Promotion).

SPEAKER PRIVILEGES

Speakers, and Trainers at SAINTCON 2022 are entitled to the following:

  • Paid Travel (for speakers outside the greater Wasatch Front area)
  • Exclusive SAINTCON wearables
  • Exclusive SPEAKER MiniBadge
  • Invite to the VIP Party (RSVP required)
  • Full Conference Pass
  • Workshops and Trainers are eligible for compensation (see below)

COMPENSATION

Compensation is available for individuals teaching workshops or trainings. Compensation is negotiated during the acceptance process and is not necessarily determined based on a specific model. This is our way to ensure that we incentivize great content.

INELIGIBILITY

SAINTCON is currently unable to sponsor entry to the United States for any International submissions. International candidates must have, or be able to obtain proper entry visas without SAINTCON involvement to be eligible to present.

CONTACT US

If you need to get in touch with us about the CFP process, please use the official email: speakers@saintcon.org




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