2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure

The 2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure will take place Tuesday, August 21st through Thursday, August 23rd, at the Westin Alexandria near the new National Science Foundation Headquarters in Alexandria, VA. Attendees will include cybersecurity practitioners, technical leaders, and risk owners from within the NSF Large Facilities and CI community, as well as key stakeholders and thought leaders from the broader scientific and cybersecurity communities.
Registration and hotel reservations details will be announced in the coming weeks. 
Call for Participation (CFP) - Now Open
Program content for the summit is driven by the community. Proposals for presentations, breakout and training sessions, as well as nominations for student scholarships, are welcome. The deadline for CFP submissions is June 13th. To learn more about the CFP, please visit:
Student Program - Accepting Applications
Each year, the summit organizers invite several students to attend the summit. Students who are interested in complex cybersecurity needs around and new, efficient, effective ways to protect information assets while supporting science will benefit more from attending.
Undergraduate and Graduate students may self-nominate or be nominated by a teacher or mentor. The deadline for applications is June 4, 2018. To learn more about the Student Program, please visit:
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