CFP closes at  March 15, 2024 19:34 UTC
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Submit for a chance to speak at the TENTH annual BSides Knoxville, East Tennessee’s premier (and only) cybersecurity conference!

BSides Knoxville CFP

We offer complimentary speaker training, slide reviews, and practice sessions to those who want it.

The CFP will end on March 15, 2024. Notifications will be sent out no later than April 1, 2024. Some *may* be sent out sooner, so submit as early as possible.

We are looking for YOUR submission about any infosec or cyber-related topic. Here is a non-exhaustive list of possible topics:

  • Offensive Security (Penetration Testing & Red Team)
  • Defensive Security/Blue Team (DFIR, SOC)
  • Security Management (CISO, Compliance, & Governance)
  • Human Factors (Social Engineering, Security UI/UX, Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Intelligence (OSINT, Threat Intelligence, etc.)
  • Application Security
  • “Breaking into Industry”/Lessons Learned
  • Malware and Exploit Development

About BSides Knoxville

For the local neighborly Scruffians, you know what you’re getting into. It’s a one-day conference that runs from 9 AM to 6 PM EDT. The speaker dinner will occur at 6:30 PM, on Thursday, May 23rd, the day before the conference.

For those of you that “ain’t from ‘round here”, don’t worry. Knoxville is a friendly, if scruffy, city and BSides Knoxville has a relaxed, come-as-you-are atmosphere.

Here are a few quick facts about BSides Knoxville that set us apart from other security conferences:

  • Water, soda, and coffee are available for free all day.
  • Each attendee gets two tickets for alcoholic drinks. You’re on your own after that. Less than half of the attendees choose to drink, so don’t worry if you’re not into alcohol - you are the majority! There are other perks of attending - cool handmade posters and, for our tenth year, there’s a limited edition Arduboy that attendees can optionally purchase (until they run out).
  • Each speaker gets to choose a personalized, walkout song! We feel this is a great way to get the presenter and crowd pumped up.
  • Quiet, private speaker rooms are provided with extra snacks, drinks, and caffeine.

Tickets sell out every year (except for that one year we scheduled on the same day as CodeStock … oops). Last year’s event had over 400 attendees. We’re expecting 500 or more this year.

The event will be held at Regas Square, 333 W Depot Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917, and The Mill and Mine, 227 W Depot Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917

If you’re still not convinced or have additional questions, hit us up on Twitter or via email.

CFP Description

Speak at the TENTH annual Security BSides Knoxville!

BSides Knoxville CFP

We offer complimentary speaker training, slide reviews, and practice sessions to those who need or want it.

The CFP will end on March 15, 2024. Notifications will be sent out no later than April 1, 2024. Some *may* be sent out sooner, so submit as early as possible.

We are looking for YOUR submission about any infosec or cyber-related topic. Here is a non-exhaustive list of possible topics: Note: Please, no submissions on behalf of someone and NO INCLUDING NAMES IN ABSTRACTS, failure to do so will result in immediate rejection

  • Offensive Security (Penetration Testing & Red Team)
  • Defensive Security/Blue Team (DFIR, SOC)
  • Security Management (CISO, Compliance, & Governance)
  • Human Factors (Social Engineering, Security UI/UX, Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Intelligence (OSINT, Threat Intelligence, etc.)
  • Application Security
  • “Breaking into Industry”/Lessons Learned
  • Malware and Exploit Development

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Speak at Security BSides Knoxville 2024!
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