University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Cybersecurity Forward 2021: Call For Proposals Extended to Jun 13

Help others become more cyber secure by presenting at the 20th anniversary of Cybersecurity Forward! Submit your proposal by June 13, 2021 at 11:59pm CST to showcase and share your knowledge.

Submit Your Proposal

This year’s sessions will:

  • Run from July-September on Wednesdays, noon-1pm
  • Be held via Zoom (we will hold a personalized training session beforehand and support you during your presentation)
  • Run 45 minutes with 15 minutes for Q&A
  • Provide 2-3 actionable takeaways for our audience to implement in their organizations or personal lives
  • Engage the audience via quick polls (yep, we can help), questions, humor, personal stories or other engaging interactions during your presentation

Please choose a focus for your session:

  • Strategic: how to lead in an organization or project
  • Technical: how to better use a cybersecurity tool or use tools together
  • Practical: actions that non-cybersecurity savvy people can take to be more secure

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“Forward.” Wisconsin adopted the official state motto back in 1851 to reflect its continuous drive to be a national leader. This drive to be the best is what Cybersecurity Forward is all about: striving to make UW–Madison, our community, and attendees leaders in cybersecurity. Let’s keep moving forward and help our colleagues, family and friends become more cyber secure!