FW: Secure IT 2004 Conference Call for Proposals

Wada, Kent kent at ucla.edu
Mon Sep 29 21:15:11 GMT 2003



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Subject: Secure IT 2004 Conference Call for Proposals


 Call for Proposals 


Secure IT 2004 Conference - San Francisco, CA

Convened by the University of California and California State University


About the conference --

Information is the most important resource any organization controls.
Ensuring the confidentiality of information is crucial in today's
competitive world. To help guard against the increasing risk of
espionage, data piracy and information security breaches, the California
State University and the University of California are proud to present
Secure IT 2004, an information technology security conference, April
27-30, 2004, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco, California.
The conference will focus on key issues related to information and
network security, with presentations provided by recognized experts and
exhibits by some of the nation's leading organizations.


Who will be there?

Executive management - CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, VPs Technology

Business management - CFOs, Financial managers

Technical management - Directors of IT, Directors of Technology, IT
security officers

Technical experts - Systems architects, systems and network
administrators, systems and applications developers, webmasters


Call for Proposals

The program committee requests proposals for conference presentations
addressing both the technical and management aspects of security. The
conference will begin with a one day pre-conference with a number of
half and full-day sessions.  The following 3 days will include 48
individual and panel 75 minute presentations.


Presentations can cover any aspect of information security. Although not
limited to the following, topic areas for presentations may include:

*	Executive focus

o       Policy

o       Business resiliency/resumption/disaster recovery

o       Strategic planning for security

o       Creating awareness

o       Internal security breaches

o       Funding Security

o       Negotiating with vendors

*	Technical focus

o       Wireless

o       Intrusion detection/prevention

o       PKI

o       Authentication/authorization issues

o       VoIP 

o       Emerging technologies

o       Best Effective Practices

*	Legal and legislative issues - new and pending legislations,
implications, privacy implications 
*	Curriculum Development in information security/assurance - e.g.

o       Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute

o       Regional Center for Information Systems Security

o       National Centers for Excellence in Information Assurance

*	Homeland security 
*	Partnerships for security - e.g., K-12 and higher education,
business/industry and higher education 
*	Health and Medical Center issues 


To propose a presentation, please complete the form at
<http://www.ucsf.edu/its/surveys/proposals.html> . The deadline for
submission of proposals is November 10, 2003. The program committee will
review the proposals and let you know if your proposal is accepted by
January 1, 2004. 


Presenters will receive a substantial discount on conference
registration fees and will only be required to pay $250 instead of the
$635 full registration fee. Presenters will need to pay for their own
travel and lodging expenses.


Please send email to korgill at its.ucsf.edu <mailto:korgill at its.ucsf.edu>
if you have any questions about the conference or the call for


We look forward to seeing you at the conference.


Thank you.


Ken Orgill, Program Committee Chair

Assistant Vice Chancellor & Campus Chief Information Officer

University of California, San Francisco

korgill at its.ucsf.edu

(415) 476-5804


William Aguilar

Vice President Information Resources and Technology

California State University San Bernardino

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