Call for Presenters

The NYS Forum Information Security Workgroup is soliciting presentation submissions to be considered for the session topic of Myths and Realities of Block Chains

Session Topic: Myths and Realities of Block Chains

Submission due date: March 23, 2018
Event Date: June 5 or 6, 2018
Time: TBD
Location: NY State Conference Center (Egg)

IMPORTANT: Please read the information below thoroughly for details regarding how to submit your presenter information, what to present, important dates and rules of engagement.

Session Description / Target Audience:

June 2018 marks the 21st Annual New York State Cyber Security Conference and 13th Annual Symposium on Information Assurance (ASIA) and we invite you to join us for this nationally recognized event. Hosted by the New York State Office of Information Technology Services, the University at Albany's School of Business, and The New York State Forum, Inc., the event takes place June 5 and 6 in Albany, N.Y.

TOPIC: MYTHS AND REALITIES OF BLOCK CHAINS

Blockchain technology could be the next disruptive technology. This WILL not only change internet use but provide a new paradigm for business. It is much more than BITCOIN...

Block Chain technology could also change the way we interact personally, in business, and government. This discussion will discuss the myths and realities of Block Chains and potential for future use.

POTENTIAL AREAS OF FOCUS FOR PANEL DISCUSSION

  • Blockchain History
  • Research and manufacturing
  • Potential changes for business
  • Financial entities and Block Chain use
  • How can this change government interactions
  • Cyber Security and information exchange
  • Block Chain challenges and adoption
  • Who is using Block Chain Technology
  • Personal use of Block Chains
  • The future

The Cyber security work group and the NY State Forum are calling for presenters for our panel discussion. Exact date not yet determined.

Audience:Cyber security professionals

All presentations must be vendor neutral. Presentation content will be vetted by members of The NYS Forum Work Groups hosting this event. Feedback and recommendations regarding final presentation material will be provided by this group.

PLEASE NOTE THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT AND SCHEDULE LISTED BELOW, WHEN CONSIDERING SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL:

Presentation Guidelines - Rules of Engagement

  • Presentation must be made using The NYS Forum's Power Point template.
  • Presenter corporate logo and contact information should appear on the first and last Power Point slides only. Corporate logo must not appear on each individual slide.
  • The presenter must discuss the topic at an expert level, and direct the presentation toward the specific targeted audience identified.
  • Two 45 minute sessions, still working on format

Schedule

  • 2/28/2018 - Call for presenters distributed to vendor community.
  • 3/23/2018 - Deadline for proposals from vendors.
  • 4/23/2018- Selection/notification of presenters
  • 5/14/2018 - Deadline for first draft of presenter Power Points and related PLEASE NOTE: All PowerPoint presentations MUST be made on The NYS Forum PowerPoint template which will be provided by the workgroup member coordinating this event.
  • 5/28/2018 - Deadline for final presentation Power Points and related documents (1 week prior to event date). PLEASE NOTE: All Power Point presentations MUST be made on The NYS Forum Power Point template which will be provided by the workgroup member coordinating this event.
  • 6/5 or 6/6/2018 - Event Date

As presentations are selected, presenters and/or their contacts will be notified to discuss an appropriate date, time and place for the presentation. The full schedule, as it pertains to draft and final Power Point presentation due dates, will be determined and provided accordingly to the event date.