Call for Proposal for hosting the 2014 Annual Workshop

As you may know, the annual workshop is a key event to bring together top information security experts from around the globe to present their research efforts as well as discuss insights and strategies to combat new emerging threats. The annual workshop held in February or March every year is a five-­days event including a one-­day briefing, two-­days of hands-­on training open to public and two-­days of private meetings by invitation only. Past annual workshops have been held at government, university and private company venues in Dubai (2013), San Francisco (2012), Paris (2011), Mexico City (2010) and Kuala Lumpur (2009), attracting more than 400 participants from around the world.

Call for Proposals:
The workshop committee is calling for proposals to host the 2014 annual workshop. In order to engage the global community and share research and tools with like-­minded experts into this security organization, we are looking for the local workshop coordinators for assistance with on-site coordination including local logistics support, local public relations promotion as well as potential sponsorship and financial support to help offset the workshop expense.

Attached please find the requirements, instructions and procedures for submitting a proposal to host the workshop. The deadline for proposals is June 20, 2013. The workshop committee will review and evaluate the host city based on information provides. The decision will be announced by June 30, 2013.

Be a workshop coordinator:
We strongly encourage you to consider becoming the local workshop coordinator in supporting to host the 2014 annual workshop. Please also help us spread this news about calling for hosting 2014 annual workshop by sending the information to potential organizations and sponsors including trusted organizations, government agencies, universities, banks and industries. You also can download last year's sponsorship document via http://dubai2013.honeynet.org/images/honeynet_dubai_09d.pdf. The sponsorship document can help you approach potential sponsors. We believe that it could be a good idea to show past venue with materials that help enlist sponsors.

Contact Information:
Please contact our Chief Workshop Officer, Julia Yu-­Chin Cheng, at events@honeynet.org or julia.yc.cheng@gmail.com with proposals, expressions of interest, and with any questions about the annual workshop. I look forward to receiving your kind feedback.

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