The BSidesTLV 2018 Call for Papers

The 2018 edition of Security BSides in Israel, BSidesTLV 2018, will take place once again during Tel Aviv University’s Cyber Week, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 starting at 10:00 am.

BSidesTLV is a hands-on, community-organized hacking and security research event. This is the chance for you to share knowledge, ideas and demonstrate what you’ve been up to!

We encourage talk submissions by both newbies and veterans, from people passionate about security from all walks of life. If we don’t know who you are, or you’ve never spoken on stage – we want you – so go ahead and submit a talk!

**New for this year,  We’re looking for 30 minutes talks as well as fun, fast-paced 15 minute lighting talks and deeper dives with 45 minute time slots available – you choose!**

Talk Topics: Network Security  & Wireless Networks, Hardware Hacking & Embedded Systems, Mobile and Portable Devices, Radio Hacking: SDR and RF, GSM, NFC, etc., Web Application Security / Application Security, Cryptography, Bio Hacking, Vulnerability Research & Disclosure, Hack The Human & Social Engineering, Live DEMO of something awesome and anything Hacking related!

CFP Process

New for 2018, BSidesTLV has adopted FRAB, the open source CFP management system used by many conferences worldwide.  To use FRAB just create an account and submit a talk!

Important Dates

  • 20 January 2018 CFP open
  • 15 March 2018 CFP close
  • 4 May Talks Announced
  • 1 June 2018 Presentation/ slides due for review
  • 18 June 2018 Speaker dinner
  • 19 June 2018 BSidesTLV 2019 and after party!
  • 20-21 June 2018 Cyber Week Tel Aviv main conference

When & Where

Tuesday,  June 19, 2018 – Tel Aviv, Israel –  10:00am til 19:00pm +  After party

Location : Bar Shira Auditorium, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv

BSidesTLV takes place during Tel Aviv University Cyber Week , June 17-21 2018

Why BSidesTLV ?

As a community focused, free and non-profit event, we are able to provide accommodation for the first 3 accepted international speakers (based on CFP submission date)

We cant cover flight and travel costs, however here is what we do offer:  A stage to present your topic, in English, to an audience of 500+ passionate individuals.  Special, limited edition speaker T shirt and speaker gifts. We’ll even take you out to a speaker dinner before the event and the after party. You’ll win the audience’s admiration and a chance to visit Tel Aviv and be a part of Cyber Week, an annual event that brings more than 5000+ international guests from 50 countries to Tel Aviv.

Code of Conduct

All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

BSidesTLV is dedicated to providing a safe and harassment-free conference experience regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices, to all participants. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and any other online media.  Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organizers.

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