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The Call for Presentations and Tutorials is now closed.

Thank you to everyone who submitted to the AusCERT2016 Call for Presentations and Tutorials. We received 130 wonderful submissions. The conference Program Committee will be busy now reviewing all of them.  

Once the review process is completed, those who submitted an abstract will be notified of the outcome of their submission.  

AusCERT looks forward to another stellar program for AusCERT2016 and hopes to see you there! 

Important Dates
Call for Presentations open 23 October 2015
Call for Presentations submission deadline 26 January 2016
Notifications from Program Committee 12 February 2016
AusCERT2016 23 May 2016
Presentation Submission

The AusCERT2016 Program Committee welcomes original contributions for presentations not previously published nor submitted in parallel for publication to any other conference or workshop. 

Submissions may fall under one of the following broad categories:

  • Securing Applications
  • Network Security
  • Privacy and Surveillance
  • Cybercrime
  • Embedded / Industrial Control Systems
  • Incident Response and Handling
  • Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
  • Psychology of infosec
  • Information Security Innovation

Presentation summaries should be up to a maximum of 2 pages. Submissions will only be considered if they provide a clear idea of the presentation content, key points to be covered during the presentation and are followed by the PowerPoint presentation at a later date.Your detailed submissions for AusCERT2016 need to be made prior to the Call for Presentations close on the 26th January 2016.

Submit your presentation summary HERE

Submissions should be in text. Submissions will NOT be accepted after closing time:

Please take note of your time zone as errors in calculating will not result in an extension.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 at 11:00:00 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 at 00:00 AM Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 at 8:00 AM US Eastern Time
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 at 5:00:00 AM US Pacific Time
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 at 1:00:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time

All presentations and tutorial submissions will be handled electronically.

NOTE: Submissions made by people other than a presenter/author will not be accepted, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Authors of tutorial submissions are encouraged to also provide presentation submissions as well.

Submissions promoting specific products or services will not be considered nor accepted.

AusCERT2016 requires a non-exclusive copyright license for all presentations at the conference and for the presentation material. This includes potential distribution on a conference USB stick and the conference website.

Presentation Selection

The AusCERT2016 Program Committee will independently select all topics and speakers based on the merit and quality of presentations. Acceptance of these submissions is at the discretion of the Program Committee which has the right to refuse any submission. The Program Committee's decisions are final.

Assistance for selected speakers

AusCERT is able to assist in covering the travel and accommodation costs for one speaker per successful submission. The standard offer includes:

  • Return economy class airfares
  • Accommodation for 3 nights for international speakers or 2 nights for domestic speakers
  • Free registration to the three day conference (not including tutorial sessions)
  • Entitlements are for one speaker per presentation only. You are welcome to bring multiple presenters at your own cost.

We look forward to receiving your submission. Good luck!

AusCERT2015 Program Committee


Conference Highlights

New Venue
Don't miss the best cyber security conference in Australia at the Surfers Paradise Marriott, only 150 m from Surfers Paradise beach

Conference MC
Comedian and Mathematician Adam Spencer will host the conference, Gala Dinner and Speed Debate

Career Café
Retreat to the back of the exhibition away from the noise for a real coffee at the AusCERT2016 Career Café and chat with specialist Infosec recruiters