AusCERT2018: Cyber Security Conference

Call for Presentations

17th Annual AusCERT Cyber Security Conference

 and Tutorials

Important Dates

Call for Presentations
submissions open



19 Feb 2018

13 Nov 2017


Call for Presentations submission deadline




19 Jan 2018

29 may-1 Jun

Notifications from Program Committee

for submissions

Submissions may fall under one of the following broad categories:

Presentation submission categories

The AusCERT2018 Program Committee welcomes original contributions for presentations not previously published nor submitted in parallel for publication to any other conference or workshop.

  • Network Security
  • Embedded / Industrial Control Systems
  • Incident Response and Handling
  • Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
  • Cybercrime
  • Mandatory Breach Notification & Privacy
  • Threat hunting with (netflows, splunk, ELK)
  • Blue/purple teaming
  • Intrusion detection - canaries, honeypots
  • Searching logs for hackers
  • Machine learning
  • Psychology of infosec
  • Information Security Innovation

Key points to note about your submission

  • Please submit a maximum of two pages.
  • Please provide a clear idea of the presentation content and key points to be covered during the presentation. You do not need to submit the entire PowerPoint presentation to the call for presentations.
  • Extensions to the call for presentation deadline will not be granted. 
  • 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.
  • AusCERT2018 requires a non-exclusive copyright license for all presentations at the conference and for the presentation material.
  • Program Committee has the right to refuse any submission. The Program Committee’s decisions are final.

  • Return economy class airfares
  • Accommodation for 3 nights for international speakers or 2 nights for domestic speakers
  • Free registration to the two 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.

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:

Spread the word on Cyber Security

Step up protection, offer solutions or provide insights on pressing topics.

Small members:

AusCERT2018 Registration Fees

It may be more economical for your organisation to join as a member than to pay the non-member registration fee.

For membership information, please contact us.

Registration opening soon

Medium members and larger:

Early Bird Member

Early Bird Delegate

Member Benefits



Social Events

Member (16 April onwards)

Delegate (16 April onwards)

One or more registration tickets provided



50% off 1 conference registration
OR 1 x 1 day registration ticket




AusCERT member organisations have registration benefits included in the annual membership fee to allow more members to attend the conference.

If your organisation is an AusCERT member, you may be eligible to receive the following benefits:

Day Member

Day Delegate

Exhibitor Day Pass


All social events, including the Gala Dinner incorporating the industry awards, are included in the price of conference registration.


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