Information Security Forum


Save the Date for ISF 2018

May 23-24

Austin, Texas

Palmer Events Center

900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704


ISF OVERVIEW

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION 

ELIGIBILITY

AGENDA

ACCOMMODATIONS

VENDOR REGISTRATION

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

 

ISF Overview

The 18th annual Information Security Forum will be held on May 23-24, 2018 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas and is hosted by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and managed by the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO).  
​The Information Security Forum is an educational conference bringing together security and IT professionals from public sector organizations across the state of Texas.
This premier conference focuses on security trends and upcoming technologies. Don't miss this great opportunity to network and promote your products and services to security leaders and personnel. We estimate an attendance of approximately 500 people including up to 400 security and IT professionals.  

Agenda

Coming soon

Attendee Registration

There is NO COST for Government and Public sector employees to attend;  however pre-registration is required. The number of advance registrations may require us to limit the number of attendees per agency to ensure all agencies can participate. Parking, beverages, snacks, continental breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.


SUBSTITUTIONS

If you are not able to attend, you may substitute another person to attend in your place. Name badges will be preprinted in advance, so please email registration@xcelevents.us by May 18.


CANCELLATIONS

To cancel your registration, please email registration@xcelevents.us.  We anticipate maximum attendance resulting in a sold out event. Early cancellations will allow us to make space available to additional attendees. Cancellations without substitution received AFTER Wednesday, MAY 16 will result in a $25 cancellation fee billed to the attendee's organization.

Eligibility

DIR customers who are eligible to purchase from the Cooperative Contracts are eligible to attend the ISF. The list of eligible attendees can be found here.

Accommodations

Lodging information coming soon

Vendor Registration

Companies interested in exhibiting may choose from one of the following exhibitor packages available. Space is limited and available on a first registered basis. In addition, sponsorships are available for breakfasts, breaks, and lunch. For more information, please see the 2018 ISF Exhibitor Flyer or visit the vendor registration page.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AS AN EXHIBITOR

PLATINUM Exhibitor ($4,000 early bird price)

  • 10x20' Booth - 8' high Back drape, 3' high side rails, (2) 6' draped & skirted tables, (4) chairs
  • 4 booth representatives included
  • Concurrent breakout session speaker slot 
    (Platinum exhibitors will be asked to submit proposed content in advance)
  • Prominent recognition for sponsorship
  • Acknowledgement in conjunction with keynote remarks
  • List of attendees post conference

GOLD Exhibitor ($2,000 Early Bird Price)

Early bird price available through March 27.
Registrations received after March 27, price increases to $2,500

  • 10x10' Booth - 8' high Back drape, 3' high side rails, (1) 6' draped & skirted table, (2) chairs
  • 2 booth representatives included
  • Recognition for sponsorship
  • List of attendees post conference

SILVER Exhibitor ($750 Early Bird Price)

Early bird price available through March 27.
Registrations received after March 27, price increases to $1,000

  • Conversation table in our Cybersecurity Collaboration Space
  • 1 booth representative included
  • Recognition for sponsorship
  • List of attendees post conference

ADDITIONAL STAFF

Exhibitors may purchase additional staff registrations for an exhibit booth for a charge of $125 per person. A maximum of 2 additional staff per exhibit booth may attend in addition to what is included with each booth package


Call for Presentations

If you have had a recent security success or lessons learned, consider sharing that with other members of the government community – this is one of the best forums in Texas to exchange new ideas and gain insights for your own organization. We would like the presentations to align with one of the following topic areas:

  • Incident Response and Management
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Cybersecurity Training/Staffing/Employee Retention/Communication with Executives
  • Implementing Legislative Mandates
  • Maturing a Security Program
  • Implementing a Security Awareness Program

All presentation submissions are due in by close of business on Wednesday, February 28.

SUBMIT A PRESENTATION

Contact

Email: ISF@dir.texas.gov


 

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