Information Security Forum

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April 23-24th, 2019

Austin, Texas

Palmer Events Center

900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704


The 19th annual Information Security Forum will be held on April 23-24, 2019 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.  


2019 Information Security Forum Agenda coming soon.

Last year's agenda: 2018 Information Security Forum Agenda (.pdf)


Companies interested in exhibiting may choose from one of the following exhibitor packages available. Space is limited and available on a first registered basis.  For more information, please see below or visit the vendor registration page.
PLATINUM Exhibitor ($4,000 Early Bird Price)
Early bird price available through April 9.
GOLD Exhibitor ($2,000 Early Bird Price)
Early bird price available through April 9.
Registrations received after April 9, price increases to $2,500
SILVER Exhibitor ($750 Early Bird Price)
Early bird price available through April 9.
Registrations received after April 9, price increases to $1,000
In addition, we also offer specific sponsorship opportunities, listed below.
  • Breakfast Sponsor ($2000) - Limited to 2 per breakfast
  • AM/PM Break Sponsor ($2000) - Limited to 2 per break (four breaks available)
  • Lunch Sponsor ($3000) - Limited to 3
 More information and details about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities can be found on the
2019 ISF Exhibitor Flyer (.pdf).

Exhibitor Registration Now Open

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.


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 are looking for presentations in the following areas:

  • Emerging Technologies - Cloud, IoT, Robotics, AI, Behavioral analytics
  • Governance and Security Program Management: Policy Development, Establishing a security program, Risk Management, Cyber-insurance, Measuring success and Communicating to C-Level
  • Incident Response and Management
  • Lessons Learned/Overcoming challenges
  • Education and Awareness/Staffing
  • Application Security

All presentation submissions are due in by close of business on Friday, February 15.

ISF Call for Presentations site


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.