<div dir="ltr">Would any of the WGs / DGs seek to put in an RSA topic? Please advise so we can help to coordinate. <br><br clear="all"><div><div><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div>Best Regards,<br></div><br clear="all">Joni Brennan<br>Kantara Initiative | Executive Director<br>email: joni @ <a href="http://kantarainitiative.org" target="_blank">kantarainitiative.org</a><br><br></div>Connecting Identity for a more trustworthy Internet - <a href="http://www.slideshare.net/kantarainitiative/kantara-overview2014-37969351" target="_blank">Overview</a><br><br><div>
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<br><div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: <b class="gmail_sendername">RSA Conference</b> <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:info@e.rsaconference.com">info@e.rsaconference.com</a>&gt;</span><br>Date: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 7:04 AM<br>Subject: RSA Conference 2016: call for speakers now open<br>To: <a href="mailto:joni@kantarainitiative.org">joni@kantarainitiative.org</a><br><br><br><u></u>


        

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                                                                        RSA Conference 2016?</p>

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                                                                        <p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">RSA Conference 2016 will be held February 29–March 4 in San Francisco. Last year was our most successful show to date and we need info security leaders like you to make next year’s event even better.</p>

                                                                        <p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">If you have an idea for a session that you think will contribute to the cyber security conversation, we’d like to hear about it.</p>

                                                                        <p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:bold">As an RSA Conference speaker, you can:</span></p>

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                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Promote your ideas, trials and successes</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Drive continued expansion and adoption of information security solutions</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Expand your network and professional brand</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Attend RSA Conference 2016 at no cost! Speakers receive a complimentary Conference Pass, allowing access to all Conference sessions, special events and activities</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Access a speaker manager, enjoy the exclusive speakers lounge, and attend a speakers-only dinner</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Benefit from speaker training, including dedicated webcasts and access to a professional speaking coach</li>
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                                                                        <p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:bold">Here’s what we look for in a winning proposal:</span></p>

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                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Real-use case studies that attendees can apply to their jobs</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Submissions with originality, creativity, innovation and actionability in both topic and session outline</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Session details that provide depth, validity, expertise and specifics that help make your submission stand out from other similar submissions</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">Intermediate to advanced material—the average attendee has approximately nine years experience in the security industry</li>
                                                                                <li style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">New speakers—we’re always looking for fresh perspectives. However, you must demonstrate strong domain/technical experience. Biographies can be hugely important in the evaluation process</li>
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                                                                        <p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-weight:normal">To be considered for RSA Conference 2016, you must <span style="font-weight:bold">submit your proposal by August 13, 2015.</span></p>

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