Call for Proposals

Submission deadline: December 20, 2020

The sec4dev Conference & Bootcamp is a Vienna-based security event which targets one very specific group: people involved in software development. It is our mission to bring together the best industry professionals, thus having a sustainable and positive impact on the software security landscape.

Made for the makers

We focus on practical, applicable, hands-on, and security-related contents for folks involved in software development. Apart from technical aspects, sec4dev also covers organizational, legal, and process-related topics in order to reach one goal: making security a first-class citizen in the world of software development.

Topics

At sec4dev 2021, we will focus on the following areas:

  • Application Security
  • Secure SDLC
  • Security Testing & Automation
  • Cloud & Container Security
  • Machine Learning & AI Security
  • IoT Security

Audience

The general audience of the sec4dev Conference & Bootcamp is people involved in software development:

  • Software developers
  • Software testers
  • Software architects
  • Software development team and project leads
  • CTOs and CISOs in software-focused organizations
  • Software operators and maintainers
  • Quality managers

General requirements

The general focus of the conference is applied software security. Make sure to give the audience something to take away and apply in their day-to-day work in software development. Visionary talks about the future of secure software development are welcome, as soon as there is also something concrete to take away.

Requirements for proposals

The language of all talks and bootcamps is English.

Talks


35 minute
slots for prerecorded talks followed by live Q&A sessions.
All videos will be published post conference. Please approach us at info@sec4dev.io

When proposing a talk, make sure to include the following:

  • 1 minute teaser video
  • CV of the speaker
  • Contact details
  • Abstract (100 words)
  • 3—5 key take-aways for the audience (these will not be published beforehand)

Bootcamps

Bootcamps are two days in length. When proposing a bootcamp, make sure to include the following:

When proposing a bootcamp, make sure to include the following:

  • 1 minute teaser video
  • CV of the speaker
  • Contact details
  • Abstract (100 words)
  • Requirements for participants (hardware and software)
  • Key take-aways for the audience (these will not be published beforehand)

Basic information about the call for proposals

Call for Proposals

  • Submission deadline: December 20, 2020
  • Acceptance notification until: January 17, 2021
  • Bootcamps: February 22 and 23, 2021
  • Talks: February 24 and 25, 2021