2nd Cloud Security Alliance Asia Pacific Chief Information Security Officer Summit 2013 Call for Presentations

Proposal Submission Deadline: 26 July 2013 The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is pleased to announce this call for speakers to present at the prestigious 2nd Cloud Security Alliance Asia Pacific Chief Information Security Officer Summit 2013 (here forth referred as “CSA APAC CISO Summit 2013”), held in The Venetian, Macau, from 19th to 22th November 2013. Continuing from the success of last year’s summit held on the 1-2 November 2012 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, the 2nd CSA APAC CISO Summit 2013 will continue to be the cloud industry’s premier gathering for CSO/CISOs, IT security thought leaders, top executives and renowned academics. On top of offering a platform of cross-pollination of innovation, best practices, practical solutions for securing the cloud, the 2nd CSA APAC CISO Summit 2013 will focus on emerging areas of growth and concern in cloud and mobile security, including standardization, transparency of controls, mobile computing, Big Data in the cloud and innovation. Because of a high standard peer-review process and thought leadership requirement, the CSA APAC CISO Summit 2013 is often viewed as a choice platform for the sharing of research and guidance reports from various CSA working groups in some of the most critical areas of cloud computing including mobile, big data and privacy. It is also used by the industry as a key platform for strategic announcements and establishment of partnerships. The purpose of CSA APAC CISO Summit 2013 will be to continue with CSA’s mission to outreach the APAC region, for contributions towards to establishment of a global trusted eco-system, as well as to review, reflect and address security, governance and policy challenges related to the APAC region. The CSA is seeking experts and leaders knowledgeable in cloud computing security in the APAC region, who have excellent communication skills. The CSA would like you to share your expertise at this event and join our ever-growing network of cloud leaders. We are looking for proposals from practitioners and compelling research innovations from industry and academic researchers in three themes:
  1. Governance, Risk and Compliance
  2. Mobile computing and cloud computing security
  3. Security of Big Data, Emerging Technologies and Trends
Possible Presentation topics include (but are not limited to) the following: All selected speakers will receive: Submission requirements: The CSA APAC CISO Summit 2013 is seeking to present real-world solutions to real-world problems. Session proposals would preferably offer delegates implementable or directional ideas and thinking.  Others include case studies or processes of how organisations created strategy, solved business problems, implemented solutions, changed thinking or overcame barriers. Proposals must be objective and vendor neutral. Proposals from CISOs or equivalent C-level executives will take precedence. No proposal from a vendor organization related to its product(s) will be considered. Proposals not following the submission guidelines will not be accepted. Proposals with a strong APAC focus will be preferred. Please be sure that your submission includes the following: All submissions must be submitted in PDF format. Important Dates: Submission System: All proposals must be submitted to the EasyChair system using this URL: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=csaapaccisosummit201 EasyChair System: The proposals are peer-reviewed by esteemed members from the Programme Committee using the EasyChair system. If you have not used the EasyChair Conference System before, click “sign up for an account” for instructions on how to setup an EasyChair account. You will have to indicate your name, give a password and a valid e-mail address. You will then receive a confirmation e-mail. To continue, click the embedded link. Complete the sign-up process by filling out your account information and clicking ”create my account”. You will then be shown a confirmation and be given a link returning you to the sign-in page Peer Review Process: The session proposals will be evaluated by a peer-review procedure in EasyChair. You will be required to upload your proposals by 26 July 2013, 23:59 hrs Hong Kong/ Macau Time (GMT+8). Proposals received after 26 July 2013 (Hong Kong/ Macau Time) will not be considered. Proposal Results: If your proposal is selected we will contact you by 16 August 2013. Due to the volume of submissions it is not possible for us to reply to every submission. We thank you in advance for your submission. Enquiries: Please send all submission enquiries to Dr Ryan Ko, at [email protected] Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities The CSA CISO APAC Summit 2013 is a great way to reach the buyers of cloud products. For sponsorship and marketing information, please contact Ms Stephanie Chan, at [email protected]

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