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This section features a wide variety of upcoming security-related conferences, workshops, symposiums, competitions, and events happening in the United States and the world. This list also includes several past events with links to proceedings or summaries of the actual activities.

Note: The events may also be found on the SoS Calendar, located by clicking the 'Calendar' tab on the left-hand navigation bar.

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2015
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP), is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. More than 1,700 high school students from over 70 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for more than $5 million in prizes.
Date: May 10 – 15
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa

AFCEA Spring Intelligence Symposium
The Symposium will be a one-of-a-kind event designed to set the tone and agenda for billions of dollars in IC investment.  Leaders from all major IC agencies, from the ODNI, IARPA, and the National Intelligence Council will explore where that investment is being directed and how industry, Federally Funded R&D Centers, and academia can best contribute to the IC's R&D effort.
Date: May 20 – 21
Location: Springfield, Va

eCrime 2015 10th Symposium on Electronic Crime Research
Crime 2015 consists of 4 days of keynote presentations, technical and practical sessions and interactive panels, which will allow academic researchers, security practitioners, and law enforcement to discuss and exchange ideas, experiences and lessons learnt in all aspects of electronic crime and ways to combat it.
Date: May 26 – 29
Location: Barcelona, Spain

ACNS 2015 13th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security
The annual ACNS conference focuses on innovative results in applied cryptography and network and computer security. Both academic research works as well as developments in industrial and technical frontiers fall within the scope of the conference.
Date: June 2 – 5
Location: New York, NY

DAC-Security Track 2015 Design Automation Conference
The Security Track at DAC seeks to highlight and celebrate the emergence of security and trust as an important dimension of Hardware and Embedded Systems Design (side-by-side with power, performance, and reliability).
Date: June 7 – 11
Location: San Francisco, Ca

International Conference on Mobile, Secure and Programmable Networking (MSPN'2015)
The International Conference on Mobile, Secure and Programmable Networking aims at providing a top forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss new trends in networking infrastructures, security, services and applications while focusing on virtualization and Cloud computing for networks, network programming, Software Defined Networks (SDN) and their security.
Date: June 15 – 17
Location: Paris, France

Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium
The goal is to improve security, but a successful strategy depends on a matrix of participating organizations adapting technical solutions and adopting enterprise management to improve efficiency, security and reliability.
Date: June 16 – 18
Location: Baltimore, Md

WiSec 2015 8th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks
The focus of the ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (ACM WiSec) is on the security and privacy aspects of wireless communications, mobile networks, and their applications.
Date: June 22 – 26
Location: New York, NY

RFIDSec 2015 11th Workshop on RFID Security
RFIDsec is the earliest workshop devoted to security and privacy in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). Starting in 2005, RFIDsec is today the reference workshop in the RFID field with participants from all over the world.
Date: June 23 – 24
Location: New York, NY

NSA Information Assurance Directorate (IAD)'s Information Assurance Symposium (IAS)
The NSA Information Assurance Directorate (IAD)'s Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) is a biannual forum hosted by the National Security Agency (NSA). IAS events of the past have proven to be the preferred Information Assurance event of the year.
Date: June 29 – July 1
Location: Washington D.C.

HAISA 2015 International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance
This symposium, the ninth in our series, will bring together leading figures from academia and industry to present and discuss the latest advances in information security from research and commercial perspectives.
Date: July 1 – 3
Location: Lesvos, Greece

DIMVA 2015 International Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment
The annual DIMVA conference serves as a premier forum for advancing the state of the art in intrusion detection, malware detection, and vulnerability assessment.
Date: July 9 – 10
Location: Milano, Italy

24th USENIX Security Symposium
The USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others interested in the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks
Date: August 12 – 14
Location: Washington D.C.

Global Identity Summit
The Global Identity Summit focuses on identity management solutions for the corporate, defense and homeland security communities.
Date: September 21 – 24
Location: Tampa, Fl


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