BSides St. John’s 2019 is happening on Thursday, September 19th, and will consist of a single speaking track. Regular presentation slot lengths are a fixed duration of 45 to 50 minutes plus 5 to 10 minutes for Q&A if necessary, while Lightning Talk presentation slot lengths are limited to 10-15 minutes in duration.
It is important to note that:
a) sponsorship of BSides St. John’s 2019 does NOT guarantee a speaker time slot; and,
b) any presentations or talks deemed to be of a marketing or sales pitch nature will be politely rejected;
Submissions must be in plain text and specify:
a) your name;
b) your preferred email address;
c) a brief speaker bio;
d) if you are representing anyone (yourself, company name, group name);
e) the title and detailed abstract for your presentation; and
f) the approximate length of your presentation.
Additionally, your submission must answer the following questions.
1. Has this material been presented elsewhere? If so, where and when?
2. Do you object to the streaming and recording of your presentation? If yes, why?
3. Will you be traveling to St. John’s, NL, Canada for the event? If so, from where? 1
We will be live streaming the event and recording all presentations for later distribution. If the recording and live streaming of your presentation poses an issue for you, then please contact us to discuss your concerns.
Submissions must be emailed to [email protected] The CFP opens on May 6th and the deadline for submissions is August 16th. A confirmation of receipt of your submission will be sent within 5 business days. A follow-up email, if required, will be sent to you requesting further information or clarification. Submissions will be reviewed as they are submitted. Submitters will receive a personal response to their submission, with an acceptance decision, within four weeks of their submission date. All submissions are greatly appreciated, and we thank you in advance for your interest in BSides St. John’s 2019.
Note: The City of St. John’s is located in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Please research travel costs prior to submission. (IATA: YYT)