EUCOM Joint Cyber Center International Cyber Summit II, Call for Briefers and Facilitators
The U.S. European Command (EUCOM) Joint Cyber Center (JCC) is pleased to announce the "2016 International Cyber Summit Maritime Cyber Port Security" conference. The USEUCOM JCC is looking for briefers and facilitators who can assist with this year's summit.
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EUCOM Joint Cyber Center International Cyber Summit II, Call for Briefers and Facilitators

The U.S. European Command (EUCOM) Joint Cyber Center (JCC) is pleased to announce the "2016 International Cyber Summit Maritime Cyber Port Security" conference, this year's summit audience consists of national authorities, civilian partners, and government bodies that are involved in the maritime sector and especially in its cyber security aspects. 

This includes policymakers and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. Port Authorities) participating in the development and implementation of security guidelines and good practices for the maritime sector, as well as key players in the implementation of initiatives covering cyber security aspects. 

Primary audience rank/professional experience: All Major (O-4) through Brigadier General (O-7) and equivalent U.S. civilian government counterparts. This is an interagency event to enable a whole-of-government cooperation.

Objectives of this maritime port security - cyber workshop are:

1. Provide a better understanding of key cyber security challenges in the maritime sector, including the main Information and communications technology (ICT) risks.

2. Understand/identify existing European, national and global initiatives on cyber security in the maritime sector to allow attendees to obtain a better overview of the current status, good practices and on-going developments in this area.

3. Develop recommendations for the key relevant stakeholders in order to help improve the overall safety, security and resilience of maritime capabilities dependent on ICT.

The USEUCOM JCC is looking for briefers and facilitators who can assist with this year's summit.  In particular, we are requesting foreign partner briefings (civilian and military) and US Government briefings to include: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), U.S. Coast Guard, EUCOM J4, NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center (NMIOTC), and NATO partner nations to provide a brief in support of the listed objectives. 

In addition, we will also be looking for private sector briefings.  Please share this information with persons who can support this summit.  As part of the briefing team/facilitator, EUCOM will provide funding for governmental speakers and facilitators travel.

Who: International community, USEUCOM JCC, US Embassy staff, we are also looking for approximately 70-80 participants for this event.  We will be subsequently sending out a request for participants and are looking for your recommendations on appropriate participants.

What: 2016 International Cyber Summit Maritime Cyber Port Security

When: 11-13 May 2016

Where: Near Naval Support Activity Souda Bay and the city of Chania, north-west of Crete, Greece.

Why: Provide a forum on Maritime Cyber Port Security

Please contact us via Email to provide your topic, name(s) and contact info with a primary point of contact. Send to the following email addresses: jim.p.ng.civ@mail.mil, dennis.p.kaszynski.civ@mail.mil, trina.m.zwicker.civ@mail.mil.

[Responses Due 01 April 2016]

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