A European Cybersecurity Event

  

CYBERSECURITY FOR EUROPE 2019

Conference

Hôtel de Région, Toulouse

November 13-15, 2019

CyberSec4Europe is a large-scale project funded by the European Union to pilot a number of the core building blocks of the upcoming regulation establishing the Network of Cybersecurity Competence Centres and a new European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Centre.

As part of its activities, CyberSec4Europeis holding the concertation[1] event entitled Cybersecurity for Europe 2019, which will take place at the Hôtel de Région in Toulouse, on 13-15 November. This event represents a unique opportunity to get a snapshot of the current state of play in policy, research, and innovation in European cybersecurity, while at the same time to listen to and meet high level political representatives discussing the challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity. The panels will be clustered around key current and future cybersecurity topics and there will be ample opportunity for input and feedback.

The event is expected to attract around 150 participants comprising a comprehensive representation from the cybersecurity ecosystem and the stakeholder community, including but not limited to: the public sector (the European Commission, the Occitanie Region, and ENISA are planned), the private sector (large companies, SMEs), the research and academic community (from all over Europe), and civil society (NGOs, citizens advocacy organisations).

The event will also include analyses and recommendations for cybersecurity actions to be undertaken within or resulting from the context of the CyberSec4Europeproject and the other Cybersecurity Competence Centre pilot projects.

With more than 8000 research staff from over 100 research units, Toulouse is at the forefront of technological research, playing host to highly innovative companies like Airbus, Orange, Thales, Continental, and Banques Populaires Caisse d’Epargne, among others. In particular, there are more than 3000 cybersecurity professionals in the Occitanie Region, which is partnering with CyberSec4Europein the organisation of this event. Cybersecurity for Europe 2019is organised locally by Université Paul Sabatier, the Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT), and Ocssimore, with the support of the Occitanie Region. For more information, please visit: https://www.cybersec4europe.eu/.

[1] Definition of “CONCERTATION” from: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/concertation

A form of dialogue and co-decision, implying the mutual exchange of information, open discussion and knowledge sharing, and the signature of operational agreements between public administrations and/or with representatives of the private sector.

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