The Critical Infrastructure Protection Program at George Mason University’s School of Law is co-hosting the Security Analysis and Risk Management Association (SARMA)’s 2nd National Conference on Security Analysis and Risk Management, taking place from May 13-15, 2008. Please see the below for a Call for Speakers for this upcoming conference.

For additional information on the 2nd National Conference on Security Analysis and Risk Management, please see http://www.sarma.org/events/conference/.

SARMA Call For Speakers

The Security Analysis and Risk Management Association (SARMA) is soliciting proposals from speakers for the 2nd National Conference on Security Analysis and Risk Management, May 13-15 in Arlington, Virginia. The conference is expected to draw Security and Risk Management professionals from across government, academia, and the private sector with the common goal of sharing information on issues and analytic approaches, and furthering the development, standardization, and professionalization of the security analysis and risk management discipline in general. Ideal speakers are security analysis and risk management practitioners and who will speak to their peers, offering practical solutions to their most pressing challenges.

Sample Topics and Areas of Interest:
Advances in Security Analysis and Risk Management techniques Physical Security Risks Terrorism Risks (CBRNE, Improvised attacks, Kidnapping, etc.) Common Crime Risks (Theft, Vandalism, etc.) Violent Crime Risks (Assassination, Stalking, etc) Information Security Risks IT Risks (IO/IW, Hacking, Mal-ware, etc.) Non-IT Risks (FOCI, OPSEC, etc.) Espionage Risks Personnel Security Risks (Unauthorized disclosure, Personnel surety, Spying, etc.) Technical Security Risks (Technical countermeasures, Bugging, Emanation exploitation, etc.) Submission Guidelines: Presentations must be submitted in English, and should be 50 minutes long. Please note: Presentations must be educational in nature and not be any sales, product or marketing information. Speakers are encouraged to prepare and present original material. The SARMA Conference Committee will carefully review all abstracts. SARMA does not normally compensate speakers or reimburse travel or hotel expenses. However, conference speakers will receive a one-day conference pass.

Application: To be considered as a speaker for this conference you will need to submit application by the specified date below. Include the following in your application:
TITLE of your presentation
DESCRIPTION of the presentation (200 words or less) BIO of the presenter written in third person (200 words or less)
OBJECTIVES of presentation

Application deadline: April 11 2008

Proposal Submissions and Questions: To submit abstracts or questions concerning the speaker selection process, please contact the conference committee at conference@sarma.org.