Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a speaker submit more than one proposal?
A speaker may submit more than one proposal, but each proposal must be submitted in a separate email by June 10, 2019.

If I am selected to speak, what is the deadline to accept?
Selected speakers will be notified in early July and must accept their invitation to speak and provide speaker release form, bio, session abstract, and photo within 2 weeks of notification.

What is the FireEye Cyber Defense Summit registration fee for speakers and what does it include?
Registration for speakers is complimentary and includes entry to all sessions and keynotes along with continental breakfast, lunch and receptions. Registration does not include the pre-Summit training courses.

Will hotel and travel costs be covered for speakers?
Hotels will be paid for all non-FireEye speakers for up to 3 nights over October 8-10 at the Washington Hilton. Airfare and all other transportation costs are the responsibility of the speaker.

Will speakers needed to sign a release form?
All speakers will need to sign a release form as part of their acceptance. Accepted speakers will be sent a form to complete.

What is the length of a session?
Each session is 25- or 50-minutes long, including time for Q&A. FireEye will provide a presentation template for you to use. If your submission is accepted, we will inform you of the presentation format for your presentation.

What A/V is provided for presentations?
A/V set up will include stage, lectern, screens, LCD projector, laptop, microphone(s), internet connection, and wireless mouse.

Will there be an opportunity for practice runs?
We will make every effort to schedule time for an on-site practice run before your session. In the event this is not feasible due to logistics, we will make every effort to schedule a virtual session.

Thank you for your interest in participating in FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2019. We look forward to seeing you in Washington, D.C.