The International Conference on Cyber Engagement will be held on September 10 - 11, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
Registration will open in late Spring
Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors!
"The International Conference on Cyber Engagement is the most substantive, informative of any of the cyber events I’ve ever attended, always well worth my attention.”
Randall Fort, former Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence & Research, and first Director of Cyber Policy, US Department of State
“I WANT TO HIGHLIGHT THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CYBER ENGAGEMENT (ICCE) IN RALLYING KEY STAKEHOLDERS TO CONFRONT THE TOUGHEST PROBLEMS IN CYBERSPACE.”
- The Honorable Kirstjen Nielsen, Former Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security
Watch videos from the 2019 International Conference on Cyber Engagement (ICCE)
The ninth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement (ICCE) will be held on September 10 - 11, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Drawing on the experience of government practitioners, industry representatives, and academic scholars, this event brings a multidisciplinary and global approach to the challenges in cyberspace from technical, corporate, legal, and policy perspectives of the international community. In 2019, ICCE attracted over 900 participants from nearly 400 organizations – corporate, government, non-profit, and academic.
Over 60 nations were represented.
The conference is a unique opportunity for corporate and government leaders to engage in thought leadership and constructive dialogue with policymakers, academics, and key industry stakeholders from across the globe, and it explores the worldwide community’s increasing interconnectivity in this domain.
The 2019 International Conference on Cyber Engagement covered topics including cyber diplomacy and law enforcement, regional perspectives on cyber, cyber warfare, geopolitics of 5G, the implications of artificial intelligence, privacy, supply chain security, and political disinformation and electron security.
Past speakers include:
US government leaders, such as the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Commander, Secretaries and Deputy Secretaries from the US Department of Homeland Security, the former and current Directors of the National Security Agency and Director of National Intelligence, the cyber coordinator for the US State Department, and the Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, US Department of Justice.
Senior representatives from international organizations such as: the President and Secretary General of INTERPOL, the ICANN Chairman of the Board, and the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.
International keynotes include: Commissioner of Cybersecurity for the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Singapore, the CEO, National Cyber Security Centre of the UK, and a Member of the European Parliament (ALDE).
Leading private industry experts from across the globe.
2020 Speakers and Topics will be announced shortly.
Check out the full 2019 agenda with speakers in PDF form.
About the International Conference
on Cyber Engagement
The last International Conference on Cyber Engagement attracted over 900 participants from nearly 500 organizations—corporate, government, non-profit, and academic—representing 61 nations. The conference provides a unique opportunity for experts to engage in thought leadership and constructive dialogue with key individuals from technical, corporate, legal, and policy backgrounds. The conference also explores the worldwide community’s increasing interconnectivity in the cyber domain.
On September 9, 2020, an invite-only Speakers and Sponsors Dinner will be held to hear from keynote speakers and industry and government partners about the current challenges that both government and the private sector are facing in the cyber domain.
"The International Conference is compact, rich in expertise, and populated by people on the front lines of cyber innovation, policy, and futures - a must attend event that stands out in the crowded field of cyber conferences."
Former Deputy Director NSA, and US Naval Academy Distinguished Visiting Professor of Cyber Studies
Location of the Conference
Parking is available throughout the George Washington University campus and can be found here.
If you are taking public transit, the closest metro station is the Foggy Bottom-GWU Station, located here.
Directions to the George Washington University campus from various local airports can be found here.
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CYBER ENGAGEMENT HAS BECOME A
—The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island)
“THIS CONFERENCE TWO YEARS AGO WAS
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VERY GOOD TALK AT THE SPEAKER’S DINNER
I RECALL … GOING THROUGH THE HISTORY OF U.S. PUBLIC POLICY IN THIS SPACE.”
—Mr. Ciaran Martin, CEO, National Cyber Security Centre of the United Kingdom
Dr. Catherine Lotrionte
Founder of the International Conference on Cyber Engagement and Brent Scowcroft Scholar, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council