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To enhance your USENIX Security Symposium experience, attendee events are planned throughout the week. They are open to every attendee at the USENIX Security Symposium. Attend the very popular Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs). Mingle with your peers and technological luminaries during the reception. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to network with colleagues working in multiple disciplines. Check back here for the latest additions to the activities schedule.
Tuesday, August 19, 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Harbor G
Come for the refreshments, stay for the opportunity to meet and network with other students and young professionals.
Tuesday, August 19, 8:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m., Harbor G
Leave the laptop in your hotel room and join us at the WiAC ’14 BoF. All attendees—of all genders—are welcome.
Tuesday, August 19, 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m., Harbor G
Wednesday, August 20, 7:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m., Harbor G
Join us on Tuesday night for some good old-fashioned board games. Take a step back into the past and test your knowledge playing the Totally 80s edition of Trivial Pursuit. Challenge your fellow attendees to a game of Scrabble or Pictionary. Bring your own games, too!
Warwicks, Harbor Foyer
Wednesday, August 20, 10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Phil Lapsley, author of Exploding The Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell
Wednesday, August 20, 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Marina Courtyard
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Don't miss the USENIX Security '14 Reception, featuring dinner, drinks, and the chance to connect with other attendees, speakers, and conference organizers.
Wednesday, August 20, 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m., Harbor I
The Symposium will include a Work-in-Progress reports (WiPs) session on Wednesday evening. This session offers short presentations about work in progress, new results, or timely topics. The session schedule is available here. The time limit will be strictly enforced.
Thursday, August 21, 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Harbor ABC and Corridor 1
Check out the cool new ideas and the latest preliminary research on display at the Poster Session and Happy Hour. Take part in discussions with your colleagues over complimentary drinks and snacks. Check out the list of accepted posters.
Thursday, August 21, 7:30 p.m., Harbor I
What opportunities await security students graduating with a Ph.D.? On Thursday evening, students will have the opportunity to listen to informal panels of faculty and industrial researchers providing personal perspectives on their post-Ph.D. career search. Learn about the academic job search, the industrial research job search, research fund raising, dual-career challenges, life uncertainty, and other idiosyncrasies of the ivory tower. More information is available here.
Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Tuesday, August 19, 7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 20, 7:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 21, 7:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m.
Lead or attend a BoF! Meet with your peers! Present new work! Don't miss these special activities designed to maximize the value of your time at the conference. The always popular evening Birds-of-a-Feather sessions are very informal gatherings of persons interested in a particular topic. BoFs may be scheduled during the conference via the BoF board in the registration area. Looking for the latest schedule and room locations? View the current schedule.
Want to demonstrate a new product or discuss your company's latest technologies with USENIX Security '14 attendees? Host a Vendor BoF! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.