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To enhance your USENIX Security Symposium experience, attendee events are planned throughout the week. They are open to all attendees at the USENIX Security Symposium. 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 9, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm, Texas Ballroom Foyer
Mingle with other workshop and conference attendees while enjoying beer, soda, and snacks.
Tuesday, August 9, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm, Hill Country Ballroom
Come for the refreshments, stay for the opportunity to meet and network with other students and young professionals. This event is free, but space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Tuesday, August 9, 9:00 pm–11:00 pm, Hill Country Ballroom
Join us for some good old-fashioned board games. We'll have some on hand, but bring your own games, too!
Wednesday, August 10, 12:30 pm–2:00 pm, Hill Country Ballroom
Let's talk about women in advanced computing. All registered attendees—of all genders—are welcome to attend. This event is free, but space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Wednesday, August 10, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm, Zilker Ballroom 1
Mingle with fellow attendees at the the USENIX Security '16 Symposium Reception, featuring the Internet Defense Prize award presentation, dinner, drinks, and the chance to connect with other attendees, speakers, and symposium organizers.
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 pm–10:00 pm, Zilker Ballroom 2
This session offers short presentations about work in progress, new results, or timely topics. The list of accepted WiPs is now available.
Thursday, August 11, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm, Zilker Ballroom 1
Check out the cool new ideas and the latest preliminary work on display at the Poster Session and Happy Hour. Take advantage of the opportunity to mingle with colleagues who may share your area of interest while enjoying complimentary food and drinks. View the list of accepted posters.
Thursday, August 11, 8:00 pm–10:00 pm, Zilker Ballroom 2
Moderator: Jaeyeon Jung, Microsoft Research
Panelists: Úlfar Erlingsson, Google; Rachel Greenstadt, Drexel University; Martin Johns, SAP; Thomas Ristenpart, Cornell Tech
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.
Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)
Monday, August 8, 8:00 pm–11:00 pm
Tuesday, August 9, 8:00 pm–11:00 pm
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 pm–11:00 pm
Thursday, August 11, 8:00 pm–11:00 pm
View the current schedule and scheduling instructions on the USENIX Security '16 BoFs page.