USENIX Security '22 Activities

All the times listed below are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and are subject to change.

Tuesday, August 9

FOCI Town Hall

6:00 pm–7:00 pm, Arlington Room

This session aims to bring together researchers working on internet freedom, including censorship measurements, anti-censorship technologies, and policy surrounding free and open communication on the internet. There will be a short selection of presentations on hot topics in internet freedom research followed by a participatory town hall to share community announcements and plan future gatherings.

GREPSEC Gathering

7:00 pm–8:00 pm, Arlington Room

USENIX and GREPSEC are hosting a mentoring event for students/junior folks in computer security and privacy, focusing on members of underrepresented populations.

The event will be structured as speed mentoring, where participants meet with pre-assigned mentors in 15-20 minute blocks. Light refreshments will be provided by USENIX.

If you are interested in participating as a mentee, please fill out this form. Space is limited; for best consideration, please submit by Wednesday, August 3. After that, requests will be considered first-come, first-served on a space-available basis.

Wednesday, August 10

Poster Session and Happy Hour

6:00 pm–7:30 pm, Gloucester Room

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. The list of accepted posters will be available soon.

USENIX LGBTQ+ and Allies Happy Hour

7:30 pm–8:30 pm, Arlington Room
Refreshments Provided by Google

All are welcome! Come enjoy tasty refreshments while meeting and chatting with LGBTQ+ attendees and allies in the security community.

Thursday, August 11

Symposium Luncheon

12:00 pm–1:30 pm, Gloucester Room
Sponsored by Meta

Symposium Reception

6:00 pm–7:30 pm, Gloucester Room

Mingle with fellow attendees at the USENIX Security '22 Reception, featuring dinner, drinks, and the chance to connect with other attendees, speakers, and symposium organizers.

Latin Americans and Hispanics in Security Gathering

7:30 pm–8:30 pm, Arlington Room

This event is an opportunity to network, connect, and discuss challenges and opportunities for broadening the participation and visibility of the Latin American and Hispanic communities in cyber security research. We encourage students, postdocs, and researchers to attend and discuss career options, mentoring questions, and plans to strengthen the visibility of our community. Everyone is welcome to attend.