France-Atlanta Cybersecurity Symposium: Transatlantic Innovation & Strategies

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Vulnerability to cyberattacks, theft, and other threats is as much a personal concern as it is one of national and global security. Ensuring the secure and reliable exchange of information is a critical task and one that the scientific community has been engaged in since the rise of new technologies.

Cybersecurity: Transatlantic Innovation and Strategies is a free, two-day symposium that will enable leading scientists in this field to identify current challenges and to share the results of their research. French and American cybersecurity experts will have the opportunity to come together and discuss the development of new scientific partnerships between the United States and France.

Discussions will focus on privacy and data protection, cryptology and system security, formal methods for security, and the education and training of tomorrow’s cybersecurity scientists. In addition, industry leaders, representatives from innovative start-ups and policy researchers from both sides of the Atlantic will tackle current technology transfer and innovation challenges in this field during a roundtable discussion.

- When: October 13-14, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. day 1; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., day 2
- Where: Auditorium, Technology Square Research Building, Georgia Tech (85 5th St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308)
- Registration

This France-Atlanta 2016 event is is co-organized by the Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France to the United States, the Institute for Information Security & Privacy at Georgia Tech, and Georgia Tech-Lorraine, in partnership with the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the French National Institute for Computer Science and Applied Mathematics (INRIA).

About France-Atlanta:

France-Atlanta: Together Towards Innovation is an annual series of events designed to foster cooperation between France and the U.S. Southeast in the fields of science, business, culture, and humanitarian affairs. Created in 2010 by the Consulate of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology, France-Atlanta welcomes each fall over 3,500 participants for a dynamic, multidisciplinary program of more than a dozen high caliber events centered on innovation. The 7th Annual France-Atlanta will take place October 12-22, 2016, offering workshops, performances, exhibitions, conferences, films, and more. It is made possible with the support of our corporate sponsors : Anne Cox Chambers, Delta-KLM-Air France, Nissan, Raymond F. Schinazi and Family Foundation, and MailChimp.

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