Call for Proposals 

Below, please find the information regarding the  Call for Proposals for the 2022 Cybersecurity Summit on September 28 & 29, 2022.

ABout the Conference

Hredarrisburg University of Science & Technology (HU) is once again hosting the annual Cybersecurity Summit, in partnership with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) and several Intermediate Units (IUs) representing K-12 schools across Pennsylvania as well as the Federal Government and leading technology companies. 

The 2022 Cybersecurity Summit theme is: All of State Approach to Cybersecurity.

Additionally, the two-day conference offers significant educational opportunities to learn about the many cyber threats and mitigation strategies from some of the best and brightest experts in cybersecurity. This year, the conference will include separate tracks for non-technical senior leadership as well as technical tracks for cybersecurity practitioners..

 This event will be held both in-person and virtually over two days and offer four tracks:

  • Collaboration of a Statewide Shared Services Model
  • Executive Briefings- What Should Executives be Asking and Doing?
  • Cybersecurity is a Responsibility of Everyone
  • Technical Track for Cyber Practitioners

How to Submit a Proposal

1.) Review the information about the conference needs below.

2.) Complete a proposal submission form for each potential session by Friday, July 15th

3.) Look for an email from Sydney Kurtz ( in early August with the next steps, including scheduling speaker calls between confirmed speakers and the Cybersecurity Planning Team.


Target Audience

This year we are expecting 450 people to attend this event with over 60% from the public sector (state, local, and federal), 25% from the private sector, and 15% from education (K-12 intermediate units and higher education).

This annual event attracts all those interested in their organization’s security posture including top organizational leaders, CIOs, privacy and legal professionals to information security professionals of all levels – from chief information security officers to frontline workers.

Each Conference Day will include: 

Each day of the hybrid Cybersecurity Summit will include a 45-minute keynote to kick off each day, followed by two tracks of content listed out below. Breakout sessions will be 60-minutes long, including 10-minutes of a question & answer period facilitated by a moderator.

Speaker Note: In general, below are the sessions for which we seek speakers. However, we welcome ideas on additional topics that could support the conference and daily themes.

Day One:

  • Keynote Address
  • Track One:
  • Track Two:


Day Two:

  • Keynote Address
  • Track Three:
  • Track Four:

Keynote - 45 Minutes

We are looking for a dynamic speaker who is recognized as a thought leader who can set the tone for  each conference day and support the track sessions & ideas that will be presented throughout the conference.


Breakout Sessions - 60 Minutes

60-minute sessions (including Q&A) in these overall topics