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Welcome to BSidesLV 2016, our 8th annual BSides in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada!
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Tuesday, August 2 • 18:00 - 19:00
CFPs 101

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Have you ever wondered why CFP reviewers drink so much? Are you tired of having talks rejected from conferences without knowing why? Would you like to know what really makes reviewers happy or irritated to see? We can help! In our panel, we will discuss all of these things and more. The directors of BSides Las Vegas’ Proving Grounds join up for a panel moderated by David Mortman in order to discuss their experiences writing and reviewing CFPs from first-time speakers.

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Proving Grounds Director, Security BSides Las Vegas, Inc.
Talk to me about mentoring, learning theory, motivation and habit formation, and anything sci-fi/fantasy
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Guy McDudefella

Compliance Research Engineer, Tenable Network Security
Guy McDudefella started his first MS-DOS install at age 10 between the moment he deleted C:\DOS from the family computer and the moment he answered a phone call from his parents saying they were on their way home from the movies. He’s been a hacker ever since. He currently works for Tenable as a compliance research engineer, and is also a henchman for his 1.5 year old son, the Human Human Badge.
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Michael Ortega

Director of Proving Grounds track. Panel discussion participant. | | Talk to me about Info Sec Management, Mentorship, Paleo and picking stuff up

Tuesday August 2, 2016 18:00 - 19:00
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