September 24-26, 2017 At the Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, MA

IEEE Secure Development Conference


Lightning Talks

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by Yousef Iskander
Call for Lightning Talks

SecDev is looking for 5-minute lightning talks to be presented at our 2017 conference. Talks can cover research, practices, and ideas for building more secure systems. We encourage thought-provoking, novel ideas to help advance the state of the practice or to start a new dialogue within the community. Please note that the 5-minute time limit will be strictly enforced.

Submission Details

Submitted abstracts should be less than 500 words, not including bibliographic references. Abstracts must be submitted in PDF format. Submit your abstracts to

Important Dates

Lightning Talk abstracts must be submitted by August 18, 2017 (anywhere on Earth). All submissions we receive by that date will be given full consideration, with notifications being made by August 25, 2017.

Submission deadline: Aug 18, 2017
Notification: Aug 25, 2017
Slides due: Sept 18, 2017 to

Lightning talks will be presented on Tuesday afternoon of the conference.
If you have any questions about submissions, send an email to