Welcome to the 2023 VASCAN Conference! This year’s theme, the Nerdy Knights Gathering: Protecting the Digital Kingdom, promises an exciting lineup of sessions and activities dedicated to enhancing cybersecurity and digital defense strategies. Below is the agenda for the conference. Sessions are scheduled for 50 minutes each, allowing you plenty of time to navigate between your chosen events. Please note that all event details and updates will be available on SCHED for your convenience.

**Note**: Please be aware that some information in the agenda may be subject to change prior to the conference. We recommend regularly checking SCHED for the most up-to-date information.

Day One: October 17, 2023

  • 08:00 AM – 09:00 AM: Registration and Breakfast
  • 09:00 AM – 09:15 AM: Introduction and Welcome
  • 09:15 AM – 10:15 AM: Keynote Address
  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM: Sponsor Visitation/Networking Break
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Session 1
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Session 2
  • 12:30 PM – 01:30 PM: Lunch
  • 01:30 PM – 01:45 PM: Founders Award (Auditorium)
  • 01:45 PM – 02:30 PM: A Midsummer Night’s Nightmare Presentation – General Session (Auditorium)
  • 02:30 PM – 03:30 PM: Session 3
  • 03:30 PM – 03:45 PM: Sponsor Visitation/Networking Break
  • 03:45 PM – 04:45 PM: Session 4
  • 04:45 PM – 06:00 PM: Reception

Day Two: October 18, 2023

  • 08:00 AM – 09:00 AM: Breakfast
  • 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Session 1
  • 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM: A Threat Hunting Workshop, presented by Trusted Sec (Ongoing)
  • 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM: Capture the Flag Event, presented by MetaCTF
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Session 2
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Sponsor Visitation/Networking Break
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Session 3
  • 12:30 PM – 01:30 PM: Lunch
  • 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM: Session 4
  • 02:30 PM – 03:30 PM: Session 5
  • 03:00 PM – 03:30 PM: Capture The Flag Awards Ceremony
  • 05:00 PM: Training Ends

Please make sure to check SCHED for any last-minute changes and additional details about specific sessions, speakers, and room locations. We look forward to an informative and engaging conference, and we hope you enjoy your time at the 2023 VASCAN Conference!