Building a Secure and Resilient Digital Future Through Partnership

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) will be presenting the Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) 2017 and GovWare Conference will be held from 19 to 21 September 2017 at Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The SICW theme will be: “Building a Secure and Resilient Digital Future through Partnership”. This continuation of theme underscores the importance of endearing partnership in securing the use of cyberspace and building our digital future together.

The cyberspace has become a modern necessity to many. Governments around the world have embarked on various initiatives to strengthen cybersecurity of essential services, especially those handling sensitive information and to enable a safe environment for business and individuals to work, live and play.

The 26th edition of GovWare invites cyber professionals, policymakers and innovators to discuss key challenges in growing cybersecurity capabilities, groom talents and cooperate with like-minded partners to respond to cyber threat that do not respect jurisdictions and national boundaries. Your presence and sharing of insights and perspectives on leading challenges in the cybersecurity domain will provide a boost in securing the cyberspace.

Call for Speakers


Call for Speakers opens

13 April 2017

Call for Speakers closes

9 June 2017

Notification to Applicants

7 July 2017

Submission of Presentation Materials

4 August 2017

All submissions shall be made via email. All submissions must be received on or before 26 May 2017 for selection. Selected applicants must submit the full presentation materials on or before 4 August 2017.

Session Types
Traditional Presentation Format: 30 minutes presentation and 10 minutes Q&A
Official Terms and Submission Process & Requirements
  • GovWare 2017 does NOT accept product or vendor related sales.
  • Submissions that highlight new technologies, frameworks, methodologies, vulnerabilities and etc. are strongly encouraged and will be given priority.
  • Applicants may make more than one submission but each submission must be made via a separate email.
  • Each submission must include:
    • Synopsis (NOT exceeding 150 words) providing key idea and takeaway
    • Applicant’s bibliography
    • Applicant’s 5x5cm photograph of at least 300 dpi, and
    • Focus area (see Focus Area section below for list of available areas).
  • Applicants will receive a notification upon receipt, and acceptance or rejection of the submission via email.
  • Applicants will be contacted if there are any questions about the submission.
  • The Organising Committee reserves all rights to reject presentations not adhering to the above terms.
  • The Organising Committee will try its best to accommodate the preferred scheduled speaking slots.
  • The Organising Committee reserves the right to change or modify our terms and conditions, dates and/or content of this invitation at any time without prior notice.
Focus Areas
All submissions shall indicate at least one key focus selected from the following focus areas:
  • Cyber Operations & Response
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence, Big Data Analytics & Deep Machine Learning
  • Cyber Threat Landscape & Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity Ecosystem, Local Industry Capabilities, Innovation Value Chain
  • Cybersecurity Ops Centre: Methodologies & Operations
  • Emerging Security Technology
  • Enterprise Security and Data Protection: Trends & Technologies
  • Incident Response, Investigations, Forensics, and Recovery
  • Industrial Controls Systems (ICS): Vulnerabilities & Resiliency
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Security
  • Research & Development
  • Strategies for Ops Capability & Capacity Development
  • Talent & Capability Development