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Announcing the FISSEA Spring Forum and Ways to Get Involved

FISSEA Federal Cybersecurity, Innovation, Awareness, Training
Credit: NIST


FISSEA Spring Forum, May 17, 2022


We are pleased to announce that the FISSEA Spring Forum will take place virtually on May 17, 2022 at 1-4pm ET. Registration is open!

Learn More and Register

We Want to Hear from You

This year our FISSEA Call for Proposals will be open year-round. Submissions may be sent at any time, but keep an eye out for deadlines for your proposal to be considered for specific events. The next deadline, for those wishing to present at the FISSEA Spring Forum is March 18, 2022 at 11:59pm ET.

Celebrating 35 Years of Working Together & Shaping the Future

Join us for our Spring Forum by sharing your expertise and creative ideas focusing on awareness and training of information and cybersecurity. FISSEA is seeking presentations on these topics of interest:

  • Working Together to Build Innovative Approaches to Awareness and Training Programs
  • Shaping Future Workspaces Through Awareness and Training Programs
  • Working Collaboratively to Shape the Future Cybersecurity Workforce

Presentations are 30 minutes in length. We are also seeking FISSEA Ignite! Sessions, which can be pre-recorded video. FISSEA Ignite! is 7 – 10 minute presentations where you discuss an idea you are passionate about – it is a creative, informative, and maybe opinionated session designed to create thoughtful discussions about key topics in cybersecurity awareness and training programs.

Remember the March 18th submission deadline!

Learn More and Submit a Proposal

Nominate a Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Innovator

Each year, FISSEA recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions in inspiring the strategic planning, building, and management of innovative cybersecurity awareness and training programs. Nominees may be involved in any aspect of cybersecurity awareness and training, including, but not limited to; cybersecurity instructional curriculum developers, cybersecurity instructors, cybersecurity program managers, workforce development managers, and practitioners who further awareness and training activities or programs.  Nominees can come from the public or private sectors but, the FISSEA Innovator Award is for an individual who has made significant contributions benefiting the public sector.

Nominate a peer by April 4, 2022 by using this online form

Learn more about the Innovator of the Year Award

The FISSEA Planning Committee is looking forward to seeing our colleagues at our Spring Forum in May. If you have any questions about FISSEA 2022, please contact the committee at fissea [at] (fissea[at]nist[dot]gov)

Keep in mind, there are other ways to participate:

  • Find us on social media by searching for #FISSEA. 
  • SAVE THE DATE for the FISSEA Fall Forum on November 15th

This will be another great year of exciting presentations, networking, and fun! We look forward to seeing each of you at our upcoming FISSEA events!

Released February 17, 2022, Updated February 18, 2022