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S4 is …

Optimistic … Forward Looking … Creative … Driving Change

Set free a conservative, slow moving, change resistant community to discover new ideas and come up with innovative ways to use these new ideas to deploy secure, resilient and better ICS. S4 is the place where you learn what will happen in the next 1 to 3 years and how you can be a part of it.

After a Covid caused cancellation of S4x21 and delay until April of S4x22, a record 800 of the best in world talent in the ICS security community came together in Miami South Beach for S4x22. S4x23 brings us to a new venue with many new opportunities to further improve the attendee experience and advance the S4 Create The Future Vision.

 

Key Dates

May 16: Sponsor Packages Available

June 15 – Aug 31: Call For Presentations Open

Sept 15: S4x23 Tickets For Sale and Hotels Available

Oct 15: Agenda Published

Feb 13 – 16, 2023: S4x23 in Miami South Beach

S4x23 Call For Presentations Is Open

New Venue for S4x23

Loews Miami Beach

The home of S4 since 2016, the Fillmore Miami Beach, will be closed in 2023. We will miss the theater and stage, and we think we have an even better location … The Loews Miami Beach.

  • It is in the same area of South Beach, 16th and Collins, two blocks from the Surfcomber.
  • It is large and can house the growing event.
  • It is beautiful. Since this is a not a historic building, it has been updated to be larger, more modern and more luxurious. And we got an amazing rate for you.
  • There is plenty of room for the three stages plus additional rooms for sponsors, special events, Pwn2Own and other things.
  • One of the biggest complaints we received from S4x20 is the distance between stages. The Loews addresses this as all three stages are within a 15 second walk of each other.
  • They have great amenities: pool, ocean activities, spa, fitness room, world class seafood restaurant, and a kids program if you bring the family.
S4x23 Call For Presentations

S4x23 Call For Presentations

The S4x23 Call For Presentations (CFP) is open until August 31st. Presenting on a S4 stage may be the best way for you want to drive change and help create the future of OT and ICS Security. The CFP page has details and a form you can fill out to submit your idea. The...

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S4x23 Sponsor Packages

S4x23 Sponsor Packages

Download The Sponsor Packages I had a conversation with a dissatisfied sponsor after S4x17. They wanted the attendees' contact information, and we don't provide that. They were disappointed that S4 didn't have an exhibit floor in a hotel ballroom open the whole time...

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Hope In The ICS Security Workforce

Hope In The ICS Security Workforce

We had the pleasure of hosting ~800 ICS security professionals in Miami South Beach last week at S4x22. While the record number of attendees was a good sign of the growing attention being paid to ICS security, it was the composition of the attendees that is even more...

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2 Month Warning – Attendee Email

2 Month Warning – Attendee Email

Hello S4x22 Attendee, We are looking forward to seeing you all at S4x22 in Miami Beach in just two months!!! Who else do you know that should be coming to S4? If you haven't already, Download the Whova Mobile App or Access It From the Web Platform on Desktop. This...

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Thanks To All For S4 Date Change Support

Thanks To All For S4 Date Change Support

We, the S4 team, wanted to give a big thank you to the speakers, attendees and sponsors for their support of the new S4x22 dates. The unfortunate Omicron led S4 move from the usual January dates to April 19-21 inconvenienced a lot of people, and we were unsure what...

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New S4x22 Agenda Is Up – What Changed?

New S4x22 Agenda Is Up – What Changed?

We have updated the agenda due to the Omicron caused postponement from January to April 19-21. The content and social events are little changed except for time and days. Thanks to the speakers for accommodating the new dates. Here are the main changes: The Autobahn...

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