The Diana Initiative 2023

The Diana Initiative is a conference focused on Women, Diversity, and Inclusion in Information Security that embraces all genders, sexualities, and skill levels. This years Diana Initiative will be an In-Person event in Las Vegas on August 7th, 2022 and features multiple speaker tracks!

This year's theme is: "Lead the Change"

Important CFP Dates:

  • March 1st, 2023: Call For Papers Opens
  • April 12th, 2023: Call For Papers Round 1 Closes
  • April 26th, 2003: Speaker Acceptance Notifications Sent for Round 1
  • May 29th, 2023: Call For Papers Round 2 Closes
  • June 14th, 2023: Final Speaker Acceptance Notifications Sent

This year we are planning for our CFP to happen in two rounds. Proposals not accepted in the first round will be automatically held over for the second round.

For suggestions/tips on writing a CFP submission please watch TDI 2020's talkĀ "Conference Submissions for the Faint of Heart" (

The Diana Initiative will not pay an honorarium, or other fees for this presentation/training, however accepted speakers will receive free admission (with a speakers badge) for themselves and a +1 attendee badge for a friend, colleague, etc.. Additionally, The Diana Initiative will cover two nights at the The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa for all chosen speakers.

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