Posted on 31 Jul 2018 12:24 PM

Please join us for the annual CAE Symposium on November 8-9th, 2018 in Miami, Florida!  The CAE Symposium is designed to provide CAE Community members and applicants the opportunity to network, receive community updates, and present their research to the community.  The symposium is open to all existing Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense and Cyber operations, CAE 2Y and CAE-R universities, as well as government representatives and invitees. This also includes schools that have applied for CAE Designation or are in the process of applying.

Please review the attached tentative schedule for a detailed this of the events occurring on November 8th (8:00am-5:00pm) and the 9th (8:00am-12:00pm).


Submit a Proposal

We are currently accepting proposal submissions for our Fast Track, Special Interest, and Break Out Sessions. A CAE in Cybersecurity Symposium tentative schedule with a list of time slots is attached for your review (***Note: Slots may already be filled upon request).  To submit a proposal or learn more, please see


Symposium/Hotel Information

The symposium will take place at the Hyatt Regency Miami Hotel:

  • Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33131

To book your hotel with the conference rate, please go to


Registration/Travel Assistance

This event is open to all CAE designated institutions, institutions in the process of applying or those that have applied. Attending the event is free, but registration is required in advance to gain access to the conference. Registration closes November 1, 2018. Those seeking travel assistance must register before the November 1st deadline. 

Travel assistance is also available for individuals attending the symposium. (***Note: Travel funding is only available for the CAE in Cybersecurity Symposium and not for the NICE Conference, although you are encouraged to attend both). For information, please see Registration and Travel Assistance below.


This event is supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S. Department of Commerce, under grant #60NANB16D309.

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2018 CAE Symposium Registration


To register for the CAE in Cybersecurity Symposium, please fill out all required fields below. (***Note: If you are not a CAE designated institution, please select “Other” for affiliated CAE.)

If you require assistance with your registration, please contact

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Travel Assistance

Travel Assistance is being coordinated by Cal State San Bernardino through grant funds provided by NIST which is able to provide reimbursement for travel up to $1000 per person (one person per institution) including airfare and two nights hotel at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida. To receive the group rate discount please for your hotel please call  (305) 358-1234 and request the group rate for National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education or visit  Cal State San Bernardino will handle reimbursements based on receipts. The CAE Symposium will be held November 8-9th, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida following the NICE Conference. ***NOTE: You must be a CAE designated institution to receive travel funding. 

Do you require Travel Assistance funds (up to $1000)? Reimbursement funds are available for those without large NSF grants and are limited to one person per institution. Reimbursements are limited to: two nights hotel, and airfare, which will be reimbursed in accordance to Cal State San Bernardino travel policies.

Travel Assistance Request

Reimbursement funds are available for those without large NSF grants and are limited to one person per non-profit academic accredited institution. Reimbursements are limited to 2 nights hotel, air, ground transportation ($1000 max). Travel reimbursement requests will be processed in accordance to Cal State San Bernardino and agency travel policies. Please contact for reimbursement questions. Representatives will also be onsite the day of the event to help answer reimbursement questions. Funding is provided based on budget.  ***NOTE: Travel funding is available for CAE designated institutions only. 

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