event schedule

  • May 1, 2023 – Call for Papers opens
  • June 26, 2023 – Call for Papers closes
  • July 20, 2023 – Speakers selected and notified
  • July 20, 2023, Noon Eastern Time – Registration opens
  • September 1-18, 2023 – Special rates at the conference hotels end. Rooms may still be available on the hotel websites. See BSidesAugusta.org/hotels.
  • September 18, 2023, Noon Eastern Time – Sponsor Ads and Table Information Due
  • September 22, 2023 – Last day for Sponsors to claim VIP and Exhibitor tickets
  • September 22, 2023, 11:59 PM Eastern Time or until sold out – Regular registration (includes lunch and t-shirt) closed
  • September 29, 2023, Noon Eastern Time – Late Sponsor Ads and Table Information Accepted
  • October 2-5, 2023 – Training Week at the Georgia Cyber Center – Check out the classes here.
  • October 4, 2023, 5-9 PM – Beer & Bytes & BSidesAugusta with RunCode CTF at the Clubhouse, 3rd floor of the Georgia Cyber Center – FREE; tickets required. Visit this link to sign up. 
  • October 5, 2023, 6-7:30 PM – Zeek & Suricata Unleashed: Hunting for Cyber Dragons, presented by Dustin Lee of Corelight and Jeff Lucovsky of Corelight and Open Information Security Foundation (OISF), Harrison Education Commons (same location as the main conference). The 1 hour talk will be followed by pizza and soft drinks. – FREE; no tickets required. After 4:30 PM, you may park in ANY open-gated lot, even in spots marked “Reserved” by the University. The only exceptions are disabled, dormitory, and public safety parking, which still require a proper permit to be displayed.
  • October 5, 2023, 7-9:30 PM – Pizza and drinks followed by a Volunteer Orientation session and Bag Stuffing, Harrison Education Commons (same location as the Zeek and Suricata talk) – open to registered volunteers
  • October 6, 2023 or until sold out – Late registration (attendance only) closed
  • October 6, 2023 – Security Onion Conference (another great Augusta con)
  • October 6, 2023 – Speaker Dinner – Details sent to speakers and instructors
  • October 7, 2023 (times subject to change) – BSidesAugusta, Harrison Education Commons
    • Sponsor Table Setup (Silver, Gold, Platinum) – 6:15 AM
    • Doors Open – 7:45 AM
    • Opening Remarks – 8:30 AM
    • Keynote – 9:00 AM
    • Four tracks of great talks – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM – See the speaker schedule here
    • Lunch provided by Chick-fil-A – 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Last talk ends – 5:00 PM