REVULN20x1

REVULN 20x1
Metro Manila (Philippines)
2020 April 28-30


Information

REVULN 20x1 is an international cybersecurity conference taking place the 2020 April 28-30 in Metro Manila (Philippines) at RED Hotel Cubao.

The event is entirely organized and financed by us without any external sponsors.

The conference is focused on the following topics with presentations covering countries and areas of Asia:

    - Cybersecurity and hacking communities (organizations, hackerspaces, makerspaces and hacklabs)

    - Open topic on cybersecurity, journalism, freedom of information, intelligence, cryptography, data analysis, cyber resiliency, data privacy, censorship, activism, technologies in law enforcement, and so on

The topics are presented from different points of view and focused on the countries and personal experiences of the 15 international speakers.
Each presentation covers a slot of 45 minutes inclusive of questions (Q&A session).
A 15 minutes break is available after each presentation for networking and privately talking with the speaker.

Main features of the event:

    - no sponsors, no partners, no sponsored talks, no marketing or promoted business
    - invitation-only and free for selected guests
    - sessions covering specific target topics
    - focused on the region where the event is hosted (Asia)
    - improved networking with people from different countries and fields


Registration and tickets

The event is invitation-only and free. No tickets available.


Agenda / Programme

Apr 28Tuesday - Cybersecurity and hacking communities
10:00Entrance
10:30TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
11:30TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
12:30Break
14:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
15:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
16:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
17:00Networking

Apr 29Wednesday - Cybersecurity and hacking communities
10:00Entrance
10:30TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
11:30TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
12:30Break
14:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
15:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
16:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
17:00Networking

Apr 30Thursday - Open Topic
10:00Entrance
10:30TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
11:30TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
12:30Break
14:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
15:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
16:00TBA ()
TBA
15 minutes break for networking
17:00Networking


Speakers details


Call for Speakers / Presentations / Papers

Text file / Download


FAQ

What is this event?
REVULN is a series of free private meetings for invited guests where participants attend the presentations of international speakers and connect with all the selected guests.
The idea behind the events and their organization is quite unique, no other conferences hosted by private companies have such features.
Information about the previous events are available here and here.


Is this a marketing or promotional event?
No, nobody is going to promote or sell you anything.
The event has been created, planned and financed by us just for speakers and attendees, completely for free and without any business or promotional activity or purpose.
REVULN's goal is sharing knowledge and connecting people.


How joining as speaker?
Please check our Call for Papers page for information and requirements.
No "paper" is requested, this is a Call for Speakers where you will be asked to provide your presentation only.


Are you going to record or stream the sessions?
No, we take no video recordings of the event.


Are you going to release the slides of the presentations on the website?
Yes, please note that some speakers may prefer to not share their material with the public.


We would like to sponsor the event.
We do not accept sponsors or partners.


We work for the press/media.
Please send us an email if you would like to participate.


How can I attend the event?
The event is invitation-only with attendees selected by us or by other guests.
Anyway feel free to contact us if you wish to participate, we are ever looking for interesting guests who can contribute to the events with their presence.


How are the invited guests selected?
The expected attendees are mainly from two categories:

    - media: journalists, reporters, writers, bloggers, press, news agencies, NGO

    - governments and law enforcement agencies: police forces, armed forces, military and defense, government owned/funded research organizations, police academies and universities, national CERTs, consulates and embassies, public sector


Is there any political motivation?
No, REVULN and its team are completely neutral and free from any political and ideological motivation and bias, no matter what are the countries and goals involved.
This open minded attitude allows guests from very different and sometimes conflicting fields to attend a relaxed event focused on experiences and information.


I'm an invited guest and I would like to attend only some presentations.
Sure, please check the agenda for the exact schedule of the presentation in which you are interested.
Time is a valuable thing and we perfectly know how difficult may be to attend the full day.


I'm a journalist, am I expected to provide media coverage of the event?
No, we don't expect anything from our guests.
If you will write about the event we appreciate it and we will be happy of that.
The event is for you, not for what you are supposed to return back to us.


Do I need a VISA for traveling to the Philippines?
People from many countries do not need any VISA for traveling to the Philippines and can stay for 30 days.
Please check the Travel Requirements (12. Who can enter the Philippines without entry visa?) for a complete list.


How to reach the location of the event?
RED Hotel Cubao is located in Quezon City (Metro Manila), just at the side of Cubao MRT3 station.
Address: 627 EDSA Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines 1109.
Phone: +632 896 7700
The event takes place in the Ruby meeting room (ex Erato) at 4/F.

RED Hotel Cubao
Cubao MRT3Google Maps

For reaching the hotel from the airport please use the UBE Express P2P bus or the Grab app.
The hotel is located just at the exit of Araneta Center-Cubao of MRT Line 3, Cubao is also the stop of many P2P buses and location of many shopping malls, therefore it's very easy to reach.


How to move in Manila?
The safest and more practical way is calling a car using the Grab app but please note that traffic is quite heavy during peak hours.


Do I have to bring something with me?
Your name cards (business cards).
The mobile phone or laptop will be useful for consulting some material we plan to provide during the event.
A local Wi-Fi will be available for sharing documents with the attendees, and Internet Wi-Fi is available too.
The hotel already provides notepads, pens and water.


Dress code?
Casual or business is up to you, the event is meant to be informal and relaxed.
T-shirt, (long) shorts and shoes are the bare minimum.


Code of Conduct?
Respect the others, no offenses, no aggressive and inappropriate behavior.
This is a place where we plan to share our own experiences and connecting with people interested in the selected topics.


I like the project, how can I contribute?
Just with word of mouth.
Feel free to share the Call for Papers and details of the event with your colleagues and people who may be interested in these topics.


How can I contact the organizer with other questions?
Please contact Luigi Auriemma by email, Twitter and LinkedIn, or Signal/Telegram: revuln


Disclaimer
This is a private meeting for invited guests only without any business or promotional activity or purpose.
The event is completely not-for-profit and no incomes are generated from and during its execution.
The presentations are intellectual property of their authors, who are also the only responsible for such content.

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