St. Paul's Bay (Malta)
25-26 June 2020


REVULN 20x2 is an international cybersecurity conference taking place the 25-26 June 2020 in St. Paul's Bay (Malta) at Hotel Santana.

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

The conference is focused on the following topics:

    - Cybersecurity in iGaming and eSports

    - 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 10 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
    - improved networking with people from different countries and fields

Registration and tickets

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

Agenda / Programme

Jun 25Thursday - Cybersecurity in iGaming and eSports
10:30TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
11:30TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
14:00TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
15:00TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
16:00TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking

Jun 26Friday - Open Topic
10:30TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
11:30TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
14:00TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
15:00TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking
16:00TBA ()
15 minutes break for networking

Speakers details

Call for Speakers / Presentations / Papers

Text file / Download


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.

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 Malta (European Union)?
Malta is in the European Union and part of the Schengen area, therefore it's VISA free for various countries.
Please check the Conditions to Enter Malta for a complete list.

How to reach the location of the event?
Hotel Santana is located in St. Paul's Bay (Malta), newly renovated and in a well known tourist destination.
Address: Triq il-Maskli - Qawra - St. Paul's Bay SPB 1482, Malta
Phone: +356 21583451
The event takes place in the Cashmere Lounge at 6/F.

Hotel Santana
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For reaching the hotel from the airport please use the TD3 bus. The X3 bus is cheaper but has a longer route.

How to move in Malta?
Buses are the only public transportation in the maltese islands, the bus routes are long and the service may not be reliable (moreover in Summer due to heavier traffic).
The two-hours ticket costs 2 EUR and it's bought on-board, it's suggested to buy a 7 days ticket at the arrival area of the airport for better visiting the island.

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

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.