May 5 | The Hotel UMD, College Park, Maryland

We’re Looking for Great Speakers

The 2025 Call for Speakers will open in October.

The 2025 Call for Speakers will open in October. CMMC Day seeks proposals for conference presentations from industry professionals who have experience with CMMC and certified supply chain cybersecurity. We are seeking:

Front-Line Professionals

We prefer high-quality vendor-neutral presentations from information security integrators, consultants, procurers, deployers, administrators, government organizations, and academia.

Strong Topic Focus

Our focus is on the cybersecurity of the supply chain for the development, testing, certification, manufacture, specification, and integration of ICT products and solutions.

Neutral Content

We prefer proposals on real-world experience from front-line product developers, testers, specifiers, and integrators.

Benefits of Speaking

As a speaker, you’ll receive complimentary conference registration. Your name, photo, professional biography and organization will be featured in conference promotion and the conference web site. Over 265,000 marketing impressions are made in this promotion campaign. One complimentary speaker registration per presentation is permitted. Additional co-speakers will receive discount registration of 20% off published fees. Speakers are responsible for their travel expenses. For any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Submission is Easy

Only a proposal title and brief (about 75-word) description is required for submission. All submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, relevance to conference focus, and speaker experience. English is the official language of the conference.

About the Submission Process

Conference Format

Our program consists of a full day of 30-minute presentations (including time for Q&A). We solicit proposals for high-quality presentations and relevant workshops that will be of interest to the community involved with CMMC standards, testing, certification, implementation, and policy.

Speaker Proposal Management System

Speaking proposal submissions and reviews for CMMC Day are managed through an online management system called EasyChair which allows the author to submit a proposal and check the status of their submission. The Program Committee will review the submissions and notify the authors of the results. If you have any questions about the process, please contact us at [email protected].

Entering a Proposal

  1. Click the button above: “Click Here to Submit.”
  2. Click “create an account” (If you have an existing EasyChair account, log in and skip to step 8)
  3. Enter the Captcha code and click “Enter”
  4. Enter your contact info and click “Continue”
  5. You will receive an email with an activation link for your account. Use the link to finish the registration process
  6. Enter your personal data and click “Create My Account”
  7. Log in by clicking “click here” and enter your username and password
  8. Enter your presentation proposal and click “Submit”

Due Dates for Presentation Proposals

Proposals Due: December 11
Acceptance Notifications: January 9
Presentation Slides Due: April 17
Date of Conference: May 6

Checking Status and Notification of Your Submission

Once the review of your submission is finalized, you will receive a notification by email. You can also check the current status of your submission by logging in to EasyChair.

Program Committee

  • Robert Ashcraft, Partner, President / IT Advisor for Regulatory / CMMC Environments, CMMC Solutions
  • Emery Csulak, vCISO, BGS, LLC
  • Jay Diem, CMMC/CSfC Conference Program Director, Cnxtd Event Media
  • Cole French, CMMC Practice Lead, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.
  • Michael Greenman, Sr Manager Cloud Solutions, Deltek
  • Patrick Hannah, CTO, CloudHesive
  • Stuart Itkin, NeoSystems
  • Kyle Lai, CEO & CISO, KLC Consulting
  • Kevin Micciche, Senior Manager, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Company
  • Stephen Pratt, CISO, Sentar, Inc.
  • William Rutledge, President, Cnxtd Event Media 
  • John Taggart, Information Security Analyst, NI
  • Amy Williams, VP of CMMC, Coalfire Federal