About the Conference
Powering Cybersecurity and Information Technology Innovation
About the EventThe Department of Energy's (DOE) Cyber Conference brings together the DOE enterprise, the federal interagency, academia, international partners, and private industry to advance cyber and IT modernization efforts across DOE's diverse and shared missions.
The Conference provides an interactive forum for communication, collaboration, and training, as well as a platform for sharing information and best practices to support the Department's energy, science, nuclear, and national security missions.
The agenda consists of plenary sessions to highlight the latest developments and innovations, breakout sessions to foster new cooperation and partnerships, and practical training exercises to enhance the capabilities of the information technology and cyber workforce.
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Who Should Attend?Attendees will include DOE employees and contractors from Headquarters, the National Laboratories, plants, sites, and the Power Marketing Administrations, as well as federal employees from across the interagency, academic partners, international representatives, and private industry- anyone who is working at the forefront of IM and cyber.
Our MissionThe mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. For more information, visit https://energy.gov/.
Conference EthicsInsider Information
- No vendor personnel should be given any government information not already available to the public at large.
- If in doubt, don’t give it out.
Preferential Treatment and Endorsements
- Do not endorse or provide preferential treatment to non-Federal entities/prohibited sources.
- Recording or broadcasting of presentations is prohibited (other than that which conference management is already providing).
Government employees may not accept a gift that is given to them from a prohibited source or because of their official position. Gifts are defined as anything of value; a prohibited source is one who is regulated by the employee’s agency, has interests that may be substantially affected by the employee’s official duties, or does business or seeks to do business with the employee’s agency, in this case, the U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense and other Federal Government Agencies. Certain items are considered exclusions to the gift rule. Exclusions include modest food items and refreshments when offered other than as part of a meal (coffee/donuts/soft drinks), greeting cards, plaques, certificates and other similar items with little intrinsic value intended solely for presentation. Additionally, exclusions include rewards and prizes in contests open to the public and commercial discounts available to the general public or all government or military personnel provided that the discount does not discriminate based upon pay or rank.
Be advised that contest prizes associated with official activities, such as conference participation, may not be accepted unless the value of the prize meets the exception criteria below. Some items are considered exceptions to the gift rule. Exceptions include gifts of less than $20 received from a single source not to exceed $50 per calendar year from the same source, gifts based upon personal relationships, certain discounts and similar benefits, awards and honorary degrees, and gifts based upon outside business or employment.