Questions & Answers

Question: Who is sponsoring this conference?
Answer: The Army Cyber Institute at West Point is sponsoring the conference in partnership with the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia.  The conference is intended to complement the CyCon conference held annually in the Spring in Tallinn.
Question: Can I forward the invitation link to other people?
Answer: Yes! Please pass the word about this event to anyone you think may be interested in exchanging knowledge about the Cyber domain.
Question: Does the conference have an App and how do I get it?

CyCon U.S. does have an app!  You can download it from iTunes or the Play Store.  Search for "Crowd Compass Attendee Hub" and install it.  Once it is installed, open the app and search for "CyCon US 2017" in the app.  You can use the app without logging in to see the agenda, speaker bios, and more.  If you login, you can gain access to more features such as social messaging, inviting contacts, and more.

Question: What is the attire for the event?
Answer: For DoD attendees, the uniform is service class B equivalent.  For all others, business casual.
Question: Where can I park near the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center?
Answer: Public parking is available in the facilities' underground parking lot with entrances at 13 1/2 Street off Pennsylvania Avenue and two entrances on 14th Street. The parking garage is open 24 hours.  Vehicles will be screened prior to entry.  Parking does incur an hourly fee.
Question: What are the security procedures to enter the venue?
Answer: Upon entry, proceed as directed through the building's security checkpoints.  Security will screen bags and personnel prior to entry.
Question: Can DoD personnel register now using FY17 money?
Answer: Yes.  Due to the proximity of the Fiscal Year boundary to the event and limited availability of seats, it is permissible to pay registration fees using FY17 money.  As always, check with your local SJA and G-8 to ensure local policies are followed.
Question: For U.S. DoD personnel, do I need to submit a conference travel request to attend the event?
Answer: No.  The Army Cyber Institute already has conference approval for this event covering DoD attendees.  Once your registration is approved, you will fall under that blanket approval.  If you require a copy of the approval memo prior to registering, please contact Dr. Paul Maxwell (paul.Maxwell@usma.edu) to obtain a copy.  We will require a trip report after the event to account for your expenses IAW the Army conference policy.
Question: Can I set-up a vendor display at the event?
Answer: Unfortunately, we do not allow sales activities by commercial vendors at CyCon U.S.  We welcome professionals from cybersecurity companies who can contribute to the active discussions held at the conference but no sales pitches please.