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General Conference Questions
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General Conference Questions

How do I apply to be a speaker at RSA Conference?
Fill out an application during the designated Call for Speakers submission period (usually six months before Conference). The application must contain your contact information and a detailed proposal of your session. Speakers are selected by the RSA Conference Program Committee, an independent panel of volunteer judges from the enterprise, government, academic, and vendor communities. 

How do I become an exhibitor at RSA Conference?
RSA Conference offers vendors the unique opportunity to present their solutions to approximately 40,000 Conference attendees. To become an exhibitor or sponsor at the world’s leading cybersecurity event, contact a sales manager.

What does “RSA” stand for in RSA Conference?
RSA Conference began 33 years ago as a user conference for customers of RSA. RSA is an acronym made up of the first letters of the last names of the three co-founders of the company: Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir and Leonard Adleman.

How many years has RSA Conference been held?
The first RSA Conference was held in 1991 and consisted of just one panel discussion. In the ensuing decades, RSAC has grown into a series of events held around the world, annually attracting over 40,000 attendees.

What is RSA Conference?
RSA Conference is the premier provider of global events and year-round online cybersecurity resources. RSA Conference is where the world talks security, and leadership gathers, advances, and emerges. Our mission is to facilitate conversations among the world’s cybersecurity professionals about current and future concerns, ideas and solutions that will help enable individuals and organizations to succeed and grow securely and confidently. Learn more at rsaconference.com.

Are sessions and Keynotes available after RSA Conference?
RSA Conference makes select recordings of Keynotes and sessions available for viewing on demand approximately 30 days after the conclusion of Conference.

How do I apply for Continuing Professional Education (CPE)/Continuing Education (CE) credits?
We partner with leading educational organizations, such as IAPP, ISACA, (ISC)2 and more, to offer Continuing Education credits. Applying for CPE credits differs from organization to organization, so we recommend reading our web page and then connecting with the specific organizations for further details.

What is RSAC LoyaltyPlus?
RSA Conference attendees who have purchased a Full Conference Pass or All Access Pass for five previous US RSA Conferences (does not have to be consecutive) qualify for the LoyaltyPlus program. As a member, you will receive special treatment and exciting benefits, including discounts on future Full Conference Passes, access to the LoyaltyPlus Lounge, and more.

What forms of payment are accepted?
We accept credit cards (American Express, VISA, Discover and MasterCard), checks and wire transfers. Purchase orders are not an accepted form of payment.

 

RSAC USA Questions

When is RSA Conference 2024 USA?
RSA Conference 2024 will take place May 6-9 in San Francisco.

Where is RSA Conference 2024 USA?
RSA Conference 2024 will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

What is the address of the Moscone Center?
Physical RSA Conference events are held in San Francisco at the Moscone Center located at 747 Howard St.

What do hotels cost and how close are they to the Moscone Center?
There are several hotels with a range of rates that are within walking distance to the Moscone Center. For those who are not close enough to walk, there will be a shuttle service. See the Venue section of our website for details, available after registration opens.

Is there a meeting space available at RSA Conference?
There are various common areas within the Moscone Center that can be used for impromptu and informal meetings.

Is the Moscone Center ADA compliant?
It is the Moscone Center’s intention to provide all reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to assist them in attending events held at the center. See the Venue section of our website for details, available after registration opens.

Is there a lactation room or nursing mother’s room at the Moscone Center?
Yes, there will be a nursing mother’s room at Moscone. Please reference the Program Guide or Pocket Guide for location, or inquire at any of our Info Desks onsite.

Are translation services available?
RSA Conference is presented in English only. ASL and headphones for the hearing impaired are available and can be requested during the registration process. Open captions are included during RSAC Innovation Sandbox and all Keynotes. Closed captions are available on all on demand videos.

What special dietary requirements are accommodated with the meals at RSA Conference?
Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, and vegetarian meal options are available and requests for these, along with any other special dietary requests can be made during the registration process. There are also many restaurants and eateries within easy walking distance of the Moscone Center that offer a wide variety of dining options.

What seniority levels would benefit from RSAC USA?
With hundreds of sessions, Keynotes, hands-on activities, and more, RSA Conference has something for everyone. A wide range of topics are covered, from cybersecurity fundamentals to high-level discussions for C-level professionals.

How many people attend RSAC USA?
In 2023, approximately 40,000 cybersecurity professionals from around the world gathered for RSA Conference USA. Read press releases.

How many vendors are at RSAC USA?
RSAC 2023 saw more than 600 exhibitors fill the North and South Expo, and Early Stage Expo, an innovation space dedicated to promoting up-and-comers in the industry. RSAC Marketplace, our always on, always available cybersecurity solutions resource, features hundreds of vendors year round.

How much does RSAC USA cost?
An RSAC 2024 Full Conference Pass ranges from $2,195 to $2,995, depending when purchased. An Expo Plus Pass is $495, an Expo Pass is $99, and an On Demand Pass ranges from $495-$795. A Full Conference Pass gives access to all Track Sessions, inspiring Keynotes, the Expo, a variety of networking opportunities, and more.

What is RSAC Early Stage Expo?
RSAC Early Stage Expo, one of our innovation programs, is an exhibition space dedicated to promoting up-and-coming companies in the industry. Attendees can learn about their breakthrough products and solutions by visiting their booths or watching a short demo at the Early Stage Expo Briefing Center. 

What is RSAC Launch Pad?
RSAC Launch Pad is designed to give people with a breakthrough cybersecurity concept a platform to share their brilliant solutions. Three finalists compete in a Shark Tank®-style format to try to convince three cybersecurity venture capitalists that their idea has strong potential for success. All participants can expect to walk away with insights and tips that will help take their idea to the next level.

What is RSAC College Day?
RSAC College Day is a free program that gives college students the chance to explore career options, hear from the best in the field and network with leading companies. Students receive Full Conference access on Thursday of Conference, plus attendance to some exclusive programs.

What’s the difference between RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest and RSAC Sandbox?
Each year, RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest brings together 10 emerging companies to make a three-minute pitch to a panel of judges during RSA Conference. One winner is selected and crowned Most Innovative Startup. RSAC Sandbox is a space within RSAC that provides the chance to join in on a wide range of interactive challenges and networking opportunities. 

 

General Site Questions

Where do I find information on past events?
Our library contains a comprehensive library of content that you can sort by content type, topic, and Conference location, and year.

How do I sign up for the newsletter?
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Where can I find the latest in industry news?
Use our library to view all the latest blogs, webcasts and podcasts from RSA Conference.

Does RSAC have a blog?
You can find the most recent blog posts from RSA Conference here.