34th Annual FIRST Conference

  • 34th Annual FIRST Conference


34th Annual FIRST Conference

Neart Le Chéile: Strength Together | June 26-July 1, 2022
The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland

Conference Overview

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is an international not-for-profit organization bringing together a variety of security and incident response teams. FIRST is comprised of over 590 member teams from over 95 countries representing government agencies, academia, commercial enterprises, and financial corporations.

The FIRST annual conference promotes worldwide coordination and cooperation among computer security and incident response teams (CSIRTs). The conference provides a forum for sharing goals, ideas, and information on how to improve computer security on a global scale. This year’s annual conference is scheduled to take place in-person, June 26 through July 1, 2022 at the Convention Centre Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland.

Important Dates

Subject to change. Last Updated August 5, 2021.

Please continue to check this webpage for updates. Full conference details and hotel booking information will be made available towards the end of September 2021.

If you have a question on any of the information found on this webpage, please contact the FIRST Events Office via email at events@first.org for assistance.

Program Committee Volunteers

Call for Sponsors

Call for Speakers

Conference Registration

Program Committee Volunteer Submission and Expectations

We are currently accepting volunteers for the 2022 Program Committee. If you wish to be considered, please complete the following online form using the button below. Please ensure you review the expectations documented below.

Program Committee Volunteer Submission Form Closes August 26, 2021 @ 15:00 GMT.

Term Duration: September 2021-June 2022

Committee Seats: 20

Meeting Commitments: The following final dates are subject to change. Individual time zones will be considered during final scheduling to ensure maximum participation. Virtual meetings will be recorded for those that ultimately are unable to participate. Please plan to commit at least one hour per call:

  1. Week of September 13 – Introductory Meeting and CFS Preparation Discussion
  2. Week of October 4 – CFS Draft Review and Discussion
  3. Week of November 8 – General PC Meeting and Discussion of Review Process
  4. Week of December 20 – Submission Review and Assignments; Q&A Before Winter Break
  5. Week of January 10 – Submission Review Discussion
  6. Pending Week of January 24 – In-person and Call-in Meeting for Submission Voting and Prepare Conference Agenda

General Responsibilities & Expectations Include:

Program committee members do not receive a discount on conference registration fees.

Progam Committee Volunteer Submission Form

About Our 2022 Program Chair

Brian Honan CEO of BH Consulting, a world leading consulting firm in the areas of cybersecurity and data protection, and he is a recognised internationally as an expert on cybersecurity. He has acted as a special advisor to Europol's Cybercrime Centre (EC3), he is founder and head of IRISSCERT which is Ireland's first CERT, and sits on the advisory board for several innovative security companies. Brian is the author of several books and regularly contributes to various publications. For his contribution to the cybersecurity industry Brian was inducted into the Infosecurity Hall of Fame and has also been awarded the "SC Magazine Information Security Person of the Year.