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Join us for DC CyberWeek (October 16 - 20, 2017), a week-long SXSW-style festival in our nation’s capital bringing together leaders, experts, and decision makers from the gov and tech communities. The festival features dozens of community events, complemented by core conferences and parties created by the festival organizer, CyberScoop. DC CyberWeek is about big ideas and coming together to make an impact on the greater good of our connected world.

DC CyberWeek Includes

Networking and learning at events of all sizes, hosted by the tech community throughout Washington, DC
Three anchor events hosted by CyberScoop, including kickoff and closing parties and CyberTalks on October 18
A one-stop master calendar of all the cybersecurity community events happening throughout the city during the week-long festival

Who Should Participate?

Experts, thought leaders, decision makers and practitioners in cybersecurity

Leaders from government and the gov tech community

Executives in tech and cybersecurity from Washington, DC and across the country

Innovators and disruptors in tech, cybersecurity, government and education

Nerds, geeks, wonks or anyone with passion or curiosity for cybersecurity


DC CyberWeek will feature dozens of cybersecurity community events—for learning, networking, hacking and improving cybersecurity. Sign up as an individual, bring your team or submit an application to host an event! Your complimentary week-long pass will give you the access to dozens of events, exclusive invitations and ongoing agenda updates about DC CyberWeek!

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DC CyberWeek Opening Party

Monday, October 16, 2017
The Newseum | 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW | Washington, DC 20001

CyberScoop will kick off DC CyberWeek with a networking event that brings together hundreds of cybersecurity decision makers, influencers and practitioners in the nation's capital. DC CyberWeek attendees, hosts and sponsors will join government executives and decision makers to launch the week-long festival of cybersecurity networking and learning events.



Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Andrew Mellon Auditorium | 1301 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20240

CyberTalks brings together key cybersecurity experts and decision makers to collaborate on cybersecurity issues that threaten government and the citizenry. More than 1,000 of the most influential cybersecurity and government leaders will attend. CyberTalks provides a platform for leaders from government and industry to come together, share best practices and identify ways to tackle these unprecedented security challenges.

Closed - Registration available onsite

DC CyberWeek Closing Party

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Scoop News Group Office | 1150 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Join CyberScoop for the DC CyberWeek closing networking reception. DC CyberWeek attendees, hosts and sponsors will join executives from government and industry to close out this unprecedented week of learning and networking powered by the cybersecurity community.

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We've built the stage.

Now you decide what you want to showcase!

DC CyberWeek is about big ideas, big talks and doing something impactful for the greater good of technology. We encourage members of the cybersecurity, tech, government, legal, education and non-profit communities to participate by hosting an event or volunteering during DC CyberWeek.

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Hosting FAQ

What do I need to host an event?
DC CyberWeek hosts provide the event venue and refreshments. All you need is a conference room or other meeting space and a cybersecurity-related topic.

Who should host DC CyberWeek events?
Anyone involved in tech or cybersecurity may apply to host a DC CyberWeek event. Organizations may be involved in government, technology, legal or financial industries, to name just a few. Fill out this form to tell us about your proposed event!

How big does a DC CyberWeek event need to be?
DC CyberWeek events may be large or small, learning or networking events. Convene a small working group of five or 10 people, a large seminar for 50 people or an open networking event for hundreds of attendees!

How much do I charge guests to attend DC CyberWeek events?
There is no charge for guests to attend DC CyberWeek events.


Your complimentary week-long pass will give you access to dozens of events throughout the Washington, DC region October 16-20, 2017!

Register for DC CyberWeek to unlock the calendar!

View the DC CyberWeek schedule & directory.


The nation's capital is accessible via three airports, Amtrak and I-95. Within the city, get around via the regional Metrorail system.


Ritz-Carlton Washington DC
1150 22nd Street NW

Hotel Monaco
700 F Street NW

Grand Hyatt
1000 H Street NW

JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Renaissance Washington DC
999 Ninth Street NW

Hamilton Hotel
1001 14th Street NW


Reagan National (DCA)
DCA is approximately 20 minutes from DC

For less than $6, passengers can get to any location on the Metrorail system from the Metrorail station connected to Terminal B/C.


Other Nearby Airports

Baltimore/Washington International (BWI)
BWI is approximately 1 hour from DC

Dulles International (IAD)
IAD is approximately 45 minutes from DC