The Security Research Hub and Jack Gordon Institute host numerous events that bring together leading thinkers, scholars, community members, and students to discuss the most pressing topics in national security and public policy.


Our institutions host various signature events such as the Hemispheric Security Conference, the National Security Studies Summer Institute, and the NICE Conference while also creating programming that addresses emerging trends and topics.



Hemispheric Security Conference


The Hemispheric Security Conference brings together experts from academia, governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and private sectors from across the region to examine the most pressing security challenges.


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NICE Conference


NICE Conference & Expo: Strengthening Ecosystems will take place on June 3-5, 2024 in Dallas, Texas. The conference will offer a half-day of targeted workshops followed by two full days of insights from experienced thought leaders from education, government, industry, and non-profits who are addressing cybersecurity’s education, training, and workforce needs.


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RICET Conference


RICET, or the Regional Initiative for Cybersecurity Education and Training, is a collaborative effort to build and strengthen a foundation in cybersecurity education, training, and workforce for the Americas. This event provides an opportunity for community members and thought leaders from education, government, industry, and non-profits to explore ways of developing a curriculum for the current and future cybersecurity workforce. This event is hosted by Florida International University and the Organization of American States in cooperation with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.

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