Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA | October 16 & 17, 2018

Hosted by the FAIR Institute and Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, the 2018 FAIR Conference brings leaders in information and operational risk management together to explore best FAIR practices that produce greater value and alignment with business goals.

Large enterprises and government organizations are creating breakthroughs in the management of information and operational risk that enable business-aligned communication, cost-effective decision-making and ultimately managing what matters. 

Interested in on-site FAIR training? Head to FAIRCON18 early to attend an on-site FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Course, October 14-15, for those that elect to partake in this optional conference add-on.


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About the Heinz College

Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College and Software Engineering Institute offers the CERT cybersecurity Division, the world’s No. 1 ranked graduate program in Information Security, Policy, and Management, as well as groundbreaking executive education programs for CISOs and Chief Risk Officers

These two leading institutions are helping organizations move from a compliance based approach to cybersecurity to a business-aligned, risk-driven methodology, by leveraging their complementary standards, FAIR and Octave, CERT's method to assess an organization's information security needs.

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Already a FAIR Member? 
Enjoy FAIRCON18 at a discounted rate, on us. Note: After ticket purchase, membership status will be verified to confirm your seat is reserved at members-only pricing.

Not a FAIR Member? Become a member (yes, it's 100% free!) and take advantage of our FAIR Member discounted pricing for FAIRCON18 today!

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Who Should Attend?

CISOs, CIOs, CROs, Information Security Officers, Heads of Operational Risk, and Information Risk Analysts will find candid presentations that share how FAIR breaks down communication barriers between IT and the business while enabling cost-effective decision-making. Attendees will get the chance to:

  • Experience executive and practitioner led panel discussions and keynotes
  • Gain strategic insights from industry leaders
  • Learn about real-life implementations from FAIR champions
  • Network with peers


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Why Should You Attend?



Tap into the wisdom of other strategic-minded leaders who have taken the FAIR journey themselves.



Discover emerging best practices and models for managing information risk from a business perspective.


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Meet the FAIR solutions providers and partners to help you accelerate your risk management programs.