These sessions are focused on advanced principles and concepts, geared toward attendees with deep subject knowledge and 10 or more years of experience. Little or no time is spent on defining terms and background. The sessions will contain instructive demos, line code, advanced architecture discussions, tools that can be shared, or similar levels of content. The depth of Advanced content is equivalent to peer-reviewed papers found in academic journals, such as the Journal of Cryptography, or the Harvard Law Review
Intermediate sessions include principles and concepts that would appeal to attendees with more than 5 years of experience. Little, if any, time is spent on definitional terms and concepts. These session may also contain instructive demos, line code, tools, architectural discussions, or similar levels of content. The content is equivalent to articles found in IEEE magazines, such as Security & Privacy, or the ABA Journal.
General Interest –
General Interest is used for compelling strategic sessions, introductions to new technology, or sessions or tracks where ratings are not as relevant (e.g. Professional Development). Many panels may be General Interest.