Special Events

Join in on some of the special events happening during RSA Conference 2016 week!

Welcome Reception

Monday, February 29, 2016 | 5:00-7:00 PM
Moscone North and South Expos

Kick off RSA Conference 2016 with drinks and hors d’oeuvres as you preview the 500+ leading information security vendors in both North and South Expos. Full Conference and Discover Pass Registrants only. Guest tickets available for purchase at registration.

Book Signings

Book signings will all take place in the bookstore in Moscone South.

Tuesday, March 1:
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Davi Ottenheimer
2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Violet Blue
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Peter Bergen
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Todd Fitzgerald
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Theresa Payton

Wednesday, March 2:
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Ben Halpert
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Bruce Schneier
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Marc Goodman
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Brook Schoenfield
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM David Isay (Keynote Speaker)
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM David Rothkof (Keynote Speaker)

Thursday, March 3:
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Richard Stiennon
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Lakshmikanth Raghavan & Mark Merkow
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Lancee Hayden
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Nick Bostrom (Keynote Speaker)


Tuesday, March 1, 2016 | 4:30-6:00 PM
The Viewing Point, Moscone South

Celebrate RSA Conference’s 25th Anniversary with our second annual craft beer tasting event! Join us for a hands-on interactive experience to research and uncover new flavors and tastes in California craft brewers. Participants receive a commemorative RSAC 25th Anniversary tasting glass! Event is free for Full Conference pass holders. Discover and Expo badge holders can purchase tickets through registration. Event access is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis.

RSA Women's Leadership Forum Reception

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 | 5:00-7:00 PM
Bluestem Brasserie, 1 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco

The RSA Women’s Leadership Forum creates a supportive environment focused on the talent, contributions and continued development of women throughout the cybersecurity community. Its mission is to provide professional development, community involvement and social events designed for cyberprofessionals. RSVP here. Open to all Conference attendees.

Dinner for 6

Tuesday, March 1 and Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 6:30-7:30 PM (reservation times)
Various local restaurants.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, sign up for a non-hosted dinner at select restaurants, as a single diner or with a group of friends. Space is limited so be sure to sign up on-site at the Conference Concierge desk in advance and obtain a confirmation slip to attend. Open to all registrant types.

(ISC)² Foundation Safe & Secure Online Program Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 5:00-6:00 PM
Room 3003

Become a volunteer to help educate children, parents, teachers and senior citizens in your community on how to protect themselves online! Join the (ISC)² Foundation Safe & Secure Online Program volunteer orientation, where you will receive an overview of the Safe and Secure Online program materials and advice about how to present to the various audiences. Together we can make the cyberworld a safer place for everyone! Open to all registrant types. To register, please send an email with your name to

RSAC Security Scholar Poster Board Session

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 5:00-6:00 PM
Moscone South, The Sandbox at The Viewing Point

Come meet students from the inaugural class of the RSAC Security Scholar Program and learn about their innovative approaches to cybersecurity.

Expo Pub Crawl

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 5:00-6:00 PM
Moscone North and South Expos

Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages as you visit sponsoring companies’ booths to learn about their latest innovations. Open to all registrant types.

Codebreakers Bash

Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 6:00-10:00 PM
AT&T Park

The Codebreakers Bash will be held at AT&T Park, one of the most distinctive baseball parks in the country. Come help us celebrate with great food, drinks and live music! Enjoy a special, unplugged performance by Grammy winner Sheryl Crow. (Space is limited to see Sheryl Crow.) Enjoy gaming with Tony Hawk!

All Conference attendees are welcome. Full Conference, Discover and 1 Day Thursday pass-holders gain free entrance to the Codebreakers Bash. Expo pass-holders can purchase tickets by adding to your registration. Additional Bash tickets for guests may also be added to your registration.

Please note: RSA Conference backpacks are not permitted in AT&T Park due to size limits—bags cannot exceed 16" x 16" x 8" in size. Please plan accordingly. Also, there is no bag check in the park, only coat check.

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