OSMOSIS Institute Board of Advisors Calls for Nominations for OSMOSIScon 2021 Open Source Awards


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OSMOSIS Institute Board of Advisors Calls for Nominations for OSMOSIScon 2021 Open Source Awards

The OSMOSIS Institute Board of Advisors is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the second annual OSMOSIS Open Source Awards. These awards recognize innovators and leaders with a commitment to community service and mentorship within the open source cyber intelligence community. The awards will be presented at the 7th Annual OSMOSIScon  held in San Diego, CA, and live via virtual Globalcast streaming on October 12th, 2021. 

Award Categories include: Open Source Intelligence Champion of the Year, Open Source Technology Innovation of the Year, Open Source Diversity Trailblazer of the Year, Open Source Rising Star of the Year, Open Source Non-Profit of the Year.

Nominees can be submitted for more than one category. A separate nomination form is required for each submission. Only nominations that answer all questions will be considered. Each nominee must confirm her/his agreement to be nominated by responding to an email inquiry.

Key Dates & Deadlines

  1. June 18, 2021: Nominations open 12:00 am
  2. August 13, 2021: Nominations close by 11:59 pm
  3. August 27, 2021: Finalists announced
  4. October 12, 2021: Awards presented

For more information about each category, nomination guidelines, and forms, please visit:


About the OSMOSIS Institute

Founded by Cynthia Hetherington of Hetherington Group in 2015, the OSMOSIS Institute hosts the annual OSMOSIS Conference to educate, inform and protect investigators and analysts within the cybersecurity industry.

Developed by OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) investigators for the legal, law enforcement, investigative journalism, business and accounting community, the OSMOSIS conference brings together some of the world’s most recognized social media and open source investigative trainers into one valuable educational experience. This gathering of experts offers non-stop training on the Dark Web, the latest cellular and desktop social media investigations, open source searching, asset research, and borderless possibilities on the international front, plus the legal implications of this.

To learn more about the OSMOSIS Institute, visit https://osmosiscon.com/about-us/