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Mason - NSF Cybersecurity Leadership & Smart City/County Conference
Please join us for an innovative and dynamic conference to provide insights on current and compelling cybersecurity issues.

-Vision of cybersecurity leadership and governance given the increasingly complex IT and cybersecurity environment.
-The evolution of Smart City initiatives and the related cybersecurity challenges.
-How governments and private sector are addressing cybersecurity challenges resulting from increased connectivity and network reliance.
-New and emerging technologies that might help to address the challenges.
-Also, hear an update on the George Mason—NSF City and County cybersecurity partnering project. 

The conference will provide a platform for cybersecurity leaders and practitioners from government, private sector and academia to discuss cybersecurity challenges and best practices and learn from the newest cyber innovation. 

Here is a sampling of the speaker line-up:

• Rick Howard, CSO, Palo Alto Networks
• Tomohiro Arai, Science Counselor and Chief of Science section, The Embassy of Japan
• Rick Tracy, Senior Vice President, CSO, Telos
• Dave Jordan, CISO, Arlington County
• Annie Carlson, Information Technology Manager, Town of Leesburg
• Isaac Janak, Commonwealth of Virginia, Secretary of Homeland Security and Public Safety Office
• Kevin Yin, CEO, SitScape
• Linton Wells II, Executive Advisor, C4I & Cyber Center
• Michael Aisenburg, Principal Cyber Policy Counsel, MITRE
• Raghu Dev, World Wide Identity and Access Management Lead, IBM
• Adam Sills, ‎Head of Contract P&C Binding and Professional Liability, CapSpecialty
• Shaun Waterman, Contributing Editor, Cyberscoop
• A.J. Nash, Intelligence Services Manager, Symantec
• Yoshihiro Katagiri - Director, North-America Center, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

Our speakers include CISOs from Fortune 500 companies, government leaders, entrepreneurs and cybersecurity practitioners.

We invite you to join and add your insights.
Venue:Founders Hall, George Mason University, Arlington Campus, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
Starting:March 13th 2018 at 7:45 am
Ending:March 13th 2018 at 4:30 pm
Contact Person:Christina Batcheler
Contact Email:cbatchel@gmu.edu
Contact Phone:703-993-3746