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REGISTRATION OPEN: Eighth Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Washington, DC on April 23, 2019


The agenda for the eighth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement has been released!
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Lisner Auditorium
US and foreign government workers and students attend for free!
On the evening before the conference, The Hon. John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the US Department of Justice, and H.E. Tobias Feakin, Ambassador for Cyber Affairs at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will speak at the pre-conference speaker dinner.
Morning Keynotes
Mr. David Koh | Commissioner of Cybersecurity; Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore; Defense Cyber Chief, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Singapore
Ms. Amy Hess | Executive Assistant Director, Criminal, Cyber, Response & Services Branch, US Federal Bureau of Investigation
Afternoon Keynotes
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.| Keynote Address
Mr. Christopher Krebs | Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, US Department of Homeland Security
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.| Keynote Address
To be announced
Agenda 2019
8:00 – 8:20 a.m. | Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Mr. Frederick Kempe | President and CEO, Atlantic Council
Dr. Catherine Lotrionte | Brent Scowcroft Scholar, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
8:20 – 8:40 a.m. | Keynote Address
Ms. Amy Hess | Executive Assistant Director, Criminal, Cyber, Response & Services Branch, US Federal Bureau of Investigation
8:40 – 9:00 a.m. | Keynote Address
Mr. David Koh | Commissioner of Cybersecurity; Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore; Defense Cyber Chief, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Singapore
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Panel One: Regional Perspectives on Cyber
Moderated by: Ms. Melissa Hathaway | President, Hathaway Global Strategies LLC; Former Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace, US National Security Council; Principal Investigator, Cyber Readiness Index 2.0
  • Mr. Mohammad Altura | Chief, IT Sector, Communication & Information Technology Regulatory Authority of the State of Kuwait
  • Mr. Hidetoshi Ogawa | Counsellor/Director for International Strategy, National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity, Japan
  • H.E. Karol Okoński | Secretary of State, Ministry of Digital Affairs of the Republic of Poland; Government Plenipotentiary for Cybersecurity
  • H.E. Audrey Tang | Digital Minister, Taiwan
  • Mr. Terlumun George-Maria Tyendezwa | Assistant Director & Head, Cybercrime Prosecution Unit, Federal Ministry of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Secretary, Cybercrime Advisory Council
10:30 – 12:00 p.m. | Panel Two: Enforcing Norms: Cyber Diplomacy & Law Enforcement
Moderated by: Mr. Christopher Painter | Former Coordinator for Cyber Issues, US Department of State; William J. Perry Fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University; Commissioner, Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace
  • H.E. Tobias Feakin | Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Mr. Adam Hickey | Deputy Assistant Attorney General, US Department of Justice
  • H.E. Timo Koster | Ambassador-at-Large for Security Policy & Cyber, Kingdom of the Netherlands; Ambassadorial Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
  • Ms. Manon Le Blanc | Senior Policy Officer, Security & Defense Policy, Cyber Policy Sector, European External Action Service
  • Amb. Robert Strayer | Deputy Assistant Secretary, Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, US Department of State
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. | Lunch Breakout #1: The Geopolitics of 5G
Opening Speaker: Gen James L. Jones, USMC (Ret.) | Former National Security Advisor to the President of the United States; Executive Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors and Chairman, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council; President, Jones Group International
Moderated by: Mr. Paul Triolo | Practice Head, Geotechnology, Eurasia Group
  • Mr. Brian Hendricks | Head of Technology Policy and Public Affairs, Nokia Americas Region
  • Mr. Hirobumi Kayama | Special Advisor, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
  • Mr. Paul Maddinson | Counsellor, Digital Security, British Embassy in Washington, DC
  • Ms. Diane Rinaldo | Deputy Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, US Department of Commerce
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. | Lunch Breakout #2: IoT & Operational Technology Cyber Implications
Moderated by: Mr. Robert Huber | Chief Security Officer, Tenable
  • The Hon. Karen S. Evans | Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, US Department of Energy
  • Mr. Ronald Hahn | Executive Vice President, Strategic Growth, AECOM
  • Dr. Reiko Kondo | Director, Office of the Director-General for Cybersecurity, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
  • Dr. Jarno Limnéll | CEO, Tosibox Ltd; Professor, Aalto University (Finland)
  • Ms. Jeanette Manfra | Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Joe Weiss | Managing Partner, Applied Control Solutions
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. | Lunch Breakout #3: The Challenge of Balancing Privacy and Security in a Rapidly Changing World
Moderated by: Mr. Randy Sabett | Special Counsel, Cooley LLP
  • Ms. Judi Germano | Senior Fellow, Center for Cybersecurity, Senior Fellow, Center on Law & Security, and Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University; Founder, GermanoLawLLC
  • Mr. Alexander Joel | Chief, Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy, and Transparency, US Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Mr. Michel Servoz | Senior Adviser to the President of the European Commission on Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of European Labor Law, European Commission
  • Ms. Eija Warma-Lehtinen | Partner, Head of Data Protection & Privacy, Castrén & Snellman Attorneys (Finland)
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.  | Lunch Breakout #4: Political Disinformation & Election Security
Moderated by: Dr. Patryk Pawlak | Brussels Executive Officer, European Union Institute for Security Studies
  • Mr. Matthew Masterson | Senior Cybersecurity Advisor, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Ms. Anna Nyqyist | Chief Executive, Swedish Electoral Authority
  • Ms. Liisa Past | Former Chief Research Officer, Cyber Security Branch, Estonian Information System Authority; Next Generation Leader, McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • Ms. Kim Zetter | Journalist and Author, Countdown to Zero Day
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.  | Lunch Breakout #5: The Implications of Artificial Intelligence
Moderated by: Mr. Vinh Nguyen |Chief Data Scientist for Operations, US National Security Agency
  • H.E. Omar Al Olama | Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Frederick Chang | Former Director of Research, National Security Agency; Executive Director of the Darwin Deason Institute for Cybersecurity, Southern Methodist University
  • Ms. Meeri Haataja | CEO and Co-Founder, Saidot; Chair, Ethics Certification Program for Autonomous & Intelligent Systems, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Finland)
  • Mr. Andrew Price | Head of Science and Innovation, British Embassy in Washington, DC
  • COL Stoney Trent, USA | Chief of Operations, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, US Department of Defense
  • Sr. Col. Weidi Xu, PLA (Ret.) | Former Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Strategic Studies, National Defense University, People’s Liberation Army of the People’s Republic of China
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.| Keynote Address
Mr. Christopher Krebs | Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, US Department of Homeland Security
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.| Keynote Address
To be announced
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. | Panel Three: Military & Intelligence Actions in Cyberspace
Moderated by: The Hon. Franklin D. Kramer | Distinguished Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, US Department of Defense
  • Col. Andres Hairk | Commander, Cyber Command, Estonian Defense Forces
  • Mr. Chris Inglis | Former Deputy Director, US National Security Agency; Distinguished Visiting Professor, Center for Cyber Security Studies, US Naval Academy; Managing Director, Paladin Capital; Member, US Defense Science Board
  • MG Wolfgang Renner | Commander, NATO Communication and Information Systems Group; Deputy Chief of Staff, Cyberspace, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
  • Maj. Gen. Ed Wilson, USAF (Ret.) | Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, US Department of Defense
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. | Panel Four: Securing the Software Supply Chain
Moderated by: Mr. Mark Miller | Vice President, Sonatype; Co-Founder, All Day DevOps
  • Ms. Edna Conway | Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, CISCO
  • Ms. Joyce Corell | Assistant Director, Supply Chain and Cyber Directorate, National Counterintelligence and Security Center, US Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Mr. Bob Kolasky | Director, National Risk Management Center, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Dr. Suzanne Schwartz | Associate Director for Science & Strategic Partnerships, Center for Devices & Radiological Health, US Food & Drug Administration
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks
Dr. Catherine Lotrionte | Brent Scowcroft Scholar, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
Thank you to the sponsors of the 2019 International Conference on Cyber Engagement: Building Commonality in a Dynamic Global Domain
Additional Information:
Please visit the conference website for updates and logistical information.
We look forward to having you join us for this event!
Sincerely,
Dr. Catherine Lotrionte
Brent Scowcroft Scholar
Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security
Atlantic Council
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