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Event Date Wed Nov 3 PDT - Thu Nov 4 PDT (about 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Nov 3 11:00am - Thu Nov 4 8:00pm
Location TBA
Washington DC, USA
Region Americas

The two day event will give you an in depth insight into the Cyber Security for Utilities market, while also concentrating on key updates and future forecasts on the industry’s latest technology trends. By highlighting the sector’s current major challenges and opportunities, the conference will provide a holistic outlook on major market trends and drivers in the future.

The event will bring together senior representatives from utility companies, research institutes, consultants, representatives of government agencies and solution providers. Join us to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.

Key Topics:
• Market Outlook for Electric Utility Cybersecurity,
• Ability to Invest in Cyber Security Across the Grid,
• Information Sharing Programs between Utilities and Government,
• Operating in Shared Environments,
• Exploring the Intersections between Business Continuity, Emergency Response and Cybersecurity Incident Response,
• External Threats and Effective Responses on Cyber Attacks,
• Exploring the Intersections of Cyber and Physical Security Incident Response,
• Strategies for Developing the OT Cyber Security Profession,
• Integrity Control and Systems Engineering to Insure Reliability and Security of the Grid,
• Security Event Monitoring for Utilities,
• Best Risk Mitigation Strategies as Prevention Method.

Who will attend?
ACI’s Cyber Security for Utilities Conference will bring together CEOs, CIOs, CSOs, Vice-Presidents, Directors and Senior Managers responsible for:

• Cyber/Information Security
• Compliance and Regulatory Matters
• Planning, Governance & Risk Management
• Physical/System Security
• IT/Information/Network Security
• Utilities and Power Generators
• SCADA/Grid Security and Protection
• Distribution Companies
• Energy Management Service Providers
• Data Management Centres
• Customer Service, Customer Care and Customer Programs
• Policy / Regulation / Environmental Institutions and Bodies


2021 Speakers

Phyllis Lee
Senior Director of Controls, Center for Internet Security

Michael Kelly
Energy Research Analyst, Navigant Research

Suedeen Kelly
Former Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Jim Linn
Chief Information Officer, American Gas Association

Charles Salas
Manager of Industrial Cyber Security, Exelon

Juan Lopez Jr
Cyber-Physical R&D Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Ashley Van Hoesen
Security Analyst, Black Hills Information Security

Paul Feldman
Chief Information Security Officer, Protect Our Power

Spencer Wilcox
Executive Director of Technology and Security, PNM Resources

David Lathrop
Manager Security Technical Services, Avangrid

Benjamin Stirling
Manager Generation Cybersecurity, Vistra Energy

Robin Berthier
CEO & Co-Founder, Network Perception

Jerome Farquharson
Senior Managing Director, Burns and McDonnell

Shawn Wallace
VP of Energy, IronNet Cybersecurity

Andrew Bochman
Senior Grid Strategist, Idaho National Laboratory

Guy Walsh
Executive Director, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Gary Johnson
Director, Security and Infrastructure, Evergy

Leo Simonovich
Vice President & Global Head – Industrial Cyber and Digital Security, Siemens Energy

Benjamin Gilbert
Cybersecurity Advisor, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Ken Ferguson
Vice President, Cyber Security, Global Nuclear Associates

Steel McCreery
Application Engineer, OMICRON Electronics

Dan Coombs
Support Manager, Doble Engineering Company

Sagar Singam
Cyber Security Engineer, Doble Engineering Company

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Black Hills Information Security (BHIS)
• Doble Engineering Company
• Unlimited Technology (UT)
• Network Perception
• Burns & McDonnell
• ASD Media
• PetrolPlaza
• GeoConnexion International
• Energy Central
• NßN
• Economic Journal
• Market Inspector
• Energy Dais
• Global Market Insights, Inc.
• MarketsandMarkets™