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Thursday, November 17 • 8:00am - 4:00pm
CyberFest @ Cortex! LIMITED

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Come join us as we bring together experts, leaders, and community members to discuss all things Cyber! We will host workshops, panels, and a job fair for anyone interested in joining the Cybersecurity field. More information on our Eventbrite!


8am: Registration Opens

9am: Welcome and Conference Opening – Josh Jaffe, GCC Board President

9:15 – 10:15 am: Workshops

-Workshop Option 1: Future Vision: The Impact of Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Other Emerging Technologies on the Cybersecurity Workforce - Presented by Kelvin Taylor and others

-Workshop Option 2: Health Care Critical Infrastructure Risks, Threats, and Solutions - Presented by Matt Modica (BJC Healthcare CISO) and Gary Chan (SSM Health CISO)

10:30 – 11:30am: Workshops

-Workshop Option 1: Emerging Cyber Forensics Methods - Presented by Rich Dipple (Webster University), Doug Menendez (Webster University), Pat Wilds (Police Detective), and others.

-Workshop Option 2: The Triad of Disruption: How Democracies will be Defeated - Presented by James Curtis (Webster University)

11:00 – 1:30pm - Career Fair - join us on the 1st floor of 4240 Duncan and meet GCC member employers who are looking for new Cyber talent for their organizations!

11:30 - 1pm - Lunch - join us for delicious lunch catered by Tony Marino's on the 2nd floor of 4240 Duncan

1:15 – 2:30pm - Panel: What Employers Need in Cyber Professionals – An All of the Above Approach; Moderated by Joe Scherrer (Washington University); Panel members include: Tom Schunk (Emerson), Luis Arzu (Urban1), Marc Ashworth (First Bank), Pat Origliasso (Spire), Heather Caban (Microsoft)

2:45 – 4:00pm - Panel: Best Practices for Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion in Cybersecurity; Moderated by Brian Gant (Maryville University), Erica Wilson, Lamont Orange (Netskope) and others.


There are four paid options for parking (as indicated in the attached parking map):

1. Street parking

2. Paid parking in the North Duncan lot across the street from 4240 on Duncan.

3. Paid parking in the Orange street garage

4. Paid parking in the Duncan/Sarah lot."

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Dani Bule

The Global Center for Cybersecurity @ Cortex

Thursday November 17, 2022 8:00am - 4:00pm CST