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If you find sensitive data at risk of compromise such as email addresses, please email ProtectMyData@cybertrustamerica.org for responses within one hour. This notice is inspired by our CEO Lan Jenson's discovery of such a risk at RSA Conference 2022.

Day 1 (Oct 25): Secure Smart Cities and Counties

Welcome

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM PDT

MC: Organizers Welcome Video & Announcement for "Leading Smart Cities with Trust" by No. 1 Ranking Public Policy School, Cybertrust America and NIST GCTC

Keynote Panel: Securing Local Governments & Regions Affordable & Scalably

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Securing Local Governments & Regions Affordably & Scalably
Success stories of regional governance and breaking silos across departments.

Takeaways: opportunities and best ways to materialize them - partnerships across city boundaries and across organizations.

Mikyung Kim-Molina, Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

 

Raimundo Rodulfo, Chief Innovation Officer and Director of Innovation and Technology, City of Coral

Gables, FL -- LinkedIn

 

Kimberly LaGrue, Chief Information Officer, City of New Orleans, LA -- LinkedIn

 

Lan Jenson, CEO, Cybertrust America; Co-Chair, NIST GCTC: Smart Security and Privacy -- LinkedIn

Leading Smart Cities with Trust - Upskilling as a Team

9:45 AM - 10:25 AM

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Leading Smart Cities with Trust - Upskilling as a Team 
Doing business as usual in silos won't feel better or safer any time soon. How about a certificate course, a safe place for all government functions, academia, and private sectors to share their realities, learn best practices and futuristic perspectives from experts and each other?

Takeaways: tips for aligning vision and strategy, engaging stakeholders, growing allies and finding funding for your smart city initiatives. 


Daniel Nelson, Director of Accelerated Learning, Global Engagement & State and Local Initiative, Executive Education, Syracuse University -- LinkedIn
 
Charles Stein, Director of External & Legislative Affairs, AT&T -- LinkedIn
 
Carrie Long, Senior Transportation Planner, Advanced Mobility Group, Garnnett Fleming -- LinkedIn
 
Kelly Baggett, Innovation Coordinator at CFW - Economic Development Department -- LinkedIn

Keynote Panel: Securing Our Future Equitably Across Sectors

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

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Securing Our Future Equitably Across Sectors

Takeaways: insights, funding channels and approaches, including:
#1 local channels, e.g., City /County RFPs, the Infrastructure Bill, $160MM NSF ENGINES, $615MM Urban Area Security Initiatives (UASI), US-IgniteCalCompetes
#2 partnerships to respond to opportunities Cybertrust America


Hardie Davis, Mayor, Augusta, GA; Chair, Smart City Expo USA -- LinkedIn


Alaina Clark, Assistant Director Stakeholder Engagement, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) -- LinkedIn


Michael Dunaway, Assistant Director for Innovation, IoT Devices and Infrastructure Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US Department of Commerce -- LinkedIn


Lan Jenson, CEO, Cybertrust America; Co-Chair, NIST GCTC: Smart Security and Privacy -- LinkedIn

Smart Cities Cybersecurity Trends and Equity in Action

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Day 2: Smart Secure Communities

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Smart Cities Cybersecurity Trends and Equity in Action 
Where governments lose to the private sector in talent acquisition, they gain back in folds by leveraging partnerships. 

Takeaways: innovative examples that can scale, e.g., #1 solutions: regional governance (training, incident response, insurance...), IoT ecosystem monitoring#2 partnerships and talent pipeline: certificate course for leaders, trained talent mentored by professionals... 

Lee McKnight, Syracuse University


Albert Gehami, Digital Privacy Officer, City of San Jose, CA

Good + Affordable + Fast for Local Governments' Security and Prosperity

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

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Good + Affordable + Fast: Local Governments' Security and Prosperity
Partnerships' success stories and ways to scale up the successes

Rob Lloyd, Deputy City Manager (former CIO), City of San Jose, CA -- LinkedIn

Lan Jenson, Cybertrust America -- LinkedIn
Matching business partners & talent (experienced and new entrants)

Keith Clement, California State University, Fresno & Chair, Workforce Development/Education Subcommittee, CA Cybersecurity Task Force -- LinkedIn

Atdhe Buja, ICT Academy, Kosovo -- LinkedIn

Maitjian Welke, CMIT Solutions of Southwest Silicon Valley -- LinkedIn

Ahbi Thorat, Strategic Alliance Consulting Inc --
LinkedIn

Nate Hartman, Truvantis -- LinkedIn
 
Niloufer Tamboly, Risk Management Specialist, Verizon -- LinkedIn
 
Benny Lee, Broadband Connectivity Innovation, Public Policy and Advocacy Leader -- LinkedIn

State and Local Governments: Epicenter of Social Innovations for A Trusted Future

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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State and Local Governments: Epicenter of Social Innovations for A Trusted Future
A clear shift is happening. States, counties, cities and communities are in the driver's seat, not just steering the Infrastructure Bill spending. What do leaders do to maximize the historic opportunities? Bonus: a glance of smart cities across the globe.

Takeaways: #1 strategy for maximizing your seed investments #2 adjusting for security and equity

Jonathan Reichental, CEO, Human Future; Former CIO, City of Palo Alto, CA; Author of "Smart Cities for Dummies" -- LinkedIn


Lily Mei, Mayor, City of Fremont (#1 Happiest City in US 2022); California Senate District 10 Candidate -- LinkedIn

Day 2 (Oct 26): Business and Communities

Welcome

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM PDT

MC: Organizers Welcome Video & Announcement for "Leading Smart Cities with Trust" by No. 1 Ranking Public Policy School, Cybertrust America and NIST GCTC

Keynote: Small Businesses Thriving in A Digital Economy

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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Keynote: Small Businesses Thriving in A Digital Economy
If Amazon has grown its profits 3 folds, can small businesses too? What can help small businesses get over the widening digital divide?

Takeaways:
Challenges, policies and opportunities to address the widening digital divide


Lorena Molina-Irizarry, Senior Advisor, American Rescue Plan Team, White House; Senior Advisor for Puerto Rico Strategy and Implementation Office of the Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce -- LinkedIn


Julie Clowes, Director, San Francisco District, Small Business Administration (SBA) -- LinkedIn

Access to Capital in the Digital Era

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Access to Capital in the Digital Era
Will taxpayers investments, e.g., California's $1.1 billion State Small Business Credit Initiative, close the widening digital divide reported in the Silicon Valley Recovery Round Table report "Build a Better Normal," e.g., by creating a small business eCommerce playbook and a volunteer marketplace? What is needed to build a better normal today?

Takeaways:
#1 Resources open to small businesses and technical assistance leaders
#2 Top actions for policy makers and small business leaders to capture the opportunities


Moderator: Pamela Vavra, SCORE Silicon Valley -- LinkedIn


Victor Farlie, Assistant to City Manager, Economic Development Officer, City of San Jose, CA -- LinkedIn


Toni Symonds, Chief Consultant, Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy, California State Legislature -- LinkedIn


Bianca Blomquist, California Policy Director, Small Business Majority -- LinkedIn


Lan Jenson, Cybertrust America; NIST GCTC: Smart Security & Privacy -- LinkedIn

How Cities Could be the Epicenter for Community Security Awareness?

10:40 AM - 11:20 AM

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How Cities Could be the Epicenter for Community Security Awareness?
 
Neal O'Farrell
, Founder, Think Security First! -- LinkedIn

I Run a Small Business. Any Free Tools to Keep Me Secure Online?

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

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I Run a Small Business. Any Free Tools to Keep Me Secure Online?
Most of the tools you need to stay safe online, the SMB Toolkit.

Joshua Lawton-Belous, Global Cyber Alliance -- LinkedIn
Mike Crawford, Cybertrust America -- LinkedIn

Cybersecure My Business Assets On the Spot

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

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Cybersecure My Business Assets On the Spot
Get essential cyber hygiene free of charge at this clinic, including password manager, multi-factor authentication, VPN.

Mike Crawford, Cybertrust America -- LinkedIn
Lan Jenson, Cybertrust America -- LinkedIn

Conference Awards

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

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Conference Award
(Cybersecurity and Privacy Professional Social + Prizes)

Marsali Hancock, President, Board of Directors, Cybertrust America -- LinkedIn