Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Americas (CIPRNA) Workshop

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Torch Marketing
Date:
05-07 Dec 2017
Location:
United States of America (Orlando, Florida)
Venue:
Kennedy Space Center

Increasing levels of international terrorism and changes in the global climate continue to pose a very real and escalating threat to critical national infrastructure around the world. The United States, as the world’s largest economy has some of the most developed and interdependent infrastructure in the world and is therefore arguably one of the most vulnerable.

There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors whose assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, are considered so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety.

The Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21)

Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience advances a national policy to strengthen and maintain secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure for the 16 defined sectors whose assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, are considered so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety.

The CIPRNA conference program topics and speakers have been announced, outlining the high quality discussions of highly relevant issues and challenges facing the CNI sector, CIP professionals, government agencies, operators of CNI and emergency responders, led by many top speakers from across government departments, agencies and operators.

Topics include:

  • Developing Greater Resilience in CNI

  • PPP & Collaboration in CIP and CIIP

  • Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies

  • Emerging Threats on CNI

  • Standards and Best Practice in CIP and Resilience

  • Enhancing Preparedness and Response Capabilities

  • Technologies to Detect and Protect

  • Cyber Security Legislation, Best Practice & Standards

  • Cybersecurity Threats and Trends

  • Cyber Defence Strategies for CII

  • Operationalizing Resilience

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will also be hosting a workshop: Long Term Power Failure Workshop - The focus of the workshop is specifically to enhance local level response and interaction / coordination of local and state agencies and private sector partnerships to a long-term power outage.

Latest confirmed speakers include:

  • Joseph Wassel, Director, C4 Resilience & Mission Assurance, US Department of Defence

  • David Fortino, Regional Continuity Manager, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Senior Representative, Office of Infrastructure Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • Fred Ruonavar, Chief of DISA/DODIN Critical Infrastructure Program

  • Michael Lowder, Director – Office of Intelligence, Security & Emergency Response, US Dept of Transportation

  • Mark Troutman, Director, George Mason University

  • Frederic Petit, Research Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory & Regional Director, International Association of CIP Professionals

  • Victoria Sherazi, Project Lead “Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy”, World Economic Forum 

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Keywords

Themes:
Critical Infrastructure
Countries:
United States of America
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