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TUESDAY OCTOBER. 17, 2017
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9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Smart Cities (Panel Discussion)
Moderator:Matthew Lynch is Vice President – Global Partnerships & Initiatives at the World Council on City Data (WCCD) in Toronto. The WCCD hosts a network of innovative cities committed to improving services and quality of life with open city data and provides a consistent and comprehensive platform for standardized urban metrics. Comparable city data is critical for building more sustainable, resilient, smart, prosperous and inclusive cities. Matthew has over twenty years’ experience in sustainability and international development, working in the private sector, NGOs and international organizations. Prior to joining the WCCD, Matthew was the Director of the Sustainable Cities Program at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Geneva. Matthew has a Masters Degree in Environmental Technology majoring in Environmental Economics and Policy from Imperial College, London, a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership, and a First Class Honours Degree in Environmental Engineering.
TRADE SHOW FLOOR OPENS
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
UAV’s – Aerial Inspections and Mapping, Towers and Beyond
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Transforming Network Capacity for Smarter Cities and IoT Initiatives
Sponsored byBIO Christian Thelander – CEO Fastback Networks. Chris is leading Fastback Networks, a company that delivers high-performance unlicensed wireless connectivity products in the 5Ghz and 60GHz bands. In addition to past roles with Nokia, Siemens Mobile, and Siemens Corporation, he has founded several telecommunication services companies, and served as an adviser to state and local governments on telecommunication infrastructure issues. DESCRIPTION Regardless of technology, implementation, and scale. The following: enterprises, municipalities, and operators will need to increase capacity at the network edge to provide relevant connectivity for massive numbers of smart devices. A combination of wired and wireless technologies will be required to manage complexity and control cost. The presentation will talk through how we can enable; smart applications faster, wider and deeper into Urban areas.
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Small Cells & Private Wireless Networks
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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER. 18, 2017
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Cybersecurity: Best Practices For Protecting Your Business.
Jim Love is CIO and Chief Content Officer at IT World Canada. Over the past 4 years, working with his partner Fawn Annan, President of IT World Canada, Jim has worked to make IT World Canada one of the leading digital publishers in the B2B space and a case study in digital transformation.In addition to his work as a business and technology executive, Jim is also a well-known writer who published in leading publications in Canada and internationally. In his role as Chief Content Officer for IT World Canada having overall responsibility for all editorial and commercial content. He facilitates large and small session with technology and business executives across the country, supervises the research done by IT World Canada and heads the digital content production. Jim continues to publish both topical items and his research into strategic technology and marketing in Canada and abroad. He is also an award winning playwright and musician and he continues to publish. Equally at home in technology and line of business roles, over his 35-year career Jim has held senior level positions in financial services, consulting and publishing. He has worked in software development, operations, sales and marketing.
For the past 12 years, Brian Kocsis has been responsible for the development, execution and evolution of Meridians Enterprise Information Security Program. He currently oversees a team of information security professionals responsible for information security governance, vulnerability management, incident response, security awareness and Disaster Recovery program management for Meridian. Brian successfully facilitated the establishment of the Large Credit Union Committee (LCUC) Security Group through its inception, sitting as it’s first chair. This group is comprised of the information security leadership from across fourteen of the largest Credit Unions in Canada, examining cybersecurity issues, threats and vulnerabilities, and operational information security risks from the Credit Union perspective.
David Masson is Darktrace’s Country Manager for Canada and has over two decades of experience working in fast moving security and intelligence environments in the UK, Canada and world-wide. With skills developed in the civilian, military and diplomatic worlds, he has been influential in the efficient and effective resolution of various unique national security issues. Dave is an operational solutions expert and has a solid reputation across the UK and Canada for delivery tailored to customer needs. In recent years he has advised many government institutions on Insider Threat, helping them to reduce their vulnerability and level of risk. He holds a Master’s degree from Edinburgh University.Jim continues to publish both topical items and his research into strategic technology and marketing in Canada and abroad. He is also an award winning playwright and musician and he continues to publish. Equally at home in technology and line of business roles, over his 35-year career Jim has held senior level positions in financial services, consulting and publishing. He has worked in software development, operations, sales and marketing. Bob Steadman is the Vice President of Security and Compliance Consulting Services at Herjavec Group, the #1 ranked company on the Cybersecurity 500 listing of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity services firms. With over 30 years of experience in IT Risk Management and information security, Bob assists organizations in delivering enterprise information risk management engagements. In addition, he also provides numerous enterprise clients with governance, risk and compliance support, information security policy and strategy, technical security assessments, and compliance framework assessments (including PCI-DSS). Prior to joining Herjavec Group, Bob lead the IT Risk group at PricewaterhouseCoopers,