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Join us on Wednesday, October 25th at BB&T Arena for the first Midwest IoT Showcase and Smart Regions Conference!

The Smart Regions Conference will include speakers and featured presentations in the morning, an open IoT Showcase and Expo throughout the day, and Smart City leadership workshops and awards in the afternoon. Oh, did we mention drones? Yeah, professional drone racing and exhibitions, too! Tickets and Sponsorships are available but limited.

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Wednesday, October 25 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cyber Security in Smart Cities

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In 2016, there were 1.6 billion connected devices in smart cities. By 2025, there could be more than 52 billion connected devices that can create better outcomes for emergency response units and law enforcement as well as residents and businesses. However, each one an opportunity to be exploited by malicious actors across sectors, if not planned for properly.

Cyber and cyber-physical security experts in government, business, and academia will explore success stories, challenges, failures, and opportunities in cybersecurity related to building smart and connected cities and communities. 

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Mitch Kominsky

Co Founder, Venture Smarter

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Greg Akers

CTO for Cisco Systems Security and Trust Organization, Cisco Security and Trust
Greg Akers is the Senior Vice President of Advanced Security Initiatives and Chief Technology Officer within the Security and Trust Organization (STO) at Cisco.  With more than two decades of executive experience, Akers brings a wide range of technical and security knowledge to his... Read More →
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Richard Harknett

Head, Dept. of Political Science, University of Cincinnati
Professor Harknett has been publishing on national cyber security strategy for over 20 years. He recently returned to Cincinnati after 6 months at Oxford University serving as Fulbright Professor in Cyber Studies and a prior 8 months as scholar-in-residence at US Cyber Command. He... Read More →
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Mark Schnitter

Senior Manager, Centric Consulting
Mark is a Senior Manager with Centric Consulting in our Cincinnati office. He has over 25 years of experience spanning multiple industries utilizing various disciplines. Mark’s experience includes infrastructure, security, Smart Grid, application architecture, and project management. Highlights Infrastructure... Read More →
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James Walden

Professor and Director, Center for Information Security at NKU
I am Professor of Computer Science and Director of NKU's Center for Information Security. As Director, I am responsible for NKU's cybersecurity curriculum and outreach efforts. I enjoy teaching a variety of cybersecurity courses, including Securing Computer Systems and Advanced Cybersecurity... Read More →

Wednesday October 25, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
BB&T Arena Room One 500 Louie B Nunn Dr Newport KY 41099