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The Nation’s critical infrastructure provides the essential services that underpin American society. Proactive and coordinated efforts are necessary to strengthen and maintain secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure – including assets, networks, and systems – that are vital to public confidence and the Nation’s safety, prosperity, and well-being.

Critical infrastructure must be secure and able to withstand and rapidly recover from all hazards. Achieving this will require integration with the national preparedness system across prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery.


Preliminary Conference Program Launched – download guide today!

The Preliminary Conference Program Guide aims to provide you with the information you need to plan your attendance to this key conference, including the latest conference programme, speaker line up and schedule of events.
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Latest confirmed speakers include:

Keynote Speaker: Brian Harrell, Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Keynote Speaker: Commissioner Gladys Brown, Chair, Committee on Critical Infrastructure, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
– Dan Noah, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service Operations Service (NOAA)
– Mark A. Scott, Critical Infrastructure Specialist, National Capital Region Threat Intelligence Consortium, DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
– Mark Dubina, Vice President, Security, Tampa Port Authority
– Chauncia Willis, Emergency Coordinator, City of Tampa
– Jean W. Duncan, P.E., Director. City of Tampa Transportation and. Stormwater Services Department
– Stephanie Jenkins
Cyber Security Analyst Sporting and Critical Infrastructure
Argonne National Laboratory
– Nathaniel Evans, Cyber Operations Analysis and Research Lead, Argonne National Laboratory
– Michael Cotton, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Institute for Telecommunication Science (ITS)
– Jose Sanchez, Deputy Director of Research and Development and Deputy Chief Scientist, US Army Corps of Engineers H
– Deborah Kobza, President, International Association of Certified ISAOs (IACI)
– Jessica Yuzwa, Project Administrator, Franklin County Office of Homeland Security and Regional Communications
– Chris McIntosh, Managing Director, Methera Global, UK
– Jeff Gaynor, President, American Resilience
– James Henderson, CEO, Insider Threat Defense
– Mickey Patterson, Sr Account Executive, CRFS
– Jeff Cornelius, Executive Vice President, ICS Solutions, Darktrace
– David Kerner, Senior Science & Technology Policy Advisor, The Tauri Group
– Robert Minehart, President, Global Tech Strategies
– Peter Murphy, Director and Co-founder, Noetic Corporation
– John Esquivel, Senior Director, AECOM

SEE YOU IN TAMPA – MAY 7th-9th, 2019

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.

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. This directive supersedes Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7.

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Americas will bring together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to collaborate on securing North America.


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