Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience North America

Program – Day One


TUESDAY 7th MAY 2019

2:00pm-3:30pm – Opening Keynote
Chair: John Donlon QPM, FSI
International adviser on security intelligence

Brian Harrell, Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Senior Representative, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Commissioner Gladys Brown, Chair, Committee on Critical Infrastructure, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

3:30pm-4:00pm – Networking Coffee Break

4:00pm-5:30pm – Session 1: Resilience Strategies and Operational Planning in CI
The ability to adapt to changing conditions and prepare for the unexpected will help us more rapidly recover from disruption. Resilience against changing threats, whether cyber or physical, is essential for CI to ensure mitigating economic impacts of disruption. What are the latest ideas and plans in developing resilience strategies?
Chair: John Donlon QPM, FSI

Fred Ruanavar, Chief DISA/DoDIN

Director, National Infrastructure Coordinating Center (NICC), DHS*

Chief, Regulatory Compliance for Region 4, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD), Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), DHS*

Architecture for a security and safety in critical infrastructures (CIs) analysis information system using GIS techniques integrated with all hazard approaches of critical infrastructure
Dr Elli Pagourtzi, Project Manager, Center for Security Studies (KEMEA), Greece*

Situational Awareness of the Wireless Environment
Michael Cotton, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Institute for Telecommunication Science (ITS)

Redefining Risk and the Imperative for Critical Infrastructure Resilience
Jeff Gaynor, President, American Resilience