Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience North America

Program – Day One

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

Senior Representative, Department of Homeland Security

Senior Representative, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Committee on Critical Infrastructure, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners*

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

Matt Wombacher, Director, National Infrastructure Coordinating Center (NICC), DHS

Mitigating physical attacks to critical energy infrastructure
Brian Harrell, Managing Director, Enterprise Protective Services, Duke Energy Corporation

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