Program – Day One


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

Steve Harris, Deputy Executive Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security
within the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure
Security Agency (CISA).

Collin Arnold, Director, New Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP)

Randy Meshell, National Preparedness Division Director FEMA Region 6

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

4:00pm-5:30pm – Session 1: Strategies in CI Protection & Resilience
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? How can we best identify and manage risk and how do we best apply system-thinking to strengthen critical infrastructure resilience?
Chair: John Donlon QPM, FSI

National infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) – Jacob Anderson, Strategy Branch Chief, CISA/ISD

Brian Harrell, VP & Chief Security Officer, AVANGRID

Securing the Nations Largest Tonnage Port though Public Private Partnerships – Lester Millet, Safety Agency Risk Manager / FSO Workgroup Chairman, Port of South Louisiana & Infragard Louisiana President

Evaluating Supply Chain Resilience – Mark Scott, Critical Infrastructure Specialist, District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency

Risk, Reliance and the Resilience Imperative – Jeff Gaynor, President, American Resilience