Program – Day One



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)

Ret. Colonel Terry Ebbert
Director of Public Safety, City of New Orleans

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

Phil Constantin, US Department of Homeland Security/Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Federal Region VI

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

Building Critical Infrastructure Resiliency through Preparedness and Mitigation Efforts – Stephanie Murphy, Assistant Vice President, Resiliency and Critical Infrastructure Programs, Tidal Basin Government Consulting

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

A Decision Analytic Approach to Electric Infrastructure Resilience – Frédéric Petit, Principal Infrastructure Analyst, Argonne National Laboratory