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Cloud & Virtualization, Cybersecurity and Mobile Conferences Announce Additional High-Level Government Speakers to Agenda

The upcoming Cloud & Virtualization, Cybersecurity and Mobile Government Conferences have finalized their programs and are announcing the addition of several new government executives to the agendas. Mathew Perry, Chief Information Officer (CIO), U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Tim Ruland, Chief, Office of Information Security and CISO, U.S. Census Bureau; Wolf Tombe, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Sanjay Sardar, CIO, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Roberta Stempfley, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, DHS are a few of the new speakers associated with the conferences, taking place October 22-23, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.

Other speaker additions include:

  • Michael Byrne, Geographic Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission
  • Alma Cole, Chief System Security Officer, CBP, DHS
  • Dominic Cussatt, Deputy Director Cybersecurity Policy, Office of the Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity, Department of Defense
  • Adam Goldberg, Executive Architect, Office of Financial Innovation & Transformation, Department of the Treasury
  • Lawrence Hale, Director, Office of Strategic Solutions and Security Services, General Services Administration, Integrated Technology Services
  • John Hopkins, Deputy CTO, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Jim Karamanis, Chief, Web Services, Library of Congress
  • Debora Plunkett, Information Assurance Director, National Security Agency
  • Andrew Rikarts, Enterprise Visibility Program Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • David Vincent, Co-Director, National Insider Threat Task Force, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

“Our program advisory committee has done an exceptional job of securing leading representatives in government cloud, cyber and mobile initiatives,” said Daniel McKinnon, Vice President, Government Events, 1105 Media, Inc. “In addition to this impressive lineup of government executive speakers, we are also offering complimentary solutions sessions within the expo presented by some of the most innovative government technology companies. These events offer the best in technology policy and management under one roof.”

Ten, complimentary solutions sessions will be available on the show floor to all attendees, covering topics such as cloud/data center security, situational awareness, protecting against mobile content leaks and extending cloud with commercial mobile technologies.

Full conference attendees of the Cloud & Virtualization, Cybersecurity and Mobile Government Conferences will receive continuing education unit (CEU) credits through Graduate School USA. Graduate School USA is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), a national accrediting body recognized by the Department of Education. Additionally, during the expo on October 23, instructors from the University of Fairfax will review over 150 sample questions from all 10 domains that are addressed in the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam during the free CISSP Exam Prep Clinic.

To register as media for the events, please contact Kristin Graybill at

To download the official Cloud & Virtualization, Cybersecurity and Mobile Government event app, enabling you to receive real-time updates, rate conference sessions, find exhibitors and share your show experiences, download here.

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012 2:00 PM by David Marshall
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