AGENDA OF EVENTS & SPEAKERS

 

Wednesday, October 2nd

All Day

Industry Day

Hilton Pensacola Beach

Emerald Coast Room

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

TEEX Cybersecurity Course

Hilton Pensacola Beach

White Sands Room

Course Details (AWR136)

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Career Opportunities Expo

Hilton Pensacola Beach

Ballroom

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Techies Network & Talk (TNT) Mixer

Location TBD

By Invitation Only

Sponsored by:

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Very Important Techie (VIT) Dinner

Location TBA

By Invitation Only

Thursday, October 3rd

All sessions subject to change.

Cybersecurity Competition

University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity

220 W Garden St Suite #250, Pensacola, FL 32502

8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Competition Details Coming Soon!

All Day

Registration

Lobby

Register now!

7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Lobby
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Welcome and Platinum Sponsor Recognition

Main Ballroom

Christian Garman – Master of Ceremonies

Platinum Sponsor:

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Keynote

Ballroom

Adam Ely – VP & Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Walmart

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Break & Networking

Ballroom
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Breakout Session

Ballroom

How Technology is Changing Healthcare Panel

Learn from thought leaders in the healthcare industry on how technology is revolutionizing patient care from telemedicine to smart hospitals.

Panelists:
Paul Glisson
Greg McMenimen
Dallas Snider

Moderator:
TBA

White Sands

Decrypting the Mess that is SSL /TLS Negotiation – Preparing for the 2020 Apocalypse

This talk will provide a quick overview of the major SSL/TLS versions along with their major vulnerabilities and a unique strategy for tracking undesirable traffic that can easily be adapted to any protocol scenario that uses TLS connection negotiation.

Speakers:
Jim Nitterauer
Senior Security Specialist
AppRiver, LLC

Coral Reef

Transform Lives with Impact Driven Innovation

Innovation is changing all of our lives, with some technologies influencing our every day in extraordinary ways while others get called in front of congress to justify. This presentation is focused on how we can all become impact innovators, no matter what we focus on.

Speakers:
Shana Penna
CEO and Founder
Inmogeia Technologies, Inc.

Emerald Coast 1

Bringing Tech into Communities and Schools for the Workforce Pipeline

The K-12 pipeline to local tech jobs requires working with city, county, schools, universities, etc to create a community solution. The presentation will focus on efforts to develop models in two Panhandle counties and lessons applicable to other communities.

Speakers:
Carson Wilber
Founder and Owner
Wilber Tech LLC

Ebe Randeree
Associate Dean
Florida State University College of Communications & Information

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Breakout Session

White Sands

Bringing Order to File “Chaos”: BYOD and Corporate Cloud Use

Are your personal and business files scattered across several cloud storage accounts? Do you need access to your cloud files while you are traveling or offline and have them automatically sync when back online? Do you want a single login and a unified view of all of your files across all of your cloud accounts? Do you want to bring order to this “file chaos”?

Speakers:
Nino Vidovic
Founder
bluFON Corp

Coral Reef

TBD

Speakers:
Robert L. Jones
Jack Zoesch
Partners
Beggs & Lane RLLP

Aquamarine

Data, Data Everywhere – A Lot Of It Is Free

This session focuses on the techniques to discover, retrieve, extract, import, shape, model and analyze the tons of free and interesting data available in the wild. From daily NYC subway turnstile date to coastal accident statistics gathered by the Coast Guard, this data is just waiting to be loaded into your favorite analytics tools like Power BI Desktop or Jupyter Notebooks to yield interesting and often unexpected results.

Speakers:
Rodney Landrum
DBA/BI Consultant
Hosting/Ntirety

Emerald Coast 1

Women in Tech Panel

Panelists:
Danielle Alvarez
Molly Akin
Deidre Melton
DeDe Sanogo

Panelists:
TBA

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Lunch & Networking

Ballroom
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Breakout Session

Ballroom

Lunch & Networking

White Sands

Implementing the NIST Cyber Security Framework

Not just for critical infrastructure! The NIST CSF provides a solid foundation for your information security program, regardless of your industry compliance requirements. In this seminar, we will map out a simple program for taking your organization’s security preparation and planning to the next level.

Speakers:
Glenda Snograss
President
The Net Effect, LLC

Coral Reef

Influencer Marketing in the Digital Age

Influencer marketing has taken the digital world by storm. Bloggers, Instagram stars, and YouTube personalities have turned their online platforms into market-ready channels that connect brands with social media users. Influencer marketing is projected to be a $10 billion market in 2019. What is influencer marketing, how can it help your organization and how do you leverage it right?

Speakers:
Hannah Becker
Creative Director
Becker Digital

Aquamarine

Agile 101

Speakers:
Greg McMenimen
Director of Software Engineering
Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems

Emerald Coast 1

CIO Panel

Panelists:
TBA

Moderator:
Sean O’Brien

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Breakout Session

Ballroom

Cyber AI Panel

Panelists:
Eman El-Sheikh
Adam Ely
Lakisha Hall
Thad Phillips

Moderator:
TBA

White Sands

Cybercrime and Computer Forensics

Speakers:
Molly Akin
Special Agent Supervisor
Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Deidre Melton
Internal Auditor & Investigator
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Coral Reef

The Rise of Messaging Platforms

The rise of messaging platforms like Slack represent nothing short of a generational shift in how we do business. This sessions discusses the rapid adoption of messaging and collaborative tools like Slack and offers tips and best practices for any organization.

Speakers:
Michael Sengbusch
CEO and Founder
Eletype, Inc.

Aquamarine

Cybersecurity, Risk Management 101 with a risk tool

Speakers:
Danielle Alvarez
Cyber Security Strategist
Hayes e-Government Resources, Inc.

Emerald Coast 1

CIO Panel

Continued from 1:00 PM

Panelists:
Dean Davis

Moderator:
Sean O’Brien

3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Break

Ballroom
3:45 PM to 4:00 PM

Cybersecurity Competition Awards

Ballroom
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Keynote

Ballroom

Don McMillan – Owner, Technically Funny, LLC

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Reception

Room TBA

Sponsored by


Friday, October 4th

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

Lobby
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Welcome and Platinum Sponsor Recognition

Main Ballroom

Christian Garman – Master of Ceremonies

General Dynamics Information Technology

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Keynote

Main Ballroom

Dave Wagner – President & CEO, Zix / AppRiver

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Break & Networking

Main Ballroom
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Breakout Session

Main Ballroom

Social Media Panel

Learn from social media influencers and how to get paid for what you are doing daily on social media.

Panelists:
TBA

Moderator:
TBA

White Sands

TBA

Speakers:
Galen Counselman
Vice President of Information Technology
Pen Air Federal Credit Union

Coral Reef

Strategy for Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming our lives with increased volume of data and interconnectivity. IoT has great application in our lives, but recent IoT attacks highlight cybersecurity best practices that should be “baked in” to product development rather than “bolted on” after exploitation. We’ll explore methods to triage risk and prioritize efforts to improve cybersecurity for IoT.

Speakers:
Patrick Hilgendorf
IT Security Manager
Austal USA

Aquamarine

Monolith to Microservices: Making a successful transition

Are you developing a microservice or are planning to introduce microservices in your organization? Do you want to understand the benefits of embracing the microservice architecture? Do you want to dive deep into the design principles of the microservice architecture? If the answer to any of the above questions is a Yes, then this presentation is for YOU.

Speakers:
Samir Behara
Solution Architect
EBSCO

Emerald Coast 1

Lessons Learned from the Financial Industry

Speakers:
Bill Hills
Retired EVP/CIO
Financial Industry

Emerald Coast 2

Professional Development Panel

Panelists:
TBA

Moderator:
TBA

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Breakout Session

Coral Reef

TBA

Speakers:
Mike Simmons
Chairman and CEO
Sharpen Technologies

Aquamarine

Pragmatic Power BI

Atop the Power BI Desktop data model (the .pbix file) rest Visualizations and Reports. Once the model is deployed to the Power BI service, we can pin these items into Dashboards to produce “at-a-glance” high-level summaries. At this stage, we gain exposure to the easy assembly of dashboards from the reports we have created in Power BI Desktop, discussing our options to share, perform drills to underlying reports, and more.

Speakers:
William Pearson III
Business Intelligence Architect
Island Technologies Inc.

Emerald Coast 1

Best Practices for Building a Startup

Building a startup is challenging. Learn best practices and how to get the help you need to be successful starting from just an idea.

Speakers:
Lloyd Reshard
CEO
Cognitive Big Data Systems Inc.

Emerald Coast 2

How to Create a Brand on Social Media!

Join me to learn about how to create, monetize, and publish engaging content for your online brand, including what it takes to succeed in online marketing and how to obtain Super Star status!

Speakers:
Jack Motley
CEO
YakMotley

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Lunch & Networking

Main Ballroom
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Breakout Session

Main Ballroom

Emerging Tech Panel

Panelists:
TBA

Moderator:
TBA

Coral Reef

Drone Technology

Speakers:
Chris Tonn
Owner and Founder
Alan Gray
Director of Sales & Advancement

Pelican Drones

Aquamarine

TBA

Speakers:
Richard Shaw
Director of IT and DevOps
ActiGraph

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Break & Networking

Main Ballroom
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Keynote

Main Ballroom

Quint Studer – Founder, Studer Community Institute

3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Closing

Main Ballroom

Christian Garman – Master of Ceremonies