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Upward Presents: What Works? Utility Cyber Security, Drones, and Infrastructure Technology Conference


Co-Chaired by NARUC President Jack Betkoski and NASUCA President Elin Swanson Katz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


How should you respond if your utility infrastructure is infiltrated? Can you save on operations and
maintenance costs by integrating drones for line patrol? Should your utility concentrate on perimeter
security or use track and capture technologies when addressing cyber threats? What are the latest
developments in password-free computer security? This event will help utility officials, state commissioners, consumer advocates, and other stakeholders answer these and other questions and
understand the rapidly developing state of utility technology.

 

Hear from utility and government officials about real-life challenges that they have faced, and the
solutions they have implemented. Learn about the latest disruptive technologies from industry experts
that specifically addresses the needs of the utility sector. Watch simulations and discussions around real-life attacks and responses. In addition they will meet startups from across the globe who specialize in Infrastructure Cyber Security, Drone Technologies, Security Solutions, IoT, Data Backup and Transfer Solutions, including opportunities for private one-on-one meetings.

This conference will be focused on the utility sector and will address:

 

  • How deployment of a vigorous set of controls to mitigate cyberattacks requires teamwork and well-designed coordination by all utility departments.

  • Why utilities must build real-time incident response plans to have a strong defense against malicious files, software, and other cyberattack strategies.

  • Importance of utilities identifying the main vulnerability areas within the organization.

  • With an increased number and breadth of cyber threats being launched against utilities, why a new and comprehensive approach to cyber security for utilities is more important than ever.

  • Securing the advanced digital technologies of cloud, big data, IoT using advanced security systems and solutions

  • How to minimize attack attempts and enhance knowledge and awareness by implementing effective threat intelligence programs

  • Why utilities must develop appropriate and efficient emergency response and risk management practices to ensure minimum losses and recovery from cyber attacks.

  • Why utilities must become proactive in defending against cyberattacks to avoid a ripple effect that potentially increase governmental regulations for the industry.

Utility

infrastructure

SECURITY

conference

October 15, 2018

jACk betkoski
President of NARUC
Elin Katz
President of NASUCA
 
AGENDA
October 14th  5PM – 7PM  Networking Reception
7:30AM - 8:00AM
8:00AM - 9:00AM
9:00AM -  12:00AM
Registration and Breakfast
CEO Panel
AGENDA
October 14th  5PM – 9PM  Networking Reception
October 15th
7:30AM - 8:00AM
8:00AM - 8:20AM
8:40AM -  9:30AM
9:30AM
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Registration and Breakfast
C-Suite Panel - Calvin G. Butler (CEO BGE) , Nick Santillo (American Water), Tony Marone (United Illuminating) and Norma Krayem (Holland & Knight LLP). Moderated by NARUC President Jack Betkoski and NASUCA President  Elin Katz
Startups Exhibit Hall Open
Fireside Chat With Check Point
Welcome Remarks
8:20AM - 8:40AM
Keynote Address: "Fighting the Unseen Enemy" by Douglas Little Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and External Affairs, Department of Energy
1-on-1 Meetings With Startups
9:30AM - 10:30AM
1-on-1 Meetings With Startups
11:00AM - 12:00PM
12:00PM - 12:15PM
Drone Demo By Easy Aerial
Lunch
12:15PM - 1:00PM
Electric Panel moderated by EPRI
1:00PM - 1:50PM
1-on-1 Meetings With Startups
1:50PM - 3:30PM
Startup Demos & Fireside Chat
3:30PM - 4:00PM
4:00PM - 5:00PM
1-on-1 Meetings With Startups
"View from Inside the State", Mark Raymond, CT CIO
12:45PM - 1:00PM
 
 
SPEAKERS

Keynote Speaker:

Douglas Little

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and External Affairs, Department of Energy

Calvin G. Butler, Jr

CEO, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company

Nick Santillo
 

Chief Digital Infrastructure and Security Officer, American Water

Norma Krayem

Senior Policy Advisor & Chair, Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Policy and Regulatory Team. Holland & Knight LLP.

Tony Marone
 

President, The United Illuminating Company

Chris Leigh

 

Director and Chief Information Security Officer, Eversource

Christopher Jasin

Director Corporate Security, Information and Intelligence, Avangrid
 

STARTUP Categories

Drone Technologies

Infrastructure
Cyber Security

Security

Solutions

IoT

Data Backup and Transfer

attendees
attendees

Just a few of the cutting edge startups and companies attending

utilities
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companies
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municipalities
  • Town of Essex

  • Town Of Manchester

  • Town of West Hartford

  • NJ Board of Public Utilities

  • Oregon Public Utility Commission

  • Vermont Public Utility Commission

  • RI Division of Public Utilities

  • VT Public Utility Commission

SPONSORS
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OUR PARTNERS
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Where to stay?
We have secured a special rate at the Hilton located next door to the event venue.