(tentative - session presentations may move)
Jan. 23, 2024 — Leadership Dinner
Audience Attendees registered as leadership: CIO, director, manager. By invitation only. (Registration CLOSED).
Location ATLAS Steak & Fish
Cascades Casino
1555 Versatile Dr, Kamloops, BC V1S 1W7
Greeters Krista Cochrane & John Cuzzola
Sponsors (arrive) Sponsors please arrive between 5:00 - 5:30 p.m
Leadership Invitees (arrive) Distinguished guests please arrive between 5:30 - 6:00 p.m
Jan. 24-25, 2024
Audience All registered attendees
Location TRU Campus Activity Centre
Time 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. (social following)
MCs John Cuzzola and Rita Leone
Day 1: Wednesday, Jan. 24 VIEW DAY 1 PRESENTATIONS INFO
7:45 a.m.
Rotunda / Grand Hall
Registration and Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Grand Hall
Opening Remarks
9 a.m.
Grand Hall
Territorial Acknowledgement and Elder's Welcome: Joanne Brown
President's Welcome: Brett Fairbairn, President and Vice-Chancellor, TRU
9:15 - 10:05 a.m.
Grand Hall
infobuttonKeynote – Michael McEvoy
Information and Privacy Commissioner, Province of British Columbia
10:05 - 10:55 a.m.
Grand Hall
infobuttonGold Sponsor Presentation (VIVACITY TECHNOLOGIES) - The Spectrum of Privacy and Security - How organizations in different industries tackle privacy and security 
Moderator: George Emery (CEO, Vivacity). Panelists: Lindsay Sill (Executive Director, CUCCIO), Brian Eshpeter (IT Director, Dawson), Luke Timms (Infrastructure Systems Manager, City of Kelowna), (Stefano Stamato - Head of Product, Vivacity Technologies)
10:55 - 11:10 a.m.
Refreshment Break and Transition
Breakout Session 1
11:10 a.m. - noon TBD
Grand Hall, 2nd floor
Presenter: Suzanne M. Kennedy, Partner of Harris & Co.
infobuttonBad Actors Are After Your Data, Now What?
Summit Room, 2nd floor
Presenters: Marleen Mavrow & Rossilyne Tan of ISACA Vancouver Chapter
infobuttonJust API’s, Apps & Users: How to power your hybrid workforce
Alpine Room, 1st floor
Presenters: Michael Kennedy (Sudden Technologies), Beth Hartwell (Abnormal Security) and Scott Smith (Zscaler)
infobuttonZero Trust Unleashed: Elevating Security in SASE- From Continuous Verification to Cloud Excellence.
Terrace Room, 2nd floor
Presenter: Alex Macdonald of PALOALTO NETWORKS
infobuttonWhen Needs are High but Budget is Low
TRUSU Lecture Hall, 1st floor
Presenter: Michael Kwan, Security Solutions Architect of CDW
Noon - 1 p.m.
Rotunda / Grand Hall
1:05 - 1:55 p.m.
Grand Hall
infobuttonKeynote - Keeping Research Open: Privacy and Cybersecurity at UBC ARC 
Presenters: Scott Baker, Manager Sensitive Research and Jessica Galo, Sensitive Research Security Analyst
Advanced Research Computing (ARC), University of British Columbia
1:55 - 2:45 p.m.
Grand Hall
infobuttonGold Sponsor Presentation (TENABLE) - Back to the Basics: Why investing in fundamentals is still your best defense
Presenter: Mark Shykula
2:45 - 3 p.m.
Refreshment Break and Transition
Breakout Session 2
3:00 - 3:50 p.m. Grand Hall (open)
infobuttonThe Evolution of Physical Security - Protecting People, Private, and Assets.
Summit Room, 2nd floor
Presenter: Carmine Amorelli of VERKADA
infobuttonBackup ≠ Cyber Recovery
Alpine Room, 1st floor
Presenter: Werner Vorster, BC Account Executive & Derek Keen, BC Sales Engineer, Rubrik
infobuttonRedefining Priorities in Data Security: Why Protecting 'Low-Risk' Data is Key to Safeguarding High-Value Assets
Terrace Room, 2nd floor
Presenter: Paul Steen - Principal Engineer, Imperva, Thales Company & Simon Copon - Sr Account Manager, X10 Technologies
infobuttonHow to build in a secure enterprise landscape with no impact on privacy
TRUSU Lecture Hall, 1st floor
Presenter: Samantha Phillips, CISM, Sales Specialist, Oracle

4:00 - 5 p.m.
Mountain Room
Social and Prize Draw!
Day 2: Thursday, Jan. 25 VIEW DAY 2 PRESENTATIONS INFO
7:45 a.m.
Rotunda / Grand Hall
8:15 a.m.
Grand Hall
Greetings, Territorial Acknowledgment & Elder's Welcome: Joanne Brown
8:30 - 9:20 a.m.
Grand Hall
infobuttonGold Sponsor Presentation (IX Solutions) - Implementing a Layered Security Approach with Microsoft 365
Presenters: Chris King (IX Solutions), & TBD (City of Kamloops)
9:20 - 10:10 a.m.
Grand Hall
infobuttonKeynote - Digital Harmony: A Secwépemc Perspective on Balancing Privacy and Security.
Presented by: Gabriel Archie of Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc / TRU Office of Indigenous Education
10:10 - 11:00 a.m.
Grand Hall
infobuttonGold Sponsor Presentation (VEEAM) - Defy the Inevitable: Radical Resilience in the Public Sector
Presenter: Jeff Reichard, VP, Product Strategy
11:00 - 11:10 a.m.
Refreshment Break and Transition
Breakout Session 3
11:10 - noon (Grand Hall: reserved for Family Feud Setup)
infobuttonPunch Above Your Weight – 3 strategies to gain rapid advantage.
Terrace Room, 2nd floor
Presenter: Gary Miller, Field Chief Technology Officer of Compugen
infobuttonHow to Build your Network Security Strategy with AI and NextGen Solutions
Summit Room, 2nd floor
PresentersScott Parker, Doug Atkinson, & Rob Kyle of NEBULA

infobuttonA Picture (memory image) is Worth a Thousand Words (logs)
Alpine Room, 1st floor
John Cuzzola, Director of Information Security, TRU
infobuttonUnderstanding the Latest MITRE ATT&CK Evaluation Data
TRUSU Lecture Hall, 1st floor
Presenter: Norm Chan, Enterprise Solutions Engineer, Western Canada, of SentinelOne
12:10 - 1:00 p.m.
Grand Hall
Family Feud Style Privacy and Security Game Show!
Team Why-FI? versus Team Not-AI
1:00 - 1:10 p.m.
Grand Hall
Closing Remarks
1:10 p.m.
Grand Hall
Take Away Bag Lunch