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5th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON CYBER SECURITY AND DIGITAL FORENSICS

March 29 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Co-sponsored by: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to announce that the 5th Annual Symposium on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics will be held on Friday, March 29th at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Wilson School of Design, Richmond.  Featured presenters will include academics, industry, law enforcement and government representatives to provide diverse view points in the identification and response to challenges and opportunities in the context of cyber security and digital forensics. 

The 5th symposium will provide an informal and welcoming atmosphere for industry and academia to discuss their planned goals, progress and achievements. This symposium will raise awareness of global cyber security potential threats, ethical issues and challenges, and in the process, provide opportunities for collaboration and networking between academics, students and industry.  Our combined understanding helps them better prepare for future challenges and opportunities in the cyber world.

 

Agenda:

    8:15 – 9:15           Registration and Breakfast

    9:15 – 9.30           Dr. Salvador Ferreras, Provost and Vice-President, Academic of Kwantlen Polytechnic University

    9:30 – 9:45          Leykeyten, First Nations Welcome

    9:45 – 10:15        Dr. Patrick Neal, Program Coordinator | Crime and Intelligence Analysis, BCIT

    10:15 – 10:45      David Izzard, Architecture & Cyber Security Manager City of Surrey

    10:45 – 11:00     Coffee Break

    11:00 – 11:30      Mr. Rick Warner, Manager, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada Pacific

    11:30 – 12:00      Ms. Maleena Singh, Crime Unit’s and BC Tech Crime Unit’s, RCMP

    12:00– 12:30       Dr. George Weir, Professor, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow                               

    12:30– 1:30        Lunch  

    1:30 – 1:40          Dr. Deepak Gupta, Associate Vice President Research, KPU

    1:40 – 2:10          Mr. Robert Ball, Manager, Network Operations, IT Technology Services, KPU

    2:10 – 2:40          Mr. Agustin Del Vento, Director, Change Champions

    2:45 – 3:00          Coffee Break

    3:00 – 3:45          Mr. Larry LeBlanc, Chief Engineer Security, Sierra Wireless (TBC)

    3:45 – 4:15          Careers in Cybersecurity: A Panel Discussion
                                Moderator: Mr. Justin Malczewski, Regional Sales Manager CrowdStrike, Inc. & Past President ISACA Vancouver

                                Panelists:

                                Mr. Ed Pereira, Principal Consultant Carmel Info-Risk Consulting
                               Mr. Dragana Panic, Information Security Manager, Mountain Equipment Co-Op
                                Mr. Hardeep Mehrotara, Information Security Manager, Coast Capital Savings
                                Dr. Wade Deisman, Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts, KPU
                                Dr. George Weir, Professor, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow  

    4:15 – 4:30          Raffle Draw   

    4:30                    Ms. Stephanie Howes, Dean, School of Business, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Master of Ceremony: Mr. Bob Gill, Vancouver Section Chair, IEEE

Location:
Room: Room 4900
Bldg: Wilson School of Design
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
8771 Lansdowne Road
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X3X7

Details

Date:
March 29
Time:
8:15 am - 4:30 pm
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