Event Schedule

Join us for two power-packed days of expert-led sessions, thought-provoking discussions, and hands-on workshops designed to fortify your knowledge and skills in the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity.

DAY 1
Time
Event
Location

Registration Opens

Entrance Hall

Welcoming Remark

Main Hall

Open Keynote Presentation by:
Paul Wagner, CEO, Canadian Digital Service

Main Hall

Panel Discussion: Future of Cybersecurity – Securing Canadian Identities

Moderated by Francois Guay, CCN

Panelists:
Paul Wagner – CEO – Canadian Digital Services;
Daria Ribar – Senior Consultant – Cyber Security and Privacy
Matt Davies – CTO, Shared Services

Main Hall

Leadership Masterclass: Future of Cybersecurity for C-Suite Leaders

By: Peter Smetny-Sowa – Fortinet

MasterClass – RM 210

LUNCH

Lunch & Learn Presentation: “Cyber Resilience in the Face of AI Driven Cyber Attacks”

By: Jason Proctor & Ret. Rear Admiral Jeffery Zwick- Dell

MasterClass – RM 210

Advanced AI and GAI Techniques for Cybersecurity: A Deep Dive” By: Hicham Hamid (Digital Trust Sales Leader Global Sales) and

Abdulaziz Sakr (Security Technical Specialist – IAM Global Sales – Software Sales) IBM

MasterClass – RM 210

Dell Networking/Cocktails

Networking/Exhibit Hall

*Subject to change

DAY 2
Time
Event
Location

Power Breakfast & Learn: “ Managing passwords is obsolete, manage privilege instead!”

By: Maurice Côté, VP Product, Devolutions

MasterClass – RM 210

Lunch & Learn with Carole House, Executive in Residence, Terranet Venture Inc.

US Embassy

*Subject to change

Note: The U.S. Embassy is a secure facility, and we kindly ask that the following rules are followed to expedite entry into the building. Guards will clear each guest before getting on the bus at the venue. Each guest will be given a wristband that they need to show at the gate to gain access to the building. A guard will travel with guests on the bus from the venue to the U.S. Embassy. Guests that stray from the guard escort at any time will need to be re-cleared before entry. Guests will be allowed to keep their cellphones in the building, but we kindly ask that no photos are taken on Embassy property. Laptops and other electronics will have to be turned into the guards on entry and will be returned when leaving the building.

DAY 1
DAY 2

Note: The U.S. Embassy is a secure facility, and we kindly ask that the following rules are followed to expedite entry into the building. Guards will clear each guest before getting on the bus at the venue. Each guest will be given a wristband that they need to show at the gate to gain access to the building. A guard will travel with guests on the bus from the venue to the U.S. Embassy. Guests that stray from the guard escort at any time will need to be re-cleared before entry. Guests will be allowed to keep their cellphones in the building, but we kindly ask that no photos are taken on Embassy property. Laptops and other electronics will have to be turned into the guards on entry and will be returned when leaving the building.

DAY 1
Time
Event
Location

Registration Opens

Entrance Hall

Welcoming Remark

Main Hall

Open Keynote Presentation by:
Paul Wagner, CEO, Canadian Digital Service

Main Hall

Panel Discussion: Future of Cybersecurity – Securing Canadian Identities

Moderated by Francois Guay, CCN

Panelists:
Paul Wagner – CEO – Canadian Digital Services;
Daria Ribar – Senior Consultant – Cyber Security and Privacy
Matt Davies – CTO, Shared Services

Main Hall

BREAK

Exhibit Hall

Workshop Sessions 1 lead by Sandeep Lota, Field CTO, Nozomi

Workshop Room 106H

“Securing the Future: AI-infused Security and Generative AI”, Bob Kalka, Global Lead, WW Security Sales, IBM

Main Hall

Workshop Session 2 lead by Rubrik

Workshop Room 106H

LUNCH

Lunch & Learn Presentation: The State of remote Identity Verification and Digital Credentials in Canada.

By: Steve Borza, CEO, Bluink

Main Hall

Welcoming by Francois Guay, Founder, CCN

Main Hall

Workshop Sessions 3 lead by Alex Esser, Dir., Product Management, Thales

Workshop Room 106H
Rima Arit

“Go beyond with AI and Identity”, by Mike Berthold, Sr. Solutions Architect, Okta

Main Hall

Panel Discussion: “Digital DNA: Crafting Identity in Modern Business”.

Moderated by Sacha Gera, CEO, JSI

Panelists:
Louis Migault, Principal Business Value Manager, Okta
Patrick Cormier, President & CEO, DTLab,
Steve Borza, CEO, Bluink,
George Al-Kour, CTO, Ruby,

Main Hall

Ditch ChatGPT: Master the Art of Securing Your Enterprise Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG)” with Simon S., SVP, Manulife

Main Hall

Dell Networking/Cocktails

Networking/Exhibit Hall

*Subject to change

DAY 2
Time
Event
Location

Registration Opens

Entrance Hall

Welcoming Remarks with Hr. Col. Rima Aristocrat

Main Hall

Opening Keynote Presentation by: Carole House

Main Hall

Panel Discussion: AI Frontiers: Navigating the New Normal in Cybersecurity & Business

Leaders from various sectors discuss AI’s integration into cybersecurity and business, focusing on collaboration, shared challenges, innovative solutions, and future directions.

Moderator- Nevin French, Vice President, Edelman Global Advisory

Mark Schaan, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister | Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Mario Schlener, CoLead Global Responsible AI Team, Ernst and young LLP

Lauren Biron, Partner and Lead for Privacy and Technology Law, Levio Business and Technology

Kara Beckles, Executive Director, Privacy and Responsible Data Division, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Main Hall

Workshop 4 – Building Cybersecurity Program, Mark Tse, VP, Strategic Partnerships & Matt Edwards, CEO, Cocoon CS

Workshop Room 106H

BREAK

Exhibit Hall

“Security Assurance for Deep Neural Network Development” by Jason Jaskolka – Associate Carleton University

Main Hall

Main Hall

Workshop 5- “Leveraging Identity Telemetry to Improve Breach Responses”, Pier-Luc Charbonneau, Solution Engineer, SentinelOne

Workshop Room 106H

Tech-Byte: Generated AI, Jerry Glowka, Sr. Consultant, AIEIO

LUNCH

Lunch & Learn Presentation: “The Most Important Shift for Cybersecurity in a Generation” with Steve Riley, Global Field CTO, Netskope

Main Hall

Presentation by Dr. Sami Khoury, Head, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, Communications Security Establishment

Main Hall

Workshop 6: “Opportunities awaits Worldwide”, Waqas Yousafzai, Trade Commissioner, Trade Commissioner Services

Workshop Room 106H

Panel Discussion: Quantum

Moderated by Garima Baipai, Founder Canadian DevOps Community of Practice

Panelists:
Imraan Bashir, Partner & National Public Sector Cyberleader, KPMG
Bruno Couillard, Founder & CEO, Crypto4A,
Randy Purse, CD PhD CTDP, Sr. Advisor, Cybersecurity Trainingh and Education, Rogers Cybersecurity Catalyst
Blair Canavan, Dir. Alliances, Thales

Main Hall

Workshop 6: By Tanium

Workshop Room 106H

How Artificial Intelligence Changes What’s Important for Cybersecurity Professionals. by John Weigelt, CTO, Microsoft Canada

Main Hall

CIS 2024 Adjourn

Networking/Exhibit Hall

*Subject to change

DAY 1
DAY 2
DAY 1
Time
Event
Location

Registration Opens

Entrance Hall

Welcoming Remark

General Presentation – Streamed
Hall RM 201

Open Keynote Presentation by:
Paul Wagner, CEO, Canadian Digital Service

General Presentation – Streamed
Hall RM 201

Panel Discussion: Future of Cybersecurity – Streamed

General Presentation – Streamed
Hall RM 201

BREAK

Exhibit Hall

Tech-Byte: Cyber Threat Intelligent by Jerry Glowka, Sr. Consultant, AIEIO

General Presentation
Hall RM 201

Ontario Government Credit Workshop

General Presentation
Hall RM 201

Tech-Byte: Secure Our Community by CyberCX

General Presentation
Hall RM 201

*Subject to change

DAY 2
Time
Event
Location

Registration Opens

Entrance Hall

Welcoming Remarks with Hr. Col. Rima Aristocrat

General Presentation – Streamed
Hall RM 201

Open Keynote Presentation By: Carole House – Streamed

General Presentation – Streamed
Hall RM 201

Panel Discussion: AI Security – moderated and organized by Edelman – Streamed

General Presentation – Streamed
Hall RM 201

BREAK

Exhibit Hall

Tech-Byte: Wireless Threat Intelligent by Bastille

General Presentation
Hall RM 201

Mohammad Waqad, CTO Healthcare, Armis

General Presentation
Hall RM 201

Update on Cyber Landscape, Deborah Clark-Forster, Sr.Account Executive, MEDJCT, Ontario Government

General Presentation
Hall RM 201

CIS 2024 Adjourn

General Presentation
Hall RM 201

*Subject to change

DAY 1
DAY 2
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