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Collegiate Conference Details

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Collegiate Conference at NYU

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$ 100


New York
United States


Register now for DRI’s one-day conference on Oct. 6 hosted by NYU’s Center for Global Affairs featuring expert-led presentations on important resilience issues, including risk trends and predictions, polycrisis response, cybersecurity, emerging technology, and more.

NYU Main Campus
Kimmel Center, 10th Floor
60 Washington Square S
New York, NY 10012

Thank you to our exclusive sponsor, Fusion Risk Management: https://www.fusionrm.com

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- 8:30 a.m. – Registration Check-in & Coffee

- 9:00 a.m. - Welcome Address; Global Trends in Risk and Resilience
Chloe Demrovsky, CBCV, DRI President and CEO

- 9:30 a.m. - Emergency Management and Business Continuity in a Polycrisis World
Kelly McKinney, CBCP, Assistant Vice President of Emergency Management and Enterprise Resilience, NYU Langone Health

- 10:15 a.m. - Navigating Tomorrow's Uncertainties: The Future of Risk In The Age of Technological Advancements
Melanie Subin, Managing Director, Future Today Institute

- 11:15 a.m. - Merging Cyber Resilience and Cybersecurity to Improve Response and Recovery
Rouz Hashemi, CBCP, CCRP, Senior Manager - Cyber Attack Resilience, Accenture

- 11:45 a.m. - Cyber Resiliency in the DNA: Forging a Secure and Resilient Culture for the Digital Age (Sponsor Session)
Safi Raza, Senior Director of Cyber Security, Fusion Risk Management

- 12:15 p.m. - Lunch Reception

- 1:15 p.m. - Panel Discussion: Emerging Technology – Opportunities and Threats
Moderator: Dr. Christopher Ankersen, Clinical Professor and Interim Academic Director of the MS in Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime, NYU SPS Center for Global Affairs
Zhanna L. Malekos Smith, Visiting Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement Initiative (USGE)
Chadwick Shroy, Cyber Analyst, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Region 2
Clayton “CJ” Dixon, Senior Advisor and Deputy Director for Emerging Technology Policy, Office of Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk, and Resilience, Department of Homeland Security
Melanie Stavenow, Intelligence Analyst, National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)

- 2:15 p.m. - Collaborative Cyber Incident Response at NYC Cyber Command
Jonathan Rotta, Project Manager, Agency Incident Response Readiness, NYC OTI Cyber Command Threat Management Division

- 3:15 p.m. - A United Nations Perspective on Cyber Risk and Resilience
Nehali Anupriya, Program Management Officer, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

- 4:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion: Resilience Across Industries
Moderator: Karina de Allicon, CBCP, CRMP, Director of Business Continuity Governance, Nike
Greg Pinchbeck, CFCP
AnneMarie Staley, CBCP, Head of BCP Americas, Credit Agricole CIB
Alexandra Shaheen, Director of Crisis & Incident Management, New York Times
Melody Wen, ABCP, Crisis Management, an aerospace manufacturing company

- 4:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks & Cocktail Networking Reception

For complete session descriptions and speaker bios, visit: https://drive.drii.org/2023/09/06/nyu-collegiate-conference/

*DRI Certified Professionals will earn 8 CEAPs for attending.