The symposium explores emerging issues in cybersecurity that impact business, government, and the public. Distinguished speakers from federal agencies, companies, and law firms will participate on panels that will discuss topics including national security concerns, cybersecurity legislation, and public-private sector partnerships. Recognized speakers include Dennis Bartko, Director's Special Assistant for Cyber at the National Security Agency; Professor Michael Hicks, Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center; Valerie Abend, Managing Director, Information Risk Management at BNY Melon; and Randy Sabett, Counsel at ZwillGen.


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Friday, March 30th
9:30 AM


Ceremonial Moot Court Room

9:30 AM - 9:35 AM

9:35 AM

Introduction to the Technical Issues Involved in Cybersecurity

Michael Hicks, University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center

Ceremonial Moot Court Room

9:35 AM - 10:20 AM

10:20 AM

Government/National Security Panel

Patricia E. Campbell, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Sean Farrell, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Office of General Counsel
Linda Brandt, National Security Agency, Office of General Counsel
Adrian Wilairat, University of Maryland Center for Health & Homeland Security

Ceremonial Moot Court Room

10:20 AM - 11:50 AM

12:00 PM

Keynote Speech and Remarks

Dennis Bartko, National Security Agency
Tina Williams, Dependable Global Solutions

Krongard Board Room

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Private/Public Sector Panel and Closing Remarks

Shannon Kellogg, EMC Corporation
Valerie Abend, BNY Mellon
Cheri McGuire, Symantec Corporation
Randy Sabett, ZwillGen
Patricia E. Campbell, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Ceremonial Moot Court Room

1:45 PM - 3:30 PM