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Cyber Security 2017: Securing the Smart City of the Future

2017 Event

As cities in Canada and around the world continue to evolve, many municipalities are looking toward a future of smart technologies. Cyber Security 2017 sought to discuss how cities and business alike would be impacted by the evolution of technology and the expanding ease of adoption.

In 2017, much focus was placed on learning how smart cities run, how business could help, and what management lessons could be brought back to organizations. Speakers focused on education, practical lessons, debate and reflection, and forecasting for the future.

Delegates walked away from this event with a broader understanding of the current smart city landscape, it’s many moving parts and the pros and cons for expanding the technical infrastructure to allow more smart cities to emerge.

Featured Speakers From the 2017 Event

Alex Manea

Alex Manea
Director, BlackBerry Security

Chandrasekhar Krishnamurthy

Chandrasekhar Krishnamurthy
Director, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management
Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.

Michelle Chibba

Michelle Chibba
Privacy and Big Data Institute
Ryerson University

Owen Key

Owen Key
Chief Security Officer, Manager Corporate Security, Law Department
The City of Calgary

Josipa G. Petrunic

Josipa G. Petrunic
Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Urban Transit & Research Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)


We’d like to thank our generous sponsor for their contribution to this event.

BlackBerry logo


Leading Boards logo

Marketing Partners

Canadian Association of Information Technology logo

Canadian Military Intelligence Association

Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks logo

Cyber Security Canada logo

Invest Ottawa

ISACA logo

ITAC logo

Special Contributor

Data on the Spot logo

Travel Partner

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Social Media

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“Very informative and thought provoking”

“Loved the organization and meeting other like-minded security professionals”

“Enjoyed the wide range of angles presented by variety of speakers. Lots to consider as I continue to digest the information and all of the opinions in the room—thanks!”


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