What is the Diversity Careers in Cybersecurity Symposium?
The three-day Diversity Careers in Cybersecurity Symposium will bring together academicians and industry leaders to discuss research and advancements in cyber security.
You will hear from cybersecurity professionals in academia, government and business about the importance and role of cybersecurity. President Obama has stated that cybersecurity and the growing attacks on the nation’s networks is "one of the most serious economic and national security threats our nation faces."
We will provide you with an understanding of the cybersecurity profession and the many pathways to enter this growing and vital field!
Schedule of Events
Thursday, May 30, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
General Session I – Protecting the Nation’s Computer Systems: Organizations working to resolve Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
General Session II - Improving our Nation’s Cybersecurity through the Public-Private Partnership
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
General Session III -So You Want to Be a Cybersecurity Professional? K-Life Opportunities Nationwide
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, May 31, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
General Session IV-Intellectual Property Rights Theft is not a Victimless Crime
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m
Alumni of the Year and Leadership Awards Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Freeman Hrabowski, President, University of Maryland,
Baltimore County (UMBC) and 2013 Black Engineer of the Year
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
General Session V-Can Obama Order Cybersecurity Change? What does the new Executive Order mean for you?
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner
Saturday, June 1, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
10:45 am – 11:45 a.m.
General Session VI – America Needs You!
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Top Supporters of the HBCUs Awards Dinner -Tribute to
Dr. Eugene DeLoatch, Dean, Morgan State University School of Engineering