Conference Agenda

2017 Conference Agenda

  Wednesday, June 7 - Pre-Conference Workshops (additonal charges apply)

  Classroom Meadow Briar
  8:00 - 12:00 HIPAA, PCI, and DFS Security Compliance

James Shea, President, Cyber Defense Institute

Cisco Meraki Mini-Lab

Sean Miller, Systems Engineer

  1:00 - 5:00 Cyber Security Training - How to make it meaningful, sticky, accelerate your cyber risk program.. and FUN!!

Vikas Bhatia, CEO, Kalki Consulting LLC

Brain Speak - How Not to Aggravate, Agitate or Annihilate Those Around You

Dr. KAZ, Brain Trainer, Competitive Balance


  Thursday, June 8

  7:30 - 7:00
  8:00 - 9:30
Breakfast & Exhibits
  9:45 - 10:45
  10:45 - 11:00
  Classroom Seneca Tuscarora Onondaga Cayuga Chautauqua/Canandaigua
Transformational Leadership
  11:00 - 11:45 From Employee Engagement to Employee Experience

sean fitzpatrick
  12:00 - 12:45 The Modern IT Rockstar

eric caballero
Innovative Solutions
  12:45 - 2:00
Lunch & Exhibits

  3:30 - 4:15 Creating an Intentional Culture and Hiring People Who Fit

brian carroll
Digital Rochester
  4:30 - 5:15 Transformational Leadership on a US Nuclear Submarine

david duryea
SUNY Cortland
IT Evolution
Asymmetric Cyberwarfare: The Business Case for Insecurity

reg harnish
GreyCastle Security
Blogging Till it Megahurtz: How Social Networking Content Can be Used to Compromise Your Company

steve stasiukonis
Secure Network Technologies
Third-Party Maintenance and the Value of a Hybrid Support Solution

frank kobuszewski
Co-Speaker: tim duffy
Managing iPads with an MDM and Apple Deployment- Easier than you thought!

derek friess
Pike-Delta-York Local Schools
Corporate Awareness
Winning the Hearts and Minds of Your People

lekshmy sankar
Colorado Dept of Transportation
Ransomware Defense And Response

james shea
Cyber Defense Institute
Sex, Lies and Mobile Devices: The Seedy Underworld of Mobile [In]security

reg harnish
GreyCastle Security
Third Party (Cyber) Risk Management - Don't let your suppliers be your weakest link.. and don't be someone else's!!

vikas bhatia
Kalki Consulting LLC
Cloud Strategies
Leveraging the World of Many Clouds to Strategically Position IT

clay bozard
Post Acute Partners
Co-Speaker: david takacs
Post Acute Partners
Cloud Managed IT For Fast Business Outcomes

sean miller
Cisco Meraki
The Best of Both Worlds: On-premise technology with a "Pay-as-You-Use" cloud/consumption model

matt geurink
Winthrop Resources
Contract Management: How can you better manage contracts?

nina bedworth
Upstate University Hospital
Co-Speaker: kelly allen
Cobblestone Systems
Strategic Licensing - Are you overpaying for software usage?

eric brosius
Hudson River Healthcare
Traversing Rugged Regulatory Requirements & Complex Compliance Conundrums

derek dyson
Generations Bank
Ransomware: Protecting your business from their industry

greg kennedy

Blue Ocean Leadership, or How to Avoid Drowning in the Well of Management Sorrows

Stephen Dell'Aversano
Visions Federal Credit Union
  5:15 - 7:00
Networking Reception & Exhibits

  Friday, June 9

  8:30 - 9:30
Breakfast & Exhibits
  Classroom Seneca Tuscarora Onondaga Cayuga Chautauqua/Canandaigua
Transformational Leadership
  9:45 - 10:30 Solar Energy's Evolution: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

phil van horne
BlueRock Energy
  10:45 - 11:30 Collaboration Technologies Powering Business Outcomes

todd wilson
  11:45 - 12:30 Empowered staff + Happy Customers = Innovator in Industry

pamela gockley
IT Evolution
What is SD WAN and why is it relevant to me?

nick munger
Aspen Dental
Cabling Designs for Hyperconvergence

dave fredricks
Rise of the Bots

Brian McHenry
f5 Networks
Corporate Awareness
How to Reduce Security Risk When Considering New Software

jeff atkinson
Zelvin Security, LLC
Corporate Maturity vs. IT Maturity

eric caballero
Innovative Solutions
Why your wireless bill is not just another bill:  Turning your wireless data into actionable intelligence 

kae zulager
The Bill Police, Inc. 
Co-Speaker: andrew bascom
HCR Home Care
Cloud Strategies
IT Culture Shift to the Cloud

michael hensley
Superior IT Innovations, Inc.
Educating Consumers on the Value, Necessity, & Benefits of DRaaS Solutions

dean buczek
Data Center & Network Infrastructure Simplified & Cloud-bound

chip clark jr
APC by Schneider Electric
BYOD – Not a matter of IF but HOW

theodore love
Phoenix Central School District
Cloud and Virtualization Strategies

randy echterling
WellSpan Health
Fruitful Bounty or Bitter Harvest: What Are You Really Getting with Your WiFi Analytics?

roger benn
Excellus: Blue Cross Blue Shield

  12:45 - 1:15

Conference wrap-up & grand prize drawing



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- MJ
Voice Team Leader