May 5 | The Hotel UMD, College Park, Maryland

2022 Conference Agenda

Monday, May 9

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:00 – 10:30 Opening Plenary Session

09:00 Welcome and Introduction (M0a) Alex Whitworth, Sales Director, Carahsoft

09:10 Government Keynote (M0b) Stacy Bostjanick, Director, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Policy, OUSD A&S, US Department of Defense

09:45 Why CMMC Matters for SMBs and How CRI Plans to Help (M0c) Karen Evans, Managing Director, Cyber Readiness Institute, former Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response at the U.S. Department of Energy

10:20-10:45 Networking Break in Exhibits

10:45-12:45 Conference Session

CMMC Policy and Standards

Moderator: Andrew Stewart, Senior Federal Strategist, Cisco Systems

10:45 Datacentric Approaches to Protecting CUI: CMMC and Zero Trust (M1a) Leopold Wildenauer, Policy Manager, Public Sector, Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)

11:15 The NIST SP 800-171 Series: What’s New and Looking Ahead (M1b) Victoria Pillitteri, Acting Manager, Security Engineering & Risk Management Group, NIST

11:45 A C3PAO’s Perspective on Preparing for CMMC (M1c) Cole French, CMMC Practice Lead, Kratos

12:15 Build a CMMC Program from ISO 27001 Certification (M1d) Willy Fabritius, Global Head of Strategy & Business Development, Information Security Assurance, SGS; Kyle Lai, Founder, CISO, KLC Consulting, Program Committee Member

12:45–13:45 Lunch in Exhibit Area

13:45-15:15 Conference Session

Data Protection

Moderator: Kyle Lai, Founder, CISO, KLC Consulting

13:45 Applying Data Protection Best Practices to CMMC (M2a) Gina Scinta, Deputy CTO, Thales TCT

14:15 Panel Discussion on CUI: Addressing Foundational Issues (M2b) Moderator: Amy Williams, Senior Director, BlueVoyant; Panelists: Regan Edens, Chief Transformation Officer, DTC Global; Dr. Maureen McWhite, CEO, Founder, 4Gen Consulting Services; Stuart Itkin, VP CMMC & FedRAMP Assurance, Coalfire Federal; Scott Edwards, CEO, Summit 7 [60 MIN]

15:15-15:45 Networking Break in Exhibits

(Exhibits close at 15:45)

15:45-17:15 Conference Session

CMMC in Practice

Moderator: Jay Diem, Director of Cybersecurity, GDIT

17:15 Adjourn