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2nd Annual State of IT in Maine Cyber Security Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, November 8, 2013, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: 
USM Abromson Center
Contact Name: 
Cathy Virecci
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4782
Contact Email: 
cfana@usm.maine.edu

On behalf of The Maine Cyber Security Cluster and the Information & Innovation Special Projects Group at USM, invites you to attend the second annual State of IT in Maine Conference to be held in the Abromson Center at the University of Southern Maine Portland Campus on November 8, 2013. The keynote speaker for this year will be the Rear Admiral William E. Leigher, Director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance, United States Navy.  The afternoon will be broken into workshops to include topics such as New Technologies, Privacy & Legal Issues in Cyber Security, Cyber Ethics, and Small Business Resources. A featured 'After Action Report' will be held in Hannaford Hall by the US Northern Command in conjunction with National Guard Bureau on the Vigilant Guard Regional Exercise Planning Conference; it will provide an opportunity for State National Guard Headquarters, State Joint Task Forces, Maine Emergency Management, County, International and local civil partners to improve communication and operational relationships in a domestic operations environment.

Join us at this important state-wide conference and meet your colleagues from business, industry, education, government, and research.

Register online by visiting the conference website:http://mcsc.usm.maine.edu/itm2013 or by calling 207-780-5960.

Admission: $95 general public; $25 USM faculty/staff; free to students.  Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch the day of the event. Download flyer here.

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