Waterloo Cyber Security & Defence Forum

10 November 2017 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Federation Hall
University of Waterloo, Waterloo

Waterloo Cyber Security & Defence Forum

An initiative of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG), and organized by Capital Comms Group in partnership with the University of Waterloo, the Forum will introduce the Defence Industry to the Canadian Cyber Security ecosystem and world-class research being undertaken at the University of Waterloo. This event will feature top experts in Cyber Security from Canada and around the world, speaking on topics including:

“Cyber Security in the Post-Quantum World,” presented by Professor Michele Mosca, Co-founder of the Institute for Quantum Computing and University Research Chair at the University of Waterloo, and founding member of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
“The Intersection of Cyber Security and Safety,” presented by Professor Sebastian Fischmeister, Executive Director of the Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research at the University of Waterloo, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and head of the Real-time Embedded Software Group.
“Research-to-Business” and “Business-to-Business” matchmaking will provide opportunities for intersection between international defence contractors, researchers, and small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Schedules for “Business-to-Business” sessions will be posted the week of October 30th and registrants will be contacted with login information.

Registrants will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with Engineering, Cyber Security and Mathematics students from the University of Waterloo.

Take advantage of our early-bird registration pricing available before October 6, 2017.

More info:
If you have questions or require more information, please contact one of the following organizers:

Jennifer Leng, Senior Industrial Development Advisor, FedDev Ontario

Ben Willoughby, Senior Sector Advisor – Aerospace and Manufacturing Unit, MEDG

William Norman, Capital Comms Inc.

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