Looking Ahead Together: Cyversity and CLTC End-of-Year Reception

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Looking Ahead Together: Cyversity and CLTC End-of-Year Reception

An end-of-year gathering for the CLTC & Cyversity communities feat. a special keynote speaker, research lightning talks, and reception.

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Brower Center 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704

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About this event

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Join Cyversity and the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity for this special end-of-year event! We’ll celebrate the cybersecurity research and professional communities of both organizations and highlight what’s to come in 2023. Guests will hear from experts in transformative leadership and cybersecurity on issues related to under-representation in cyber and STEM, and what we can all do to create a truly inclusive field.

  • Welcome remarks: MK Palmore, Cyversity Board Member and Director, Office of the CISO, Google Cloud; and Ann Cleaveland, Executive Director, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity
  • Keynote: "Inclusive Leadership in Cybersecurity" - Kripa Krishnan, VP, Google Cloud Platform / Technical Infrastructure at Google
  • Lightning talk: "Growing a More Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce from an Entrepreneurs Perspective" - Sekhar Sarukkai, Technologist, Entrepreneur, and Investor

A networking reception with light refreshments will follow.

Accessibility Accommodations

If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting, CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about mobility access in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Rachel Wesen at cltcevents@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7–10 days in advance of the event.