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V4 Cybersecurity Conference

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25 Massachusetts Ave NW #900

Washington, DC 20001

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Join dignitaries, government officials, corporate investors and C-Suite executives for a one-day cybersecurity conference sponsored by The Visegrad Four countries – Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, who jointly promote their businesses under the We4Startups brand. The conference will showcase the V4 region as a dynamic innovation ecosystem with attractive investment opportunities using the momentum of V4 Polish Presidency.

International Focus

This exclusive event will feature expert opinion panels, networking sessions, and partnership opportunities to advance cybersecurity and business interests at home and abroad.

Network Gateway

Connect with government leaders, corporate representatives, and industry incubators, all having the goal of cybersecurity enhancement through relationship building.

Expert Panelists

Join the conversation lead by distinguished subject matter experts, focusing on the global policy and technical challenges of today’s cybersecurity landscape.

Featured Speakers

  • U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)

  • Jadwiga Emilewicz – Undersecretary of State, Poland’s Ministry of Economic Development


Piotr Trabinski – Cybersecurity Expert, Research Assistant at the Institute of World Politics

International Policy and Cybersecurity

  • Will Hudson – Senior Advisor for International Policy, Google Inc.

  • John Miller – Vice President for Global Policy and Law, Cybersecurity and Privacy, Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)

  • Danielle Kriz – Senior Director of Global Policy, Palo Alto Networks

  • Abigail Slater – General Counsel, Internet Association

  • Josef Orlovic – Cybersecurity Attaché, Embassy of the Czech Republic

Technology – Challenges and Resiliency

  • Andrew Lee – CEO, ESET

  • Rick Gordon – Managing Partner, Mach37

  • Ondrej Krehel – Digital Forensics Lead, CEO and Founder, LIFARS

  • Martin Uher – Vice President, CyberGym Europe


8:15am Registration and open networking

9:00am Opening remarks Senator Joe Manchin and Jadwiga Emilewicz

9:30am Panel Discussion: International Policy and Cybersecurity

The way forward with policies with legislation in the area of cybersecurity; the global character of the cyber agenda and the link between the US and EU.

10:30am Panel Discussion: Technology – Challenges and Resiliency

Cyber security as a force driving innovation and entrepreneurship; current trends and challenges in cybersecurity.

11:30am Break

12:00pm V4 Startup Presentations

Presentations by pioneering V4 cybersecurity companies with focused insights into their unique product and service offerings.

1:30pm Lunch, Open Networking, and Exhibitor Tables

Catered lunch with seating available. Open networking throughout the rest of the day.

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25 Massachusetts Ave NW #900

Washington, DC 20001

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