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Some of the most talented and brilliant women in cyber and privacy will be discussing cybersecurity and data protection around Medical Devices, Medical Records (hard copies and electronic), Cloud, and IoT. The speakers come from diverse backgrounds so, they will all be talking from their own perspectives. Bertha Coombs (CNBC Health Reporter) will moderate the keynote panel and Gail Bronson (tech writer/editor) will moderate the main panel.

Topics that will be covered:

  • Inclusion of more women, especially in leadership roles

  • Job outlook

  • Cyber Risks and Threats

  • Privacy Laws and Legal Liabilities

  • Creative ways to improve Cybersecurity and Data Protection

  • Partnerships and Business Opportunities

Immediately following the panel, will be a happy hour which includes drinks, appetizers, and lots of networking!

Keynote Panelists: Adrienne Ramsay (Senior Policy Advisor at Baker Donelson), Bridget Gauer (NITAAC Director), Angel Goldsborough-Lee (Director IT Customer Solutions at the U.S. House of Representatives), and Secretary Kelly Schultz of Maryland Department of Labor.

Cyber/Hipaa Panelists: Hillary Lewis (Information and Technology Risk Management), Melina Scotto (Cyber Solution Architect, Health and Civil NCI Security Service Delivery Manager at GDIT), Pamela J. Martinez (Chief Enterprise Data Architect at Energy Information Administration), Dawn Maruna (Senior Business and Technology Attorney at Baker Donelson), and Dr. Stephanie Johnson (Licensed Clinical and Research Neuropsychologist),



Agenda

12:00pm to 1pm - Keynote Panel with Q&A

1pm to 1:20pm - Networking Break

1:20pm to 3pm - Main Panel

3pm to 5pm - Drinks, Appetizers, and Networking (Cash Bar)


Admission

General Admission - $75 (Includes one drink and appetizers)

Government and Active Duty Military - Free

Student rate - $25


Coming Soon in the "Securing Medical Devices and EHR" series

Tampa- October 31 (Suzanne Schwartz (FDA) and Joseph Ronzio, Deputy CTO at VA

NYC - Dec

San Francisco - Jan

San Diego - Jan

Nashville TN - Feb

Houston - March

Boston - April


STEM and Veteran Transition - Coming Soon in DC

December 11 - Washington DC (Cyber Gevena Conference)


Moderator

CNBC Reporter

Bertha Coombs is a reporter for CNBC, covering financial markets, business news stories and health care throughout the business day. She is based at the Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square.

Her health care coverage at CNBC has ranged from covering the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the failed launch of the Obamacare health insurance exchanges, to how cancer researchers are using IBM's Watson to improve cancer care, and how doctors are using mobile technology to treat patients in their own homes. She also covered the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the impact of the financial crisis of 2008, and reported on the oil markets from the floor of the New York Mercantile exchange.

Before joining CNBC, Coombs was a reporter and anchor for the pioneering online business network, Yahoo Finance Vision, and served as a freelance reporter for the former CNNfn financial network. Prior, she served as a reporter for ABC News One, and a substitute anchor for "World News Now" and "World News This Morning."

She began her career in general news, with previous reporting and anchoring positions at WABC-TV in New York, WPLG-TV in Miami and WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut.

Coombs is a graduate of Yale University and was awarded the Leo Beranek Reporter Training Fellowship at WCVB-TV in Boston. Born in Havana, Cuba, she speaks fluent Spanish.

Follow Bertha Coombs on Twitter @BerthaCoombs


Keynote

Secretary Kelly M. Schulz of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing Frederick County, where she served on the Economic Matters Committee from 2011- 2015. In addition to local issues, thenDelegate Schulz took special interest in legislation relating to banks and other financial institutions, business, occupations and professions, economic development, labor and employment, unemployment insurance, and workers' compensation. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the Maryland Department of Labor from her years of experience working in the government and private sector. Secretary Schulz is proud to lead the agency that protects and empowers Marylanders by safeguarding workers, protecting consumers, and cultivating a thriving workforce that can meet the demands of Maryland’s dynamic economy.


Bridget Gauer

Director, NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)

Bridget Gauer is the Director of NITAAC, setting the strategic vision for the NIH GWAC program, which consists of three vehicles valued at $60 billion (CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business and CIO-CS).

Ms. Gauer has over 20 years of acquisition and leadership experience. Most recently she served as the Division Director of Contracts for the HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the Acting Director for the Acquisition Program Support Division within the Acquisition Management, Contracts, and Grants office. Prior to joining HHS, Ms. Gauer served as the chief of contracts for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Ms. Gauer has been the recipient of numerous Government awards and honors, including the Chief Acquisition Officer’s Council Award for her efforts with federal intern programs, the U.S Army Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, and is a U.S. Army James Carroll Excellence in Management award recipient. Ms. Gauer is FAC-C Level III certified in Contracting and Level II FAC P/PM. She holds a B.S. in Recreation and a M.B.A. and M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.


Angel Goldsborough-Lee

Director, I.T. Customer Solutions, U.S. House of Representatives, Office of Chief Administrative Officer, House Information Resources

Angel Goldsborough-Lee has worked in the information field for over 27 years. For the past 22 years, she was worked for the U.S. House of Representatives within the Office of the Chief Administrative Officers IT department. During her tenure at the House, Angel has worked on a variety of business and technology projects and initiatives. It’s the experience, relationships formed and “on-the-job” training that has prepared her for her current role as the Director of IT Customer Solutions.

Angel holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and an Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from Howard University and a Master’s degree in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University.


Meet the Speakers


Hillary is a technology-focused leader who has served in key executive roles including CEO of a Washington, DC based Health IT Consulting firm, Chief Privacy and Security Officer for a technology startup out of the University of Texas Medical School and Senior Official for Privacy at the Office of the Inspector General for the US Department of Health and Human Services. Her particular expertise is in building collaborations and coalitions to bridge the gap between technology and business and enable innovation.


Melina Scotto is a Cybersecurity Solutions Architect for Health and Civil Federal Programs at CSRA and holds current CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), CEH (Certified ethical hacker) and CISA (Certified Information System Auditor) credentials. Her professional concentration is in federal, international and domestic health care data regulations as well as general FISMA requirements.

In 2004, Melina secured global health systems providing anti-retroviral drugs to PEPFAR countries with John Snow Inc. where she worked primarily in network security administration. She configured PKI for Linux servers and managed Cisco VoIP systems for a nationwide telecommunications project. In 2009, Melina moved from international HIV work to domestic healthcare at George Washington Medical Faculty Associates. The position as Network Security Engineer focused on maintaining technical requirements of HIPAA Security Rule and HITECH in a dynamic virtual server environment and assessing OCR criteria for HIPAA/HITECH compliance and Meaningful Use eligibility. It was at GWU where Melina became an instructor for master classes in Health Informatics, HIPAA Security, Business Continuity Planning and Risk Assessment. In 2012, Melina moved to National Institutes of Health (NIH) where I held several security posts. Currently, she leads a team of 14 security engineers and auditors for National Cancer Institute where projects move quickly and data must be secured for FISMA compliance using NIST SP 800-53 rev 4 technical control framework both on-premises and in FedRAMP cloud environments.

A Maryland resident and lifelong Orioles fan. When not securely linked into a server, I enjoy volunteering with the Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital. I hope to join your program and lead NCI in securing bioinformatic data.


Dr. Stephanie Johnson is both a licensed clinical and research neuropsychologist with a private clinical practice in Washington DC where she specializes in the assessment and diagnosis of neurocognitive disorders. She has served as a consultant for both the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute, UW-Madison, and for the Stroke Disparities Program with Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Johnson received extensive training in the area of differential diagnosis of cognitive disorders while completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (Bryan ADRC) at Duke University Medical Center. After the completion of her fellowship, Dr. Johnson went on to join the medical faculty at the Johns Hopkins Hospital with the Department of Neurology. While at Johns Hopkins, she broadened the scope of her research to include the exploration of the physiological effects of stress on the development of Alzheimer’s disease in ethnically diverse populations. Dr. Johnson also continued to provide differential diagnosis to various patient populations in the Cortical Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. After her tenure at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Johnson opened two clinics in the Washington DC area focused on clinical neuropsychological assessment of neurological disorders.


Dawn M. Maruna is a senior business and technology attorney who concentrates her practice on data privacy and security, vendor management, corporate transactions, and regulatory compliance matters, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) online advertising and marketing regulations, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and U.K. Bribery Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (privacy of student education records), and cybersecurity regulations.

Dawn frequently serves as outside counsel to a wide variety of businesses seeking assistance with structuring, drafting, and negotiating software and content licenses, distribution and supply arrangements, vendor, service provider, and sales agreements, SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS agreements, internet and e-commerce transactions, and strategy for managed service relationships among other topics. She has represented clients in large-scale contract negotiations for telecommunications, colocation, and software licensing and development, as well as strategic alliances involving electronic health records (EHR) for healthcare systems. She also regularly advises clients on legal issues related to website policies and disclaimers, mobile applications, social media, ethics, emerging technologies, and non-profits (CRM, affiliate relationships, membership, fundraising, and events).

As a former in-house technology counsel for a bank and information technology manager, she is particularly adept at facilitating communications and knowledge transfer between board members, executives, management, lawyers, technologists, procurement specialists, and others. She also draws upon her former practice as a complex commercial litigator in New York City to advise businesses involved in financial services, insurance, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, energy, and transportation (car rental, ride share, aviation, ground transportation, etc.) industries.


Ms. Ramsay's background allows her to help clients anticipate, understand, and navigate the policy, budget, and regulatory actions across the federal government while protecting their interests and creating opportunities.

Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Ms. Ramsay was a Professional Staff Member on the House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. Her portfolio on the Defense Subcommittee included Department of Defense and Intelligence Community Space and Cyber programs, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). She also provided oversight to the Navy and Marine Corps Operation and Maintenance accounts, including funding for training; steaming and flying hours; and depot maintenance for ships, aircraft and vehicles, and the Department of Defense Working Capital Funds, which included purchases of fuel and other services for the Services. Ms. Ramsay continues to maintain active United States Government security clearances at the Top Secret/Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level.

As a result of her work on the Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, Ms. Ramsay has an excellent working relationship with Professional Staff, as well as with Members of the Appropriations Committees of the House and Senate. Ms. Ramsay's work involved consultation, coordination, and negotiation with Members and Staff of the majority and minority Staff of the Defense and Intelligence Authorization Committees of both the House and Senate. These relationships allow her to achieve her clients' legislative goals through strong, bipartisan advocacy.

Preceding her time on the Appropriations Committee, Ms. Ramsay provided technical and budgetary analysis on Department of Defense (DOD) Space and Information Technology programs, Missile Defense Agency (MDA) programs, and NASA future exploration programs as a member of the Professional Staff on the House Armed Services Committee, a budget analyst at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and as a programs analyst at the Congressional Budget Office. While at OMB, she led the National Security Division's recommendations for the President's Management Agenda, formulated budget recommendations for the 2005 and 2006 President's Budget submissions, and worked closely with the National Security Council (NSC) and Office of Science Technology and Policy (OSTP) on missile defense and national security space policy issues.

In 2004, Ms. Ramsay worked in Senator Patty Murray's office as a Brookings Institution Fellow serving as the Legislative Assistant for Defense and Homeland Security issues. Prior to that role, her career was comprised of architecting a range of large scale defense and intelligence systems and engineering the associated acquisition programs. She worked on classified and commercial satellite acquisitions as a systems engineer responsible for satellite-ground interfaces and developments of end-to-end architecture designs and costs. Ms. Ramsay led the engineering team that defined the requirements, architecture, and concept of operations for a hyper-spectral satellite demonstration. She led the team responsible for systems engineering associated with the National Ballistic Missile Defense architecture and led the site studies for placement and requirements for the radars and other sensors for the 'defense of the homeland' ballistic missile defense mission.

Ms. Ramsay's background allows her to help clients anticipate, understand, and navigate the policy, budget, and regulatory actions across the federal government while protecting their interests and creating opportunities.

Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Ms. Ramsay was a Professional Staff Member on the House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. Her portfolio on the Defense Subcommittee included Department of Defense and Intelligence Community Space and Cyber programs, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). She also provided oversight to the Navy and Marine Corps Operation and Maintenance accounts, including funding for training; steaming and flying hours; and depot maintenance for ships, aircraft and vehicles, and the Department of Defense Working Capital Funds, which included purchases of fuel and other services for the Services. Ms. Ramsay continues to maintain active United States Government security clearances at the Top Secret/Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level.

As a result of her work on the Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, Ms. Ramsay has an excellent working relationship with Professional Staff, as well as with Members of the Appropriations Committees of the House and Senate. Ms. Ramsay's work involved consultation, coordination, and negotiation with Members and Staff of the majority and minority Staff of the Defense and Intelligence Authorization Committees of both the House and Senate. These relationships allow her to achieve her clients' legislative goals through strong, bipartisan advocacy.

Preceding her time on the Appropriations Committee, Ms. Ramsay provided technical and budgetary analysis on Department of Defense (DOD) Space and Information Technology programs, Missile Defense Agency (MDA) programs, and NASA future exploration programs as a member of the Professional Staff on the House Armed Services Committee, a budget analyst at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and as a programs analyst at the Congressional Budget Office. While at OMB, she led the National Security Division's recommendations for the President's Management Agenda, formulated budget recommendations for the 2005 and 2006 President's Budget submissions, and worked closely with the National Security Council (NSC) and Office of Science Technology and Policy (OSTP) on missile defense and national security space policy issues.

In 2004, Ms. Ramsay worked in Senator Patty Murray's office as a Brookings Institution Fellow serving as the Legislative Assistant for Defense and Homeland Security issues. Prior to that role, her career was comprised of architecting a range of large scale defense and intelligence systems and engineering the associated acquisition programs. She worked on classified and commercial satellite acquisitions as a systems engineer responsible for satellite-ground interfaces and developments of end-to-end architecture designs and costs. Ms. Ramsay led the engineering team that defined the requirements, architecture, and concept of operations for a hyper-spectral satellite demonstration. She led the team responsible for systems engineering associated with the National Ballistic Missile Defense architecture and led the site studies for placement and requirements for the radars and other sensors for the 'defense of the homeland' ballistic missile defense mission.


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