What to Expect at FAIRCON18

Here's a high-level agenda outlining all the exciting events happening at FAIRCON18, as well as the optional Introductory FAIR Training add-on course. We hope you can join us for both! There will me a full agenda coming soon, including two new breakout learning tracks.
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Join us for an Introduction to FAIR session at 7:30 AM on Tuesday, October 16. This optional session will be led by FAIR author, Jack Jones, and will be a quick "get-up-to-speed" session for those in town for the conference.

TUESDAY, October 16

08:00 - 09:30 AM                Registration and Continental Breakfast

09:30 - 09:45 AM               Welcome Remarks

Nick Sanna, President, FAIR Institute
Andy Wasser, Associate Dean of the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University 

09:45 - 10:30 AM               Conference Keynote: The Next Frontier in Risk Management

Jack Jones, Chairman, The FAIR Institute, EVP R&D, RiskLens

10:30 - 11:15 AM               Panel: Shifting the Discussion to Cost-Effective Decision Making

Moderator: Jack Jones, Chairman, FAIR Institute
La'Treall Maddox, Senior Risk Manager, Cisco
Joel Baese, Director, Governance and Decision Science, Information Security, Walmart

Chris Correia, VP, Cyber Security & Risk Compliance at Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

11:15 - 11:45 AM               Networking Break 

11:45 - 12:30 PM               Case Study: Reporting to the Board: What got you here, won't get you there

Omar Khawaja, CISO, Highmark Health

12:30 - 01:30 PM               Networking Lunch

01:30 - 02:15 PM               Panel: How to get the Buy-In for a quantitative risk management program from your IT Security/Risk Council

Moderator: Evan Wheeler, CISO, Financial Engines
Jack Freund, Director, Cyber Risk, TIAA
Tim Titcomb, Vice President of Technology Risk for Fidelity Brokerage and Operations Technology
Mandy Andress, CISO, Elastic, Fmr. EIRM, MassMutual

02:15 - 02:45 PM               Networking Break 

02:45 - 03:45 PM               Panel: How to communicate the value of FAIR to internal and external stakeholders

Cyber Risk Management Workgroup Presenters

    Moderator: Rachel Slabotsky, Risk Consultant, RiskLens, Fmr. Risk Assurance Manager, Ernst & Young
    Greg Rothauser, Sr. Information Risk Manager, MassMutual
    Allison Seidel, Information Risk Management, PNC
    Steve Reznik, Director, Operational Risk Management, ADP
    Brandon Young, Managing Director, Cybersecurity Framework & Risk Assessment, Charles Schwab

03:45 - 04:15 PM               Networking Break

04:15 - 05:15 PM               Breakout Learning Sessions
                                                 Session A - FAIR & TBM: Two Standards come together for Managing Technology and Risk from the Business Perspective
                                                   Jack Jones, Chairman, FAIR Institute
                                                   Todd Tucker, VP, Standards, Research, and Education, TBM Council
                                                   Paula Medders, Senior Program Manager - Cyber Security, HPE
                                                   Michel Brassart, Sr. Director, DXC Technology

                                                  Session B - Panel: Dealing with Ransomware: pay the ransom or pay more by dealing with the consequences?
                                                   Moderator: Kim L. Jones, Director, Cybersecurity Education Consortium, Arizona State University
                                                   Kristopher Rush, Technical Director, CERT Division, Carnegie Mellon University
                                                   Anand Shah, Cybersecurity Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
                                                   Alan Levine, Fmr. CISO, Arconic

05:15 - 06:30 PM               Travel to Networking Reception

06:30 - 09:00 PM               Networking Reception - The Andy Warhol Museum


WEDNESDAY, October 17

07:30 - 08:30 AM               Breakfast

08:30 - 09:30 AM               Keynote Address: A Risk Committee Chair’s View of ERM and Cybersecurity Oversight

James Lam, Director, Chairman of the Risk Oversight Committee, E*TRADE Financial; Independent Director, RiskLens

09:30 - 10:00 AM               Networking Break

10:00 - 10:45 AM               Case Study: Extending FAIR to manage Operational Risk

Christina Nelson, Director, GISAT Risk and Strategy, Walmart

10:45 - 11:00 AM               Networking Break 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Presentation: Using FAIR to Optimize Your Cyber Insurance Coverage

1. Results of the Cyber Insurance Workgroup White Paper, "Improving the Cyber Insurance Underwriting and Buying Process"
Presenter: Chip Block, Vice President, Evolver Inc. with assistance and on behalf of the rest of the Workgroup Members:
     Cody Whelan, Risk Consultant, RiskLens
     Bob Parisi, Managing Director, Marsh
     Arthur Hsu, Lead Product Manager, Marsh
     Indrajit (Indy) Atluri, Information Security Manager, HIPAA Security Officer, ProPath Services LLC
     Trish Carreiro, Associate, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
     Brooke Oppenheimer, Attorney, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
     Samuel Tashima, Associate Director & Actuary, Aon

2. Catastrophic Risk Modeling using FAIR
Geoji Paul, Director of Information Security, Express Scripts
     Ben Havelka, Quantitative Risk Analyst, Express Scripts

12:00 - 01:30 PM               Awards Luncheon

FAIR Business Innovator
FAIR Champion

01:30 - 01:45 PM               Networking Break

01:45 - 02:30 PM           Panel/Discussion: Bridging the Gap Between the CISO & the CRO

Moderator: Amjed Saffarini, CEO, CyberVista
Omar Khawaja, CISO, Highmark Health
Dennis Cronin, CRO, Highmark Health
Mary Ann Blair, CISO, Carnegie Mellon University

02:30 - 03:00 PM               Networking Break

03:00 - 03:45 PM               Presentation: Key Risk Indicators: A Quantitative Approach

Marta Palanques, Security Lead Consultant, ADP
Steve Reznik, Director, Operational Risk Management, ADP

03:45 - 04:15 PM               Closing Remarks

*Attendees are free to depart for dinner on their own, the airport and/or to explore Pittsburgh.


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SUNDAY, October 14

08:00 - 09:00 AM              Continental Breakfast

09:00 - 10:00 AM              Workshop-style FAIR Training

10:00 - 10:15 AM              Morning Snack Break

10:15 - 12:00 PM              Workshop-style FAIR Training

12:00 - 01:00 PM              Hot Buffet Lunch

01:00 - 3:30 PM                Workshop-style FAIR Training

03:30 - 04:00 PM              Afternoon Snack & Networking Break

04:00 - 05:00 PM              Workshop-style FAIR Training


MONDAY, October 15

08:00 - 09:00 AM              Continental Breakfast

09:00 - 10:00 AM              Workshop-style FAIR Training

10:00 - 10:15 AM              Morning Snack Break

10:15 - 12:00 PM             Workshop-style FAIR Training

12:00 - 01:00 PM             Hot Buffet Lunch

01:00 - 3:30 PM               Workshop-style FAIR Training

03:30 - 04:00 PM             Afternoon Snack & Networking Break

04:00 -0 5:00 PM             Workshop-style FAIR Training