Join us before the conference for FAIR Training Courses. We will be offering the FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Course as well as an in-person FAIR Analyst Learning Path Course for those who have already taken the Fundamentals course.

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SUNDAY & MONDAY, September 22 & 23

FAIR Analysis Fundamentals & FAIR Analyst Learning Path Training Courses

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Day 1 - TUESDAY, September 24

7:30 - 9:00 AM  Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 AM   Welcome Remarks
  Nick Sanna, President, FAIR Institute  
9:15 - 10:00 AM  Conference Keynote: Enabling Risk Management Programs That Actually Work
  Jack Jones, Chairman, FAIR Institute, EVP R&D, RiskLens  
10:00 - 10:45 AM  Presentation: Defining the Goals of an Effective Risk Management Program
  Moderator: Jack Jones, Chairman, FAIR Institute
Christopher Porter, CISO, FannieMae
Omar Khawaja, CISO, Highmark Health
Emery Csulak, Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity/CISO, U.S. Department of Energy
Joey Johnson, CISO, Premise Health
10:45 - 11:15 AM  Networking Break
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM  Panel: Building a Cybersecurity Program with a Risk Management Framework & FAIR

Moderator: Jack Freund, Ph.D., Director Risk Science, RiskLens 
Kevin Stine, Chief of the Applied Cybersecurity Division, NIST
Ian Amit, CSO, Cimpress
Jason Martin, GRC Team Manager, Highmark Health
Michael Parisi, Vice President Assurance Strategy, HITRUST

12:00 - 1:00 PM

 Networking Lunch & Guest Presentation:

The View from U.S. Congress
Cong. Jim Langevin, Co-Chair Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus

1:00 - 2:00 PM  "Starting with FAIR" (Beginner Track)  "Advanced Users" Track
  Presentation: A Crash Course on Quantitative vs. Qualitative Presentation: Closing the Risk Management Loop with Cyber Risk Quantification
  Evan Wheeler, CISO, Financial Engines Greg Rothauser, Enterprise Business Information Security Officer (BISO), MassMutual
2:00 - 2:30 PM   Networking Break
2:30 - 3:30 PM Presentation: Am I Mature Enough to Adopt FAIR? - Uncovering the True Success Factors Presentation: Operationalizing Risk Quantification in Business Processes
  Mary Faulkner, Dir. of Information Security, Thrivent Financial
Ben Storm, Info Sec Risk Analyst, Thrivent Financial
Jack Whitsitt, SVP and FAIR Team Lead, Bank of America
3:30 - 4:00 PM  Networking Break
4:00 - 5:00 PM Presentation: Various Stages of FAIR Adoption Case Study: Scoping Enterprise Risk Assessments
  Geoji Paul, Director, Information Security Risk, Centene Corporation
Nathan Thomack, Manager, Cybersecurity Risk Management, Emerson
Keith Weinbaum, Enterprise Risk Management Architect, Quicken Loans
6:00 - 10:00 PM  Social Event at Cadillac Ranch


Day 2 - WEDNESDAY, September 25

7:30 - 9:00 AM  Breakfast & Networking 
9:00 - 9:05 AM   Opening Remarks
9:05 - 09:45 AM  Keynote Address: Why Digital Business Needs IRM & Risk Quantification
   John Wheeler, Global Research Leader - Risk Management Technology, Gartner
09:45 - 10:45 AM  Presentation: Use Case Panorama - How Quantification Enables Risk-Aligned Decision Making
  Moderator, Chris Patteson, Executive Director - Risk Transformation Office, RSA
Alex Rogozhin, VP, Info Sec Data Intelligence, BB&T

Laura Voicu, Senior Security Architect, Swisscom
Luke Domet, Center of Excellence Lead - Technology Risk Assessments, Fidelity Investments
India Sutton, Global Cyber Risk Management Specialist, Daimler Mobility AG
10:45 - 11:15 AM  Networking Break
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Presentation: How to Measure Risk with Limited and Messy Data: Overcoming the Myths
  Doug Hubbard, President, Hubbard Decision Research 
12:00 - 1:30 PM  Awards Luncheon
   FAIR Business Innovator
 FAIR Champion
 FAIR Ambassador
1:30 - 2:15 PM  Pen Testing Your Board Pitch: An Interactive Exercise
  Moderator: Kim Jones, FAIR Institute Advisory Board Member
James Lam, Head of Risk Committee, Director, E*TRADE, NACD 100 Fellow
Chris Inglis. Board of Director Member, FedEx, KeyW, Huntington's Bank
FAIR Institute Cyber Risk Management Workgroup
2:15 - 2:45 PM   Networking Break
2:45 - 3:30 PM Case Study: Integrating Strategic Threat Intelligence and FAIR   Panel: Integrating Cyber Into ERM 
  Musso Shaikh, Program Manager, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Fannie Mae Moderator: Evan Wheeler, CISO, Financial Engines
Greg Barna, Executive Director of Operational Risk Management, DTCC
Yael Nagler, FMR. Global Enterprise Information & Technology Risk, BlackRock
Michael Kenney, VP of Operational Risk, Freddie Mac
3:30 - 3:45 PM  Networking Break

3:45 - 4:45 PM

 Case Study: Using FAIR to take the Headache out of considering Cyber Insurance for your Business Panel: Managing Organizational and Third-party Risk in the Age of Digital Transformation: Practical Lessons and Data-influenced Considerations
  Jeremy Alexander, Sr. Risk Expert,  Walmart

Moderator: Tom Bain, SVP, Riskrecon
Chris Golden, Ph.D., Director, Information Security, Horizon Blue Cross of New Jersey
Wade Baker, Ph.D., Partner, Cyentia Institute

4:45 - 5:00 PM   Closing Remarks


*Attendees are free to depart for dinner on their own, the airport and/or to explore National Harbor and Washington, DC.


THURSDAY, September 26

RiskLens Customer Event - By Invite Only

General Sessions begin at 9 AM. Lunch to follow at 12 PM to adjourn by 1 PM EST.

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The two training courses, FAIR Analysis Fundamentals and FAIR Analyst Learning Path that will precede the conference, will follow the schedule listed below:

Sunday, September 22

08:00 - 09:00 AM - Breakfast & Networking
09:00 - 12:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session
12:00 - 01:00 PM - Lunch & Networking
01:00 - 05:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session

Monday, September 23

08:00 - 09:00 AM - Breakfast & Networking
09:00 - 12:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session
12:00 - 01:00 PM - Lunch & Networking
01:00 - 05:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session

*Breaks will be taken throughout the training course in both the morning and afternoon sessions.

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