2019 Schedule

Keynote Address


Charles Flanagan TD, Minister for Justice and Equality


Highlight Speaker


Sir Rob Wainwright, Senior Partner for Deloitte’s Cyber Practice


What are we seeing? Emerging Trends in Cyber Attacks



Richard Browne, Director of Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre

Gina Dollard, Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager, Allied Irish Banks

Ciaran Martin, Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, UK

Captain Ed Devinney, Director Corporate Partnerships / Tech Outreach, US Cyber Command

 Conrad Prince, Distinguished Fellow and Senior Cyber Adviser, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)


Deterrence, Detection and Punishment: The Policing and Law Enforcement Perspective


Mandy Haeburn-Little, Chief Executive of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre


Detective Superintendent Michael Gubbins, Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau

Detective Inspector Alistar Burns, Serious Cyber Crime Unit, Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)

 Todd Renner, Special Agent & Assistant Legal Attaché, FBI

 James Sullivan, Research Fellow in Cyber Threats and Cyber Security, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)


Research and Innovation in Cyber Security


David Crozier, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Engagement, Centre for Secure Information Technologies and ECIT, Queens University Belfast

Maire O’Neill, Principal Investigator, Centre for Secure Information Technologies and ECIT, Queens University Belfast

Marc French, Senior Vice President and Chief Trust Officer at Mimecast


Jacky Fox, Cyber & IT Forensic Lead at Deloitte and lecturer on Information Security in University College Dublin


 Keith Lippert, Vice President and Deputy Information Security Officer at Allstate


 Paul Wickens, CEO of Enterprise Shared Services and CIO for the Northern Ireland Civil Service


National Security and Defence


Professor Todd Landman, Professor of Political Science and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at The University of Nottingham

Andrew Munro, Assistant Secretary-General, Department of the Taoiseach


Kevin R. Powers, Director of M.S. Cybersecurity Policy and Governance, Boston College


Brigadier-General Kevin Kennedy, Director, Cyberspace Strategy and Policy, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force




Closing Address


Speaker TBC