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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene to be featured speaker at June 2 cybersecurity conference

May 22, 2017

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Join us on Friday, June 2nd for a lively discussion of vital emerging cybersecurity issues featuring Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, Seattle-area business cybersecurity experts and Jackson School professors.

The conference “Bridging the Gap in Cybersecurity Policy: Emerging International and Domestic Issues” is organized by the Jackson School of International Studies and Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle in partnership with the Jackson Foundation and support from Carnegie Corporation of New York and will be held from 9:30am to 1:30pm at the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle1301 Fifth Ave, Suite 1500Seattle, WA.

The international panel will be moderated by Dr. Reşat Kasaba from the Jackson School and feature Jing de Jong-Chen from Microsoft, John Craig from Boeing and Dr. Jessica Beyer from the Jackson School discussing cybersecurity topics including the latest cyber threats within a changing geopolitical environment, nonstate actors (hackers) and insights from building aviation cybersecurity.

Moderated by Matt Morrison from the Pacific Northwest Economic Region, the domestic panel features Mark Raugas from the Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryDavid Morris from Washington State Office of Cybersecurity and Dr. Sara Curran from the Jackson School covering the protection of critical infrastructure, ways to build systems for economic resiliency and cybersecurity policy education.

The conference will also feature Jackson School student cybersecurity subject experts: Ranjini (Minnie) Ray Chaudhury, Kayley Knopf, Donghui Park, Nicholas Steele, Michael Walstrom and Yuxi Wei.

Registration: The cost for this event is $35 for non-members and $25 for members* and includes lunch. Online registrations will be accepted through June 1. Walk-in registrations on the day of the conference may not be guaranteed a seat. *Note: As members of the Trade Development Alliance of Washington, UW students, faculty and staff are eligible for the membership price.

Please also note no refund will be available for registration cancellations made after May 26.

Register and view the full schedule hereQuestions? Contact Samantha Paxton at (206) 389-7289 /

This publication was made possible in part by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The statements made and views expressed are solely the responsibility of the author.