Houston, TX | February 16, 2017

The Future of Cyber Security: Spotlight on Oil and Gas

Because the oil and gas industry is a key component of the U.S. and global economy, from transportation and manufacturing to textiles and agriculture, ensuring its security and reliability are crucial to national security and economic stability. The importance of this critical industry is magnified by the growing threat of cyber attacks against the nation’s intricate network of oil and gas facilities. The featured conversation will discuss the current and projected cyber threat landscape facing this industry and the myriad challenges oil and gas companies must overcome to protect themselves.

February 16 - Thursday

8:30 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00 am

Welcome Remarks

Speaker

9:05 am

Exploring the Cyber Landscape

Moderator

Speaker

9:25 am

Understanding the Cyber Challenge

Moderator

Speakers

  • Ken Braud

    Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Halliburton Company

  • Archana Deskus

    Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Baker Hughes Incorporated

  • Mark Maddox

    Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Apache Corp.

10:00 am

Connecting Key Players

Moderator

Speakers

  • Tyler Williams

    Global Technology Lead, Shell

  • Julie Snyder

    Lead Privacy and Security Engineer, MITRE; Project Engineer, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, National Institute of Standards & Technology

  • Angela Haun

    Special Agent and InfraGard Coordinator, FBI Houston Division

10:25 am

Developing Solutions and Best Practices

Moderator

Speakers

  • Wm. Arthur Conklin

    Director, Center for Information Security Research and Education, University of Houston

  • Patrick Gouhin

    Executive Director and CEO, International Society of Automation

  • Charles D. McConnell

    Executive Director, Energy and Environment Initiative, Rice University

Speakers

Richard Stubbe

Bloomberg Houston Bureau Chief

David Wethe

Bloomberg Energy Reporter

Laura Blewitt

Bloomberg Oil Trading Americas Reporter

Judy Marks

Siemens USA CEO

Brett T. Williams

IronNet Cybersecurity Maj Gen (Ret.)

Ken Braud

Halliburton Company Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mark Maddox

Apache Corp. Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Chieh Huang

Boxed Co-Founder & CEO

Julie Snyder

National Institute of Standards & Technology Lead Privacy and Security Engineer, MITRE; Project Engineer, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Tyler Williams

Shell Global Technology Lead

Charles D. McConnell

Rice University Executive Director, Energy and Environment Initiative

Patrick Gouhin

International Society of Automation Executive Director and CEO

Wm. Arthur Conklin

University of Houston Director, Center for Information Security Research and Education

Archana Deskus

Baker Hughes Incorporated Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Angela Haun

FBI Houston Division Special Agent and InfraGard Coordinator

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. Siemens has also been in the transportation business for over 160 years, introducing the first electric railway in 1879 and has since worked on rail projects across the globe. The Siemens Mobility Division provides efficient and integrated transportation of people and goods by both rail and highways by designing and manufacturing across the entire spectrum of rolling stock including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as Washington D.C., New York, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Miami, Orlando, Philadelphia, Denver, Baltimore, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, Houston, Portland, Sacramento, San Diego, St. Louis, Atlanta and Charlotte. Cities also rely on Siemens to provide traction-power substations and electricity transmission, as well as signaling and control technology for freight and passenger rail and transit systems. Siemens has transportation manufacturing hubs in: Sacramento, CA; Louisville, KY; Marion, KY; Pittsburgh, PA.