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Tuesday, September 17 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Atlanta Showcase: The Cyber Ecosystem

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The State of Georgia and the City of Atlanta have worked diligently over the last several years to create a market and ecosystem that fully supports - thus attracts - cybersecurity companies and technology development. The state's commitment is far-reaching: technology hubs in Atlanta, to the Governor's Office, to the state-of-the-art, Georgia Cyber Innovation & Training Center located in Athens.

People in Georgia with cyber skills and those who wish to pursue opportunities in the cyber industry, follow. People are benefiting greatly from this state's commitment to building infrastructure, communities, educational opportunities, and jobs in cybersecurity.

In this session, you'll meet several of the architects, thought-leaders, and managers of this far-reaching and intricate (and still growing!) cybersecurity ecosystem in Georgia. Hear how they're making it happen!


Errika Moore

Executive Director, TAG Education Collaborative

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Dr. David Maimon

Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Georgia State University
David Maimon is an Associate Professor in the department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University and the Director of the Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group. He also holds an Associate Professor appointment in the Computer Science and the Computer Information... Read More →
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Dar'shun Kendrick

Georgia State Representative, Georgia House of Representatives
Dar’shun Kendrick has represented House District 93, which includes East DeKalb and South Gwinnett, ever since being elected at the age of 27 in 2010. She was sworn into the House as the 2nd youngest member of the Georgia legislature in 2011. She was born and raised in Atlanta... Read More →
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Dr. Jonathan Wetherington

Principal, Paul Duke STEM High School
Jonathon Wetherington is the principal of Paul Duke STEM High School. Before being named principal, Jonathon served as the Director of Science in Gwinnett County Public Schools for more than 6 years where he helped develop and strengthen STEM education in individual schools, the district... Read More →
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Gary Brantley

CIO, City of Atlanta
Gary Brantley is an innovative technology strategist renowned for his financial acumen and expertise in cultivating productive collaborations. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector, in addition to 17 years of leadership, to the City of Atlanta as the... Read More →

Tuesday September 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
Ballroom CDE - 4th Floor