In collaboration with Cyber partners across the West Midlands
Date: Friday October 20th | Time: 09:30 – 15:30 | Location: The ICC
A cyber conference and showcase
Cyber Secure = Resilient Growth
Speakers & Contributors
Senior Policy Lead for Cyber Security in the Midlands
Founder & Strategic Advisor
Prof Prashant Pillai MBE
Director of The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands
Dr. Harjinder Singh Lallie
Associate Professor of Cyber Security
Deputy Head of Computing
Dr Anitha Chinnaswamy
Deputy Director, Cyber Security Innovation (CSI) Research Centre
Tech Sector Lead
ROCU WM Cyber Protect Officer
Cyber Practice Director
Digital & Cyber Project Manager, Investor.
Cluster Manager – Midlands Cyber
Founder and CEO
Head of Technology and Engineering
Meet and network with other cyber enthusiasts and experts
A warm welcome from the West Midlands cyber ecosystem
Hear why the government think cyber is pivotal to the economic stability and growth of the UK tech sector
The threat of cyber attacks means we need to create and foster a future workforce of innovative, diverse and dynamic thinkers. However, with a digital skills gap, this isn’t going to be easy. We’ll discuss how do we create a pipeline of cyber talent and cyber leaders to face future challenges.
Recruiting and retaining digital talent with emphasis on direct experiences from discussants of fundamental reasons D&I strategies in recruitment fail and how to avoid those traps, and then how to ensure sustained commitment to D&I strategies once recruitment has been successful.
Grab some lunch and network with other cyber enthusiasts and experts
Discover how ecosystem partners are working together and how you can contribute to the future growth of the cyber sector in the West Midlands
Your opportunity to contribute and openly discuss your ideas to transform the region’s cyber sector.
Final opportunity to network before the event comes to a close
Event officially ends