Cyber Summit

2018 North American International Cyber Summit
October 29, 2018

COBO Center – Detroit, MI
Twitter Hashtag: #MiCyberSummit

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NEW Theme for 2018 – Taking the Lead: Collaborating to Solve National Cyber Security Problems – Building partnerships and balancing competition and information sharing for improved security.  The theme is designed to highlight our regions innovations and accomplishments to provide thought leadership on collaborative initiatives.

The North American International Cyber Summit 2018 hosted by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, is once again set to take place in the heart of Downtown Detroit at Cobo Center. This event in its seventh year will bring together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cyber-security issues impacting the world. The Summit is scheduled for Monday, October 29, 2018 with an invitation-only Governor’s reception taking place the evening of Sunday, October 28, 2018.

The State of Michigan has long been considered a national leader on cyber security, leading the discussion on emerging trends and best practices in policy, law and all manner of public and private interests. The agenda for the event will showcase internationally recognized speakers as well as experts from around the country to lead featured breakout sessions on the following featured industry topics:

  • Business
  • Education/Families
  • Information Technology
  • Economic Development
  • Law Enforcement
  • Federal, State and Local Units of Government
  • Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Automotive
  • Finance
  • International Cyber Exercise

The 3rd Annual Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge finals will take place at the Summit. The event will challenge high school students’ skills in computer science, information technology and cybersecurity in a two round statewide competition. The final competition and award presentation will take place at the Summit on Monday, October 29, 2018.

Each student in Round 2 of the Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge will receive a voucher to take a Security + Bootcamp Course & Certification Exam Voucher (a $3,000 value!). Upon passing the exam, this certification qualifies students for direct entry into first level cyber personnel job positions.

Event Pricing for 2018:
Cost to attend is $85.
Note: Discount price of $59 for students, members of the military and the following organizations: ISSA, InfraGard, West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium, ISACA, Detroit Chapter of SIM, Mi-GMIS, Michigan Healthcare Cybersecurity Council, Michigan Financial Industry Cybersecurity Council, Macomb Automotive Defense Cyber Assurance Team, Detroit Chapter of ISC2 and WC4.

NEW for 2018 – Demonstrations by Kibbey The Michigan State Police Cyber Dog
Kibbey is a 2 1/2 year old Labrador trained to locate electronics. Her services are used during search warrants for child exploitation, murder, narcotics and fire investigations. Join us for a demonstration of Kibbey in action and see what she can do for you!

Contact Us

For more information, please contact
Leslie Smith, CMP
Phone: 248-353-0735, ext. 152

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