Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience, North America2019-04-30 09:05:25
Dr Daniel Kaniewski, Deputy Administrator of FEMA Resilience to deliver opening keynote at Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America
Dr. Daniel Kaniewski, Deputy Administrator Resilience at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will join Brian Harrell, Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in opening Keynote of Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience North America on May 7th in Tampa, Florida.
Dr. Daniel Kaniewski, PhD is currently the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) second ranking official and leads the newly organized ‘FEMA Resilience’.
Previously, Dr. Kaniewski was Vice President for Global Resilience at AIR Worldwide, a catastrophe risk modeling and consulting services firm. He was also a Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security and served as Mission Area Director for Resilience and Emergency Preparedness/Response at a research center supporting the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
In the George W. Bush Administration, he served as Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security.
Dr. Kaniewski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Medical Services from George Washington University, a Master of Arts degree in National Security Studies from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from George Washington University.
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America is this year’s key event in the critical infrastructure diary and the only event of its kind in the US and is supported by the US Chief DISA/DoDIN Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Program, as well as the International Association of CIP Professionals, the Government Technology & Services Coalition and Global Institute for CyberSecurity & Research.
In addition to a whole conference programme of expert speakers from across the critical Infrastructure (CI) community, the City of Tampa itself will present a true-life, multi-discipline, multi-agency case study on the practical application of critical infrastructure protection and resilience.Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience North America provides a unique forum in which to meet and discuss the issues with some of the most influential and experienced infrastructure security and resilience policy makers and practitioners in the world.
The event will be held on May 7th-9th at the Doubletree Hotel Tampa Airport – Westshore just five minutes from Tampa International Airport. Further details can be viewed at www.ciprna-expo.com