BCNET Cybersecurity & Research innovation summit

September 23 & 24, 2020
virtuAL EVENT

BCNET is proud to present a virtual Cybersecurity and Research Innovation Summit, on September 23rd and 24th, 2020. Designed for higher ed researchers, cybersecurity and IT professionals, the two-day, duo-channel event will be driven by insightful content and meaningful conversations. The Summit is an opportunity to explore timely topics while connecting with like-minded peers. 

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virtual summit: two days, duo-channels

The virtual Summit spans two days and will feature two live channels to engage higher education security professionals, IT professionals, faculty, and researchers in addressing the current technology challenges their institutions face. The Cybersecurity channel will connect identity management, security and privacy professionals to address the current threat landscape that impacts public, post-secondary institutions today.  The Research Innovation channel brings together researchers, IT professionals and academics to collaborate about IT experiences, successes, resources, challenges and solutions to better support research and accelerate time to discovery + innovation.

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Kimberley St. Pierre

Experienced IT/Cybersecurity Professional​

Kimberley St. Pierre has 20 years’ experience as an IT, cybersecurity and business development professional. She has specialized in cybersecurity for the last 4 years and is passionate about security, especially with regards to escalating cyber risks and talent shortages around the world.

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virtual event centre

BCNET is excited to bring the Summit to life through a virtual event centre, where you can access the agenda, live streams and recorded videos all in one place. Whether you join the summit from your desktop, or the BCNET Summit mobile app, we make collaboration easy on one virtual platform. Join virtual meet ups, discussion boards, polls, live Q&A, gamification, social media, virtual business card exchange, 1-1 virtual meet-ups, and more.

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