(INDIANAPOLIS) — Cybersecurity and technology are areas that no organization can afford to ignore. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce combines the two into the new Cyber Technology Conference and Policy Summit on January 8-9, 2019, in downtown Indianapolis.

Professionals in cybersecurity and the data privacy field as well as government leaders will be among the presenters at the two-day conference, sponsored by Comcast Business.

It opens January 8 with a luncheon and keynote session by Darshan Shah, chief data officer for the Indiana Management Performance Hub. An Indiana Chamber tech policy committee update will follow on day one.

On January 9, the keynote session focuses on federal efforts to combat cybersecurity. Speakers are Thomas Wheeler, senior adviser in the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education; Sujit Raman, associate deputy attorney general of the U.S. Department of Justice; and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Gene Price.

Other cybersecurity issues to be discussed include current threats and trends in cybercrimes, how best to protect company operations and information, proactive ways to look for threats, the human factor and social media security risks, and requirements and responsibilities in complying with certain laws.

Additionally, there will be a roundtable and various sessions that focus on the Internet of Things, the 4th Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, raising capital, and workforce challenges, solutions and development.

The full agenda of more than 20 presentations is available at https://www.indianachamber.com/cyberagenda.

Cost for the full conference is $399 for Indiana Chamber members; $499 for non-members. Single day registration is offered and group discounts are available.

Register online at www.indianachamber.com/conferences or by calling 317-264-6885.

The Cyber Technology Conference and Policy Summit is sponsored by Comcast Business with additional support from Indiana State University, platinum sponsor; ClearObject, Immedion, Pondurance LLC, gold sponsors; and Matrix Integration, LLC, Ontario Systems, Smithville and Valparaiso University Graduate School, silver sponsors.

Contact Jim Wagner at (317) 264-6876 or [email protected] for additional sponsorship opportunities.


The Indiana Chamber partners with 25,000 members and investors – representing over four million Hoosiers – to achieve the mission of “cultivating a world-class environment which provides economic opportunity and prosperity.”