About the event

Join some of the top cyber and privacy professionals as they talk about the landscape of the medical device and electronic health records market.  They will also talk about the dangers to patients' health and personal information, if or when their devices or EHR is breached by a hacker or inadvertently exposed by providers and staff.  Topics that we will cover include:  
  • Regulatory and legal compliance issues, to include how to handle, reduce the likelihood of, and resolve FDA audits
  • Discussion of privacy issues, HIPAA, and HIPAA-related security concerns
  • Risk mitigation strategies
  • Ethical issues
  • Inclusion of women(those seeking entry into field, seasoned, or entrepreneural) in Cyber, Health IT, and other STEM roles 
​Display and present your products and services!
We have added a business showcase.  Become a sponsor and have the opportunity to present your products, services, and research at the event!  Details about each level is on the sponsorship packages section.
Sponsorship Levels
Bronze:  $250
Gold:  $350
Platinum:  $500
8am to 8:45 am (Networking and Sponsor Presentations)
9am to 10:45am (Panel) 
Panelists will respond to questions during the presentation
More importantly, we talk about inclusion of more women into various aspects of roles in and around securing medical devices and health records.  Spaces are limited.  They are truly limited.
Who should attend?
  • Health IT Professionals 
  • Those aspiring to enter cyber and privacy roles
  • Cyber and Privacy professionals
  • Cyber Researchers
  • Cyber Policy Professionals
  • Data Management and Storage Professionals
  • Firms that focus on securing medical records and devices
  • Medical Researchers and Practitioners
  • Hospital cyber, privacy, and compliance professionals
  • Students
Cost to Attend
General Attendee:  $50
Student Rate:  $25
Government (city, county, state, federal, etc.)  Free Admission
This event is approved by the IAPP for CPEs for the following categories:  CIPP/US CIPP/G CIPM CIPT or CIPP/C CIPP/A CIPP/E
Sponsorship Opportunities are available.  
Date:  February 9, 2018
Time: 8:30am to 11am
Location:  National Press Club (Zenger Room)
529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20045
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In the case of inclement weather, we will re-schedule and you will still have your spot.


Marc Wine
Marc Wine
U.S. Department of Veterans Affair
Senior Adviser Health IT, Office of Information & Technology

Suzanne Schwartz, MD, MBA
Suzanne Schwartz, MD, MBA
The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at FDA
Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships

Rose-Marie  Nsahlai, MBA, RHIT, CPHIMS
Rose-Marie Nsahlai, MBA, RHIT, CPHIMS
Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), US Department of Health and Human Services

Jennifer Cawthra
Jennifer Cawthra
NIST, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
NCCoE Healthcare Sector Lead, Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Caitlin Bataillon
Caitlin Bataillon
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division
Supervisory Intelligence Analyst, Cyber Security for Healthcare Sector

Melina Scotto
Melina Scotto
Cyber Solution Architect Health and Civil NCI Security Service Delivery Manager