VIPSS Sector Days – Education March 9, 2022, Virtual Platform

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VIPSS Sector Days – Education
March 9, 2022
1pm-4pm PST

You’re invited to our complimentary Education Sector Day presented by the Vancouver International Privacy and Security Summit in partnership with ISACA Vancouver. Offered in virtual format online, we have special guests from Northeastern University, BCIT, and ISACA Vancouver, all with the single objective of participating in conversation that might generate new ideas around improving the flow of BC’s cyber talent into the workforce.

Whether you are a student in search of a career, or a seasoned veteran looking to mentor someone, or an industry observer looking for the discourse needed to bring more qualified cybersecurity professionals to bear against one of modern society’s biggest pains today, please join us for an informative and interactive afternoon.

Agenda topics include:

  • Exploring Recommendations to Improve BC’s Cyber Talent Pipeline from ISACA Vancouver’s 2021 White Paper
  • Exploring ISACA Vancouver’s various programs that support BC’s Cyber talent Pipeline
  • Panel: Managing a Cybersecurity Career – from student to retirement
  • Taking Questions from the Floor – Students from both high and postsecondary are both welcome to ask questions a diverse, experienced roundtable of cybersecurity veterans

*Please note if you already have a ticket for VIPSS you do not need to register here for sector days as you will automatically have access to these sessions on the virtual platform on March 9th.


Todd Diakow

Cybersecurity Program Coordinator and Instructor, Abbotsford School District Careers Department

Steve Eccles

Regional CEO and Dean, Northeastern University Vancouver

Anthony Green

President, ISACA Vancouver

Kyle Krystalowich

President, ISACA Vancouver Chapter

Edward Pereira

Principal Consultant, Carmel Info-Risk Consulting

Kimberley St. Pierre

Director of Strategic Accounts, Tanium

Sharlene Tan

Information Security Coordinator, Pagefreezer

Steve Wilson

Lead, Centre for Digital Transformation, BCIT
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March 9, 2022

1:00pm - 2:00pm Virtual

Session1: The Cyber Talent Shortage Problem - What’s My Role in the Solution?

A review of the key recommendations from ISACA Vancouver’s White Paper

2:00pm - 2:25pm Virtual

Session 2: Overview of ISACA membership

Benefits for Students & Professionals

2:25pm - 2:30pm Virtual

Afternoon Break

2:30pm - 3:30pm Virtual

Session 3: Panel: Managing a Cybersecurity Career – From Student to Retirement

Meet a panel full of seasoned cyber pros each with their own unique story to tell on how they established their cyber career in BC.

3:30pm - 4:00pm Virtual

Session 4: Open Floor: Townhall Q&A for all Speakers / Closing Remarks

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