Global InfoSec 2001 Conference at the United Nations
March 30, 2001
Ambassador Mangoaela, Carol, and I [Mike Lackey] want to THANK everyone for their part in makingthe Global InfoSec 2001 Conference at the United Nations the triumph it was.
The March 30, 2001 conference was a smashing success, attracting 600 plus attendees from the UN and Private Sectors, including 60 Ambassadors and additional Diplomats representing the needs of 80 Nations. Registrants from as far away as Switzerland and Portugal braved the pouring rain and wind to get into the UN for the conference.
Registrants represented firms from the US, Canada, Switzerland, England, and Portugal.
US registrants represented firms or organizations from the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, Washington DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, ME, MO, NC, NJ, NY, PA, TX, VA, and WA.
Industries represented by registrants include government (UN, US, US Army, NYS, NYC, Rockland County), and firms in the security, manufacturing, print and electronic media, financial, banking, pharmaceutical, management consulting, insurance, university, technology, software, legal, and fast food arenas, . . . and the list goes on and on.
Below are photos from the Global InfoSec 2001 Conference at the United Nations.
Ambassador Percy Mangoaela and AIT’s Mike Lackey “Open the Conference,” while Accenture’s Dave Rich looks on.
The audience became a “part of” the proceedings as soon as the programstarted.
Exodus Communications’ Dr. Bill Hancock thoroughly enjoyed giving his presentation to UN Diplomats.
Doug Drake from KeyBridge provided detailed information to this audience member.
Morning Expert Panel Moderator Dan Verton, representing Computerworld, an IDG Publication, leads discussion on InfoSec as an Enabler in an E-commerce World. Panelists include Accenture’s Dave Rich, Gartner’s Richard Hunter, Exodus’ Dr. Bill Hancock, KeyBridge’s Doug Drake, and UPI’s Dee Ann Divis.
Over 100 Ambassadors, Diplomats, and IT Industry VIPs took part in the Luncheon in Honor of UN Ambassadors.
The Head Table at the Luncheon included Ambassadors and IT Visionaries.
Accenture’s Richard Sibel provided a Global Wireless Overview for the Special Luncheon Guests.
Luncheon speaker Richard Siber, from Accenture, exchanges a few thoughts with Ambassador Mangoaela.
Siemens Corp’s. Martin Cravatta and Gartner Inc.’s Richard Hunter discuss the morning’s events.
UNDP’s Denis Gilhooly and KeyBridge’s CEO Paul Nemirovsky, PhD, listen to the presentations and enjoy their luncheon.
Accenture’s Dave Rich and Lithuanian Ambassador Gediminas Serksnys share a joke. I bet it was a good one!
AIT’s Mike Lackey and Jamaican Ambassador M. Patricia Durrant discuss the finer points of InfoSec.
Special Guest Speaker Howard A. Schmidt, international president of the InformationSystems Security Association (ISSA) gave a scintillating presentation on Information Assurance to the Diplomats and Private Sector executives in the audience.
Siemens Corp’s. Martin Cravatta moves “on-stage” to address a keenly interested audience.
Gartner Inc.’s Richard Hunter, Ambassador Mangoaela, and AIT’s Mike Lackey.
Afternoon Expert Panel Moderator Martin LaMonica, representing InfoWorld, an IDG Publication, leads the discussion to determine if InfoSec is a Prerogative for a Networked World. Panelists include ISSA’s Howard A. Schmidt, ITT Industries, Network Systems and Services’ Tony Cicero, Siemens’ Martin Cravatta, Forbes’ Tom Klein, and SpiesCafe.com’s Alan Simpson.
ISSA’s Howard A. Schmidt and AIT’s Mike Lackey begin to unwind as the conference draws to a close.
CIO’s Abbie Lundberg, editor-in-chief, Ambassador Mangoaela, and AIT’s Mike Lackey co-hosted the information-filled Special CIO Briefing that was a component part of the conference.
AIT’s Mike Lackey, Ambassador Mangoaela, and Jonathan Chauvin-Blitt, President of ITT Industries, Network Systems and Services, shown at the conclusion of Jonathan’s presentation that detailed information loss prevention at the physical layer.
AIT’s Mike Lackey, Ambassador Mangoaela, and SpiesCafe.com’s Alan simpson share a laugh.
UPI’s Dee Ann Divis and Ambassador Mangoaela discuss the days proceedings.