Containment Information Technology Conference


Tuesday, April 28

Time Event Location
6:00p Reception Bluemont Hotel

Wednesday, April 29

Time Event Presenter
9:00a Welcome Dr. Steve Higgs Director Biosecurity Research Institute
9:20a Keynote: Rick Stevens DHS CIO Science and Technology Division
10:00a Break
10:20a Cybersecurity threats to containment lab facilities, and a road map to long-term solutions. Dr. Simon Ou CAE-R Nat'l Center of Academic Excellence in Info. Assurance Research
11:00a Break
11:20a Combined Facility and Animal Telemetry Solutions Frank Cortese Plumb Island Animal Disease Center
12:00p Lunch AJ's Pizza at BRI
1:00p Anatomy of the Hack TSgt Bob Wilson 177th USAF Information Aggressor Squadron
TSgt Shane Clarke
2:30p Posturing Cyber Security for Today's Threats Special Agent Richard Anderson FBI-Kansas City Cyber Task Force
3:30p Break
3:45p Cyber-Security Discussion 177th Information Aggressor Squadron & Kansas City Cyber Task Force
4:20p Vocera: A Deployment Story Will Baldwin IT Director Biosecurity Research Institute
5:00p Dinner Colbert Hills

Thursday, April 30

Time Event Presenter
9:00a Using a Cellular Modem to SMS Alarms Will Baldwin Information Technology
Director Biosecurity Research Institute
9:40a "From Brass Keys to Digital Keys... The Use of PKI Credentials in a Physical Access Control System" Neil Fallon HID
10:20a Break
10:40a New Containment Technology Scott Rusk Operations
Director Biosecurity Research Institute
11:20a Laboratory Support Applications – Developed or Purchased? Anne Drury
12:00p Lunch Coco Bolos at BRI
1:00p AgConnect: An Integrated Suite for enhancing Livestock Health; Applications for biocontainment laboratories Dr. Beckham Texas A&M University
1:40p Balancing safety, security, and science. Information and communication systems for studies with biological select agent and toxins at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at Boston University. John McCall National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at Boston University
2:20p Break
2:40p Collaborative capabilities and cyberinfrastructure for big data and bioinformatics at KSU Dr. Dan Andresen Kansas State University Computer Science

The Role of Building Automation in Biocontainment

Jim Coogan Siemens Industry, Inc.
4:00p Breakout Session Will Baldwin IT Director Biosecurity Research Institute
5:00p Dinner Dinner on your own

Friday - May 1

Friday is Tour Day. Participants will be broken up into 3 groups and groups will then be moved from tour to tour until all three tours have been completed.
Tour Presenter Location
Biosecurity Research Institute Tour Will Baldwin & Scott Rusk Pat Roberts Hall
Nat'l Bio Agro Defense Facility Tour Tim Barr Pat Roberts Hall
BeoCat and Cyber Defense Research Lab Tour Dr. Ou & Dr. Andresen Nichols Hall
Time Event
9:00a Meet at the BRI
9:10 Transport for Round 1
9:20a Round 1
10:10a Transport for Round 2
10:30a Round 2
11:20a Transport for Round 3
11:40a Round 3
12:30p Transport group back to BRI
12:30p Lunch McAlister's at BRI
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