NWA Tech Summit: Security, Privacy and AI


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Phone: (479) 402-0036

Location: Bentonville Community Church

Address: 220 Northwest A St., Bentonville, AR 72712

The NWA Tech Summit continues its AI Series, a new program outside of its fall conference designed to build the local tech community.

Join us for the second installment in this series where we will delve into the complex and ever-evolving world of "Security, Privacy and AI." This event will bring together experts and enthusiasts from various tech fields to discuss the latest developments, challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity amid the current artificial intelligence revolution.

Are you concerned about the security of your online data? Do you want to know how to protect yourself and your organization from cyber attacks? Are you interested in the ethical implications of AI and its impact on privacy? Then this event is for you!

"Security, Privacy and AI" will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, at Bentonville Community Church. Three sessions will be presented as part of the event.

Notable speakers include:

  • Sajan Gautam, Chief Information Security Officer at Arvest Bank
  • Rama Mohtadi, Senior Solutions Engineer at Okta
  • Valerie Moring, Director of Consulting Services at Edafio Technology Partners
  • Kelsey Putman Hughes, Director of Energy Tech at Tulsa Innovation Labs
  • Michael Thompson, Principal Engineer and Outcome Lead for Critical Infrastructure & ICS Cybersecurity at MITRE Taylor Cassat, Chief Information Security Officer at Gumption, former Threat Intelligence Analyst at U.S. Navy and National Security Agency
  • Lee Watson, CEO and Founder at Forge Institute
  • Zak Morris, Risk Expert Mergers & Acquisitions - International Markets at Walmart
  • Bill Akins, Co-Founder at Cognitum, Honors Marketing Professor at UARK Walton College of Business