Sorry to put you through all that, but it just came out that way. Anyway, let's get on with (details of) the conference I'm trying to announce:
Conference link: HERE
Venue: Mission Bay Conference Ctr at UC San Francisco
Dates: May 3 and 4, 2011
Security track info:
- Title: The Current and Future State of Smart Grid Security
- Day/time: May 4, 1:15 pm- 2:15 pm
- Description: The nature of smart grid technology advancement (two-way communications networks, vastly increased number of intelligent endpoints, distributed intelligence throughout the grid infrastructure, etc.) lends itself to potential security risk and network-wide proliferation. With that said, extremely high-speed, distributed, complex networks have been built, scaled and are highly secure, so there is little technical reason these techniques won't apply to smarter grids. Smart grid security remains a top priority and along with that comes a plethora of concerns, sometimes slowing down the necessary security standards to move deployments forward. This session will cover the various physical and cyber security issues that threaten large-scale smart grid deployments and the solutions that are being developed to address them.
- I'll be the moderator, but here are the bios of the 3 panelists:
Last year's event was great. This one should only be bigger/better. Hope you can make it.