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Securing Smart Cities’ Mobility @ USC

Suits and Spooks, in conjunction with USC Marshall School of Business, the I3 Consortium, and our sponsors, is pleased to invite you to participate in a first-of-a-kind workshop and summit on data security for smart cities and the millions of smart vehicles that must operate within its networks. Attendees will also receive a free pass to the Securing Mobility Summit and AutoMobility LA 2019 to be held November 18-21 (worth $1,500).

This free event is open to city officials and employees of automotive OEMs and commercial truck manufacturers only. Request an invitation by using the form at the bottom of this page.

Keynote speakers

Jeanne Holm – City of Los Angeles

Senior Technology Adviser to the Mayor, Deputy Chief Information Officer

Jerry Power /  USC Marshall School of Business

Executive Director, Institute for Communications Technology Management and Co-founder, I3  Consortium

Laura Fraade-Blanar, RAND

Associate Policy Researcher and Post-Doctoral Fellow at RAND Corporation

Carla Bailo /  Center for Automotive Research

President and CEO, Center for Automotive Research

Thursday June 27th, 2019

10:30am – 4:30pm

USC Tower, 1149 S. Hill St., 9th floor


10:30am – 1:00pm

LA’s Smart Cities Program for Securing Data between Vehicles and Infrastructure (Jeanne Holm)


The Connected World: The Internet-Of-Things in Transportation (MK Palmore)


Cybersecurity as the Foundational Layer for Added Connectivity and Services (Moshe Shlisel)


Public Safety in the Smart City (Alex Case and David Kilcullen)


The Role of the Intelligent IOT Integrator (I3) in Protecting Data and Mobility (Jerry Power)

9:30am – 12:00pm

Working Lunch


2:00pm – 4:30pm 

Measuring Automated Vehicle Safety: A Case Study in Balancing Risk with Uncertainty (Laura Fraade-Blanar)


Security from the Code to the Road: Technical / Strategic Issues for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (Bryan Hurd)


The Hardware Factor: Data Protection in the Smart City Age (John Shegerian)


Securing your Software Supply Chain (JC Herz)


Improving Disaster Response and Evacuation with Urban Air Mobility (Jeffrey Carr)

Request an Invite

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