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Calling all entrepreneurs and members of the high tech community!! This Meetup is for you!!

The CyberTECH Cybersecurity meet up group provides access to:

- a networked ecosystem of cybersecurity, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Internet of Things and Smart Cities peers, advisors and investors

- CyberHive incubators for young high tech companies

- a place to foster innovation, growth, and connections.

We encourage innovative, technology-driven companies and start up entrepreneurs to join us at networking, social, speaking events and much more! Join the community today!

Upcoming events (5+)

International Smart & Safe Cities Conference

University of San Diego

CyberTECH, the City of San Diego and ConsenSys Presents “Securing the Smart City: International Best Practices" Dates: 20-23 March 2018 This event, hosted by CyberTech and the San Diego's Smart & Safe Cities Initiative, will include thought leadership, innovation, and industry collaboration from around the world, but will be focused on improving San Diego. Event Agenda: (Agenda may be subject to change). Wednesday, March 20 – Day 1 4:00 to 6:00 PM Smart City Smart Talks and Cocktail Reception. Location: NEST CoWork, Hosted Gafcon, Inc. Thursday, March 21 – Day 2 Location: University of San Diego 9:00-9:45 AM Welcome Panel Chris Preimesberger, Editor In Chief, eWeek Magazine, Darin Andersen, Chairman, CyberTECH Dean Chell Roberts, Dean of Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering & Technology, University of San Diego Erik Caldwell, Deputy COO, Director of Smart City San Diego 9:45-10:15 AM Keynote Address - A Primer on Smart City Mobility presented by Roni Zehavi, President, Global Epic, Europe and Israel. 10:15-10:45 AM Keynote Address - The Quest for Cybersecurity and Smart City Trust presented by Jennifer Sunshine Steffens, CEO IOActive. 10:45-11:00 AM Coffee & Tea Break 11:00-11:45 AM City Leadership Panel - Building Livable, Secure and Resilient Cities with AI, Robotics and Other Innovative Technologies and Programs. Panelists include: Chris Preimesberger, Editor in Chief, eWeek Magazine, (Moderator) Darren Bennett, CISO, City of San Diego Mark Ghilarducci, Director CalOES, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Scott King, Sr. Director, Strategic Advisory Services, Rapid 7 David Malmuth, Partner, BigBlock@I.D.E.A. District Delilah Panio, VP of Capital Formation, TMX Group Don Zukis, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Founder & CEO, Digital Directors Network 12:45-1:45 PM City Leadership Panel - How Smart Cities Leverage Privacy by Design and Other Trusted Privacy Models. Panelists include: Ford Winslow, CEO & Founder ICE Cybersecurity (Moderator) Stephen Cobb, Sr. Security Researcher, ESET David Graham, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Carlsbad Dr. Gordon Romney, Director, Center for Cybersecurity, Engineering and Technology, University of San Diego 2:15-3:45 PM Poneman Smart & Safe Cities Group Exercise: Smart Talks Dr. Larry Ponemon, The Ponemon Institute and Poneman Fellows: Darin Andersen, Chairman CyberTECH, Larry Castro, StealthGrid Barbara Bry, San Diego, Councilwoman and Smart City Leader 3:45-4:30 PM City Leadership Panel - Balancing Data Use and Ownership Issues in Smart & Safe Cities. Panelists include: Daniel Obodovski, CoFounder & Managing Partner, ScaleSD (Moderator) James Benson, Current CityIQ, a GE company Craig Hopkins, Chief Information Officer, City of San Antonio Abbas Rostami, President, INCOSE Mark Weatherford, Global Information Security Strategist at Booking Holdings 4:30 PM - Business Unplugged Reception (O’Toole’s Lounge, University of San Diego) Friday, March 23 – Day 3 9:00-2:00 PM Smart City Tech Crawl & Field Trip San Diego Walking Tour of Smart & Safe City San Diego, East Village District Gensler - 225 Broadway #100, San Diego, CA 92101 Tom Heffernan, Managing Director, Education, Civic, & Culture Leader James Benson, Head of Global Strategic Alliances, Current, powered by General Electric Managing Partner, Stockdale Capital Partners, Horton Plaza Tech Innovation Project Tristen Tyler Blake, CoFounder, Machine Learning Society and CO Larry Castro, CEO, StealthGrid Dr. Andreas Freund, Blockchain Swiss Army Knife Paul Puey, CEO & CoFounder, Edge

Smart & Safe Cities Downtown San Diego Walking Tour

CyberTECH is co-hosting a private tour, or we can customize based on your preferred starting and ending points. A few important facts about downtown San Diego: • is home to more than: 37,000 residents, 52% with Bachelor’s Degrees or higher 120 tech & innovation startups have emerged in the last five years • UC San Diego Urban campus opens in 2020, bringing the resources of a university that annually graduates 1,000+ computer science majors and more engineering graduates than Stanford and Berkeley combined 8:30-9:30 AM – Smart Cities Briefing at the Officers of Gensler located at 225 Broadway Suite 100, San Diego We will meet at Gensler’s office in the NBC Building in downtown San Diego at 225 Broadway, Suite 100. Hosted by Gensler and San Diego Downtown Partnership. Event Speakers will include Mr. Tom Heffernan, Principal, Gensler San Diego and Betsy Brennan, CEO of the San Diego Downtown Partnership. 9:45-10:30 AM – SuperBlock@I.D.E.A Meeting @ Punch Bowl Social at 1485 E St, San Diego • I.D.E.A District: Innovation + Design + Education + Arts. The District is a transformative urban initiative which aims to create thousands of design and tech jobs in the next 12 years, across 35 city blocks in Downtown San Diego’s East Village • SuperBlock is located in the heart of the rapidly developing I.D.E.A. District in Downtown San Diego, CA. Situated on approximately 2.75 acres between 15th & 16th Streets and E & F Street. SuperBlock is comprised of three distinct components: Warehouse, Tower & Coliseum. • The Warehouse is a repurposed industrial space, with two 50,000 rental square foot floor plates, with delivery expected 12 months from a fully executed lease • The adjacent Tower offers an expansion of 450,000 rentable SF • Amenities abound with tacos, beer, coffee, new apartments, and a public park, all within a short five-minute walk • The site is 10 minutes from the San Diego airport and one-hour flight from the Bay Area • The Mid-Coast Trolley will connect downtown to the border and UC San Diego/UTC in 2021 10:30-11:00 AM – San Diego Downtown Library located at 330 Park Blvd, San Diego The San Diego Public Library is a popular destination that connects our diverse community to free educational and cultural resources that will enrich their lives. With 6.6 million visitors, the Library is the largest cultural institution in San Diego. The Central Library opened in September 2013 the City opened the state-of-the-art and award-winning San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common that better serves our entire region and has put us on the map internationally. o Population Served: More than 1.4 million residents, encompasses an area of 342 square miles. o Collection: more than 5.3 million books, including e-books and audio-visual materials. 1.6 million government documents; and more than 265,295 books in 25 languages other than English. Contact Darin Andersen with at m:[masked] with any comments or questions.

Jumpstart Coffee

NEST Cowork Space

Jumpstart Coffee is an open coffee meeting bringing together a complete set on entrepreneurial stakeholders (Mentors, Startups, Capital Providers, Service Providers) in San Diego. Stop for a bit of speed networking, mentoring, planning, brainstorming and just a great cup of coffee or tea. Grind Coffee Shop also makes great breakfast and lunch lunch sandwiches, teriyaki bowls, acai bowls, and lots of healthy snacks including gluten free and vegan options. Our agenda is open and we will have regular "powertalks" at the event to keep your brain stimulated with new thoughts and ideas and but we are informal and your can come and go as please. * PARKING SUGGESTIONS *: Uber and Scooters are all over the neighborhood. Street parking in our Bankers Hill locations is both non metered and metered and very easy compared to downtown. Start looking for looking for spots around Fir and Grape and 1st and 3rd Streets.

Jumpstart Coffee

NEST Cowork Space

Jumpstart Coffee is an open coffee meeting bringing together a complete set on entrepreneurial stakeholders (Mentors, Startups, Capital Providers, Service Providers) in San Diego. Stop for a bit of speed networking, mentoring, planning, brainstorming and just a great cup of coffee or tea. Grind Coffee Shop also makes great breakfast and lunch lunch sandwiches, teriyaki bowls, acai bowls, and lots of healthy snacks including gluten free and vegan options. Our agenda is open and we will have regular "powertalks" at the event to keep your brain stimulated with new thoughts and ideas and but we are informal and your can come and go as please. * PARKING SUGGESTIONS *: Uber and Scooters are all over the neighborhood. Street parking in our Bankers Hill locations is both non metered and metered and very easy compared to downtown. Start looking for looking for spots around Fir and Grape and 1st and 3rd Streets.

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CyberTECH Smart & Safe Cities Pitch Night

NEST Cowork Space

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