Cyber Security Basics for Meeting Planners

  • September 17, 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Washington Dulles Marriott Suites 13101 Worldgate Dr Herndon, VA, 20170

Cyber Security Basics for Meeting Planners

As meeting planners, the protection of your attendees now extends beyond shielding them from physical dangers. Today’s digital age brings with it new threats and challenges. As crucial as it may be, cyber security is a critical aspect often overlooked in the event industry. Planners need to become more aware and responsible for securing event related data and protecting attendees from identify theft and cyber attacks.

Learner objectives:

-      Discover what makes up the digital space of your event

-      Discuss what areas of your event may be vulnerable

-      Learn basic steps to take to make your event and attendees more secure

-      Gather tips to give your attendees to help keep them safe

About the Speaker:

Jeannie Power, CMP

Co-Founder & Event Technologist

Power Event Group

Jeannie is a dynamic player in the event industry, with almost 20 years of experience. She started her first company, Event Elements, in upstate New York in 2004. Jeannie is a leading expert in the rapidly changing event technology field. With both event planning and technology expertise (and obsession with the newest tech gadgets!), Jeannie is able to speak to language of the event planner, and bridge the gap when it comes to event technology.

She earned her CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) from the Convention Industry Council in 2007. Jeannie enjoys the challenge of creating a customized and engaging attendee experience by thoughtfully integrating event technology. She has over 10 years of experience in online event registration management using a variety of software systems. Jeannie also has extensive experience integrating mobile apps and gamification into meetings and event design and has a Level 1 certification in Gamification Design. She is intrigued by the psychology behind integrating game thinking and mechanics into non-game contexts to solve problems and achieve goals. Jeannie is also a social media fangirl and is addicted to sharing information to improve the hospitality industry.

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