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Cybersecurity of Medical Devices Forum Co-Hosted by HANYS & NYU Langone Health

October 16, 2017
NYU Langone Medical Center

Farkas Auditorium
550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016

8:30 a.m. - noon

Registration for this event is open to HANYS Members only.


8:30 – 9 a.m. Networking breakfast
Join us before the event for an exclusive opportunity to meet forum speakers and network with your peers.

9 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
NYU Langone Health leadership and HANYS will open the session with welcoming remarks.

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Interdisciplinary Medical Device Panel
Leaders from the public and private sector will participate in a panel discussion focused on the latest efforts to prevent, address, and mitigate cybersecurity threats and attacks facing the healthcare sector. Confirmed panelists include Suzanne Schwartz, M.D., M.B.A., Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of the Center Director; Nicholas P. Heesters, Jr., MEng, JD, CIPP, Health Information Privacy & Security Specialist in the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights; Zach Rothstein, Esq., Associate Vice President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs for Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed); and Jim Jacobson, Chief Product and Solution Security Officer for Siemens Healthcare.

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Keynote Address
Dr. Dale Nordenberg, Executive Director of Medical Device Innovation, Safety, and Security Consortium (MDISS), and Axel Wirth, Distinguished Solutions Architect, US Healthcare Industry, Symantec Corporation, will co-present keynote remarks.

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. CISO Discussion: Device Security Strategy
Leading hospital and health system Chief Information Security Officers, including New York Presbyterian’s Jennings Aske and University of Rochester’s Michael Pinch, will dialogue during this panel about top cybersecurity challenges facing the field and best practices being implemented at their respective institutions.

11:45 a.m. – Noon Closing remarks
U.S. Congressman Daniel Donovan (R-Staten Island) will provide closing remarks following a brief update on efforts in Washington to confront cybersecurity issues from his perspective as a member of the House Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee.

Who Should Attend
Chief Executive Officers of Hospitals and Health Systems
Chief Operating Officers
Chief Information Officers
Chief Information Security Officers
HIT Professionals
Governmental Affairs Representatives

Registration Deadline
Please register online by October 13. If you have questions regarding registration please email learning@hanys.org or call (518) 431-7867.

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