ATDC, Georgia State University and TEDxPeachtree Add Networking Mixers, Guest Speakers and a Scholarship Competition During Week of Oct. 2
Baker Donelson and the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) today announced the addition of six events to the Atlanta Cyber Week schedule. The Atlanta Technology Development Center (ATDC) and Georgia State University are sponsoring the newly-added events that will supplement Atlanta Cyber Week’s anchor conferences, Cybercon and the National Technology Security Council (NTSC) CISO Policy Conference.
Baker Donelson today also announced the call for applications for Cybercon’s emerging growth cybersecurity product pitch competition. Growth stage cybersecurity companies from around the world are encouraged to apply for the rare opportunity to present their products directly to chief information security officers and other security professionals from companies representing the southeastern United States. Applications must be submitted by no later than Aug. 23. Click here to apply.
“Atlanta is ready to demonstrate to the world why it is a premier cybersecurity hub,” said Justin Daniels, a Baker Donelson shareholder, co-founder of its cybersecurity accelerator and the leader of the Atlanta Cyber Week effort. “We are looking forward to engaging CISOs, startups, and other cybersecurity stakeholders for a week of compelling networking, learning and business development opportunities that set Atlanta Cyber Week apart from traditional security conferences.”
New events during Atlanta Cyber Week include:
Monday, Oct. 2
Tuesday, Oct. 3
Friday, Oct. 6
Atlanta Cyber Week is a public-private collaboration that highlights the pillars of Atlanta’s burgeoning cybersecurity ecosystem, exposing domestic and international audiences to the world class cyber workforce and resources unique to the Metro Atlanta region. Additionally, Atlanta Cyber Week will provide multiple opportunities for high-growth cybersecurity companies to interact in intimate ways not offered at major industry events with security decision makers from Atlanta’s abundance of Fortune 1000 enterprises. At the same time, CIOs, CISOs and chief technology officers will be afforded opportunities to have meaningful engagement with select cybersecurity firms, both domestic and international, to learn about product offerings most relevant to their needs.
For more information on Atlanta Cyber Week and the complete schedule of events, visit http://www.atlcyberweek.com and follow @ATLCyberWeek on Twitter. For complimentary media registration, email evan(at)arpr.com.
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Baker Donelson has 800 attorneys and public policy advisors representing more than 30 practice areas connected across 24 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C. The firm is routinely recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For."
About the Metro Atlanta Chamber
The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) serves as a catalyst for a more prosperous and vibrant region. To advance economic growth and improve metro Atlanta's quality of place, MAC is focused on starting, growing and recruiting companies to the 29-county metro Atlanta region. The Chamber is also focused on expanding the region's innovation economy by promoting and strengthening connections to drive Atlanta's innovation and entrepreneurial culture. MAC is committed to being an active voice for the business community, serving as an advocate for a competitive business climate and telling Atlanta's story. For more information, visit http://www.metroatlantachamber.com
About Atlanta Cyber Week
Atlanta Cyber Week is a public-private collaboration led by Baker Donelson and Metro Atlanta Chamber that will host multiple events during the week of October 2-6, 2017 to highlight the pillars of the region's burgeoning cybersecurity ecosystem. Each event will be structured to facilitate meaningful discussion on important cybersecurity topics and foster customer development between high-growth cybersecurity companies and the city’s unrivaled density of Fortune 1000s.