Nov. 5-6, 2019 | Calgary AB

While the speed and complexity of growing technological cybercrime threats drive the need for greater private – public collaboration, EPIC provides a timely, trusted environment to explore partnerships between law enforcement, academe, policy makers and innovators.

Converging capabilities of 5G, IOT, Smart Cities, BioMetrics, Autonomous Vehicles and Crypto Currency provide a perfect storm for cyber and e-crime criminals. The EPIC2019 program and speakers offer insights to prepare for what’s ahead, while exploring tools, tips and methods to address today’s complex cybercrime and law enforcement challenges.

Breakfast Round Tables 

by invitation

Private sector thought leaders, law enforcement innovators and investigators tackle emerging cybercrime challenges with leading academe, government and policy makers.

Anticipating Cyber Criminal Capabilities & Emerging Solutions

Leaders explore solutions to anticipated crime and cyber threats evolving with trending technology developments and discuss collaborative solutions to get ahead of the next waive of Cybercrime.

Access to Talent and Capabilities

Innovation Hub options, talent acquisition and procurement challenges are explored. Law enforcement leaders, while relying upon the brightest talent and private sector solutions, face procurement and hiring challenges. The moderator leads a discussion on current solution tips while focussing on areas where policy and approaches can change.

Keynotes & Case Studies
The National Cybercrime Coordination Unit (NC3) Partner Approach

Chris Lynam, Director General NC3 discusses the key role partnerships will play at Canada’s new NC3. Chris outlines the NC3 approach and the key role law enforcement, private sector and non-government partners will play in this important endeavour addressing cybercrime.

Innovation in Canadian Cyber Security – A view from the front on building technologies in the Canadian cybersecurity landscape

Developing a product, let alone a technology product is a daunting challenge. From market fit, go-to-market, and beyond, the process of building and scaling a solution that addresses challenges for Canadians by Canadians is fraught with incredible difficulty. Joe Cummins, CEO CybernetIQ focuses on solving some of the major difficulties and challenges that entrepreneurs face in the Canadian ecosystem and how the security and intelligence communities can leverage existing technologies, and support the companies that are building them from the ground up.

Take-Aways: Navigating the startup and innovation procurement strategy; finding a lead department, agency, or organization; crafting a pricing model that works for customers are all topics that this keynote will touch on. Learn about a grassroots approach to build, measure, and learn what the “voice of the customer” is looking for, the best method to solve the procurement problems that plague Public sector sales cycles, and how best to short-circuit the product/market fit for the Law Enforcement, Defence, and Intel communities.

Cloud Technologies Simplifying Compliant Case Evidence Sharing – Scotland Yard – Sponsored
8 Pillar Cyber Strategy
  1. Detective/Constable Shannon Parker, Co-chair CACP/CATA E-Crime Cyber Council and Digital Forensics expert at the Saskatoon Police Technological Crimes Unit, recently shared her expertise at the 2019 Europol-Interpol Cybercrime Conference in The Hague. Shannon brings global cybercrime insights to EPIC Calgary, sharing front line, investigative strategies.
International/Inter-force Collaboration – Managing Technologies and Compliance Keynote
  1. by C/Supt. Jeff Adam, Assistant Commissioner, Technical Investigation Services, RCMP
Cracking Canada’s Notorious Cyber Crimes – An Inside View From E Street
  1. Award winning E/Cyber Crime investigators share their craft from the cyber beat.
Panels, Debates & Fireside Chats
Anticipating The Dark Side of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Panel experts predict how emerging technologies 5G, IOT, Smart Cities, BioMetrics, Autonomous Vehicles and Crypto Currency, while intended for good, are converging in a perfect storm of escalated criminal opportunity. Panelists share preparation game plans to get ahead of the threats.

Successful Investigation Techniques and Technologies

Leading cyber investigators share stories, tools, tips and hacks to crack the toughest e-crime and cybercrime cases while efficiently managing digital evidence.

Policy Debate – Privacy, Encryption, Lawful Access and Public Safety

Our panelists explore where to draw the line, delving into a complex argument, and aiming to engage the audience in challenging their own position. Undoubtedly a critical and timely policy discussion for Canada.

The Human Side of Cybercrime

Victims of cybercrime come from all demographics, from children experiencing cyberbullying, elderly people losing their identities and life savings, to corporate executives losing their jobs following a ransomware attack where shareholders lose value or their company collapses, or hospital administrators learning their patient’s private medical data has been breached. Our panelists share their life experiences and insights around cyber victims.

Fast Fire Cyber Hacks and Tech Demos from today’s edgiest innovators

5 minute fast and furious cyber crime and secure evidence data /secure data management demos from ethical hackers and innovators.

CATAAlliance ACCESS Innovation Den

The Shark Tank of Digital Forensics, E-Crime and Public Safety IT

The Innovation Den extends sponsored private boardroom access to 15 – 20 key influencers, opinion leaders, experts and decision makers in municipal, provincial, federal and international cyber /IT law enforcement and procurement.
25 & 55 minute sessions balance presentation with open dialogue; optimal for product demos, use case testing, product-market fit focus groups, advocacy and awareness. Written post Den feedback surveys provide immediate success indicators and opportunity for targeted follow up.
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EPIC 2019
Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime

November 5 – 6, 2019

Calgary AB