Presented by Optiv

2050: Thriving in an Age of Hyper-Connection

Mar 13, 2023

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

Smart cities, autonomous driving as the norm, digital twins living in an ever-expanding metaverse, space industries booming and opening vast new opportunities and resources—these are all predictions for how our world will develop by 2050. It is an era where cyber-connectivity permeates every aspect of our infrastructure, to the point that there is no longer a functional distinction. During this panel, world-leading experts across industry, cyber defense, and the cyber investment landscape will share their unique insights on what is needed from a policy, innovation, industry, and protection (PIIP) standpoint to navigate a new normal and thrive in 2050.

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Ed Cardon

Touchstone Futures

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Dave DeWalt


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Barbara Fast

BGF Enterprises LLC

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