SINET Innovation Summit

Industry - Government - Academia

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Chicago, Illinois

August 8, 2012

Supported by the Department of Homeland Security - Science & Technology Directorate

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Tara O'Toole, Under Secretary, Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate

Dr. Tara O'Toole

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command, Commander, U.S. 10th Fleet

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers

One on One Opportunities Available:

If your company offers innovative Cybersecurity technologies please sign up for one-on-one meetings with representatives from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency, and National Security Agency. To schedule an appointment please contact  These spots will go fast - first come first serve.

Innovation Summit Purpose:

The purpose of the Innovation Summit is to reinvigorate public private partnership efforts and increase relationships between industry, government and academia that fosters sharing of information and collaboration on mutual Cybersecurity research projects

  • Listen to the latest and most relevant Cybersecurity research projects
  • Increase awareness of innovative emerging growth companies
  • Opportunities for collaboration between industry - government and academia on mutual research initiatives
  • Learn what the Federal Government R&D interests are
  • Value of Industry - Academia Intern programs
  • When Early Adoption of Technology Can Work
  • Successful Collaboration & Open Innovation Models

Who should attend:

Entrepreneurial, investment, policy, private industry, government, science and academia Cybersecurity professionals. Building communities of interest and trust are critical to advancing the security field and ultimately protecting our country's economic and national security interests. This summit is designed to provide a platform where industry, academic and government practitioners can share their hard problems and solutions with the research community and vice versa.