ECIA Regional Series: Orlando

Regional Series: Orlando

The 2016 Regional Series event was held at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate on Wednesday, November 9th. The local electronics industry community met for an evening of unique networking, information vital to business and a sit-down dinner.

Registration fees for the Regional Series events are $50 for ECIA and ERA members and include a hosted social hour and seated dinner.  A $10 discount is offered to young industry professionals to assist them in networking and learning more about the industry.

4:00 pm Social hour (Hosted bar and appetizers)

5:00 pm  Presentation - Cyber Security, Are You Protected and Prepared?


Joe Budzyn, Vice President and Senior Technology Product Manager for OneBeacon Technology Insurance will share information about this growing threat to our businesses. From hacking and phishing to outright theft and vandalism, learn from an expert on how to prevent and protect business loss.

Joe's areas of responsibility include developing insurance products for the technology marketplace, maintaining underwriting standards for ever-changing information risks and applying risk-based information security principles to cyber-insurance products. He advises certain governmental agencies on information security issues and their impact on the insurance industry. Joe Budzyn Presentation

5:30 pm  Presentation - Disruptions across Defense Equipment and Services 

bobbimark2016Mark Bobbi is a Principal Analyst on Aviation for IHSMarkit Aerospace, Defense, and Security.  Mark has unparalleled experience in aerospace, defense, and energy equipment finance, operations, engineering/technical, market research, strategic planning and strategic market development, new product development, and aftermarket services. He conducts extensive analyses of commercial and military aircraft, aircraft engines, and power generation markets and  is responsible for IHSMarkit Market Forecasts’ Commercial Aircraft Database.  Mark will share information on potential disruptions to this important market segment.  Mark Bobbi's Presentation

6:00 pm    Dinner

6:30 pm   Presentation

wardingleyteresaTeresa Wardingley, Lockheed Martin's Director of Southeast Material Acquisition Center (SEMAC) will focus on the Defense/Mil-Aero market. Teresa will discuss the unique characteristics of the defense industry and the associated challenges and future for the supply chain. She will explore the emerging issues of counterfeit control and cyber security.  Method and benefits of striving for supplier excellence will also be outlined. Teresa Wardingley Presentation


7:15 pm   Close

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