Dec 2017 - Full day Conference


December 4, 2017

Happy Holidays to all the membership and those associated with Greater Houston Chapter. We have been providing a full day conference each December for a number of years with a great turnout. This year we will feature among other topics GDPR, Security and Audit. Please save the date and we look forward to visiting and networking with everyone again this holiday season!

NOTE: Make sure you register for the sessions you wish to attend.

Registration and Breakfast is Served
 7:30 - 8:00 AM

"Assessing Your Company's Risk in GDPR"

Keynote Speaker:  Robert Glaser (Deloitte & Touche)

8:00 - 8:50 AM

"Skills of the Modern Security Analyst"

Speaker:  Ricky Allen (Critical Start)

9:00 - 9:50 AM

"Auditing Blockchains - a HOW TO"

Speaker:  Ron Chichester (Attorney)

10:00 - 10:50 AM

"Psychology of an Intruder/Hacker"

Speakers:  Kiros Yohannes and Charlie Sterling

11:00 - 11:50 AM

LUNCH/ Short Presentations: 10-15 minutes, the compostion and order may change

The first 15-20 will be used to settle in for lunch
Session 1: "Data Mining" Speaker: Keith Drake (Carlisle Associates)
Session 2: "GRC Update" Speaker: Tawnie Breaux (RSAM)
   11:50 AM - 1:10 PM

"The Benefits of IT Audit's Involvement in Implementation Projects"

Speakers:  Ashley Cuevas and Vijan Patel (Protiviti)

1:20 - 2:10 PM

"Adding Value through a Post Implementation Review (PIR)"

Speaker:  Wale Adediji (Waste Management)

2:20 - 3:10 PM

"How Billion Dollar Organizations Manage Application Security"

Speaker:  Altaz Valani (Security Compass)

3:20 - 4:10 PM

NOTE: No Prerequisites for training

Eight total CPEs offered.  

NOTE: We are at the HCC West Loop Campus. Parking is free in visitor parking. See Location tab for more detailed information.

Early Registration: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members, $0 Students   

Special NOTE: Keep an eye on the calendar for future events.



  • When

  • Monday, December 4, 2017
    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Where

  • HCC West Loop
    5601 West Loop S.
    Houston, Texas 77081

  • Capacity

  • 200 (50 remaining)

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