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April 17, 2019 – UC Cybersecurity Summit at UC San Francisco, 8:00am – 4:00pm

UC will hold its seventh biannual Cyber Security Summit on April 17, 2019 at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay campus (UCSF MB Conference Center, Fisher Ballroom, 1675 Owens Street).

The April summit speakers will present on cybersecurity topics to include risk reduction measures, cybersecurity law, election security, cybersecurity within emerging technology, and human rights.


Registration is open until March 28, 2019 and space is limited to 170 attendees.

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Summit Agenda

(Full agenda coming soon, topics and presenters below)

  • Keynote: The Future of Cybersecurity - How to Stop High Tech Havoc
    Betsy Cooper, (Director, Aspen Tech Policy HUB) 
  • Cybersecurity’s Legal Landscape: What’s the Score and What’s In Store?
    Jennifer Urban (Director of Samuelson Law Technology & Public Policy Clinic)
  • Election security in the new cyber age
    Kathy Boockvar (Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania Department of State)
  • Can the University of the 21st century be secured? 
    Vickie Papapetrou (Cybersecurity Advisor, Ernst & Young, LLP)
  • Human Rights in the Cybersecurity Sector
    Danielle Borrelli (Operations Coordinator, California Cybersecurity Institute, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)

Directions and Parking Information

There are two major airports near San Fransisco: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).  Below you will find the approximate travel time to UC San Fransciso Mission Bay. Please allow time for travel as traffic can significantly increase travel times.  

  • SFO to UCSF-MB: approximately 15 minutes (approx. 12 miles)
  • OAK to UCSF-MB: approximately 35 minutes (approx. 20 miles)

Once you arrive on campus, parking permits cost $32/day.  Self-pay and PayByPhone options exist, no coins or cash are accepted.  Uber, Lyft, or other ride share is recommended.

The Summit will be held in the Fisher Ballroom of the UCSF Mission Bay William J. Rutter Confence Center.  Detailed map of the UCSF Mission Bay and location of the Conference Center


Below are recommended nearby hotels.  Both hotels are located in downtown San Francisco, 14 miles from San Francisco International Airport and within three miles from the University of California, San Francisco Mission Bay.  Cost at both hotels is $249 plus 16.45% tax:

  • Hotel Emblem (new Viceroy property) 562 Sutter Street, San Francisco (415) 433-4434. Registration link will be posted shortly. To book now call (415) 433-4434.  Group name “UC Cybersecurity Summit”.  Cut-off for reservations is March 26, 2019. Hotel waived Guest Amenity Fee. Parking cost is $58 per night.
  • Hotel Spero (Marriott property) 402 Taylor St. San Francisco (415) 885-2500. Registration link will be posted shortly.  To book now call (415) 885-2500, toll-free at 866-934-5978.  Group name “UC Cybersecurity Summit”.  Cut-off for reservations is March 18, 2019.  The Amenity Fee is $15.00 per room.  Parking cost $58 per night.

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