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Here Is The Speaker Schedule For Protect 2017

March 28, 2017

This year’s installment of the Protect conference series is from March 29 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center. Protect 2017 is an annual event focused on security issues specific to the Philippines. Now in its twelfth year the two-day affair offers a packed schedule involving delegates from the public and private sectors.

Protect 2017 is also an exhibition for companies in the security spectrum. These include AON Philippines, ARMSCOR, Boston Home Inc., Competitive Card, Dahua Technology, Hua Yang Electronics, Homescenario Inc., Naffco, Prodatanet, Shellsoft, and Zetos Swift Forensic.

This year’s sponsors are Dahua Technology, Microsoft, FireEye, and Smart–the last being a major player in Philippine telecoms. Supporting organizations include the US-Asean Business Council, ISC2, and CIISCM.

21st Century Asian Arms Race (21AAR) is a media partner for Protect 2017. Here’s the complete speaker schedule.

DAY ONE – March 29
Time Slot Speaker/s Company
9:00 – 9:30 Hermojenes C. Esperon, Jr. Director-General, National Security Council
Session 1 – Global Security and Political Developments Affecting Business
10:00 – 11:40 Maria A. Ressa
Rafael M. Alunan III Management Assoc. of the Philippines
Dr. Alumanda M. Dela Rosa Nuclear Research Institute
Dr. Rohan Gunaratna S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Prof. Richard Javad Heydarian
Session 2 – Major Technological Innovations Affecting Security
Moderator Andrew M. Clinton Asian Development Bank
1:30 – 1:55 Cian O’Neill Microsoft Philippines
1:55 – 2:20 Maria Ressa
2:20 – 2:45 Luke Forsyth KPMG
2:45 – 3:10 Deepak Vyavahare G.E. Digital
Session 3 – Security Threats In Cyberspace And How To Overcome Them
Facilitator Angel T. Redoble Phl Institute for Cybersecurity Professionals
3:45 – 4:15 Damian Mapa National Privacy Commission
4:15 – 4:45 Allan S. Cabanlong Dept. of Information and Communications Technology
4:45 – 5:45 John Kim FBI, US Embassy
Atty. Raul Cortez Microsoft Philippines
Neil Pandya Oracle Corporation
Ruben M. Mondejar, Jr. Cybersecurity Philippines
Gener Kamiling Cisco
DAY TWO – March 30
Session 4 – Security Threats In The Natural World And Their Impact On Business
9:30 – 11:20 Atty. Ricardo R. Bancaflor Anti-Terrorism Council
Felizardo M. Serapio National Police Commission
Usec. Allan C. Guisihan Phil. Center on Transnational Crime
Allan B. Gepty IPOPHIL
Jeremie Duthel Control Risks
Lyndon Urquhart Thales Australia
Todd Richard Smithson Thales Group
Dr. Rommel C. Banlaoi Phil. Institute For Peace, Violence, and Terrorism Research
Closing Presentation – A Smart City Solution
11:20 – 11:40 Duo Qun Qun Dahua Technology Co. Ltd.
Session 5 – Security Risk Analysis And Management
1:30 – 2:00 Demetrio P. Salipsip, Jr. Institute of Strategic and International Studies
Steve Cutler Guide Meridian
Philip Victor ISC2
Andrew Minnitt AON Risk Solutions
Session 6 – Global Threats Forecast
Moderator Martin T. Acuda, Jr. Intl. Assoc. of Emergency Managers
3:30 – 3:50 Dr. Rohan Gunaratna S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
3:50 – 4:10 Dr. Mahar Lagmay UP-NOAH
4:10 – 4:30 Lt. Col. Roland Javines Ong FireEye, Inc.
4:30 – 4:50 Maj. Gen. Guillermo Molina, Jr. Phil. Army
4:50 – 5:00 Amb. Benjamin P. Defensor Presidential Adviser for Anti-Terrorism