Cyber Summit '22:  Is the Internet Broken?

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Cyber Summit '22: Is the Internet Broken?

This Western Canadian conference will look at the current state of the internet, discussing its benefits, shortcomings, and future.

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Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel & Conference Centre 201 Lynx Street Banff, AB T1L 1K5 Canada

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About this event

Is the Internet Broken?

For many of us, the internet has become a tool embedded in our lives, to the same extent as running water or electricity.

But over the past few years, many ethical questions have emerged about the uses of this tool. These include concerns about the online spread of fake or manipulated news, cybersecurity issues such as phishing attacks and data breaches, threats to net neutrality and access to internet infrastructure, and uncertainty about the future of open data and sharing research.

With these issues growing in relevance, what do government and academic leaders see as the priority for Canada’s internet? Should we police it more? Are we on the right track with the increasing use of Internet of Things technologies and machine learning? Have we gone too far — or not far enough — on the issue of privacy? Are Canadians more or less connected to each other?

At the 2022 Summit, we will look at the current state of the internet and discuss its benefits, where it falls short, what the future looks like, and can we fix the problems that exist?

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The conference will run November 8-9, with pre-Summit workshops on November 7. Tickets are sold separately for the workshops.

Why Attend?

Hands-on learning. Big level thinking. Strategies to apply to your organization.

This stimulating western Canadian technology event will feature:

  • 20+ Unique breakout sessions and panel discussions
  • 20+ Expert speakers including keynote: Nina Xiang
  • 200+ Industry peers
  • 2 days of concentrated thought leadership
  • 1 day of hands-on learning

The Cyber Summit is a gathering of Western Canada's public, education and start-up technology leaders. The conference features workshops and discussions around the latest digital issues and solutions, and how they impact Canadians. These 2-3 days will prove crucial to everyone on the management and operations team — from CIOs and systems administrators, to business development and policy officers, and legal and privacy advisors.