Join us for an exclusive event featuring expert speakers, workshops, information sharing, networking, food and drink … and lots of fun and laughter — with just us women!

Location

The Inn at Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills, GA
(approx. 40 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)

Cost & Lodging

Witt O’Brien’s is hosting the forum, to include a social event Wednesday evening, all events and meals on Thursday, and breakfast and a morning activity on Friday. Attendees are responsible for travel and accommodations costs.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Inn at Serenbe with a rate of $199/night. Witt O’Brien’s will be in touch prior to the event to confirm the details of your stay.
Please note, hotel payment is due at time of  check-in, not prior.

Agenda

  • Wednesday, October 2:
    • 7:00-9:00 pm – Social and networking event. Bonfire, s’mores, drinks and conversation

 

  • Thursday, October 3:
    • 8:30 am – Breakfast & Networking Event (Icebreakers)
    • 9:30 am –  Workshop – Solving Common Obstacles
    • 11:15 am – Keynote Speaker: Cynthia Widick, Former Chief of Cybersecurity Operations, National Security Agency
    • 12:15 pm – Lunch
    • 1:15 pm – Activity: Four Tables, One Crisis
    • 3:30 pm – Speaker and Wrap-Up (TBA)
    • 4:30 pm – Activity (TBA)
    • 6:00 pm – Dinner & Networking

 

  • Friday, October 4:
    • 7:00-9:00 am – Breakfast and social activity at Serenbe (choices to include yoga or walk/run)

Registration

We look forward to seeing you. Register today.


About Cynthia Widick, Keynote Speaker

Cynthia Widick is newly retired from the National Security Agency, where she led teams that lived on the cutting edge of technology and developed strategies to thwart constant, rapidly evolving cyber threats. In her most recent position with the NSA as the Chief of Cybersecurity Operations, she led the agency’s strategic imperative to transform cybersecurity operations to be predictive and preventative. In addition to spearheading the effort to transform and revitalize the NSA Threat Operations Center (NTOC), Widick established and matured a collaborative information-sharing relationship between the NTOC and the U.S. Cyber Command’s Joint Operations Center, improving the ability of multiple agencies to protect the Department of Defense Information Network.

With over 13 years of experience leading cyber operations and 30 years of experience in cryptologic and cyber operations, she has transformed organizations into  high-performing teams. A native of Illinois, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Russian language and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University.