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We were excited to host this groundbreaking event that brought together professionals in the 16 critical infrastructure sectors.

See you again in 2024!

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Speaker Schedule
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Speaker Schedule

Keynote #1

Team NEO

Keynote #3

Finovative Solutions

Session 1

1:00 PM – 2:20 PM

Critical Manufacturing

Ryan Schilling
Ryan Schilling

Program Lead for the Protective Operations and Intelligence

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Water and Wastewater Systems

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Monica Day

Manager of GIS Services

NE Ohio Regional Sewer District

Defense Industrial Base

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Matthew Paul

Sales Manager


Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste

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David Winks

Managing Director



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Tom Doehne

Partnership/Commercialization Specialist

NASA Glenn Research Center


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Rick Whitman, Ed.D.

Instructor of Environmental, Geology, & Natural Resources

Ball State University

Food and Agriculture

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Patrick Nortz


Otisco Engineering


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Brent Polimene

Manager – Solution Architect

Verizon Wireless

Keynote #1: Team NEO

2:20 PM – 2:30PM

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Erica Fitzpatrick

Program Manager

Team NEO
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Session 2

3:05 PM – 4:10 PM

Healthcare and Public Health

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David Stefanich

Chief Executive Officer


Emergency Services

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Jen Ziemke, Ph.D. & Rachel Wunderle


Lifecare Ambulance Inc.


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Bennie Pennington

VP, Embedded Banking and Integrated Payment Products


Commercial Facilities

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Nina Dale

Investment Operations Manager


Transportation Systems

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Brian Kelley

Toll Collection Systems Manager

Ohio Turnpike & Infrastructure Commission

Government Facilities

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Stuart Mendel, Ph.D.

Executive Director

National Center on Nonprofit Enterprise


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David Brearly

Operational Technology Cybersecurity Director


Information Technology

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Gregg Stark


PwC Labs

Keynote #2: Federal Aviation Administration

4:10 PM – 4:20PM

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Shannetta Griffin, P.E.

Associate Administrator for Airports

Federal Aviation Administration

Keynote #3: Finovative Solutions

4:20 PM – 4:30PM

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Doug Young

Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer

Finovative Solutions

Thank you to our

Sponsors and Exhibitors



Upcoming Events

  • November 22: Drone Workshop
  • December 22: Critical Manufacturing
  • Summer 23: Transportation Security
  • September 23: Energy & Mobility (INCOSE, NASA, and SAE)
  • January 24: Critical Infrastructure Modernization Forum