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Virtual OTM Symposium at the University of Portland, October 20-21

  • 1.  Virtual OTM Symposium at the University of Portland, October 20-21

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    We are very excited about the robust line-up that has been put together for this year's OTM Symposium and we hope you can make it some of the sessions! Attendees are welcome to attend any session that fits their schedule. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link (to be sent prior to Symposium start).

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    Tuesday, OCT 20 "Risk 101" and "Risk for Everyone" 

    • 10AM (Pacific Time)  - Dr. Gary Mitchell, University of Portland "Risks in Project Management"  
    • 12PM (Pacific Time) - Robert Stratton, Northwest Permanente PC Director Enterprise Risk Program and Internal Audit/Senior Counsel "Strategic Risk Management and Risk Governance" 
    • 2PM (Pacific Time) - Bernd Durrwachter, PsioLogic LLC Principal, "Responsible Use: The Intersection of AI and Digital Ethics"  

     Wednesday, OCT 21 "Risk in the Cyber World" 

    • 11:30AM (Pacific Time) - Brennan O'Brien, Director Information Security Columbia Sportswear "The 10 Keys to Managing Cybersecurity Risk: What you must understand to protect your organizations" 
    • 2PM (Pacific Time) - Doug Roe, Nike Director Integrated Risk (Moderator), Yuri Ramirez, Intel Technical Manager and Eric Miller, Intel IT Audit Director "Cyber Risk Hits Home" 
    • 4PM (Pacific Time) - Ernst & Young LLP: Raj Sen, Cyber, Sarah Dalton, Integrity & Forensics and Cameron Jackson, Risk 

    Thursday, OCT 22 "Risk in the Physical Site" 

    • 10AM (Pacific Time) - Lewis Werner, CEO Quill Security, "Garbage in, garbage out; The limits of data" 
    • 3:30PM (Pacific Time) - Kimberly Pointer, VP Mobile/Analytics, WB Games, "Scaling your business during risky times"   
    • 5:30PM (Pacific Time) - Jens Hansen, Adidas Senior IT Director; Amanda Hughart, Bob's Red Mill Senior Category Analyst; Erin Lawyer, Frito Lay, Warehouse Manager, and Dr. Min Yu, University of Portland (Moderator) 

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    We cordially invite you to attend some sessions that can fit your schedule!


    Min Yu
    Associate Professor of Operations and Technology Management
    Pamplin School of Business Administration
    University of Portland
    Portland, OR