International Dinner – 2019

Monday, October 28th — 6:15-8:15 pm at the Cyber Security Summit


As the cyber threat reaches beyond national borders, so must collaboration to prevent cyber attacks. The Cyber Security Summit International Committee’s mission is to unify defenses in the cyber domain through 1) An international consortium increasing situational awareness 2) Information sharing on emerging policy formulation and technologies 3) Using the platform of the Summit to showcase Minnesota as an international hub of business.


5 – 6:15 pm  VIP Reception in Seasons, 2nd Floor  (all International Dinner guests welcome)
6:15 pm  International Dinner Check-in, Lounge A, 2nd Floor
6:30 pm  Welcome – Harshal Mehta, International Dinner Committee Chair and Chief Information Security Officer, CWT
6:40 pm  Dinner Served
7:15 pm  International Panel Discussion:
Moderator:  Harshal Mehta, Chief Information Security Officer, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Panelists: Dr. Massoud Amin, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UofMN; Kathy Orner, VP & Chief Risk Officer (CISO M &G), CRO, CWT; Sean Costigan, Director and Co-founder, ITL Security and Professor at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
7:45 pm  Audience Q&A
8:15 pm  Closing Remarks, Mark Ritchie, Former Secretary of State & CEO, Global MN 


Monday, October 28, 6:15 pm-8:15 pm
The Summit draws attendees from all over the globe. Join us at this International Dinner for our international delegates as well as U.S. companies that do business abroad and attendees who would like to network with our guests from around the world.  Panel discussion will address workforce development and the impact of international information sharing.. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Includes: Reserved table for 8 at the International Dinner and access to VIP Reception prior to Dinner. RESERVE A CORPORATE TABLE


Sponsorship Opportunities

To learn about available sponsorship opportunities, contact Jennifer Churchill at 763-548-1306 or

2019 International Committee Chair:

Harshal Mehta, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Committee Members