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Using Big Data from the US Census for Strategic Planning and Cybersecurity for Executives

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Marilyn A. Sanders Regional Director, Chicago Region U.S. Census Bureau
Mrs. Sanders’s extensive career spans four Decennial Censuses and multiple Survey Data Collection innovations and improvements. Mrs. Sanders joined the Census Bureau as a Field Representative in the mid 70’s, and has served in many different capacities in the Regional Office before being selected as a Survey Statistician in the mid 80’s. Mrs. Sanders’s interest in exploring all facets of the Census Bureau led her to accepting a position as a Geographer and subsequently to a Supervisory Geographer. She provided her expertise in this area for more than 10 years before returning to her role as a Supervisory Survey Statistician/Coordinator. She has a strong commitment to knowledge sharing and mentoring, understanding this to be pivotal in the success of the Region.

Alex Joves, Regional Director, National Protection & Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
As Regional Director since June 2016, Alex leads efforts across Region V to strengthen public-private partnerships and coordinate programs to protect the Nation’s critical infrastructure, assess and mitigate risk, build resilience, and strengthen incident response and recovery. Mr. Joves became Director of the National Infrastructure Coordinating Center in 2012, the national focal point for 24/7 situational awareness and integrated actionable information to secure the Nation’s critical infrastructure. He served in the field as a Supervisory Chemical Security Inspector overseeing regulatory inspections of chemical facilities posing high-risk of vulnerability to terrorist attack and/or theft or diversion of hazardous chemicals under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards.

This event is invitation only for agency directors and senior leadership. Registration is required. If you are interested in attending, please contact Jean Brown.


February 27
10:00 am - 12:00 pm