TMA Tech Summit

Inaugural TMA Technology Summit
March 19-21, 2018
Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek
75 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Join your fellow CTOs to learn about and discuss technology issues that directly affect your monitoring center.  As a technology professional, you will learn about the newest technologies — hardware, software and services — to run your organization efficiently, minimize downtime and prepare and protect yourself from internal and external threats.

Who should attend: CTOs, CIOs, and IT directors of monitoring companies; dealers, owners, and interested participants from manufacturing companies are also invited.



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Final Program

Monday, March 19         

6:00 – 7:30 pm                   Opening Reception: DEER VALLEY 1 & 2
Sponsored by:  DICE

Tuesday, March 20

ALL GENERAL SESSIONS | Grand Ballroom Salons G-H-I

7:30 – 8:00am                    Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by:  Rubrik

8:00 – 8:30 am                   Opening Remarks

8:30 – 8:45 am                  Sponsor Lighting Round: What’s New, What’s it Do?

8:45 – 10:00 am                 Keynote Address: Understanding Cloud Data Management Solutions
Speaker:  Jeffrey Freeman, Vice President, Worldwide Systems Engineering, Rubrik

10:00 – 10:30 am               Break

10:30 am – 11:45 am       3G, LTE, FirstNet and Beyond
Speakers: Chris McConnell and Timothy Shira, Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T Business                               

11:45 am – 12:45 pm       Lunch

                                                Grand Ballroom SALON E
                Sponsored by: Fortinet

12:45 – 2:00 pm                 What the Dark Web Can Teach Us about Cybersecurity
Speakers:  Todd Neilson, Co-Founder/COO and

Kevin Howard, VP Security Engineering, Secuvant

2:00 – 3:00 pm                   Monitoring Center 2018
Speaker: Randall Hunt, Senior Technical Evangelist and Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services

3:00 – 3:15 pm                   Break

3:15 – 4:00 pm                   Seeing into the Future of Connectivity: Making Sense of Trends around MPLS, SD-WAN, and Secure VPNs
Speaker: Mike Bettilyon, Regional Vice President – Mountain West Region, Telarus

4:00 – 5:00 pm                   Round Table Discussions

5:30 – 9:00 pm                   Group Dinner Event

                                                Grand Ballroom SALON D

Co-Sponsored by: OneTel and Sur-Gard

Wednesday, March 21

ALL GENERAL SESSIONS | Grand Ballroom Salons G-H-I

7:30 – 8:00am                    Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 am                   Recap/Remarks

8:15 – 8:30 am                   Sponsor Lighting Round: What’s New, What’s it Do?

8:30 -9:30 am                     Keynote Address:  How AI and DIY Will Transform the Residential Security Business
Speaker: Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy, Parks Associates

9:30 -10:15 am                   Video Monitoring and SNMP Traps for Inline Video Monitoring
Speakers: Larry Folsom and Ashley Bradford, I-View Now

10:15-10:45                         Break

10:45-12:00                         Data Backup and Disaster Recovery Explained – Is Your Solution the Right One for You?
Speaker: Evan Shelley, Engineer, Rubrik

 12:00-1:00 pm                    Lunch

Grand Ballroom SALON E

1:00 – 2:00 pm                   Next Generation Firewalls – The Cyber Security Tool for Maximum Security
Speaker: Jason Graun, Systems Engineering Manager, Office of the CTO, Fortinet

2:00 – 3:00 pm                   Machine Learning – New Tool Sets for Data Governance
Speaker:  TBD, Microsoft Corporation

3:00 – 3:15 pm                   Break

3:15 – 4:15 pm                   Emerging Technology Impacts on Physical and Data Security
Speaker:  Jay C. Grant, Senior Federal Systems Engineer, Symantec

4:15 – 4:45 pm                   Round Table Discussions

4:45 – 5:00 pm                   Closing Remarks


General Session A/V, Tuesday, March 20 Sponsored by Sur-Gard/DSC