Converge Conference is an information security and technology gathering in one of the great tech cities in America. Centered in the heart of the domestic auto industry as well as a manufacturing hub, Converge Conference is poised to create a buzz around information security in Detroit. We provide a venue for people to come together who have diverse technological backgrounds and discuss issues that everyone in an organization has to deal with. From the technicians to the developers to the various C-levels, we want to carry the security discussion on through-out an organization. Together, let’s make sure that security meets the needs of the business and vice-versa.
Converge was borne out of the idea that everyone in an organization needs to be aware of Information Security at various levels for any security policy to have a real impact. Where other conferences have fostered the communication between the influencers and implementers in information security, Converge hopes to bridge that gap between the decision makers and the influencers and implementers. We believe that the only way to move forward and face the new challenges of security is by engaging all aspects of the business in a discussion about security.
At Converge we want to get the executives talking to all levels of the information security team. When executives understand the problems facing the professionals on the front lines and professionals on the front lines understand what drives management to make decisions on information security, everyone wins.
Converge grew out of the community around BSides Detroit and is organized by the same core group that has been putting on the Detroit conference since 2011.
Converge is Thursday and Friday, July 10-11. BSides Detroit is Saturday, July 12.