Cybersecurity Summit
2019 Cybersecurity Summit
Monday, October 7
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
Centre County, PA



The fourth annual CCAP Cybersecurity Summit will be held Monday, October 7 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Each year we build on the knowledge gained during the previous Summits. Our continued goal is to raise awareness, educate and engage key county stakeholders in short and long-term strategies for cyber incident prevention and response.




Keynote Speaker - Tom Patterson, Unisys

The White House’s National Cybersecurity Moonshot - Impacts and Opportunities for the Commonwealth

The White House debuted the National Cybersecurity Moonshot in 2019 which outlines a path toward a safe and secure Internet for critical infrastructure by 2028. The Moonshot focuses on leveraging evolutionary changes coming in key technology sectors, as well as opportunities for coordinated improvements in five parallel pillars.  This presentation by Tom Patterson, one of the principal authors of the report, will overview the national changes coming, while highlighting the impacts and opportunities for the Commonwealth. This session will make clear the necessary changes now, so that everyone can benefit from a more trusted and secure future. 

Tom Patterson is the Chief Trust Officer for Unisys. An actionable security expert with three decades of experience across all facets of security, Tom is a corporate executive, international thought leader, published author and keynote speaker providing compelling insight into cybersecurity issues of the day, with an optimistic view into a more secure tomorrow. At Unisys, Tom is focused on extending trust and security to hundreds of global stakeholders including governments and critical infrastructure companies that rely on Unisys to protect national borders, transact trillions of dollars, deliver energy to millions, secure global air transit, provide healthcare to entire populations, and architect a safer tomorrow. 


Online Registration

Registration is open to Pennsylvania county employees. The cost of Summit registration is $79 per person and includes Summit materials, refreshments and lunch on Monday, October 7. Your registration also includes the opportunity to attend a reception with our participating vendors on Sunday, October 6 (RSVP required; see online registration form).

Special Promotion: Summit registration is FREE to current Academy for Excellence in County Government participants, and employees whose county or county-related-entity is a member of PCoRP.

Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to Sam Neely ( by 4 p.m. Thursday, September 26 to qualify for a refund (minus a $25 administrative fee). No telephone cancellations will be accepted. Regardless of initial payment method, all refunds will be issued via check from CCAP after the event. Cancellation requests received after September 26 are non-refundable. Registered no-shows will billed for the full Summit registration ($79) regardless of registration category. Substitutions ARE allowed and encouraged in lieu of cancellation!
  • Vendors
Vendor attendance at the CCAP Cybersecurity Summit is only provided to event sponsors and exhibitors. Please see the information in the top right-hand corner of this page for more details.
Overnight Accommodations
A limited block of overnight rooms has been reserved for Summit attendees on Sunday, October 6 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The room rate for Summit attendees is  $129+tax per room, per night and is guaranteed through September 6 or when the block sells out, whichever comes first. Contact the Central Reservations Department directly at (800) 233-7505 and mention our block code CYBR19A. Photo ID and a credit card will be required upon check-in. The cost of overnight rooms is not included with your Summit registration.


Vendor attendance at the CCAP Cybersecurity Summit is only provided to event sponsors and exhibitors.
      (last updated August 13)
All contracts must be received by 4 p.m. on September 13. Thank you for your support of the 2019 CCAP Cybersecurity Summit! 
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Summit Programming  and Vendor questions 
Melissa Krouse (formerly Pavone)
Technology Marketing and Vendor Relations Manager
Direct Phone: (717) 736-4749
Registration questions
Sam Neely
Meetings and Technology Events Manager
Direct Phone: (717) 736-4751