Advancing Indiana

Leadership, Innovation, and Security in Public Service

To inspire, educate, and encourage collaborative discussions on leading Indiana towards a future marked by innovative governance and enhanced public service.

Scheduled Guest Speakers:

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Event location/details:

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 West 16th Street
Tower Terrace Suite 38
Arrow | McLaren Racing Suite

Morning Sessions

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

  • An early start with a networking breakfast to maximize the limited time, encouraging attendees to form connections from the outset.

10:30 AM-10:45 AM

Opening Remarks - Business and Innovation

  • Speaker – Diego Morales, Indiana Secretary of State
  • Topic – Brief welcome outlining the day’s streamlined agenda and objectives.
  • Overview of Indiana’s goals related to innovations in public sector security.

10:45 AM-11:30 AM

Cybersecurity in Public Finance and Treasury Operations

  • Speaker – Daniel Elliott, Indiana State Treasurer
  • Topic – Keynote discussion.
  • Strategic visions for embracing technological advancements and innovation in public service to better serve the citizens of Indiana.

11:30 AM - 12:15 AM

Reducing The Threat Surface

  • Speaker – Chris Palmer, Court Security Director, Utah State Courts.
  • Topic – Reducing The Threat Surface To Public Officials
  • Focused on reducing harassment and threats to public officials and their families
  • Reducing and removing personal information (address, phone, email…) from the open web

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM


  • A quick break to refresh and facilitate further networking.
Midday Sessions

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Roundtable Discussion - "Public Policy and Cyber Resilience"

  • Round-Table Lead – J.J. Thompson, Founder at Spektrum Labs
  • Topic -In an era marked by digital transformation, public policy must address the significant challenges of safeguarding critical infrastructure, balancing AI innovation with privacy, and ensuring small businesses can secure affordable cyber insurance. This briefing explores the vulnerabilities within our essential systems, the privacy implications of AI technologies, and the insurance challenges faced by small enterprises. It emphasizes the need for policies that support measurable and provable cyber resilience strategies to protect and stabilize our digital future.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Closing Keynote - "Securing Trust: Strategies for Effective Consumer Data Protection"

  • Speaker – Nick Whitney, Co-Founder & CISO, MTX
  • Topic – Securing consumer trust in the digital age hinges on effective data protection strategies. Safeguarding personal data is not just a regulatory necessity but a crucial factor in building brand reputation and competitive advantage. Consumers are increasingly aware of data privacy risks and demand transparency and control over how their personal information is used.
Closing Sessions

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Closing Remarks

  • Speaker – Gerry Bailey, CEO, Corvano
  • Topic – Engineering simple cyersecurity solutions to address complex problems in public service.

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wrap-Up and Events

  • A structured networking time frame to conclude the event, allowing attendees to discuss insights, share ideas, and pledge commitments for action based on the day’s discussions.

Event Notes:

  • Audience: Senior public officials from Indiana, including both elected and appointed individuals.
  • Goals: To inspire, educate, and encourage collaborative discussions on leading Indiana towards a future marked by innovative governance and enhanced public service.
  • Outcome: Participants leave with actionable insights, strengthened connections, and a renewed commitment to public service excellence.

Advancing Indiana

Leadership, Innovation, and Security in Public Service

Fast Friday, May 17, 2024
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I pick up my Tickets?

It is IMPORTANT that you make arrangements to pick up your tickets, or have them dropped off, prior to the day of the event. Physical tickets will be required in advance. Tickets will be required to enter the Parking Areas, enter the Main Gate, and have access to the Tower Terrace. No one will be distributing tickets at the event. Please contact your Corvano, Salesforce, MTX, or DeleteMe host to make arrangement to pick up your tickets at Salesforce Tower or to have them dropped off to your location. Tickets will be available Tuesday May 14, Wednesday May 15, and Thursday May 16.

The event will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is located at 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46222. Once in the Main Gate, please make your way to the Tower Terrace, Suite #38 (Arrow | McLaren Racing Suite).

Unfortunately, given the popularity of that day’s events and race, parking passes are NOT available for this event, but you can get additional information about parking availability HERE. We strongly suggest you consider taking Uber or Lyft to the event given the expected crowds and demand for parking.
on-site parking map for the Indy 500 raceway and the Corvano event

Once you have secured parking, please make your way through the Main Gate and follow the signs to the Tower Terrace. Follow the signage to Suite #38 Рthe Arrow | McLaren Racing Suite. 

Unfortunately, the answer is no. Noone will be able to park or enter the Raceway without a ticket, and only those that are on the official list and have been invited by one of the hosts from Corvano, Salesforce, MTX, or DeleteMe. All arrangements for co-workers, relatives, friends, or additional guests need to be approved in advance and tickets distributed to those parties for them to attend.