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CyberNextDC is one of the leading cybersecurity policy conferences in DC. This year’s event will be hybrid, with limited in-person attendance and remote participation via Zoom. The event will focus on the evolution of ransomware, successful information sharing models, and global policy trends and developments in the cybersecurity ecosystem. Our participants will provide insights into long-standing cybersecurity issues along with practical recommendations for cybersecurity policy on topics such as ransomware, information sharing, public-private collaboration, and equity and inclusion in the cybersecurity workforce. Speakers include high-level government policymakers, Coalition and Alliance member representatives, and foreign government officials. We hope you can join us!

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Congressman Jim Langevin

(D-RI, 2nd District)
Congressman Jim Langevin (LAN'-jih-vin) is a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, where he is the Chairman of the Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems
Subcommittee and also serves on the Subcommittees on Seapower and Projection Forces and Strategic
Forces. He is also a senior member of the Committee on Homeland Security, where he serves on the
Subcommittees on Intelligence & Counterterrorism and Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, &
Innovation. A national leader on securing our nation’s technology infrastructure against cyber threats,
Langevin co-founded the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus to increase awareness around the issue
and serves as a member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. He has authored or co-authored
dozens of pieces of cybersecurity legislation, including most recently the National Cyber Director Act.

As co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus, Langevin advocates to improve and increase access to training that gives students and workers the skills that best fit the needs of expanding industries. He has successfully fought for strong CTE funding under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act and, in Rhode Island, has worked to foster employer-
educator partnerships and career training programs across a variety of career fields.

A voice for those facing serious challenges, Langevin championed passage of a bipartisan bill to expand
services for families caring for their elderly and disabled loved ones. He is a strong advocate for inclusion
and independence for people with disabilities and helped pass the ADA Amendments Act that
strengthened the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Langevin was inspired to enter public service by the tremendous outpouring of support he received
during the most challenging time of his life, after a gun accident paralyzed him at age 16 and left him a
quadriplegic. He is driven by a belief that everyone deserves a fair opportunity to make the most of their

After serving as secretary for the state’s Constitutional Convention in 1986, Langevin won election to the
Rhode Island House of Representatives, and in 1994, became the nation’s youngest Secretary of State.
His leadership resulted in reforms to Rhode Island’s outdated election system and a landmark report
documenting widespread violations of the state’s Open Meetings Law. He served in that role until
winning election to Congress in 2000.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, November 18

1:55pm EST