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Mike O’Donnell

March 12, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center
90 Twixt Town Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Mike O’Donnell, Director, Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP).

Cedar Valley APICS PDM: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a complex problem that impacts all areas of your business. This discussion will help you understand the broad issues related to cybersecurity, providing an overview of the technical, policy, compliance, and legal aspects of cybersecurity. Included will be a discussion on how to frame your internal cybersecurity discussion, ways to identify and select cybersecurity service providers, and an overview of the NIST 800-171 standard outlining requirements for defense contractors.


Mr. O’Donnell will be presenting at Cedar Valley APICS PDM on Tuesday, March 12, at Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center. 


Mike O’Donnell is the director of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program for the Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) at Iowa State University.  He leads CIRAS’ efforts to enhance Iowa’s economy through application of research-based methods to transform performance in manufacturing.  Mike has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University and an MBA from Iowa State University.  Prior to joining CIRAS, Mike worked in the defense industry in a variety of roles across the supply chain, and led supplier engineering and quality for Australia’s leading small appliance brand. While at CIRAS, Mike has led programs in supply chain management, sustainability, innovation, and economic development.


Location: Longbranch Hotel

                 90 Twixt Town Rd, NE

                 Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cost: Professional Member and Guest Price $25.00

          Student Member Price $10.00

Schedule: 5:30 Networking; 6:00 Chapter Business; 6:15 Dinner; 7:00 Program


$25.00 Member Registration

$25.00 Non-Member Registration

$10.00 Student Ticket