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As your security solutions integrator, Optiv wants you to be a part of something big!

Please join us for OptivCon Toronto (formerly “ES3”), a local, exclusive one-day summit where you’ll learn how to reduce enterprise risk and realize stronger, simpler and less costly cyber security programs. This complimentary event gives you the ability to connect with your peers and other industry experts to learn how to address some of your biggest cyber security concerns, and hear about the latest trends. It includes keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and 1:1 access to some of the best and brightest minds in the cyber security industry.

OptivCon also offers:
  • –Partner Expo with representatives from leading security tech companies
  • –After-hours networking event
  • –And, you get a chance to earn SIX continuing education credits by attending OptivCon

Plus, you'll have the chance to win a VIP experience at the Streets of Toronto in July! This one of a kind experience will include one lap ride in an IndyCar on the amazing Streets of Toronto for the Honda Indy Toronto, PLUS, the opportunity to experience the track from behind the scenes with Optiv's Andretti Autosports sponsored driver, Robert Megennis! 

Don’t miss out on one of the best cyber security conferences of the year. Reserve your seat today!




Morning Keynote: Client Panel

Hear from your peers! We’re bringing together local security experts to share their insights, real-life stories, and tales from the trenches.


Rob Knoblauch, Vice President, Enterprise Security Services, Information Security & Control, Scotiabank

John Vespasiani, Director and Chief Information Security Officer, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Brian Wrozek: Vice President Corporate Security, Risk and Compliance Management and Physical Security, Optiv

Moderated by:

Micheal Doucet, Executive Director - Executive Advisory, Office of the CISO, Optiv


Featured Keynote: Peter Singer

Peter Singer is Strategist and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, the author of multiple award-winning books, and a contributing editor at Popular Science. He has been named by the Smithsonian as one of the nation's 100 leading innovators, by Defense News as one of the 100 most influential people in defense issues, by Foreign Policy to their Top 100 Global Thinkers List, as an official "Mad Scientist" for the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command, and by Onalytica social media data analysis as one of the ten most influential voices in the world on cybersecurity and 25th most influential in the field of robotics.


OptivCon After Party

Continue the fun at the Optiv After Party! From 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while you mingle with your peers and the event speakers. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a fee to participate?

No, OptivCon is a complimentary event.

How do I earn CPEs for attending?

Attendees will be asked to sign in with their (ISC)2 member number at the registration desk during the event. Optiv will submit 6 CPE credits directly to (ISC)2 for attendees. If a certificate is required for an organization other than (ISC)2, Optiv will provide one upon request.

What time should I arrive at the event?

Vendor exhibits, registration and breakfast open at 8:00 a.m. The morning keynote begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Do I have to choose a breakout track?

We ask all registrants to choose a breakout track of interest. Optiv doesn't require that you attend only sessions in that breakout track. Please attend any sessions that are of interest to you.

What can I expect from the breakout sessions?

These sessions will focus around the overarching topics of compliance, operational efficiency and risk management.


The Carlu

444 Yonge St
Toronto, ON M5B 2H4 

About the Venue

The Carlu is a historic event space in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Opened in 1930 and known as the eponymous "Eaton's Seventh Floor", the venue was restored and reopened in 2003, renamed for its original architect. The Carlu is one of Toronto's best examples of Art Moderne architecture.

Parking Info

Underground Parking: Enter off Bay St. or Gerrard St. W.

Public Transit: College Subway stop on the Yonge Line

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