Partner Event

Tampa Bay Safety Summit

Port Tampa Bay and Tampa International Airport are proud to announce the 8th Annual Tampa Bay Safety Summit!

The 2023 Tampa Bay Safety Summit will include a vast range of local, state and federal representatives, as well as a variety of industry experts to engage you with presentations and panel discussions relating to safety, security and operational readiness, in an open forum setting.

This year’s keynote speaker will be General Kenneth F. “Frank” McKenzie, USMC, Retired. General McKenzie is the former Commander, United States Central Command (CENTCOM). His distinguished and highly decorated military career includes over 42 years of honorable service to our country. Today, General McKenzie serves as the Executive Director of Cyber Florida as well as USF’s Global and National Security Institute.

Additionally, Cyber Florida’s Emilio F. Salabarria will be presenting on the Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment. If you want to learn more about this initiative and how your organization can help protect Florida, register now and ask your questions live!

Featured Speakers

  • General Kenneth F. “Frank” McKenzie, USMC, Retired – Executive Director USF Global and National Security Insitute & Executive Director Florida Center for Cybersecurity, aka Cyber Florida
  • Emilio F. Salabarria, Deputy Senior Executive Advisor, Cyber Florida
  • Paul Anderson, President and CEO, Port Tampa Bay
  • Dr. Yu Yu Zhang, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of South Florida (USF)
  • And more!


  • Session 1 – Port Resiliencey (Maritime and Aviation)
  • Session 2 – Drones & Advanced Air Mobility
  • Session 3 – Current Challenges for CBP in the Maritime & Aviation Environment
  • Session 4 – Statewide Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment

Event Details

  • When – Tuesday, June 06, 2023
    • Sign-in and Continental Breakfast starts at 7:45 AM
  • Where – Tampa International Airport, Main Terminal Event Space
    • Parking available in the Economy Parking Lot
    • Take SkyConnect Train to Main Terminal. Access station from elevators located on Level 1 of the garage
    • Event Space is located in between Airsides E & F on Level 3
    • Parking validation will be provided at sign-in
Learn more and register
2023-05-22T11:02:55-04:00May 22, 2023|

Tampa Bay Tech PoweredUP Tech Festival

Announcing the 4th Annual poweredUP Tech Fest, brought to you by Tampa Bay Tech!

This event features sessions on key trends to not only enlighten but inspire those working in tech in Tampa Bay, with tangible learnings to take back to their workplaces and amplify their projects and initiatives.

This year’s tracks will take a deeper dive into top trends in cybersecurity, the metaverse, blockchain, crypto, bitcoin, NFTs, sustainability in tech, tech for good, DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion,) leadership, the current state of our tech workforce and more!

Sessions include:

  • A Look into the Metaverse with Accenture
  • CISO Panel, moderated by Pam Lindemoen, CISO Advisor, Cisco
  • The Future is Female Led Panel, moderated by Lauren Coffey, TBBJ & Inno
  • Tech for Good: Purpose-driven Innovation with AWS

And, this year’s Keynote: Cathie Wood, CEO of Ark Invest, with Joe Hamilton, Founder of Catalyst and Metacity.

2023-05-10T12:46:22-04:00March 30, 2023|

2023 Government Innovation Florida

Public Sector Network invites you to join the conversation at Government Innovation Florida. This one-day, in-person event will provide the ideal meeting place to learn, collaborate, and discuss current trends and innovations being advanced by public sector leaders across the Sunshine state. With Tracks dedicated to Digital/CX, Data & Technology – this event will offer inspiring cases of innovation from leaders representing a cross-section of State & Local departments and agencies – and underpinned by transformative efforts intended to offer attendees the opportunity to reframe their understanding of innovation for the year to come.

Cyber Florida’s own Deputy Senior Executive Advisor Emilio F. Salabarria will be presenting Innovation in Practice: Cyber Secure Florida Initiative.

Learn more
2023-05-02T11:11:10-04:00March 29, 2023|

Hack Space Con ’23

Hack Space Con ’23 is a cybersecurity, infosec, space, aero defense hacker, technology, and science conference. This conference offers both free training workshops and 2-day professional training courses.

Learn more
2023-05-02T11:11:46-04:00March 28, 2023|


Join us at the 11th annual STEMapalooza! Enjoy interactive activities while discovering new topics within science, technology, engineering, and math.

Every year, STEMapalooza brings the world of innovators to life, featuring workshops, exhibits, panel presentations with women in STEM, hands-on activities, giveaways and more!

Registration deadline is April 9, 2023 at 11:59 pm.

Learn more
2023-05-02T11:12:05-04:00March 28, 2023|

BSides Tampa X 2023

BSides Tampa is an Information Technology Security Conference sponsored by the Tampa Bay Chapter of (ISC)². They are a 100% volunteer-organized event, put on by and for the community. The purpose of BSides Tampa is to provide an open platform for Information Security industry professionals and enthusiasts to collaborate, exchange ideas, and develop
long-standing relationships
with others in the community.

Learn more
2023-04-03T15:03:54-04:00March 28, 2023|

State College of Florida – Super Cyber Camp

Campers in Manatee and Sarasota counties will enjoy hands-on, high-tech fun at the State College of Florida Super Cyber Camp. SCF’s Coding Academy offers STEM-based camps at SCF Bradenton. Campers will learn engineering skills using Minecraft. They will learn how to defend against simulated cybersecurity threats in virtual reality. Join us during Winter Break for a week of fun with friends and high-tech hands-on learning!

Register Now!
2023-01-19T12:30:20-05:00December 9, 2022|