Transforming Healthcare Security at Morton’s FTL Dinner 6/27

Morton's The Steakhouse, Fort Lauderdale, exterior

Transforming Healthcare Security at Morton’s FTL Dinner 6/27

ZScaler Healthcare Solutions, SailPoint Technologies, Sentinel One, and Volico Data Centers are hosting a dinner-and-learn event at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 6:00 PM. Six professional speakers (including IDSC’s Yelena Yesha) will be present and seating is limited to 30 people, so book now.

“Transforming Healthcare Security: Key Insights on Frictionless Security for Maximizing Margins, Clinical Outcomes, and Patient Safety” is the topic of this event. IDSC Innovation Officer, Dr. Yelena Yesha is the keynote, starting at 6:45 PM.*

Attending the dinner is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable insights into the rapidly changing landscape of healthcare security. You will learn from experts in the field about navigating labor cost pressures, evolving security needs in the context of digital transformation, and ensuring proper access for healthcare professionals to take care of patients. With an emphasis on patient care and end-user experience, the event promises to be thought-provoking and informative, with plenty of opportunities for networking and discussion.

Morton’s The Steakhouse, 500 E Broward Blvd Suite 127, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394 (Map)

Full Agenda at
6:00-6:30 PM Networking
6:30-6:45 PM Welcome and Opening
*6:45-7:05 PM Emerging Technology Platforms and the Cyber Risks | Yelena Yesha
7:05-7:35 PM Transforming Healthcare Security (Interactive with the guests) | Moderator: Grant McGaugh with Danny Connelly, Albert Caballero, and Rob Sebaugh
7:35-7:50 PM Cybersecurity in the Data Center | Gadi Hus
7:50-8:00 PM Networking

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About Dr. Yelena Yesha

Yelena YeshaAt the University of Miami, Dr. Yelena Yesha is the Knight Foundation Endowed Chair of Data Science and AI at the Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC). At IDSC, Dr. Yesha is also the Director for the Machine Learning and AI program, as well as Innovation Officer and Head of International Relations. In her Innovation role, Dr. Yesha assists faculty in engaging government and industrial partners to collaborate with the University and consults with faculty on developing research ideas into innovations.

Dr. Yesha was the Founding Director of the National Science Foundation Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA), an NSF-funded Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) that aims to develop long-term partnerships among industry, academia, and government. CARTA partners with Rutgers University New Brunswick, North Carolina State University, the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Tel Aviv University, and the University of Miami.

Dr. Yesha received her B.Sc. degrees in Computer Science and in Applied Mathematics from York University, Toronto, Canada, and her M.Sc. degree and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from The Ohio State University She has published 11 books as author or editor, and more than 200 papers in prestigious refereed journals and refereed conference proceedings, and she has been awarded external funding in a total amount exceeding 45 million dollars. She is currently working with leading industrial companies and government agencies on new innovative technology in the areas of blockchains, cybersecurity, and big data analytics with applications to electronic commerce, climate change, and digital healthcare. Dr. Yesha is a fellow of the IBM Centre for Advanced Studies.

Forbes magazine highlighted Dr. Yesha’s accomplishments in technology in a two-part profile:  Part I: Dr. Yelena Yesha: Meet The Tenacious Pioneer Pushing Innovation To Address Real World Problems and Part II: Dr. Yelena Yesha: Pushing Technology Boundaries To Solve The World’s Biggest Problems.


Yelena Yesha, PhD
Innovation Officer and Head of International Relations, University of Miami Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC)
Director, IDSC AI + Machine Learning
Knight Foundation Endowed Chair of Data Science and AI
Professor, Department of Radiology
Professor, Department of Computer Science
Board Member + Senior Liaison for Interaction with Industries and Special Projects, IMSA (Institute of the Mathematical Sciences of the Americas at UM)
Founding Director, NSF CARTA