The America’s Future Series in partnership with the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber will hold a day long Cyber  Security Summit on June, 27th at the Irving Convention Center.  Attendees can attend a luncheon featuring Admiral Mike McConnell (USN, Retired), the former Director of National Intelligence and the NSA, and a moderated panel led by the Editor of the Dallas Business Journal, Lauren Lawley Head.  Alternatively, they can attend the entire summit with over 35 top private sector, military and governmental experts starting with opening remarks by Admiral Pat Walsh (USN, Retired) and finishing with a reception hosted by Ambassador Oberwetter of the Dallas Regional Chamber and Chris Wallace, President and CEO of the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber.

“The list of speakers and panelists is impressive. We have leaders with Huawei, McAfee, Dell, HP, NEC, Korn/Ferry, Alvarez & Marsal, VCE, General Dynamics along with the FBI, DHS, Secret Service and the U.S. Attorney’s office. Given the importance of this topic, we feel fortunate to have so many top experts in one place. We are extremely excited that this event can be used to raise money for great causes like One Irving, Infragard, and Heroes on the Water, “ said David Hamilton, Chairman of The America’s Future Series.

“We are so grateful to Thompson & Knight LLP and Architecting Innovation for helping The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber to sponsor this event. Support from the Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, The World Affairs Council of Dallas, and many other prominent organizations for this fund raiser has been incredible,” shared Chris Wallace, President of The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce.

Members of supporting organizations enjoy preferred pricing. Attendees may register at:

The America’s Future Series is an established speaker program focused on U.S. Global Competitiveness. Its purpose is to bring prominent business, government, military and educational leaders together to address critical issues facing our country in the hopes of creating a brighter future for ourselves and our children. To date, it has raised over $1,000,000 for various worthy causes.

Speakers at AFS and AFS supported events include; T. Boone Pickens, 7-Eleven Chairman – Joe DePinto, Secretary of the Army – General Pete Geren,  Admiral Patrick Walsh, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions, George P. Bush, Flowserve President – Marc Blinn, Mayor Tom Leppert, American Airlines Chairman – Don Carty, Bill Lively, Dallas Federal Reserve Chairman – Bob McTeer, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters National President – Charles Pierson, Wal-Mart Chairman – David Glass, Frito-Lay Chairman – Leo Kiely, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s Economic Advisor – Sir Alan Walters, Defense Secretary Gordon England, Dallas Fed Chairman, Richard Fisher and others. Visit

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