2018 SNUG Conference
The SNUG National Conference will take place in Tuscon Arizona October 8th -11th. Tucson and its surrounding areas are rich with a deep-rooted history and a culture grown from a landscape that can't be found anywhere else in the world. Explore untouched corners of the vast Sonoran Desert. Look up to the sky and see a million twinkling stars. Get lost within the painted walls of historic barrios. Find freedom to roam from the depths of ancient caves to the tops of stunning mountain peaks. Experience colors, flavors, sights and sounds that you once could have only imagined. Venture off the beaten path and find out what it means to Free Yourself.
Immerse yourself in luxury at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa. Relax in our upscale hotel rooms and suites, featuring contemporary decor, sleek baths and deluxe amenities, many with private patios and balconies with stunning views. Swim in our multi-level pools and lazy river. Improve your game on our three, nine-hole Arnold Palmer Golf Courses; take lessons at Starr Pass Golf Club. We offer an array of dining options, including Primo, Signature Grill or Catalina BBQ. Grab a cup of coffee at Starbucks and enjoy our complimentary Wi-Fi or meet friends at Salud Patio for drinks, mountain views our nightly festive tequila toast. Our hiking trails let you explore our natural desert setting and surrounding mountains. Relax in our luxurious day spa, Hashani, with ancient healing treatments. Boasting the largest meeting space in Tucson, Arizona, our golf and spa resort offers ballrooms, caterers and event planners. Enjoy an all-encompassing lifestyle experience here at our luxury resort.
Chris Roberts is considered one of the world's foremost experts on counter threat intelligence within the Information security industry. In his daily work, Roberts helps drive Technology Innovation and Product Leadership. In addition, Roberts directs a portfolio of services designed to improve the physical and digital security posture of industrial and government clients.
Chris also comes armed with kilts, blue beards and single malts to most conferences; if nothing else the audience gets lessons in social engineering and Scottish lore
Chris has some unique methods of addressing the evolving threat matrix and future challenges in the world of Deception, IoT, FinTech, Nanotechnology and ICS to name a few. He's garnered a reputation for hacking anything with wings, wheels, tracks fins or sails
Roberts is a regular speaker at leading industry conferences, has been featured in several documentaries and is regularly quoted in national newspapers, television news and industry publications.