Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM CDT
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Wilder Foundation 
451 Lexington Pkwy N
St. Paul, MN 55104

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Julia Tindell 
Minnesota Alliance on Crime 

About This Event:

The next meeting for the MN Identity Theft & Cybercrime Information & Resource Network (MITCIRN) is right around the corner! On Tuesday, July 17th, attendees will be invited to participate in guided networking with federal partners to discuss the various ways local, state, and federal programs can partner on identity theft investigations and victim services. The networking hour will be followed by a presentation featuring a panel of experts on cybercrime.

8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration

8:30 - 8:45 AM Introductions & MITCIRN Updates

8:45 - 10:00 AM Federal Partners Round Table - Structured Networking
Featuring partners from Homeland Security Investigations, the Federal Bureau of Investigations,the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the United State's Attorney's Office.

10:00 - 10:15 AM Break

10:15 - 11:45 AM Cybercrime Presentations & Panel

"The FBI's Response to the Cyber Threat"
John Bonhage, Special Agent, FBI; InraGard Liaison

"Hackers Doing Their Homework? You Betcha!"
Chris Veltsos, Professor, Department of Computer Information Science at Minnesota State University, Mankato

11:45 - 12:00 PM Announcements

MAC will apply for CLE and POST credits once the agenda is confirmed.


About The Minnesota Alliance on Crime and the Minnesota Identity Theft & Cybercrime Information & Resource Network:
The Minnesota Alliance on Crime (MAC) is a membership coalition of 92 crime victim service providers in Minnesota that connects systems, service providers, and victims to advance the response for victims of all crime. 

The Minnesota Identity Theft & Cybercrime Information & Resource Network (MITCIRN) brings together partners from community advocacy organizations, victim/witness programs, law enforcement, government agencies, and other organizations/agencies across the state who are dedicated to improved access to supportive services for victims of identity theft and cybercrime. MITCIRN meets quarterly to discuss emerging research, engage in training opportunities, share resources, and advance statewide efforts to combat identity theft and support victims through targeted committee work. Click here to become a MITCIRN participant today.

Who Should Attend:
Professionals who work with victims of identity theft or on identity theft issues, including victim advocates, civil attorneys, law enforcement, prosecutors, government staff, and staff of consumer protection agencies.


Travel Reimbursement:
To support your participation in this event, MAC will provide the following support to attendees traveling more than 45 miles one way:

  • Mileage reimbursement for one round trip for one vehicle per organization.
  • Reimbursement for one hotel room per organization at the Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge for the night of Monday, July 16th at a special rate of $139/night. You must make your own lodging reservations (see below).

MAC will reimburse organizations, not individuals. MAC will only reimburse participants who attend the entire network launch and training.

MAC has negotiated a special rate of $139/night at the Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge (just 2 miles from the training site). Please refer to the Minnesota Alliance on Crime when making your reservations. Reservations must be made by June 26, 2018 to receive the special rate.