As of June 1, 2024, Vestige Digital Investigations is part of ArcherHall, a leading digital forensics, 
e-discovery, and cybersecurity service provider. The Vestige team that you know and trust will
continue to serve you at ArcherHall. Our expanded team, capabilities, and infrastructure will allow
us to serve you and your clients even better.

HydroVision International 2024

HydroVision International 2024

Denver Convention Center
700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

EDUCATION: JULY 15-18, 2024   |   EXHIBITION: JULY 17-18, 2024

HYDROVISION International® stands as the foremost global assembly of hydropower and dams/civil market experts. As the largest event of its kind globally, it brings together more than 1,200 hydro enthusiasts, including power producers, utilities, consultants, major hydro energy users, and engineering, procurement & construction companies, hailing from over 50 countries. This event serves as a nexus for connection, knowledge acquisition, and the exploration of novel solutions. Our conference and exhibit provide an unparalleled platform for learning and procurement that addresses every facet of hydropower, spanning Operations and Maintenance, Environmental Issues and Water Management, Equipment and Technology, Industry Trends and Analysis, and New Development.  The sessions are helmed by industry luminaries, visionaries, and trailblazers. Yet, our offerings extend beyond this, featuring peer-to-peer networking opportunities designed to nurture professional growth and drive innovation, ensuring the sustained vigor of the market.


Facing the Problem: How Plant Owners are Dealing with Threats

Jul 17, 2024 from 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Operations and Maintenance

In this session, attendees will learn how hydropower producers are recognizing and responding to a variety of threats that can make continued reliable operations and maintenance a challenge. Panelists will discuss cyber threats, physical security concerns, and even operational threats caused by environment- and climate-related issues.


Richard Dahl, Founder and CEO – cmplid:// Inc.

Steve Walsh, Board Member – Ukrhydroenergo

Damon Hacker, President, ArcherHall – Cybersecurity Experts


Look for ArcherHall  (formerlyVestige Ltd) – BOOTH # 114

DoD suppliers in the DIB (Defense Industrial Base), both Primes and Subcontractors, who are exposed to or handle CUI or FCI, MUST be working toward Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) in order to be eligible to win valuable U.S. Department of Defense Bids.

Look for Damon Hacker and Chris Mammarella in the ArcherHall booth and circulating in the Exhibit Hall. We are CMMC Compliance Experts — Let’s Talk!

HYDROVISION’s exhibition is a one-stop shop for the hydroelectric power industry. With over 150 high-quality exhibitors showcasing the latest products and solutions, the exhibit hall serves as the perfect place for face-to-face business. Thousands of decision-makers flow through the hall to meet the teams behind best-in-class products & services and witness the latest industry advancements. In addition to the exhibitors, the hall also hosts educational sessions in our knowledge hub. Additionally, the last few hours of the exhibition each day are a time for networking and receptions – an opportunity to have a dam good time!

We hope to see you in Denver, The Mile-High City!


Damon Hacker, President

Damon Hacker is President at ArcherHall (formerly Vestige Digital Investigations), a leading technology company specializing in CyberSecurity (proactive & reactive as well as compliance), Digital Forensics, and E-Discovery. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the arena, including a background in IT Security and IT Auditing.

He helps to improve the techniques, processes and technology in cybersecurity. He actively assists clients achieve compliance across multiple cybersecurity frameworks.

Damon is an in-demand speaker on local, state and national levels. He speaks on the subjects of DoD CMMC cybersecurity compliance, IT security, IT auditing, computer fraud, white-collar crime, data breach, non-compete and intellectual property theft.

He earned both his MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management, and his undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), CSX Cybersecurity Nexus Fundamentals certification from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and is Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification – Registered Practitioner (CMMC-RP) for U.S. Department of Defense contractor cybersecurity compliance.


Christian Mammarella, Senior Digital Forensic Examiner

Chris Mammarella, EnCE, is a Senior Forensic Analyst at ArcherHall.  Chris has over 17 years of military and law enforcement experience. He is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and previously worked in computer crimes for the State Attorney’s Office in the Sexual Predator Enforcement Unit in Florida.  Having received training from the Secret Service and other government agencies, Mr. Mammarella put his training to work investigating digital crimes for various law enforcement agencies and task forces.   He has testified in Federal, State, and Military Court and trained other officers in digital evidence investigation. He takes special interest in mobile device forensics as it relates to cellular towers and the evidence that can be uncovered.