Magazine article Security Management

ASIS International

Magazine article Security Management

ASIS International

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September 10-13, 2002 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tradition Sparks Innovation

Seminar Preview and Advance Registration

Seminar Dates: September 10 - 13, 2002

(Tuesday - Friday)

Exhibit Dates: September 10 - 12, 2002

(Tuesday - Thursday)

Pennsylvania Convention Center

To meet the demands of our changed world, look to the event that's been keeping security professionals on the leading edge for nearly half a century.

The ASIS Seminar & Exhibits offers you:

* Comprehensive educational programming on the latest security management issues, emerging trends, and best practices--more than 150 sessions presented by experts in their field

* Nearly 2,000 exhibit booths showcasing innovative technologies, products, and services from more than 650 companies

* Unparalleled networking opportunities designed to connect you with security professionals from every part of the globe

Who We Are

ASIS International (ASIS) is the preeminent global educational organization for security practitioners, with 32,000 members representing more than 110 countries. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security practitioners by developing educational and networking opportunities that focus on advancing all facets of security management. For information on joining ASIS, contact Customer Service at 1-703-519-6200 or visit the ASIS Web site at:

Highlights and Events

General Sessions/Keynotes

General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.)

Wednesday, September 11, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

General Barry R. McCaffrey, a distinguished professor of National Security Studies at the U.S. Military Academy, also now serves as a national security and terrorism analyst for NBC News. His background includes the former directorship of the White House Office of National Drug control Policy during the Clinton administration and an illustrious military career, retiring as the most highly decorated and youngest Army four-star General.

Howard Putnam

Thursday, September 12, 8:00am - 9:00 am

As former CEO of Southwest Airlines and Braniff International, and author of The Winds of Turbulence, a book on leadership and ethics, Howard Putnam is an expert on industries going through change. While bottom line improvement is his ultimate objective, he believes that a company's people are the highest priority for establishing long-term success and impact. Putnam will surprise and motivate you!

Security Insights--Beyond September 11

Friday, September 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Nationally recognized terrorism experts will provide an in-depth update on the current threat situation and discuss the latest techniques to mitigate terrorist acts.

Special Events

Get Acquainted Mixer

Monday, September 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take the opportunity to renew acquaintances and network with peers during this casual, no-host reception.

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, September 10, 7:45 am - 9:00 am

Jump-start your morning with a rousing musical extravaganza celebrating the sights and sounds of the diversity of Philadelphia.

President's Reception

Tuesday, September 10, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a fun evening aboard the historic battleship, the USS New Jersey. Mix and mingle with friends and colleagues while enjoying great food, good conversation, entertainment, and a tour of this prestigious ship. (Wear rubber-soled shoes. The main deck is accessible by elevator.)

Closing Luncheon/Closing Ceremony

Friday, September 13, 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm

Recently named "Stand-up Comedian of the Year," John Pinette is best recognized by his appearance as the carjack victim on the last episode of Seinfeld, as well as his appearance at the ASIS Seminar in 1994 in Las Vegas! …

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