Magazine article Security Management

Program Highlights

Magazine article Security Management

Program Highlights

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Comprehensive Educational Programming

Stay on top of critical issues, understand emerging trends, explore innovative technology applications, and examine best practices in security management. Choose from 150 sessions covering the breadth of critical and timely topics, from fundamental through advanced, presented by experts in their field.

World-class Exhibition

This is your best single opportunity to discover cutting-edge technologies, products, and services--and find solutions to your toughest challenges. Compare products, participate in hands-on demonstrations, and have your questions answered face-to-face by product and service experts from more than 650 leading companies.

Keynotes/General Sessions

The War on Terror: Looking Back to September 11

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.

Managing in Turbulent Times

Howard Putnam

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

Security: Beyond 9/11

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

* Steven Emerson, the award-winning author of American Jihad, The Terrorists Living Among Us, the best-selling book on domestic terrorism

Hear from top security experts as they assess the future of security and the challenges ahead at the first anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Come prepared to ask questions during this riveting two-hour program moderated by General Robert Disney (Ret.), chairman of the ASIS Council on Global Terrorism, Political Instability, and International Crime.

* General Eugene E. Habiger, former director of security and emergency operations, U.S. Department of Energy

* Michael McConnell, former director of the National Security Agency

* Kenneth Alibek, first deputy chief of the civilian branch of the Soviet Union's offensive biological weapons program

* James T. Dunn, CPP, Senior Intelligence Research Analyst, Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis, Diplomatic Security Service, U.S. Department of State

Special Events

Get Acquainted Mixer

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

Take this 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, sounds, history, and diversity of Philadelphia. …

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