ISC West announces keynote speaker lineup for 2023

Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas - location of ISC West 2023

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The International Security Conference (ISC), in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), has announced five of this year’s ISC West Keynote Series speakers.

ISC West will kick off its annual conference on 28 March (SIA [email protected]: March 28-30 | Exhibit Hall: March 29-31) at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“We are three weeks out from ISC West and have already surpassed our exhibitor goal and square
footage from ISC West 2022,” said Mary Beth Shaughnessy, ISC Event Vice President.

“Technology is constantly changing and our events offer attendees the opportunity to witness
firsthand the true evolution of the security industry and its capabilities. We are excited to welcome
security professionals worldwide to Las Vegas later this month to discover the latest innovations in
our industry.”

ISC West says it is the US’s leading comprehensive and converged security trade event, bringing like-minded professionals to exchange ideas and insights. Each distinguished speaker will address up-and-coming solutions parallel with emerging security technologies.

Day 1 Keynote: Secure the Future: Cybersecurity Trends & Best Practices for Business | Wednesday 29 March | 8:45-9:45am | Venetian Ballroom F

  • Featuring Theresa Payton, First Female White House CIO, Technology Thought Leader and Cybersecurity Expert
  • Overview: sponsored by SALTO, Theresa Payton will discuss emerging technological trends, threats and how businesses can be prepared

Day 2 Keynote: Leveraging Technology in Modern Security Operations for Major Events | Thursday 30 March | 8:45-9:45am | Venetian Ballroom F

  • Featuring Jim Mercurio, Former Executive Vice President & General Manager at Levi’s Stadium, John Bertsch, Executive Director of Global Safety and Security at IRONMAN Group and Joe Monroe, Chief of Police at University of Kentucky
  • Overview: in this panel discussion, the speakers will explore how security technologies are effectively deployed to mitigate risks, improve emergency response, inform decision-making and maintain a safe environment for major sporting and entertainment events

Day 3 Keynote: SIA Women in Security Forum Breakfast Keynote – On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership | Friday 31 March | 10:10-11:00am | The Bridge – Booth #25063

  • Featuring Alison Levine, First American Women’s Everest Expedition Team Captain
  • Overview: sponsored by Apple & dormakaba. Attendees will hear the story of Alison Levine, a leadership expert, polar explorer and mountaineer who is no stranger to extreme environments

ISC West highlights that the Keynote Series sessions will embody the changing landscape of the security industry through two themes, cybersecurity and enterprise. With over 20,000 total industry professionals in attendance and more than 85 education sessions, attendees will hear a number of topics and ideas during the series.

“The Keynote Series at ISC West 2023 expands on three major growth areas in our industry – focusing on cybersecurity, security practitioners and women’s leadership and advancement – and these keynotes pair well with the full SIA [email protected] conference program, where top industry luminaries will share their expertise on key topics in security technology, business management and career improvement,” said SIA CEO, Don Erickson.

“With a variety of other special SIA training offerings, including our OSDP Boot Camp, SIA’s Security Project Management training course and the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification review course, this year’s ISC West offers more insights than ever before.”

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This article was originally published in the March edition of Security Journal Americas. To read your FREE digital edition, click here.

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