WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GovSec – the Government Security Conference and Expo, featuring TREXPO, the Law Enforcement Expo, and held in conjunction with CPM East at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. – has developed an agenda featuring hands-on workshops and nearly 40 comprehensive conference sessions led by subject-matter experts to provide security professionals, law enforcement and first responders with new approaches to the challenges they face.
“The demands faced by those individuals who are responsible for maintaining our security and responding to emergency situations are constantly evolving,” said Don Berey, senior event director for GovSec. “This year at GovSec, we are offering new content that is designed to provide up-to-the-minute strategies, offer real-world experience and showcase cutting-edge tools that help them address these challenges.”
GovSec will kick off Monday, May 12 with half-day workshops that focus on topics, such as:
- The Disaster Experience
- ALICE Active Shooter Response Training: Moving Beyond Lockdown
- Police Survival Strategies for Response to Unusual Incidents
- Supply Chain Continuity Management Overview
- Execution Under Pressure: Building a Higher Performance Safety Team
- Leading by Example: Exemplifying the Behavior You Want to See in Others
The educational conferences, which take place Tuesday, May 13, and Wednesday, May 14, explore the latest trends and resources on a variety of topics related to counter and anti-terrorism, critical infrastructure and secured cities, campus security and life safety, cybercrime and cyberterrorism, cyber security, law enforcement strategies and tactics, disaster response and recovery, and contingency/emergency planning and management.
Among the conference sessions where attendees can find some of the most current strategies are:
- The Cyber and Data Security Rules of the Road
- Effects of Improvised Explosive Devices on Structures and Humans
- Finding Cybercriminals with the Help of Big Data Analytics
- The Terror Threat to the U.S. - What We Really Face and How We Best Defend Against It
- Will the Real Jack Bauer Please Stand Up! Situational Awareness Using Information Technology
- The Rise of Critical Infrastructure Attacks: Understanding the Privileged Connection
- Campus Safety: Assessing and Managing Threats
- How Lockdown Failed Sandy Hook
- Hit Me With Your Best Hack: Hardening Your Agency from Internal and External Cyber Threats
- Critical Incident Stress Management: Restoring Personal Resilience
- When Plan B Fails (Part I): Planning & Management
Speakers come from federal, state and local agencies, including the FBI, Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Park Police, NASA, Arlington County (Va.) Policy Department Office of Emergency Management, Montgomery County (Md.) Community Emergency Response Team, Jacksonville (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office and the New York Guard, and international organizations, such as INTERPOL and NATO.
Sessions also will feature experts from industry, academia and other organizations, including Virginia Center for School Safety, Department of Criminal Justice Services; University of Maryland Police and Department of Public Safety; University of District of Columbia Police; Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab; Peirce College; Dell Services Federal Government; Microsoft Global Security; Google; Panasonic; LexisNexis Risk Solutions; Guardian Life Insurance; and RAND Corp.
Discounted Registration Rates End April 14
Discounted registration rates as low as $99 for the conference are available until Monday, April 14, 2014. The cost to attend each workshop is $299.
To register or for more information, please visit the GovSec website at www.govsecinfo.com. The GovSec Expo is free to qualified attendees, but registration is required.
Press registration is now open. For details of about obtaining media credentials, visit the GovSec Press Center.
About GovSec featuring TREXPO
Scheduled for May 12-14, 2014, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., GovSec provides the resources and strategies needed by security professionals and first responders to proactively prepare for, prevent and respond to emerging and ongoing threats to their communities, companies, agencies and the homeland. TREXPO is the definitive event delivering training and showcasing tactical and law enforcement equipment, vehicles, technology and services for law enforcement, military, security and federal agencies, which are the first line of defense against threats. Both GovSec and TREXPO are produced by the Security, Safety and Health Group of 1105 Media, Inc. For more information visit www.govsecinfo.com.
About 1105 Media
1105 Media is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted B-to-B markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home health care. 1105’s offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, Calif., with offices throughout the United States. Visit 1105media.com.
About the Security, Safety, and Health Group
The Security, Safety, and Health Group is a division of 1105 Media, Inc. In addition to premier industry events such as GovSec, TREXPO, CPM East, and Security Today, the group includes the media brands Security Products, Occupational Health & Safety, School Planning & Management, College Planning & Management, and Home Medical Equipment, as well as ancillary products related to these brands. It is an industry leader in every category it includes.