15 Can’t-Miss Educational Sessions to Attend at ASIS 2015

There are 200 sessions at ASIS this year and so little time. Which ones should you focus on? SSI EIC Scott Goldfine is here to help.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

6. The Integrator of the Future and How Are They Managing Today’s Projects?
Presenters: Scott Dunn, Director of Business Development, Axis Communications; J Nicole McDargh, Technology Solutions Sales and Marketing Director, Securitas Security Svcs USA; Mike Kuhn, Vice President, Convergint Technologies; Greg Hendrix, Division Operations Manager, Tyco Integrated Security
1:45 pm – 3 pm

7. Are We There Yet? How to Migrate to IP Video
Presenters: Hedgie Bartol, Business Development Manager, Retail, Axis Communications; Traegon Hon, Senior Manager, Global Security Systems, Starbucks Coffee Co.
1:45 pm – 3 pm

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8. Securing Medical Marijuana Facilities
Presenters: Michael Crane, Senior Vice President, Hillard Heintze; Mark Moscinski, Senior Vice President, SDI Solutions; Donald Zoufal, Safety and Security Consultant, Independent Consultant
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

9. The Internet of Things (IoT): Security’s New Frontier
Presenters: Rob Martens, Futurist & Director of Connectivity Platforms, Allegion PLC; James Emerson, COO/Managing Director, iThreat Cyber Group
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

10. Generating Security Benefits for Business Stakeholders
Presenters: Martin Gill, Professor, Perpetuity Research
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 30

11. From Biometrics to Analytics – Using Advanced Solutions to Manage Risk
Presenters: Rudy Wolter, Director, SE/Central Sub-Region; Director, Security Program for North America, Citibank; Adam Shane, Sr. Systems Design Architect, AMAG Technology; Ben Williams, Electronic Access Control Door Opening Consultant Relations, ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions
11 am – 12 p.m.

12. Accelerating the Police Alarm Dispatch Process
Presenters: Bill Hobgood, Project Manager, City of Richmond, Va., Department of Information Technology; Ronald Lander, Government Committee Member, Electronic Security Association (ESA)
11 am – 12 p.m.

13. Full Circle: The Power of 360-Degree Surveillance
Presenters: Alessandro Gasparini, Chief Commercial Officer, ImmerVision; Jason Schmipf, Director, Technology Partners, Arecont Vision; Jumbi Edulbehram, Regional President, Americas, Oncam Grandeye
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

14. The Great PSIM Debate
Presenters: Richard Beard, CEO, Kaplogic; Benjamin Butchko, President & CEO Butchko Inc.; Bob Banerjee, Sr. Director of Training and Development Qognify (formerly NICE Systems); Raymond Coulombe, Managing Director, SecuritySpecifiers.com
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

15. Has the Video Surveillance Industry Become Overly Technical?
Presenters: Steven Oplinger, Systems Designer, Integrated Fire and Security Solutions Inc.; James Marcella, Director of Technical Services, Axis Communications; Benjamin Butchko, President & CEO, Butchko Inc.
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm


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Scott Goldfine is the marketing director for Elite Interactive Solutions. He is the former editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He can be reached at [email protected].

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