Corporate Security Forum
The Adolphus Hotel
1321 Commerce Street
Dallas, TX 75202
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This one-day session will provide practical insights, peer-led case studies, and open discussions on what best practices and pressing issues corporate security professionals experience in a volatile security environment. Hear from your peers on risk assessments, travel security plans, and what to expect from a security standpoint when operating in emerging markets. Contact MAPI's Maria Negron Kneib at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Who Should Attend
Heads of corporate security (CSOs, directors, managers of security) or those tasked with overseeing physical and employee security within their companies (including executives in EHS, risk management, and operations functions).
Case studies led by peer manufacturers / Focus on dialogue, best practices, and lessons learned / Attendance limited to facilitate openness
Questions & Contact
Oftentimes when people discuss security they only think in terms of gates and guards. In this session, David Trice from Altria Group, Inc. will discuss how to build a solid and reliable technical physical security program that goes beyond the point of entry. He will share strategies to embed security into the business and increase your program’s effectiveness. Learn where a program can go with cross-functional collaboration and partnership. Hear tips about how to speak with, work with and learn to trust your vendors. Regardless of the size of your security organization, discover how knowledge, communication, partnerships and standardization can be scaled to help your company confront and defeat large risks.
While many companies place a high priority on safety, the value of security as a component to the overall safety and well-being of the organization is routinely overlooked. Part of the challenge security professionals face is communicating its value and necessity effectively to the C-Suite. In this session, Evan Young, Jr. from Parker Hannifin will share his strategies for how to best communicate with and translate the value of security to the senior leadership. Learn how to sell security as a high priority role to the whole organization. Gain insight into how to pique and hook your CEO’s interest through a business case designed to speak his/her language.
Our continually more interconnected world facilitates communication, travel and business; however, it also has led to an increase in supply chain risks resulting from business interruptions. Learn how Lockheed Martin conducts its risks and vulnerabilities assessment in an effort to mitigate disruptions to its supply chain. Hear strategies and tips that can make your business more resilient. Additionally, this session will outline the communication, planning, preparation and teamwork necessary to protect the supply chain in times of crisis. Discuss the growing risks and challenges to the supply chain due to the effects of interconnectivity and interdependence and the important role you can play in your organization’s efforts prepare, plan and protect them from it.
New places, new opportunities, new challenges. Companies have an increased focus on expanding into new emerging markets; however, it's important for organizations to weigh the challenges and opportunities as they enter these new markets and for security professionals to offer guidance. Jennifer Hardwick from OSAC will delve into some of the opportunities and challenges companies face when wading in, best practices companies can employ to anticipate and mitigate risks and resources OSAC offers to help companies stay ahead of the curve.
In light of recent events there is an increasingly greater need for companies to have effective and comprehensive travel security programs in place for employees traveling abroad. Materion will share the solution they are implementing to track employee travel from pre-trip planning through incident management. They will also share the travel risk analysis their corporate security team undertakes whenever travelers plan to enter countries considered high risk as well as the procedures and policies they have in place as a part of their pre- and post-travel procedures and communications strategy. Learn tips that helped them gain the attention from senior management to obtain the resources needed. Discuss how to effectively protect your company’s greatest asset—its employees.