Security Systems News

FEB 2018

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Page 78 of 82 Educational Program Continued Is IT Killing the Integrator? The convergence of physical security and IT has flipped the security industry on its head, forcing security integrators, specifiers, consultants—and even manufacturers and suppliers—to change the way they look at providing solutions today. How are integrators and others in the industry adapting to a world now driven by IT? Some of today's most successful systems integration and security professionals tackle this perplexing question and look at how those at the forefront of the IT movement are surviving and thriving. Panel: Andrew Lanning, Founder, Integrated Security Technologies Inc.; Joe Young, Sr. Director, Cloud & Enterprise Solutions, G4S Secure Integration; James Marcella, Director of Technical Services, Axis Communications, Inc. Moderator: Darnell Washington, President/CEO, SecureXperts State of the Industry: Disruptive Technologies in Security Today With an extensive background in engineering and IT, as well as more than a decade in the security industry—most recently as CTO at Kratos—Chris Peckham will examine the technologies disrupting the industry today, providing insight that only someone with his experience and perspective can. Speaker: Chris Peckham, Industry Consultant Access Control Holds the Keys to New Tech Some of the leaders in access control come together to look at how access control holds the keys to the accelerated adoption and integration of new technologies and trends including biometrics, mobile access, IoT, AR, building automation, and data analytics, to name just a few. Where are we now, where are we going, and how long will it take us to get there? These subject matter experts will break it all down. Panel: Rob Martens, Futurist and VP, Strategy & Partnerships, Allegion/Schlage Gary Larson, President/Founder, AMT; Jonathan Lewit, Communication Committee Chair, ONVIF/ Director of Technology Leadership for Pelco by Schneider-Electric; Peter Boriskin, Vice President of Commercial Product Management, ASSA ABLOY Americas Moderator: Pierre Bourgeix, President, ESICONVERGENT LLC. "20 Under 40" Panel: Game Show Edition Using a fun and interactive game show format, the next generation of security leaders—on both the systems integration and end user side—give you the skinny on the viability of the latest technologies in security today. This select panel of SSN "20 under 40" winners from the class of 2017—along with the audience—will rate the newest technologies, figuring out which ones are ready for prime time and which ones aren't! Panel: Integrators: Joe Young, Sr. Director, Cloud & Enterprise Solutions, G4S Secure Integration; Michael Lavway, Sr. Manager, Enterprise Security Risk Group, Aronson Security Group (ASG); End Users: Billy Langenstein, Director of Event Services, U.S. Bank Stadium; Amanda O'Loughlin, Security Supervisor, Crane Currency

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