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TechSec Solutions Education Program 2017

Keynote: Drones, robots and things that go bump in the night

Jack Wu

Speaker: Jack Wu, Co-Founder and CEO, Nightingale Security

Security Systems News is excited to announce this year's TechSec Solutions Keynote Speaker—Jack Wu, Co-Founder and CEO of Nightingale Security, an innovator in the area of robotic aerial security. In his keynote, Wu will look at the current and future role robotics has in security and potential applications across many different verticals. Wu co-founded the company with John Hsu, whose vast experience in aeronautics and astronautics, Ph.D. from Stanford University and work at SpaceX on Falcon's navigation system provide the technological vision and know-how that helps drive the company’s advancements in aerial robotic technology. Come see the company’s latest security drone up close and personal!

The future of IoT: Taming security's wild west

With the array of connected devices and open platforms—including smart homes, buildings and cities—the Internet of Things or IoT is a virtual wild west, and is transforming into the Internet of Everything (IoE). This session will try to make sense of it all, looking at what is being done in the area of standards, best practices, interoperability, cybersecurity and more.

Panel:
Neil Lakomiak, Director of Business Development & Innovation, UL
Mitchell Klein, Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance
Jon Lewit, Communication Committee Chair, ONVIF, and Director of Technology Leadership, Pelco
Jim Coleman, President, Operational Security Systems, Inc.

Moderator:
Paul Ragusa, Editor, Security Systems News

Rise of the GSOC: Prevention over reaction

Global Security Operations Centers, or GSOCs, are popping up everywhere today as they provide one central location or platform to bring in all of the data, manage it and leverage it to increase preventive security capabilities, predict and mitigate risk, improve operations, secure people and assets while increasing the bottom line. This session features one of the leading integrators in this area, as well as market perspectives from three of SSN's Class of 2016 “20 under 40” end users who are each running successful GSOCs.

Panel:
Jeff Reider, Senior Manager, Global Risk and Crisis Management, Paramount Pictures
Bob Bernazal, Assistant Director of Security, National Oilwell Varco
Brian Phillips, Associate Director, Global Security and Resilience, Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Moderator:
Guy Morgante, President of Managed Services, Northland Controls

Going mobile: Access control from anywhere

Although The Who made “going mobile” an iconic phrase more than 45 years ago, it has taken on a whole new meaning in security today. This session uncovers how mobile technology can create some incredible convenience for end users, including operational efficiencies and faster and safer authentication and verification, which equates to stickier customers for integrators.

Panel:
Peter Boriskin, VP of Commercial Product Management, ASSA ABLOY Americas
Phil Dumas, CEO & President, UniKey
Rick Caruthers, Executive VP, Galaxy Controls

Moderator:
Andrea Kuhn, District General Manager, Kastle Systems

Big data: Mining for gold

One of the most promising and exciting areas in security today revolves around what can be done with all of the data being produced by access control and video surveillance systems. From homes and multiple buildings to city and worldwide operations, industry experts in the area of big data and analytics, including a manufacturer and national integration company, take a look at the future of surveillance and security management platforms, and what advances in this area can do for you and your customer's bottom line.

Panel:
Steve Carney, Sr. Director Product Marketing, Video and Integration Platforms, TycoSP
John Rezzonico, CEO, Edge360

Moderator:
Brian Phillips, Associate Director, Global Security and Resilience, Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Class of 2016 “20 under 40” winners take on the future

Four of SSN's Class of 2016 “20 under 40” integrator and end user winners will tackle security's top technology trends now and in the future, from biometrics and analytics to robotics and the cloud.

Panel:
Integrators
Andrea Kuhn, District General Manager, Kastle Systems
Jeremy Brooks, President & CEO, CSG Security

End Users
Tyrone Chambliss, Director, Brand Protection — Security Systems, Flex
Michael Brzozowski, Risk & Compliance Manager, Symcor

Moderator:
Spencer Ives, Managing Editor, Security Systems News

Biometrics: The eyes have it

During the Battle of the Biometrics session at last year's TechSec Solutions, our panel of expert judges chose iris technology as the top pick over other biometrics, including fingerprint and facial. This year, the reigning champion from last year's session, Blaine Frederick of Eyelock, returns to continue the conversation with Jeff Kohler of Princeton Identity, as they look at how lower price points are increasing demand and opening up new applications across many different verticals.

Panel:
Blaine Frederick, Vice President, Product Management, Eyelock
Jeff Kohler, Product Line and Business Development Director, Princeton Identity

Moderator:
Spencer Ives, Managing Editor, Security Systems News

Video surveillance in focus

As cameras get more powerful, boasting deep learning, AI and analytics, and integrations with VMS providers and platforms growing stronger every day, the future of video surveillance is getting brighter. Learn how to gain the edge with the latest video technology, and see what the future looks like for video surveillance and analytics.

Panel:
Scott Dunn, Senior Director, Business Development Solutions & Services, Axis Communications
Duane Djie, Sales Engineer, Hikvision
John Bujarski, Sr. Sales Director, Arecont Vision

Moderator:
Paul Ragusa, Editor, Security Systems News

Monitoring the next tech

With technologies evolving in every sector of security, all companies are taking steps to make sure they are cybersecure. How are central stations stepping up to meet the most current challenges? Which technologies are going to be big in the monitoring world?

Panel:
Morgan Hertel, VP of Technology and Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring
Jim McMullen, President & COO, COPS Monitoring

Moderator:
Jay Hauhn, CEO/Executive Director, CSAA

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