The next event is June 2023 in Silicon Valley, California: A 3- to 5-year look ahead at security leadership and technology for 2025 and beyond. GSO 2025 attendees can earn up to 11.25 hours of continuing professional education credits.

Agenda

This is the agenda from the previous GSO 2025 event at the Vari® (fomerly VariDesk®) global headquarters in Irving, TX, in November of 2022. It will be updated slightly (one or two speaker changes) for the next event, which is being held in June of 2023 in Silicon Valley, California.

Business Security Leadership
Time Item Details
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Breakfast
Welcome
Introduction
Breakfast Service: Superb Catering
Welcome: Event Director Pamela Peak
Introduction: Ray Bernard and Joel Griffin
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
The Secrets to Security Leadership

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Ray Bernard, President and Principal Consultant – Ray Bernard Consultive Security (RBCS); Co-Founder GSO Events; Founder and CEO – Beyond Risk Group
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
Business Security Leadership

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Derric Wright, Senior Director DEI and former Senior Director – EHS, Security, & DEA Compliance – Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA
Returning GSO Session Leader
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break (Refreshment and Snacks) Service: Superb Catering
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
The Role of Company Culture in a Safe and Productive Workplace

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Jeff Lamb, President and Chief Operating Officer of Vari
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
Value Based Risk Management

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Grace Crickette,
Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Former Chief Risk Officer – University of California
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch, Discussions and Networking Service: Superb Catering
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Lessons Learned: Securing Technology on the Edge at Massive Scale

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Maria Sumnicht, recent New York City Cyber Command Urban Technology Architect. Maria was the Cyber Security Lead for the Critical Infrastructure ICS for the City’s water systems and for IoT for the City of New York, responsibilities including the ICS/OT Simulation & Testing Laboratory and the IoT Penetration Testing Laboratory.
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Important Trends Impacting Security Leadership and Technology Planning

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Ray Bernard
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
The Role of Workplace Misconduct Prevention in Safe, Inclusive and Productive Workplaces

The page linked above includes a videoed talk by Dr. Dietz at UCLA.

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Dr. Park Dietz, one of this country’s most prominent and accomplished forensic psychiatrists and criminologists, pioneered the specialty of workplace violence prevention in 1987, in founding the first company devoted to workplace misconduct mitigation, Threat Assessment Group. Dr. Dietz will be interviewed live for the event from his California office by session leader Lynn Mattice, including Q&A with attendees.
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Afternoon Break (Refreshments and Snacks) Service: Superb Catering
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Red Flags Reimagined – Insider Threat and Advanced Analytics

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Sulev Suvari, Virtual Chief Security Officer (vCSO); recent Global Head of Safety, Security and Resiliency – HP (leading HP’s global Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Safety [EHS], Physical Security, Federal Security and Executive Protection).
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

.25 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.25 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Hands-On Tech Lab Orientation and BYOD Preparation

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Session Leaders: Ray Bernard and the Convergint Technologies Tech Lab Leader
5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Open Q&A and Discussion

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
All Attendees and Session Leaders
6:00 PM and on Dinner opportunities with fellow attendees, session leaders, and event sponsors Attendees, Session Leaders and Technology Sponsors

 

Technology Command
Time Item Details
7:15 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast
Welcome
Breakfast Service: Superb Catering
Welcome: Pamela Peak
8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

.25 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.25 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Introduction to Hands-On Technology Lab Day

.25 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.25 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Ray Bernard
8:15AM – 9:00 AM

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Taking a Sane Security Technology Approach Despite Exponentially Advancing Tech and the Explosion of AI-Enabled Systems and Devices

.75 ASIS CPP CPE Credit
.75 ASIS PSP CPE Credit
Session Leader: Ray Bernard
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Refreshments and Snacks Available Service: Superb Catering
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

3.5 ASIS CPP CPE Credits
3.5 ASIS PSP CPE Credits
Interactive Technology Demonstrations and Explanations

3.5 ASIS CPP CPE Credits
3.5 ASIS PSP CPE Credits
Exercise Leaders: Ray Bernard with Convergint Technologies Tech Lab leader and technology sponsors
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch, Discussions and Networking Service: Superb Catering
1:15 PM – 5:00 PM Technology Hands-On Time, Individual Vendor Discussions, Attendee Networking plus Refreshments and Snacks Self-Guided: All Attendees
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Event Wrap-Up, $500 Visa Gift Card Drawing and Departure Out-Brief: Ray Bernard