This agenda is being progressively updated as more details are finalized, and will be finalized by July 8th.

Business Security Leadership
Time Item Details
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Breakfast
Breakfast Service: Superb Catering
Welcome: Event Director Pamela Peak
Introduction: Ray Bernard and Joel Griffin
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM The Secrets to Security Leadership 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 Business Security Leadership 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 Security Management in a Large and Evolving Enterprise. Session Leader: Venue Security Leader
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Value Based Risk Management 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 Cybersecurity Leading Practices and Approaches Session Leader: Recent head of a large metropolitan city’s cyber-command protecting city infrastructure and critical systems
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM Assessing, Measuring and Rating Risks and Security Programs 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 )
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Maximally Effective Workplace Violence Prevention Session Leader: Dr. Park Dietz will be interviewed live for the event from his California office by session leader Lynn Mattice, including Q&A by attendees.
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Afternoon Break (Refreshments and Snacks) Service: Superb Catering
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Digital Transformation, AI, and Exponential Technology Advancement – Impacts, Strategies and Business Outcomes Session Leader: Ray Bernard
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM Hands-On Tech Lab Orientation and BYOD Preparation Session Leaders: Ray Bernard and the Convergint Technologies Tech Lab Leader
5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Open Q&A and Discussion 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
Breakfast Service: Superb Catering
Welcome: Pamela Peak
8:05 AM – 8:25 AM Introduction to Hands-On Technology Lab Day Session Leader: Ray Bernard
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Hostage Barricade Response Exercise (Active Shooter) Using Virtual SOC Capabilities Exercise Leader: Mary Massey, Vice President Emergency Management, California Hospital Association, Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Refreshments and Snacks Available Service: Superb Catering
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Interactive Technology Demonstrations Exercise Leaders: Convergint Technologies Tech Lab Leader with technology sponsors
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch, Discussions and Networking Service: Superb Catering
1:00 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