Agenda

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
Welcome
Introduction
Breakfast Service: Superb Catering
Welcome: Event Organizer Pamela Peak
Introduction: Ray Bernard and Steve Lasky
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM The Secret to Security Leadership Session Leader: Ray Bernard
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Business Security Leadership Session Leader: Derrick Wright, Senior Director – EHS & Security, 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 Global Corp. Session Leader: Venue Security Leader
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Value Based Risk Management Session Leader: Grace Crickette, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs, Chief Business and Ethics Officer at UW-Whitewater
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: To Be Announced
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM Assessing, Measuring and Rating Risks and Security Programs Session Leader: Kevin Whaley, Corporate Security Manager at CrossFirst Bank
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Operational Excellence: The Key Ingredient to Sustainable Organizational Resilience Session Leader: To Be Announced
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Afternoon Break (Refreshments and Snacks) Service: Superb Catering
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM AI and Exponential Technology Advancement – Impacts, Strategies and ROI 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
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Open Q&A All Attendees and Session Leaders

 

Technology Command
Time Item Details
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Breakfast
Welcome
Breakfast Service: Superb Catering
Welcome: Pamela Peak
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Overview of Hands-On Tech Lab Session Leaders: Ray Bernard and Convergint Technologies Tech Lab Leader
9:15 AM – 11:00 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
9:15 AM – 11:45 AM Refreshments and Snacks Available Until Lunch Service: Superb Catering
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Teams Compete Technology Exercise: Find the Thief Contest Exercise Leaders: Convergint Technologies Tech Lab Leader with technology sponsors
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch, Discussions and Networking
Distribution of GSO 2025 USB Reference Stick
Service: Superb Catering
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Contests: Cybersecurity Hygeine for Physical Security Systems and IoT Exercise Leaders: Convergint Technologies Tech Lab Leader and Viakoo infrastructure assurance specialists
2:30 PM – Departure Refreshments and Snacks Available Until Departure Service: Superb Catering
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM Technology Hands-On Time, Individual Vendor Discussions, and Attendee Networking Self-Guided: All Attendees
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Wrap-Up and Departure Out-Brief: Ray Bernard