ASIS Asia 2014 Sands Expo Singapore

ASIS Asia Pacific 2014 – Singapore


Global Security Management Issues to be Discussed in Singapore at ASIS Asia Pacific 2014

ASIS Asia Pacific will be held between December 7 and 9 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore. This unique summit will address the entire gamut of security management issues from physical security to terrorism. More than 250 senior professionals and decision makers from major firms are expected to attend this global event.

Rich itinerary planned for ASIS Asia Pacific 2014

The exhibition will run in parallel with the conference. The organizers have also planned a Technology & Solutions Theater (for exhibitors to showcase their products and services), a networking and a roundtable event for Chief Security Officers. The conference will begin on December 8, with a keynote address by Mr. Sanjay Virmani, the Director of the INTERPOL Digital Crime Center, Singapore.

The keynote will be followed by several 50 minute educational sessions spread over the day including two panel discussions on geopolitical risks. The sessions will be on various topics such as social media and crisis management, fraud, corporate divorce and transnational organized crime.
Day two of the conference will start with a keynote address on global supply chain resilience. It will be co-delivered by Prof. Robert de Souza from the University of Singapore and Janet K. Benini, who works for the US Department of Transportation. There will 50-minute sessions after the keynote address on topics such as data breach, modern surveillance, security functions in business continuity programs and private security.

CSO roundtable – a regional sit down for senior security professionals

The CSO roundtable, a regional summit, is a members-only event. It will be attended by senior security professionals from some of the world’s largest companies. There will be four sessions spread over two days. On 8th, there will be a session on security executives as business leaders. The second session will be on how terrorists and criminals are beginning to use information the same way as governments are and how to protect against them. On the 9th, the CSO roundtable will have sessions on supply chain security and emerging risks in Asia.

Two networking events are scheduled on the evenings of December 7 and 8, which will serve as an opportunity to meet fellow security professionals from across the world, build contacts and discuss security challenges as well as opportunities in the field. The second day of the networking event will be hosted by Rich Widup, Jr. ASIS President.

ASIS Asia Pacific is expected to attract a big crowd from the Asia Pacific security industry. It is among the largest security events in the region. As of now, there is every indication that the event will be a massive crowd puller.