Got an Idea You Want to Share? Speak at AcceleRISE 2022!

AcceleRISE, Aug. 1-3, 2022, Austin, Texas

You won’t find the “blah, blah, blah” here! We’re looking for creative speaking proposals for our event happening Aug. 1-3 in Austin.

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened the call for proposals for the 2022 AcceleRISE conference, hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals and those new to the security industry. After two years of virtual conferences, we’re excited to be gathering again in person Aug. 1-3 in Austin, Texas, a city known for its cutting-edge tech, creativity, culture and fun.

AcceleRISE was created to ignite new thinking, strengthen leadership and sharpen business acumen in young security talent. The conference is designed to tackle the issues that matter most to young professionals in the security industry and features a diverse array of premier learning sessions, interactive workshops and lively activities geared toward rising stars in the industry.

SIA is seeking fresh ideas and speakers for this year’s event. Want to be part of the team that helps us deliver compelling and creative educational content to tomorrow’s security leaders? We’re looking for dynamic presentations on topics including:

Technology & Business

  • The metaverse
  • Improving end user experiences
  • Supply chain
  • Channel vs. direct sales
  • How acquisitions and mergers change the industry
  • Software as a service
  • Emerging tech highlights
  • Understanding blockchain

Personal Growth

  • Negotiating
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility and charity
  • Demanding vs. demeaning leadership
  • Professional pathways – changing roles within your own company

Speaking proposals are due Friday, April 29; learn more and submit your idea here.

AcceleRISE registration is now open – and you can save big if you sign up now! Super Early Bird rates get you $24 off the already-discounted Early Bird pricing, and this savings ends April 30. See registration options and grab your conference pass here.

SIA RISE is a collaborative community that fosters the careers of young professionals in the security industry. RISE is available to all employees of SIA member companies who are under 40 or who have been in the security industry for less than two years. RISE hosts fun in-person networking events during top trade shows and in major cities around the United States and offers career growth webinars on a variety of topics, thought leadership opportunities, career tracks at ISC West and East and a scholarship program for security industry education and professional development. Learn more and join the RISE community.