ISC West Announces 2023 Keynote Series Speaker Lineup

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In collaboration with SIA, ISC West has announced five distinguished Keynote Series speakers.

NORWALK, Conn. – The International Security Conference (ISC), in collaboration with premier sponsor the Security Industry Association (SIA), has announced five of this year’s ISC West Keynote Series speakers. ISC West will kick off its annual conference on March 28 (SIA Education@ISC: March 28-30 | Exhibit Hall: March 29-31) at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“We are four weeks out from ISC West and have already surpassed our exhibitor goal and square footage from ISC West 2022,” said Mary Beth Shaughnessy, ISC event vice president. “Technology is constantly changing, and our events offer attendees the opportunity to witness firsthand the true evolution of the security industry and its capabilities. We are excited to welcome security professionals worldwide to Las Vegas later this month to discover the latest innovations in our industry.”

ISC West is the U.S.’s leading comprehensive and converged security trade event, bringing like-minded professionals to exchange ideas and insights. Each distinguished speaker will address up-and-coming solutions parallel with emerging security technologies.

Day 1 Keynote: Secure the Future: Cybersecurity Trends & Best Practices for Business | Wednesday, March 29 | 8:45-9:45 a.m. | Venetian Ballroom F

  • Featuring: Theresa Payton, first female White House chief information officer, technology thought leader and cybersecurity expert
  • Overview: In this keynote session sponsored by SALTO, join us as we welcome Theresa Payton to discuss emerging technological trends, threats and how businesses can be prepared.

Day 2 Keynote: Leveraging Technology in Modern Security Operations for Major Events | Thursday, March 30 | 8:45-9:45 a.m. | Venetian Ballroom F

  • Featuring:
    • Jim Mercurio, former executive vice president and general manager, Levi’s Stadium
    • John Bertsch, executive director of global safety and security, IRONMAN Group
    • Joe Monroe, chief of police, University of Kentucky
  • Overview: In this panel discussion, speakers will explore how security technologies are effectively deployed to mitigate risks, improve emergency response, inform decision making and maintain a safe environment for major sporting and entertainment events.

Day 3 Keynote: SIA Women in Security Forum Breakfast Keynote – On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership | Friday, March 31 | 10:10-11:00 a.m. | The Bridge – Booth #25063

  • Featuring:  Alison Levine, First American Women’s Everest Expedition Team captain
  • Overview:  In this presentation sponsored by Apple and dormakaba, we are thrilled to host Alison Levine, a leadership expert, polar explorer and mountaineer who is no stranger to extreme environments. Attendees will hear her story of surviving sub-zero temperatures, hurricane force winds, sudden avalanches and a career on Wall Street.

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The ISC West Keynote Series sessions will embody the changing landscape of the security industry through two themes, cybersecurity and enterprise. With over 20,000 industry professionals in attendance and 85+ education sessions, attendees will hear a number of topics and ideas during the Keynote Session Series.

“The keynote series at ISC West 2023 expands on three major growth areas in our industry – focusing on cybersecurity, security practitioners and women’s leadership and advancement – and these keynotes pair well with the full SIA Education@ISC conference program, where top industry luminaries will share their expertise on key topics in security technology, business management and career improvement,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “With a variety of other special SIA training offerings, including our OSDP Boot Camp, SIA’s Security Project Management training course and the Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification review course, this year’s ISC West offers more insights than ever before.”

For the most up-to-date information or for any additional questions, visit the ISC West website.

About ISC Security Events

The International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC) security events are the leading exhibitions for the security tradeshow industry, ISC Security Events are held in collaboration with premier sponsor SIA and are the only holistic security events strategically designed to provide products, technology, education & networking covering physical, IT and IoT security. ISC runs various regional events across North and South America, which range in a variety of different formats, each designed to connect you directly with suppliers and buyers in the security & public safety industry.

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About SIA

SIA is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,300 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.