Got an Idea to Share? Speak at AcceleRISE 2024!

AcceleRISE 2024: Aug. 12-14 It's going to be monumental!

Help young professionals and rising stars in our industry grow, inspire and lead at this unique event happening Aug. 12-14 in Washington, D.C.

The Security Industry Association (SIA) RISE community for emerging leaders and those new to the security industry is looking for creative speaking proposals for the 2024 AcceleRISE conference, taking place Aug. 12-14 in Washington, D.C.

AcceleRISE was created to ignite new thinking, strengthen leadership and sharpen business acumen in young security talent. Each year, the conference tackles 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. This year, we’re excited to host AcceleRISE in D.C., our nation’s capital and home to many of the most influential leaders, power players and decision makers.

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 our industry’s rising stars? We’re looking for dynamic presentations on topics including:

  • Utilizing digital tools for business
  • Revolutionizing marketing
  • The security of artificial intelligence (AI), including ethical uses and AI prompt engineering
  • The basics of blockchain
  • Sustainability and security
  • User experience and security
  • Mastering a budget
  • The Internet of Things
  • Plus, workshops on Excel and professional networking!

Speaking proposals are Tuesday, May 14; learn more and submit your idea here.

AcceleRISE registration is now open – don’t miss the chance to save your seat at this one-of-a-kind event! 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 networking events during top trade shows, virtually and in major cities around the United States and offers premier mentorship and awards programs, thought leadership opportunities, career tracks at ISC West and East and a scholarship program for security industry learning and professional development. Learn more and join the RISE community.