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Open Space Forum for Security Education, Research & Training (SERT) Professionals

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07 - 08 June 2016
The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
Washington, DC, UNITED STATES

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Commit to working together to advance the security profession worldwide

Join us on the Georgetown University campus for this must-attend two-day event for security education, research, and training professionals (SERT).The Open Space Forum "unconference" format brings diverse people and ideas together in a structured yet open setting to answer a critical question "What is the future of security education, research, and training worldwide? 

Participants organize the agenda, choose the topics to discuss from a marketplace of ideas, lead the key discussions, develop actionable solutions, report and synthesize their progress, and form action teams to continue to work on the issues that matter to them. The momentum continues with follow-up online events, publications and easily accessible and shared records of progress.

The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC  20057

Reserve Your Space Now!

For more information and details on this event, download the FAQs and view the webinar.

Registration Fees

 

This event is produced by ASIS International with major sponsorship funding from the ASIS Foundation. Learn more about the ASIS Foundation.

 Pertinent Information

 Immediate Benefits

  • Network with colleagues interested in the future of security education worldwide
  • Identify the topics of greatest value to pursue
  • Form working groups to discuss and record important ideas
  • Create action teams to pursue priority issues
  • Publish progress reports
  • Investigate alternative approaches and methods
  • Develop new information & distribution channels for sharing important findings

 Who Should Attend

  • Faculty/Instructors (university, college, community college)
  • Trainers (corporations, government)
  • Researchers & Scholars
  • Authors & Publishers
  • NGOs (non-governmental organizations)
  • Newcomers to the field
  • Anyone interested in improving security education worldwide

 Program Overview

​The goal of the Open Space Forum is to bring together security education,research & training (SERT) professionals to discuss the future and advancement of security education worldwide. 

What will you do?

  • Identify the topics of greatest value to pursue
  • Explore ideas, publications, and table top exhibits
  • Form working groups to discuss and record important ideas to share
  • Create action teams to pursue priority issues
  • Follow up with colleagues from around the world via electronic tools
  • Publish proceedings to share with colleagues, media and publishers

How will you accomplish your goals?

  • Face-to-face open forum
  • Online events (pre and post webinars)
  • Published proceedings & articles
  • Social media & traditional media outlets

 

 Hours, Fees, & Hotels

Program Hours
8:00 am-5:00 pm  June 7, 2016
8:00 am-3:00 pm  June 8, 2016

Registration

ASIS Members: $129
Nonmembers: $159

Accommodations
Reserve your hotel now as a limited number of rooms have been reserved at these prices. June is a busy time in the DC metro area!

The Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
Hotel & Conference Center
(Conference Hotel)
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC  20057
202.687.3200

$199 per night (single or double room)
Be sure to mention ASIS when requesting the special room rate of $199. It will be honored until May 6, 2016 or until the room block is full.

Georgetown Suites
1111 30th St NW
Washington, DC  20007
800.348.7203
$205 per night (studio suite with king-size bed and full kitchen. Complimentary continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi.
Be sure to mention ASIS when requesting the special room rate of $205. It will be honored until May 6, 2016 or until the room block is full.

Meals
Complimentary beverages and snacks will be served morning and afternoon. Complimentary lunch in The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center restaurant will be served each day. Participants will be on their own for breakfast and dinner.

 Discounts

Team Discount:

Receive a 10% discount when three to five attendees register from the same organization, 15% for six or more. Email asis@asisonline.org for details.

 Faculty

Participants will include faculty from security education, research and training programs worldwide who wish to learn from each other as subject-matter experts, deans, or program/department administrators.