Security Force Management

06 - 07 November 2017
New Orleans, LA


​Take your security program to the next level

Whether you're new to a security leadership position, or have 20 years experience as a security manager, your ability to manage a modern security force depends upon your understanding of the law, management practices, technology, and best practices and procedures. This program delivers a comprehensive update on these core management requirements and distinguishes a great security program from an average one.

Immediate Benefits

  • Equip your security program to navigate the changing landscape.
  • Add cost-effective practices to your professional arsenal.
  • Learn new financial and marketing strategies to improve performance.
  • Gain information to assist in ensuring your safety, security, and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Understand the impact of current trends and recent issues.

Who Should Attend

  • Security managers, operations managers, business development personnel of in-house and contract security agencies.
  • Security supervisors
  • Managers and supervisors with guard force training responsibility
  • Corporate counsel, operations, purchasing, and administrators responsible for any aspect of contract security force management including: contracting, purchasing, and human resources.

Program Overview

This course focuses on equipping security professionals to overcome the evolving challenges in security force management.

Overview of the Security Industry: Past, Present, and Future
The security industry has changed dramatically over the past 10 to 15 years, Industry trends have changed the face of the average security company. Acquisitions are at an all-time high. This session explores what has caused the dynamics to change over the years.

State of the Security Force--How Today's Technology Impacts Security
Review leading-edge decision-making tools and recent technological impacts on the security industry.

Effective Security Officer Training
Training is a key component to improve security officer performance as well as limit liability. Learn what a training program should include and how to effectively apply it to both new hire and in-service training. Meeting your state minimum requirements is no longer sufficient.

Professional Growth and Development of Mid-Level Managers
Do you offer training to your mid-level managers? Discuss the importance of a detailed personal growth and development program to keep mid-level managers abreast of industry changes.

Limiting Professional Liability Exposure
You must stay ahead of the many legal pitfalls and challenges affecting the security and business industries. Receive invaluable information to equip your security operations to navigate the challenging liability landscape.

Legislative Changes and the Effect on Your Company
Learn about legislation that can impact your ability to provide services in a cost effective manner.

The Security Providers' Perspective
Learn from successful security providers about what it takes to truly form a partnership with your contract security company. Discover what is important to the provider and how to build a mutually beneficial and non-adversarial relationship for the betterment of your security program.

 Hotel, Fees and Schedule


Make your room reservation at or by calling toll-free at +1.888.421.1442.

Be sure to mention ASIS when requesting the special room rate of $189 single/double (plus tax). This rate will be honored until October 16 or until the room block is full.

Hyatt French Quarter
800 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112


Fees include daily continental breakfast, lunch on day one, a networking reception, and refreshment breaks. Hotel costs are not included.

Early bird
(before September 30)
​After September 30
Member​ ​$850 ​$950
​Nonmember ​$1150 ​$1250


Sunday, November 5
5:00–6:00 pm

Monday, November 6
7:00-8:00 am

Program Hours

Monday, November 6
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Tuesday, November 7
8:00 am–5:00 pm ​

 Policies and Discounts


If confirmation of registration and payment has not been received three days prior to the event, please email

Certificates of Attendance

ASIS reserves the right to withhold certificates, if attendance requirements are not met.

Last-Minute Registrations

While we welcome all registrations, including those on-site, the availability of handout materials cannot be guaranteed.


Business casual is recommended.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

Each 50-minutes of instruction is worth one CPE.

Alternate Registration Methods

If you prefer, you can register by phone (+1.703.519.6200), fax (+1.703.519.6299), or mail.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

For a full refund or transfer credit, written requests must be received by ASIS at least 10 business days before the start date of the program. Those received less than 10 days prior will be charged a $100 cancellation/transfer fee.

Transfers will be limited to a maximum of two per original registration. No refunds or transfers are made for requests received on or after the start date. Contact us or fax your request to ASIS Member Services at +1.703.519.6298.

Tours of Third-Party Sites

When a program includes a visit to or a tour of a third-party site, the host organization may require the use of non-disclosure agreements. Subject to the requirements of the host organization, the agreements offered to nationals and non-nationals of the host country may differ.

Team Discount

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

Certification Discount

ASIS members and nonmembers holding the distinction of CPP, PCI, and PSP receive a $25 discount per classroom program. This discount is automatically applied at checkout.


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Mr Dana W Adams, CPP
  • Mr Dana W Adams, CPP
  • Director Corporate Security
  • Telus
  • Vancouver BC, CANADA
  • Colleagues: 0

Blair Brownyard
  • Blair Brownyard
  • Executive VP
  • Brownyard Programs, Ltd.
  • Carlsbad NY, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Jeffery M Clark
  • Mr Jeffery M Clark
  • Vice President
  • Weiser Security Services
  • New Orleans LA, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Darin R Dillon, CPP
  • Mr Darin R Dillon, CPP
  • Business Development Manager
  • Convergint Technologies
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Robert L Dodge
  • Mr Robert L Dodge
  • Executive Vice President
  • G4S
  • Palm Beach Gardens FL, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Mark J Folmer, Esq, CPP
  • Mr Mark J Folmer, Esq, CPP
  • Vice President, Security Industry
  • TrackTik
  • Montreal QC, CANADA
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Robert P Giordano
  • Mr Robert P Giordano
  • COO
  • Top Guard Security
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Gary H Kuty
  • Mr Gary H Kuty
  • President & CEO
  • Kuty & Associates, LLC
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Roy A Rahn
  • Mr Roy A Rahn
  • Temecula CA, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0

Mr Eddie B Sorrells, CPP, PCI, PSP
  • Mr Eddie B Sorrells, CPP, PCI, PSP
  • COO/General Counsel
  • DSI Security Services
  • Colleagues: 0

Bio: Eddie Sorrells, CPP, PSP, CHS-IV, serves as COO/General Counsel for DSI Security Services. Mr. Sorrells has over 23 years of security experience and is a frequent speaker on topics such as workplace violence, employment law, and security litigation. He holds a BS from Troy University and a JD from Jones School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Alabama and the United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama. He serves as a board member at large for the National Association of Security Companies and is a member of the ASIS International Security Services Council. He is the author of the ASIS White Paper on the Affordable Care Act, and conducted a webinar on the same for ASIS in 2013.