Educational Program

Please note that some of the sessions still need to be confirmed. The program will be regularly updated. Each day features four parallel tracks of educational sessions.

Programme at a glance

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     MONDAY 22 February                                   TUESDAY 23 February

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MONDAY 22 February 2016

 

10:30-11:20

DAESH: The New Leader of the Global Jihadist Movement
Tim Williams, Managing Director, Stirling Assynt, UK

Does ISO 22301 Change Perceptions of an Organization?
Peter Page CPP, Group Loss Prevention Manager, Al-Tayer Group, UAE

Cyber Risk = Business Risk
Ali Pabrai , CEO, Ecfirst, USA

11:25-12:15
Dubai 2020: Any Lessons to Learn from Milan 2015?

Jean Perois CPP, PSP, PCI, Senior Vice President Industrial Security, Risk & Co, Bahrain

Security Function Deployment (SFD)

Amjad Alata, Senior Manager Security & HSE, Emaar Retail Group (ERG), UAE

Using Standards to Align Security with Your Business

Dr Marc Siegel, Commissioner, Global Standards Initiative, ASIS International, Belgium

13:30-14:20

The Role of Research in Securing the Supply Chain
Andy (Frank) Davis CPP, Managing Director, Trident Manor, UK

How to Deliver Value Based Security Procurement
Malcolm Smith CPP, Head of Group Security, SASOL, South Africa

From Copyright Infringement to Online Intelligence - What Piracy Big Data Can Tell You
Pascal Hetzscholdt, Anti-Piracy Specialist EMEA, MarkMonitor, part of Thomson Reuters, UK

Maritime Industrial Security
Turki Al Thonayan CPP, Division Head of Offshore Security Operations, Saudi Aramco, KSA

14:25-15:15

Conducting a Risk Assessment Using the New ANSI/ASIS/RIMS.RA.1 Standard

Dr Marc Siegel, Commissioner, Global Standards Initiative, ASIS International, Belgium

Usability and Security. How Do They Relate?
Joost van der Willik, Managing Director, Nedap FZE | Middle East, UAE

Shared Learnings from Offshore Attack on Oil and Gas Infrastructure
Ben Murrell CPP, Company Security Manager, Oil & Gas Sector, UAE

15:45-16:35
Executive Protection & Travel Security in Large Corporations

Todd Smithson, Chief Security Officer, Thales Australia, Australia

The Importance and Benefit of Selecting Security Providers That Comply with the ANSI-Asispsc-1-2012 QA Standard

Peter Dordal, Jr., Senior Vice President & Managing Director Americas, GardaWorld, UAE

Contactless Card Hacking
Ben Downton, MWR InfoSecurity, UAE

16:40-17:30

Building Organisational Resilience in Complex Operating Environments

Joule Sullivan, Regional Security Director, Middle East, Africa & Pakistan (MEAP), Abbott Laboratories, UAE

Managing Operational and Legal Challenges in Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations
Dr. Christoph Rojahn, Director - Forensic & Dispute Services, Deloitte AG, Germany

Improving Chemical Security Through Vulnerability Risk Assessment
Abdullah Al Zahrani, Industrial Security Manager, National Petrochemical Industrial Company - Natpet, KSA

 

TUESDAY 23 February 2016

 

10:30-11:20
Managing the Risk of War in Times of Peace

Sorana Parvulescu – Director, Political Risk, Control Risks MENA

CPTED – Essential Tool for Conducting Comprehensive Security Risk Assessments & Security Designs
John Knight CPP, PSP, Security Consultant, Risk Management International, Kingdom of Bahrain

Seeking Opportunities to Guide, Counter or Neutralise Criminal and Terrorist Development: A Threat Management Approach

David Harding, Director, Anshin Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia

11:25-12:15
The Human Firewall

Noorah Sultan Abdullah AlHashem, Business System Analyst, Saudi Aramco, KSA

How Security Managers Can Effectively Engage Employees to Prevent and Combat Internal Crime?

Cid Ferreira, Security Master Specialist, Vale, Oman

Protecting Major Sport Events and Why Sport Safety and Security Matters
Malcolm Tarbitt, Executive Director Security and Safety, International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), Qatar

13:30-14:20
Beyond Bodyguards: Executive Protection in a High-Risk World

Chuck Tobin, President, AT-RISK International, USA and Rory Steyn, CEO Africa, Steyn & Associates, USA

The Security Manager vs The Invisible Shark

Ken Livingstone, Director of Training, Linx International Group, UK

Using Social Media to Assess Terrorism Threats

Kayla Branson, Associate, The Risk Advisory Group, UK

Making the Most of Intelligence and Analysis: Oil and Gas in Yemen and Iraq
Hannah Poppy, Associate Director, The Risk Advisory Group, UK

14:25-15:15

Regional Security Forecast: The Year Ahead in the Middle East
Hussein Abdallah, Regional Security Information Analyst, International SOS & Control Risks, UAE

Henry Smith, Associate Director, Control Risks, UAE

Improving Your Fraud Control Environment
Torsten Wolf CPP, Head of Group Security Operations, Zurich Insurance Company Ltd., Switzerland

Shifting Sands and Flow of Water: Is a New Middle East Emerging?
Andy Williams CPP, Senior Partner, Temi Group, Finland

15:45-16:35

Can you hear (and see) me now: Visualize--Direct and Defend Cities with Internet of Things, Social Media and Security Applied Sciences

Steve Surfaro, ASIS Physical Security Council and Strategic Channel Manager, Axis Communications, USA

Donald Zoufal, Safety and Security Consultant, Independent Consultant, USA

Primary Source Network Optimisation - Developing Contacts That Matters

Pramod Bhatt, Director - Security and Intelligence, South Asia, Sanofi, India

IT Change Management to Empower Security

Hind Alhashem, Operating System Specialist, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

Proactive Security Model for Energy Industries

Abdulaziz Al Mutairi, Security Manager, HADEED/SABIC, Saudi Arabia