ASIS International has announced that it is now accepting registrations for the ASIS 5th Asia Pacific Conference and Exhibition, taking place on 5-7 December 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
ASIS expects to welcome more than 300 senior security professionals and CSOs at the Crown Plaza Mutiara Hotel to share best practices, exchange ideas and discuss security challenges that are being faced in the region and around the globe.
The conference will open with the President’s Reception on Monday 5 December at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre followed by two consecutive days of 33 education sessions, keynotes and a closing panel, including:
Mark Hargraves CPP, PSP, Head of Physical Protective Security, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
Scott Bernat, Resident Agent in Charge, US Naval Criminal Investigative Services
Professor Alay Ahmad, Dean, Head Department of Applied Psychology and Mass Communication, Research Director, Preston University Kohat-Peshawar-Islamabad Pakistan
Jason Brown, National Security Director, Thales Australia
The conference schedule allows for dedicated time for sponsors and exhibitors to network with conference attendees during the coffee and lunch breaks and during the Networking Drinks on Tuesday 6 December at the exhibition area in Crown Plaza Mutiara.
Craig Millar CPP, Security and Risk Officer of Royal Bank of Scotland commented: “I've attended 2 of the recent ASIS International Asia Pacific Conferences and found them to be a great source of information, inspiration and excellent networking events. There have been a great variety of professional presenters from around the globe delivering very informative presentations on challenges that Security managers face in today's complex world”.
Douglas Renwick CPP, PSP, Managing Director of Securitas Security Services (Hong Kong) said: “Attending the conference is an important part of keeping ahead of what is going on and understanding the market situation. I also enjoy the opportunity to network with my colleagues, peers and friends”.
The CSO Roundtable of ASIS International, the invitation and members-only forum of senior executives from the world’s largest organizations, will run sessions in parallel with the main ASIS educational programme. The CSO Roundtable track will be tailored to the specific needs of the most senior security executives covering a range of business and risk issues specific to the Asia-Pacific region.
Registered conference attendees will have access to all education sessions, including keynotes, networking events and the exhibition hall. Exhibition only tickets are also available. Members and non-members alike are encouraged to register through the ASIS website before 14 October 2011 to take advantage of the early bird special.