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Call for Presentations Announced for 2016 ASIS Middle East Security Conference


Brussels 2015-04-29

ASIS International, the world’s premier organization for security professionals, has announced that it is accepting applications from industry leaders interested in presenting at its 7th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition (ASIS Middle East 2016) that will take place on 21-23 February 2016 in Dubai, UAE.

ASIS Middle East 2016 is expected to attract more than 600 senior security management professionals and government officials from all over the region and beyond for three days of networking, professional development and learning opportunities. The event will feature 33 high-level educational sessions divided over three parallel tracks that will cover a wide range of security issues such as: oil & gas security, critical infrastructure protection, cyber security, supply chain security, loss prevention, hotel security, intellectual property, maritime piracy, terrorism, executive protection, internal theft and fraud, competitive intelligence, brand protection, physical security, investigations, due diligence and global business issues.

Mohammad Al Shammary, Senior Regional Vice President for the Middle East at ASIS International said: “Speaking at ASIS Middle East 2016 presents a rare opportunity for practitioners and industry leaders to improve how business is conducted and to contribute to the quality of the security profession by sharing their knowledge and expertise with a very engaged community of security professionals, regulators and technology and solutions providers.  ASIS offers a perfect meeting place for practitioners, policy-managers and stakeholders, who are dependent the latest information and insights in their daily work.”

Dave Tyson CPP, President of ASIS International said: “As we all work together to advance the security profession, the participation of presenters of the highest calibre at the conference is very important. Speaking at ASIS Middle East offers security professionals an opportunity to be recognized as thought leaders worldwide." 

ASIS Middle East 2016 will also feature a summit for Chief Security Officers (CSOs) organised by the CSO Roundtable of ASIS International as well as a trade exhibition with  leading organizations and companies showcasing cutting-edge security technology and solutions.

Note to the editor:
ASIS International welcomes abstracts from subject matter experts on all security related topics.
The submission is open until 3 July 2015. More details about the call for presentations are available on 

For information about the ASIS 7th Middle East Security Conference and Exhibition, please visit or contact the ASIS EMEA Bureau at or +32 (0)2 645 26 74.

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