ASIS International (ASIS) will honor United States Secretary of Homeland
Security Jeh Charles Johnson with the ASIS New York City Chapter’s 2016 Person
of the Year Award at a special luncheon at noon on Thursday, April 28 in New
York City. The annual awards luncheon is part of the 26th New York City Security
Conference & Expo, hosted by the ASIS NYC Chapter. The largest regional
conference for security and law enforcement professionals will take place April
27-28, 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Center. ASIS International (ASIS) is the
leading organization for security management professionals worldwide that
crosses industry sectors.
“Born, raised and residing locally, Secretary Johnson’s connection to and
support of New York City is notable. He has demonstrated his dedication to the
men and women in law enforcement and security throughout his career as a public
servant and private attorney,” remarked Craig M. Schwab, CPP, chair, ASIS New
York City Chapter. “His commitment to providing a safe and secure nation is
unparalleled and is to be commended. For these reasons, it is our honor to
recognize his accomplishments and extend our appreciation with this year’s
Person of the Year award.”
Secretary Johnson’s career has been one concentrated in public service. He
possesses extensive experience in national security and law enforcement, having
served as General Counsel for the Department of Defense (DOD), General Counsel
of the Air Force and an Assistant U.S. Attorney prior to joining DHS. While at
the DOD, he led more than 10,000 military and civilian lawyers across the
department and oversaw the development of the legal aspects of many of our
nation’s counterintelligence policies. A full biography may be viewed online.
More than 2,200 security practitioners, corporate decision-makers, and law
enforcement personnel from Maine to Florida and across the nation are expected
to attend. Full conference registration includes a luncheon ticket. Single
tickets may be purchased in advance or on-site for $75 each. Tables of 10 can
also be reserved.
The full two-day schedule, including descriptions of education sessions,
networking events and exhibits, may be viewed online.
Registration and housing are open for attendees and members of the media.
Companies interested in reaching key security decision-makers may contact
email@example.com to contract booth space.
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