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AI and Machine Learning Focus of ASIS Sponsored Panel Session

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Peggy O'Connor
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Speakers to share insights at SIA GovSummit, June 27-28 in Washington DC


Alexandria, VA (May 8, 2018) - ASIS International, the leading association for security management professionals worldwide, will sponsor a panel session focused on The Role of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Video and Other Applications at the Security Industry Association (SIA) GovSummit, taking place June 27 at the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, DC.

The panel brings together the CSO and Federal Protective Service (FPS) perspectives on how these technologies are being used in video surveillance in the private sector and federal space, respectively. Attendees will gain insights into the experiences and lessons learned from implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning processes, now and in the near future.

Confirmed panelists include

  • Moderator: Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, founder and CEO, Kiernan Group Holdings;
  • Tim Williams, CPP, vice chairman, Pinkerton Global Security Services; and
  • David Sousa, division director, FPS, Countermeasures Operations Division

“We appreciate the opportunity to highlight the subject matter expertise and experience of ASIS members and to address the growing interest around AI/ML processes,” said Kristin Rubin, director, Government Relations, ASIS International. “We think this will be a thoughtful and engaging panel.”

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About ASIS International

Founded in 1955, ASIS International is the world's largest membership organization for security management professionals. With hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS is recognized as the premier source for learning, networking, standards, and research. Through its board certifications, award-winning Security Management magazine, and Global Security Exchange (formerly the Annual Seminar and Exhibits)—the most influential event in the profession—ASIS ensures its members and the security community have access to the intelligence and resources necessary to protect their people, property, and information assets.  Learn more about the work we do at