SIA reveals Securing New Ground 2019 details

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association recently announced that next year’s Securing New Ground conference will be held Oct. 29 to 30, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City.

“SNG is a top-tier executive networking program where security industry luminaries gather to dive deep into the business of security,” Don Erickson, SIA’s CEO, said in a prepared statement. “We look forward to continuing to inspire leaders at SNG 2019 as we explore current and future trends, the potential of the industry and how the business is changing.”

The 2018 conference covered topics including adapting to changes in buyer preference, technology adoption in smart cities, the value of diversity in business, and cloud solutions, among others. SNG 2018 also featured keynote presentations from Jerome Pickett, senior vice president and chief security officer at the National Basketball Association, and Valerie Thomas, cybersecurity expert and executive consultant at Securicon.

SNG, founded in 1996, gathers more than 250 senior-level industry leaders and financial partners each year and “highlights major trends like artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and mobile connectivity and business focuses like funding and investment, strategic acquisitions and purchasing trends,” the announcement said.