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SIA announces program for Part 2 of the virtual 2021 SIA GovSummit

SIA announces program for Part 2 of the virtual 2021 SIA GovSummit

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda and speaker lineup for Part 2 of the 2021 SIA GovSummit, its annual public policy and government security technology conference that is being held as a three-part virtual conference.

Part 2 takes place on June 9, following the first session that was held on April 28. Part 3 is scheduled for Sept. 21.

Each year, SIA GovSummit brings together government security leaders with private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security topics affecting federal, state and local agencies. The 2021 virtual conference will examine emerging policy trends, the government’s technology needs and changes in the risk environment that shape the development of products and advanced systems integration.

Part 2 of the 2021 virtual conference will be held as a full-day program on Wednesday, June 9, kicking off at 10 a.m. EDT with a keynote presentation from a speaker to be announced.

Part 2 session topics will feature:

  • GSA contracting trends: what industry suppliers and government buyers need to know
  • How realistic is FedRamp for cloud-based security systems?
  • “Smart Border” and “Port of the Future” and their impact on the security industry
  • The future of biometrics in federal applications
  • How technology infrastructure modernization makes communities safer
  • The facial recognition legislative landscape and its impact on security and public safety

View the full agenda here.

Speakers for Part 2 of the virtual event include:

  • Lynn de Seve, President, GSA Schedules Inc.
  • KrisAnn Nieswiadomy, Business Development Specialist, GSA
  • Daniel Stafford, Contracting Officer - Section Chief, Security and Protection Branch, GSA
  • Mark Allen, General Manager, Premises, Identiv
  • Eric Dean, Chief Technology Officer, M.C. Dean, Inc.
  • Ben Globus, IT Manager, Securityhunter
  • David Helbock, Senior Sales Engineer, Identiv
  • R.T. Carter, Vice President, Logistics Program Management, Transportation and Border Security Solutions, Leidos
  • Craig P. McIntire, Vice President, Border Security Solutions, SAIC
  • Joe Hoellerer, Senior Manager, Government Relations, SIA
  • Drake Jamali, Manager, Government Relations, SIA
  • Jake Parker, Senior Director, Government Relations, SIA

View the full list of speakers here.

This event is free for all government employees, including U.S. and international federal, state, county and municipal-level staff, plus all military, law enforcement and public safety personnel. SIA GovSummit is considered a “widely attended gathering” and complies with all relevant event guidelines.

Each industry attendee can choose to register for the June 9 session only or purchase an All Access Pass to unlock all three GovSummit events for a discounted rate. Learn more and register to attend here.

SIA GovSummit 2021 is sponsored by Aiphone; Allegion; Ariel Technologies; Axis Communications; Dell Technologies; GSA Schedules, Inc.; Hanwha Techwin America; HID Global; Identiv; LenelS2; and Louroe Electronics.


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