• 2019 Security Conference

    Monday, April 29 - Wednesday, May 1, 2019
    Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
    701 E. 11th Street
    Austin, TX 78701

    Schedule of Sessions and Special Events


    Monday April 29, 2019

    12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Registration

    01:00 pm - 05:00 pm Maritime Transportation Security Act Facility Security Officer Refresher Workshop* -
    Steve Roberts, Roberts Law Group/Chemical Security Group LLC


    Tuesday April 30, 2019

    07:00 am - 08:00 am Morning Coffee & Rolls

    07:00 am - 06:30 pm Registration

    08:00 am - 09:00 am Keynote Address -
    Cathy Lanier, Former Chief, Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Colombia (MPDC) & First Commanding Officer of Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism, MPDC

    09:00 am - 10:00 am USCG Regulations and Policy Updates -
    Commander Charles Bright, USCG

    10:00 am - 10:15 am Coffee Break

    10:15 am - 11:15 am Pipeline Security: Safeguarding your Assets from Opposition -
    Jay Montgomery, Kinder Morgan
    Don Peters, Global Security Corporation

    11:15 am - 12:15 pm The Future of Cyber Technologies and Physical Security -
    Don Aviv, Interfor International
    Kenny Mesker, Chevron

    12:15 pm - 01:15 pm Luncheon Keynote: Texas Threat Assessment -
    Steven McCraw, Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety

    01:15 pm - 02:30 pm Drones: Revolutionizing the Security of your Facilities -
    Scott McHugh, LyondellBasell
    Uzi Ibrahim, 4C
    Travis Moran, Welund

    02:30 pm - 03:00 pm Coffee Break

    03:00 pm - 04:30 pm Mexico's Security Landscape: An Update -
    Tony Payan, Baker Institute at Rice University

    04:30 pm - 06:00 pm Networking Reception


    Wednesday May 01, 2019

    07:00 am - 08:00 am Morning Coffee & Rolls

    07:00 am - 11:00 am Registration

    08:00 am - 09:30 am DHS CFATS Compliance Regulatory Update -
    David Wulf, CISA/DHS
    Steven Nicholas, DHS Region VI
    Kelly Murray, CISA/DHS

    09:30 am - 10:30 am The 2019 Threat Landscape to Fuel and Petrochemical Supply Chains -
    Mike McGarrity, FBI
    Tom Brzozowski, DOJ

    10:30 am - 11:00 am Coffee Break

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm From Reaction to Intervention: Developing a Modern Threat Assessment Program -
    Russell Palarea, ATAP
    Andre Simons , FBI
    Glen Kraemer, Hirschfeld Kraemer

    *Participants completing this course may be eligible to receive Continuing Professional Education credit or CPEs toward ASIS re-certification. Individuals seeking recertification credit should check with ASIS and review the filing process at https://www.asisonline.org/Certification/Recertification/Pages/default.aspx

    (session times and topics are subject to change)