Actions and Detail Panel
Hottest Trends in Security (CON)
Thu, May 18, 2017, 9:15 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
Join Security 101 - Plainville (CT) as they host a great lunch at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse in West Hartford, CT. Guest speakers from the Department of Homeland Security, Hartford Healthcare, Avigilon and more will discuss the exciting topics of security threats, video surveillance and analytics, biometrics, and other key trends in the security industry.
Dominic Violante - Safety Training Officer, Hartford Healthcare
Dominic comes from an extensive background in the security industry, with roles including Defensive Tactic Instructor for the Massachussetts Bureau of Justice Department, Police Officer, and Emergency Communication Dispatcher. He is the Founder of WAVE (Women Against Violence Everwhere), which teaches self-defense, and the Founder of a safety awareness strategy and self-defense program for students called “The Dangers of Going to College”. He is also a certified Instructor for ALICE active shooter program, FEMA & FBI Run, Hide, Fight active shooter program, and numerous other law enforcement certifications.
Doug Pesce - Protective Security Advisor, Department of Homeland Security
Doug Pesce serves as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Protective Security Advisor (PSA) in CT. PSA Pesce facilitates, coordinates, and performs vulnerability assessments for local critical infrastructure and assets, promotes training, and acts as a physical and technical security advisor to federal, state, and local law enforcement. Mr. Pesce previously served as an Explosives Security Specialist/Special Agent (SA) with the TSA Explosives Unit and Special Agent with the FAA Civil Aviation Security Division. Master Sergeant Douglas J. Pesce served 20 years of Active Duty in the U.S. Air Force as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician.
Jay Adams - Manager of IT Security & Assurance Services, The Technology Group, LLC
In his current role, Jay’s team provides assurance that a client’s technology systems are adequately protected, provides reliabe information to users and properly manages them to achieve their intended benefits. Jay brings more than 25 years of experience in IT, along with 15 years of IT audit experience within financial services, experience in regulatory compliance, and IT audit and information security for the financial, insurance, manufacturing, and service industries.
Willem Ryan - Senior Director, Global Marketing, Avigilon
In his role, Mr. Ryan is responsible for overseeing Avigilon’s global marketing strategy, global communications, and building brand awareness worldwide. Mr. Ryan joined Avigilon in 2013 and has over 13 years of experience in product marketing, sales and business development in the security and technology industries.
One lucky guest will win a visitor management system just for attending!