The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the schedule, speaker line-up and program for the 2022 SIA GovSummit, SIA’s annual public policy and government security technology conference. SIA GovSummit 2022 will be held 24-25 May as an in-person conference at the National Association of Home Builders headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C.
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 2022 GovSummit program includes specialised sessions on essential topics in contracting, procurement, infrastructure and facility protection; highlights how security product standards help meet government needs; and explores the latest policies, practices and trends impacting security. In addition to featuring a cadre of security industry speakers, the 2022 SIA GovSummit will include insights from experts at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within the US Department of Homeland Security, the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, the Architect of the Capitol, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, the US Chamber of Commerce and more.
“The 2022 SIA GovSummit features a robust line-up of expert speakers and insightful sessions on the most critical topics connecting government, security and technology,” said Jake Parker, Senior Director of Government Relations at SIA. “We look forward to bringing government and industry professionals together in person again this year to connect, share information and explore essential issues ranging from security convergence to federal procurement trends and how government can leverage cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence, biometrics and video analytics to secure their facilities, critical infrastructure, public spaces and more.”
Each day of the 2022 SIA GovSummit will kick off at 9 am EDT. Attendees will hear keynote presentations from Charlie Guddemi, Statewide Interoperability Coordinator for the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency; and Figen Murray, OBE – the mother of Martyn Hett, one of the 22 people who died in the 2017 Manchester Arena attack and the leading advocate for “Protect Duty” legislation in the United Kingdom.
Additional session topics will include:
In addition to the two-day conference program, SIA attendees will enjoy evening receptions on both days of GovSummit. On 24 May, SIA will host a leadership awards ceremony, including the presentation of the Women in Biometrics Awards, a globally recognised program presented by SIA with support from sponsors AVISIAN, Biometric Update, IDEMIA, FindBiometrics and SIA’s Identity & Biometric Technology Advisory Board and Women in Security Forum. On 25 May, attendees will be invited to join the SIA and the National Capital Region Security Forum (NCRSF) for a lively NCRSF networking reception for security industry professionals.
View the full agenda here.
Speakers for the 2022 SIA GovSummit include:
View the full list of speakers here.
This event is free for all government employees, including US 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. Industry access starts at US$295 for early bird registrants; early bird pricing ends 22 April. Learn more and register to attend here.
SIA GovSummit 2022 is sponsored by Aiphone; Allegion; AMAG Technology; Ariel Technologies; ARX Perimeters; ASSA ABLOY; Axis Communications; B&B Roadway and Security Solutions; Bastille; Bosch; Buffalo Armory; DHS CISA; dormakaba; Evolon; Genetec; Gibraltar; GSA Schedules, Inc.; Hanwha Techwin America; HID Global; Identity One; ISC Security Events; LenelS2; Louroe Electronics; the Perimeter Security Suppliers Association; RaySecur; ReconaSense; Shooter Detection Systems; Thales; ThreatModeler; Tyco Security Products; and Voyager Labs. Information about sponsoring GovSummit can be found here.