ISC West to host array of highly anticipated special social events

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ISC West, in collaboration with premier sponsor, the Security Industry Association (SIA), has revealed the full ISC West 2024 special events lineup.

With returning fan favourites and brand-new events, attendees will have the opportunity to make professional connections, learn from industry experts, and enjoy their experience on the show floor and beyond.

“ISC West strives to bring industry professionals an experience like no other, and that’s why we go above and beyond to provide programming that keeps attendees coming back year after year,” said Mary Beth Shaughnessy, ISC Event Vice President. “This lineup includes our slate of special events that build on our Keynote Series, education sessions, and professional development opportunities to create a more comprehensive and engaging ISC West experience.

“This year, professionals will have the chance to attend social events, listen to renowned speakers, take part in innovative networking, and celebrate advancements at industry awards ceremonies.

“The ISC West experience will extend far past the exhibit hall, and we can’t wait to welcome everyone to another successful show!”

The First-ever ISC West Concert!

Grammy-winning rock band The Wallflowers are the headliner for the first ISC West Concert, presented by Headline Sponsor, Wavelynx.

This after-hours concert experience will take place on Wednesday, April 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Main Stage, located in the Venetian Ballrooms, just off the show floor. DJ Spencer Ludwig will kick off the ISC West Concert followed by The Wallflowers. To wrap up the evening, DJ Spencer Ludwig will return to the stage with an unforgettable finale.

The ISC West Concert is complimentary and open to all badge types; however, limited tickets are available and will be distributed first come, first served. Limit 1 ticket per individual. An ISC West badge and ticket are required for entry. You can view ticket pickup locations here.

Theresa Payton, First Female White House CIO, Returns to ISC West

Theresa Payton, the First Female White House Chief Information Officer, makes her return to ISC West 2024 to share her experience as a veteran cybercrime fighter, entrepreneur, and industry thought leader.

ISC News Editor-in-Chief D.J. Murphy sat down with Payton for a quick preview of her talk this year—view this insightful exchange here.

How AI, Deepfakes, Voice Cloning and ChatGPT Are Transforming Cybercrime—And How to Future-Proof Yourself and Your Business Now.

Thursday, April 11 | The Bridge – Booth #25059 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  •  With the ability to access potent AI algorithms, voice-cloning and other deepfake capabilities, and the widespread availability of ChatGPT, cybercriminals now possess formidable tools at their disposal.

    These AI advancements have fundamentally reshaped the landscape of criminal operations, offering novel challenges and prospects for the cybersecurity realm.

    But Theresa Payton shows that it’s possible to turn the tables on cybercriminals. In this presentation, she takes a deep dive into real-world cases along with live AI demonstrations that show how criminals attack you but more importantly, how to future-proof yourself and your company from their attacks.

    Attendees walk away empowered by clear strategies to future-proof their businesses and thrive in today’s digital landscape.

SIA Events at ISC West

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is set to host a number of special events this year where attendees can stay up to date on industry trends and make professional connections with peers across the safety and security field.

 “In addition to the top-quality SIA Education@ISC conference program, SIA is proud to present a robust lineup of signature events during which attendees can exchange market intelligence, learn from industry luminaries, enjoy lively networking, celebrate industry leaders and discover innovative security products and solutions,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities to make the most of your ISC West experience.”

A sample of SIA’s 2024 special events include:

SIA New Products + Solutions Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 10 | The Bridge – Booth #25059 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Established in 1979, the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards recognise innovative physical security products, services, and solutions.

    Attend the SIA NPS Awards Ceremony to recognise winners and discover some of the most innovative technologies being introduced to the security industry.

    Entries are closely reviewed by over 30 independent judges, making SIA NPS Awards the most trusted and prized technology and services awards in the industry.

    Adjacent to the awards ceremony at The Bridge stage, you’ll find a showcase area where you can experience all the products entered into this judged awards program.

SIA Return On Security Breakfast

Thursday, April 11 | Sands 401-402 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

  • SIA’s Return on Security breakfast at ISC West 2024 brings together thought leaders and experts for an event and open discussion that looks into how security solutions can provide value to the entire enterprise and in turn help security practitioners attain budget buy-in from nontraditional business units. Registration on SIA’s website linked here.

The Interface: A Tech-Forward Social Event

Thursday, April 11 | Sands 401-402 | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • Join SIA after hours at ISC West for The Interface – featuring “face off” boxing ring-style tech debates, great food, cold drinks, games, and lively networking! Use these two hours to “hack your network” and make some new connections with the brightest tech stars. This won’t be your standard networking event! Registration is free on SIA’s website linked here.

Learn more about these featured events and view SIA’s full event lineup at ISC West here.

Make a Difference While You’re at ISC West With Mission 500

Mission 500 Security 5K Run/2K Walk

Thursday, April 11 | Sunset Park (East Entrance) – 2601 E Sunset Rd, Las Vegas, NV | 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Register to run or walk for a child in need and start fundraising today to make a difference while you’re at ISC West. You’ll have the opportunity to create your personal fundraising page when you register.

    Funds raised will be used to benefit children in need across the country. Shuttle bus transportation will be provided to and from the Venetian Expo Taxi Ramp off the Level 1 Lower Lobby.

    The first shuttle bus will depart at 6:15 am and the last one will depart at 7:00 am. The shuttle buses departing back to the Venetian Expo will leave as they fill up from the race. Click here for more information.

Mission 500 Security 5K Run/2K Walk Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 11 | The Bridge – Booth #25059 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Celebrate the success of your industry colleagues as they are honoured for their corporate social responsibility, fundraising efforts, and ranking in each category at the Security 5K/2K.

To read more ISC West 2024 news, click here.


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