Exhibit Hall Hours:
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday, Nov 6, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Security Veterans Bonnie Michelman and Lt. Sam Hood to Kick-off Secured Cities!
Secured Cities’ 6th edition officially kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 9 AM prior to the sponsors’ show floor opening, as respected security veterans Bonnie Michelman and Lt. Sam Hood open the day with timely keynote remarks.
Ms. Michelman, who is the Director of Police, Security and Outside Services at Mass General Hospital in Boston, will touch on the challenges of a successful public/private partnership initiative and preview her afternoon session related to the aftermath of 2013’s Boston Marathon bombing tragedy.
Lt. Hood, Director of Law Enforcement Operation for the City of Baltimore’s Citiwatch program will briefly discuss Baltimore’s collaborative P3 initiatives and event security. CitiWatch includes a video surveillance system that connects more than a thousand cameras controlled by more than 50 federal, state and local agencies and non-governmental organizations.
Keynote Speaker for Security Innovation Awards Announced
We are thrilled to announce Yilmaz Halac as the keynote speaker for the Security Innovation Awards luncheon on Nov. 6.
Now a Director with SDI in Chicago, Mr. Halac, previously served as Managing Deputy Director for the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC), overseeing technology for Chicago Police (CPD), Chicago Fire (CFD), 311 (non-emergency) and OEMC - 911. He was a member of Public Safety Technology Consortium, a group which consists of CFD, CPD, OEMC, Health Department and Aviation. He was responsible for the research, planning and development of new technologies for all the public safety agencies.
Mr. Halac is well-credentialed in large-scale, event-based security management, having worked on the planning for the recent NATO Summit in Chicago in 2012, as well as serving as a member of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee along with the US Secret Service, FBI, DHS and other high profile supporting agencies.
For more information, contact:
Sales Manager, Secured Cities
800-547-7377 ext. 1425
Conference Director, Secured Cities
800-547-7377 ext. 2221
Vice President, Public Safety
800-547-7377 ext. 1606