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Keynote speakers and education program for GSX 2022

By Canadian Security Staff   

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ASIS International has announced its programming lineup for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2022 with in-person and digital experiences taking place Sept. 12 to 14 at the Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta, GA. and via the online GSX event platform.

“Security practitioners are having to deal with an ever-changing security landscape as never before,” said Keith McGlen, CPP, chair of the GSX 2022 selection committee in a statement.

“This year’s GSX education lineup provides a wide variety of of interest to security leaders who want to achieve and maintain the cutting-edge in security protection strategies.”

GSX will offer timely general session presentations from acclaimed global keynote speakers. This year’s general session lineup includes:

On Sept. 12 guests can attend Everybody Can Change the World with Mateo Salvatto, Head of Innovation for ORT Schools & CEO of Asteroid Technologies

Mateo Salvatto

Young tech entrepreneur and social influencer Mateo Salvatto will share his journey transitioning from an average high-school student into one of Argentina’s most respected tech businessmen through the creation of Háblalo.

Next on Sept. 13, GSX will host Validating Security Controls – Taking “We Think” to “We Know” with Jake Williams, executive director of cyber threat intelligence for SCYTHE

Jake Williams

Williams will give a presentation to help define the value proposition for security control validation and provide advice on how to operationalize and scale the practice.

Finally on Sept. 14, guests are invited to attend A Pathway to Courageous Conversations with Derreck Kayongo, former CEO for Centre for Civil and Human Rights.

Derreck Kayongo

From long-term harm to corporate brands and weakened stock prices to negative perceptions within the security community, Kayango will illustrate with how upbringing and unconscious biases can become a net negative to organizational growth and have a negative impact on the bottom-line.

Encompassing 180+ sessions tackling various issues in the security profession, the newly announced GSX session lineup includes in-depth looks at timely issues within the following themes:

Risk Management
Information Security
National Security
Physical & Operational Security
Managing Organizations
Digital Transformation
Law & Ethics

“GSX’s multi-dimensional approach to education, exhibit hall, networking, and digital programming afford our global audience of security professionals the opportunity to increase and enhance their knowledge, skillsets, and networks. That is quite unique—making GSX the profession’s flagship event,” said Malcolm C. Smith, CPP, 2022 president, ASIS International Global Board of Directors in a statement.

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