ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, has announced its programming lineup for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2022, with in-person and digital experiences taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta and via the online GSX event platform.
“Today, 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. “Understanding emerging trends and best practices showcasing how our profession can mitigate security-related risks are paramount to keeping the people and assets of organizations secure. 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:
• Everybody Can Change the World, with Mateo Salvatto, head of innovation for ORT Schools & CEO of Asteroid Technologies
• Validating Security Controls – Taking “We Think” to “We Know,” with Jake Williams, executive director of cyber threat intelligence for SCYTHE
• A Pathway to Courageous Conversations, with Derreck Kayongo, former CEO for Center for Civil and Human Rights
Encompassing 180+ sessions tackling vital 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 plays a pivotal role in the world of global security professionals,” said Malcolm C. Smith, CPP, 2022 president, ASIS International Global Board of Directors. “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.”
The GSX session lineup includes expert-led deep dives that can improve the practice of security professionals at any stage of their career, covering topics such as, access control, asset protection, remote workforces, workplace violence, cybersecurity, business continuity, crisis management, resilience, and more. All-Access Pass registrants can earn up to 22 CPEs toward their recertification whether they attend the in-person or via the digital experience.
Digital attendees will be able to access online GSX session recordings through 31 December. In-person attendees will have the option to add to their registration digital access of captured content. The complete digital session lineup will be announced shortly.
Additional “game changer” sessions; an exhibit hall destination highlighting drones, robotics, and uncrewed systems; Career HQ (career development); and digital programming will be announced in the coming weeks.