The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the schedule, speaker lineup, and program for the 2022 AcceleRISE conference, hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals and those new to the security industry. This year’s AcceleRISE will be an in-person event held Aug. 1-3 in Austin, Texas.

The AcceleRISE conference is designed to ignite new thinking, strengthen leadership, and sharpen business acumen in young security talent. AcceleRISE tackles the issues that matter most to young professionals in the security industry and features a diverse array of premier learning sessions, interactive workshops and lively activities geared toward rising stars in the industry.

“After two years of virtual conferences and lots of screen time, we’re so excited to finally gather the security industry’s emerging leaders in person for AcceleRISE 2022 in Austin, Texas — a city known for its cutting-edge technology, creativity, culture and fun,” said Kelsey Carnell, chair of the SIA RISE committee. “Not only will you participate in thought-provoking sessions focused on both critical business and personal growth, you will also be able to partake in some unique networking activities, all with an incredibly dynamic group of attendees and presenters.”

Session topics for AcceleRISE 2022 include:

    The metaverse, NFTs and all things Web3

    The employee/manager relationship and authentic leadership

    Navigating construction delivery methods

    Talent selection and succession planning for leaders.

To view the full agenda, visit

Speakers for the 2022 event include:

    Nisha Advani, assistant vice president, strategy and business development, dormakaba Americas

    Derek Arcuri, manager – XaaS transformation, Genetec

    Paula Balmori, design consultant and onboarding specialist, Northland Controls

    Anthony Berticelli, vice president of operations, PSA Security Network

To view the full list of speakers, visit

AcceleRISE 2022 is supported by Premier Sponsor Allegion; Full Conference Sponsors ALC Consulting, Axis Communications, BCD International, Brivo, dormakaba, Genetec, HID Global, Lee and Jen Odess, Northland Controls and SALTO; and Event Sponsors AMAG Technology, ISC Security Events, March Networks and System Surveyor.

Pricing for AcceleRISE 2022 starts at $399 for SIA members, $99 for student members and $449 for non-members. Group packages are also available, which allow companies to save nearly $300 when purchasing packs of four tickets. To learn more and register, visit