Part of the Signature Series is the State of the Industry presentation, a two-part session to be held Wednesday and open to all attendees and exhibitors. The first part, a roundtable discussion featuring key industry leaders, will analyze current and future industry trends and describe what they mean for the many demographics of the security industry. Sandy Jones, principle consultant of Sandra Jones and Company moderates. Speakers include Ed Bonifas, vice president of Aurora, Ill.-based Alarm Detection Systems Inc. and president of the CSAA; Bill Bozeman, president and CEO of PSA Security Network; Richard Chace, CEO and executive director of the Security Industry Association, and Lynn Mattice, chairman of the executive board of advisors for the Security Executive Council. The discussion begins at 9 a.m.
Part two of the session features SDM Publisher Mark McCourt presenting the 2010 Industry Forecast. An annual study published since 1981, the forecast gauges the health of security businesses, the outlook for sales and profits in the coming year, and the overall viability of the electronic security market. McCourt will discuss the results of the forecast and what they mean for security businesses, beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Other featured courses include SIA Project Management, which will cover fundamental elements of sound project management, including project definition and planning, installation and field work, project documentation and financials; and Critical Incident Protocol (CIP): Community Facilitation Program.
Conference hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday; sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. The expo show floor will be open Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.iscwest.com.
Special Events Add to ISC West Experience
The Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation will host its 7th annual fundraising golf tournament on Tuesday, March 23, at the Revere Country Club in Las Vegas. Shotgun start is scheduled for 8:45 a.m.
SIA hosts its Customer Appreciation Reception Tuesday, March 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the ESPN Zone in the New York-New-York Hotel & Casino. On Wednesday, SIA holds its New Product Showcase Awards announcements. The announcements will be made at 3 p.m. at SIA’s booth, 11074.
Other events include the Mission 500 5K race on Thursday, March 25, and SIA’s Ride for Education on Saturday, March 27.
For more information on these and other events, visit www.iscwest.com.