Thousands of security management professionals from around the world, along with hundreds of product manufacturers and service providers, will gather in Dallas, Oct. 12 through 15 for the ASIS International 56th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2010), the most comprehensive education and networking event in the security industry, according to the organization.


More than 20,000 professionals from all vertical industries and government sectors, from Fortune 100 companies to the Department of Homeland Security, will be in attendance at ASIS 2010.  These attendees will be able to pursue professional development opportunities and choose from more than 160 educational sessions that address timely security topics and critical issues.


They will be able to select from among 18 comprehensive tracks to design personalized programs. Track categories include crime and loss prevention; crisis management; critical infrastructure; government/military; homeland security; information protection; physical security; and terrorism. There will also be a track in Spanish language.


Approximately 750 manufacturers, inventors, service providers and entrepreneurs will showcase everything from IP technology, biometrics, thermal imaging devices, robotics, explosives detection and more. Admission to the Exhibits is free with advance registration. ASIS Accolades award winners will be highlighted during the “What’s New on the Floor” session.


Networking events include the ASIS Foundation 14th Annual Golf Classic; various receptions, including ones for young professionals and women in security; breakfasts and luncheons; and Law Enforcement/Military Appreciation Day (Thursday, Oct. 14).


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