ISC West’s education program has been re-titled SIA Education @ ISC to reflect the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) involvement in growing and evolving the ISC West educational program, the association said. The curriculum of wide-ranging topics and technology discussions are tied together by the theme, “Next Generation Security for the Next Generation Professional.”

The schedule is especially designed to allow attendees more time to explore the show floor. SIA added two new tracks dedicated to the technologies that are creating smarter buildings and cities, and helping business enterprises learn to use hidden business intelligence to drive bottom-line improvements.

This year, SIA Education @ ISC introduced a series of four sessions focusing on K-12 and higher education campus security. Sessions will discuss school safety security and improvements from different angles that integrators can benefit from, including The Future of Crime Prevention: Stopping Crime in Remote Areas of Campus; NFC on Campus: Using Smart Phones as Campus Credentials; Critical Incidents in Higher Education: The Case for an Intelligent Response; 60 Sites, 50 Miles and 5 Key Lessons Learned: How One School District Made the Move to IP Video Surveillance.

SIA Education @ ISC offers vendor neutral education, which qualifies for CE hours with many industry accreditation bodies. Certificates of attendance will be distributed to all paid conferees after the show. You can use this certificate to self-report your education hours for CE credit.

See the full schedule of education sessions under 2013 Session Listings at www.iscwest.com


PSA-TEC is holding educational classes at ISC West this year on Tues., April 9. Included in this year’s educational sessions are a course on Leadership at all Levels: Integrator-Proven Practices to Increase Professionalism and Profitability. A panel of integrators will discuss how effective leadership within the organization drives success for the company as a whole. Additional classes include a PSIM workshop, a discussion on customer buying habits, and more.

Smart Card Alliance

At the full-day “Mobile Devices and Identity and Access Control Applications” interactive workshop, attendees are offered a detailed understanding of new uses for mobile devices in storing and presenting secure digital identity credentials for digitally signing email and accessing secure networks as well as using NFC-enabled mobile devices for physical access. This workshop is relevant to corporate CIOs, CSOs, security directors and IT directors and to system manufacturers and integrators who are offering access control products in the commercial market. For registration information and the full agenda, visit www.smartcardalliance.org/SecureID.

Axis Communications

Axis session programming includes such topics as “Vendor Solution Seminar: A Solution for Every Need: IP video from A to PTZ,” “Smart Buildings, Towns and Cities: Technologies,” and “Cracking the Code to Forensic Video.”

For information, visitwww.axis.com/iscwest/speaking_sessions.html.


At Bosch’s free educational sessions, product experts will cover new technology, trends and solutions, including topics such as “Advancements in IP Video for Today and Beyond,” “Strategies for Superior Imaging in a Megapixel World,” “New Integration Possibilities: Accessing unique Bosch products and features,” and more. Show attendees can register for all Bosch training events at www2.boschsecurity.us/iscwest2013.


HID Global will offer sessions such as “Counterfeit Products in the Security Industry: A Very Real Problem for All of Us” in the Physical Security Issues track session on Wednesday, April 10 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., and “Securely Managing Identities in the Cloud for NFC Mobile Access Control” in Next Generation Security track session on Thursday, April 11 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.


Join Lutron for 15-minute training sessions at booth No. 14125. The company’s brief, yet powerful ISC West training sessions aim to leave attendees with a clear understanding of how to add light, shade, and temperature control to your security installations to increase revenue and exceed customer expectations.

“Integration Sessions” with partners Alarm.com, DSC,Elk, HAI, and Honeywell, as well as “Growing your business with Lutron” sessions will run through Wednesday and Thursday every half hour. At the end of each session, one attendee will receive a RadioRA 2 Starter Solution package ($175 value).


Join I-View Now CTO, Matt Fleming, and Dave Jackson, director of product Management, VideoIQ for a free and informative presentation on how video analytics creates a more reliable and accurate video verification process: “Video Verification using Analytics.” Understand how together, video analytics and video verification can create a prevention focused security system for any sized business. The session will be held Thursday, April 11 at 1:00pm at i-View Now’s Palazzo Suite.

VideoIQ will also present “Why Integrated Edge-based IP Video & Access Control Makes the Grade with K-12 Security” at 12:45pm on Wednesday, April 10 in Room 704 on Level 1 of the Venetian.