The Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response (PPVAR) will host a session on Emerging Technologies: The Effect on Verification & Priority Police Response panel discussion at ISC West. 

The moderated panel will feature experts from law enforcement, technology, defense and security, and will discuss many aspects of priority response and verified alarms, including future technologies, industry forecasts, perspective from law enforcement and ASAP to PSAP as a delivery method for priority response. 

“I am honored to moderate this powerful group of industry thought leaders during ISC West,” said Larry Folsom, president of PPVAR. “The goal of the session is to enlighten the industry on how emerging technologies and verified alarms will be a significant component of next-gen monitoring and how it will affect police response.”

PPVAR’s session will be held at 4 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 11 in Room 304 at the Sands Expo Center. Moderated by PPVAR’s President, Larry Folsom, the guest speakers are:

Scott Harkins – vice president/general manager at Honeywell Connected Home
Harkins is vice president of partner development within Honeywell’s Connected Home & Building organizations. In this role, he manages the relationships with technology companies, the developer community, and the startup community. 

David L. Holl – director of public safety for Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pa.
Holl has a 40-year background in public safety and is currently responsible for police, fire and emergency medical services in his jurisdiction. Director Holl joined PPVAR in October of 2017 and is already making an impact with his passion for verified alarm response and with his understanding of PSAP design and inner workings

Gene LaNois – head of professional channel at Google
LaNois is the general manager for the professional channel in the Americas, where he leads all business and partnerships with professional trades.

John E. Mack, III – executive vice president, co-head of investment banking and head
of mergers & acquisitions at Imperial Capital
Mack joined Imperial Capital in 2008 as part of the firm’s acquisition of certain assets of USBX Inc., an investment banking firm focused on mergers and acquisitions. 

Don Young – chief information officer, ADT
Young was named chief information officer of ADT in May 2016. For the past several years, he has served on the board of directors for The Monitoring Association. He is a past president of the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response.