ASIS International NSW Annual Conference

ASIS International NSW Annual Conference

ASIS International NSW Annual Conference

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Register to the must attend event of the year with the ASIS NSW Annual Conference!

We are excited to announce this years conference will be at the beautiful Fullerton Hotel in the heart of Sydney CBD. This all day event will be jam packed with presentations, networking, panel discussions, lots of food, and a great experience to grow your knowledge across various areas in the industry. To cap off the event we will close with a cocktail reception for further networking and reflecting on the days experience.

Hear from over 6 different speakers across a broad variety of topics. The below is an outline of the schedule of the event.
Guest speakers

8.30  Registration & Coffee – Heritage Ballroom Foyer
9.00  Welcome – Heritage Ballroom
9.15   Chris Cubbage – Heritage Ballroom
10.00  Scott Taylor – Heritage Ballroom
10.35 Rinske Geerlings – Heritage Ballroom
11.15 Morning Tea – Heritage Ballroom Foyer
11.50  David Harding – Heritage Ballroom
12.20 Neil Fergus – Heritage Ballroom
12.50   Lunch – Heritage Ballroom Foyer
1.45 Gary Jubelin – Heritage Ballroom
2.30 Pernille Christensen – Heritage Ballroom
2.55  Katherine Weissel– Heritage Ballroom
3.30  Afternoon Tea – Heritage Ballroom Foyer
4.00  Panel Discussion – Heritage Ballroom
4.45 Conference close
5.00  Network drinks – Heritage Ballroom Foyer
6.15   Non-Members Leave
6.30 – 8:30 ASIS NSW Annual Business Meeting (ABM)
Tickets for ABM only are available as a separate event for non-conference attendees

Speakers Include

Gary Jubelin, Former Detective NSW Police Force, Investigative Journalist, Podcast Host, Published Author
Topic covered: Leadership – Making decisions in leadership, being able to make the hard decisions and justifying them
During an incredible 34-year career that earned him high commendations for policing, Gary has a wealth of experience in the Armed Hold-Up Squad, Organised Crime Squad, Gangs Squad, Unsolved Homicide and Homicide Squad. He specialised in the field of homicide investigation for 25 years, up until his retirement in 2019 with the rank of Detective Chief Inspector. Since leaving the force, Gary has turned his attention to the media, working with The Sunday Telegraph across investigative columns and signed as a special investigator for 60 Minutes on the Nine Network.  Gary also founded and hosts top rating podcast I Catch Killers, and earlier this year hit the road with award-winning actor Rob Carlton in his first live stage show I Catch Killers Live.
Gary’s award winning and best-selling memoir I Catch Killers, is published through Harper Collins, with his second book Badness having just hit bookshelves in September 2022.

Rinske Geerlings, Risk Consultant of the Year, MBCI COBIT ISO22301 ISO31000
Topic covered: Physical & Cyber Security – How do they relate?
Rinske is an internationally known consultant, speaker and trainer in Business Continuity, Security and Risk Management. Since establishing her firm Business As Usual (BAU) in 2006, she has worked with prestigious clients including 15 Central Banks, Fujifilm, Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, DFAT, Lenovo, the High Court of Australia, NSW Parliament, Treasury, Ombudsman and the Crown Solicitor to name a few. Her engaging presentations include topics such as “How to get buy-in for Security Management at all levels of the organisation”, “How to develop Continuity Plans that don’t collect dust on the shelf” and “How to conduct eye-opening disaster drills that keep everyone engaged”.

Neil Fergus, ASM, Chief Executive of Intelligent Risks
Topic covered: Overview of the Major International Events Coming to Australia and how these are expected to impact the security industry.
Neil founded Intelligent Risks (IR) in 2001, following a 20-year career in the Australian Government.  His senior roles in government included diplomatic roles in Europe and the Middle East; Principal Operations Adviser for ASIO; and the senior Commonwealth official, SES Band 2, responsible for security master planning, counterterrorism, and intelligence for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. He has led IR’s growth to become an international leader in the provision of strategic planning, risk management, performance reviews and infrastructure design and security operations. Neil’s part-time roles include being the Senior Security Adviser for the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), now for 18 years; the Head of Security for the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) since 2017; and a Director of Australian Security Medals Foundation (ASMF) since 2020. Neil has received the Award of the Golden Rings from the President of the International Olympic Committee and the Australian Sports Medal (ASM) from the Governor-General of Australia.

Pernille Christensen, PhD, LEEDP-AP, Course Director and Senior Lecturer, UTS
Topic covered: Rethinking Protective Security in Crowded Places: An Integrated Project Delivery Approach
Pernille H. Christensen is an internationally recognised researcher who has conducted research projects for industry, professional bodies, government, and quasi-government agencies, both domestically and internationally. She has over twenty years of experience in the built environment spanning a mix of planning, design and development practice, financial services, and academic research experience. With the aim of creating safe, secure, accessible, and resilient cities, her research focuses on developing strategies to improve community resilience to social and environmental disruptions and the investigates role and responsibility that the built environment plays in helping cities to meet targets in this area. Recent research projects have investigated the role of the built environment in protecting people in crowded places, developed a framework for integrating best practice protective security and risk assessment strategies into the development process, and investigated the impacts of flooding and urban heat island effect on the built environment.

Chris Cubbage CPP CISA GAICD, Director & Executive Editor, Security Technology & Advisor
Topic covered: Deep Fakes – AI, Crime & Cybersecurity
Chris is Director and Executive Editor for MySecurity Media and principal security consultant with Amlec House. With over 30 years experience, Chris is a multi-certified security professional with a formative 15 years policing background, including as a Homicide Detective and Australian Crime Commission Senior Investigator. Chris is author of Corporate Security in the Asia Pacific RegionSecurity Risk Management in Corporate Governance and publisher of Cyber Risk Leaders by Shamane Tan. Chris is host of MySec.TV, Cyber Security Weekly Podcast and editor of the Australian Cyber Security Magazine and Cyber Risk Leaders Magazine.

Katherine Weissel, Director & Principal Consultant, Koya Consulting
Topic covered: A security approach to terrorism & ideologically motivated violence
Katherine operated for nearly 25 years in law enforcement specialising in emergency & crisis response, governance, threat management and counter terrorism.  She is an investigations specialist and has trained and deployed overseas in a war crimes context.  Katherine developed and delivered training for internal and external stakeholders in relation to counterterrorism and emerging threats and specialised in the cyber operations space for several years.  She now operates her own consulting and training business in security, threat, and crisis management.  Katherine is a tutor with a leading Australian university in counter terrorism, fraud and cybercrime, and criminal justice studies.  Her passion is public safety and enhancing other’s capabilities to protect themselves – both online and in the physical realm. 

David Harding, Director, Anshin Consulting
Topic covered: Using deviant behavioral systems to prevent crime
David Harding’s experience spans more than 30 years within the protective security and crime prevention fields. Including service in the Australian Army’s Special Air Service (SASR) and the Australian Federal Police’s Air Security Officer (Air Marshal) program. David is currently the Director of Anshin Consulting, a crime prevention consultancy that focuses on specialised training, research, and advisory services. David has conducted successful security operations against leading insurgencies, terrorist organisations and criminal fraternities. David has advised leading businesspersons, diplomats and Ambassadors on non-state threat actors, insurgents and terrorists. David is an international lecturer and trainer, has a Master’s Degree in Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, and is a research associate at the Australian Security Research Centre.

Scott Taylor CPP, F.ISRM, FASIAL, Managing Director, Praesidium Risk and Resilience
Topic covered: Social Engineering
Scott Taylor CPP proudly boasts over 29 years of experience in the security, safety and risk industry. A highly motivated, performance-driven and versatile leader who has worked across the gamut of the industry, Scott is a court and tribunal recognised security and risk expert- evidenced by his provision of over 100 expert reports in civil cases. He has consulted and lectured throughout the Middle East, the USA and the APAC Region, as well as working with government, industry regulators and industry across all Australian States and Territories spanning the spectrum of all the industry verticals. With qualifications that include a Graduate Diploma in Strategic Leadership, Graduate Diploma in Management (Learning), Advanced Diploma in Integrated Risk Management, Diploma of Security Risk Management, Diploma of Work Health & Safety and a Diploma in Vocational Education and Training, he has an extensive skill set that allows him to develop and provide nuanced training, consultancy and leadership based not only on his knowledge through education but through his 29 years industry experience. He is an experienced instructor and a highly commercial change agent with a superior ability to inspire innovation and enhance both overall performance and compliance/governance across multiple disciplines.

Additional Details

Timezone - UTC+10

Ticket Price - $375 ASIS Members; $450 Non-ASIS Members

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Date And Time

2022-11-09 @ 08:30 AM (GMT+1000)

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