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ISMA-OSAC Latin America Regional Conference
3-5 March 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Registration is closed. Onsite/walk in registrations will not be accepted. The 28th ISMA-OSAC joint conference, its objective is to inform organizations by addressing a broad range of security issues that impact businesses, non-government organizations, faith-based organizations, and academic institutions with interests in South America.

The conference will be conducted in English, with simultaneous Spanish translation provided.

Registration Information

Registration is closed. Onsite/walk in registrations will not be accepted.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds on conference, but you may transfer your registration to a colleague.

For registration questions, please contact [email protected] 

Hotel Information

Hilton Buenos Aires
Macacha Güemes 351, C1106 BKG, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4891-0000

Group rate: $159 USD + VAT

EXTENDED DEADLINE: This rate is available until 28 February 2019 or until the block is full. Please reserve your room online as soon as possible!

Unparalleled Connections and Education

  • Two days of networking and education with actionable takeaways for key security issues faced in the region
  • ISMA member CSOs on hand to discuss their companies’ security strategies and regional experiences
  • Senior government officials will provide relevant briefings
  • Regional RSOs will answer your most pressing questions

 

Agenda

Please see below for the current agenda. Note agenda is subject to change.

Sunday, March 3

Join your fellow attendees and speakers at a Welcome Reception from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on the Rooftop Terrace.

Monday, March 4

  Attendees staying at the Hilton Buenos Aires have breakfast included in their room rate and may dine at their leisure in the El Faro Restaurant. 
All sessions take place in Buen Ayre B&C
9:00 – 9:10 a.m.       

Welcoming Remarks
Tom Scanlon
, Executive Director, OSAC
Liz Chamberlin, Executive Director, ISMA

9:10 – 9:40 a.m. Opening Keynote
Government Official
9:40 – 10:30 a.m. Regional Security Officer Panel
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Session Block: Political Change in LATAM
This session block features two back-to-back presentations followed by group discussion and networking.

LATAM Political Changes: Opportunity, Threat, or Business as Usual?

Anticipating Regime Change in Venezuela

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (El Faro Restaurant)

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Local and Organized Crime: Implications for Business
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Session Block: Operational Excellence
This session block features two back-to-back presentations followed by group discussion and networking.

Best Practices for Managing Travel in LATAM Panel

Supply Chain Security Panel

5:40 p.m. Gather in hotel lobby and depart for reception at 5:45 p.m.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Networking Reception

 

Tuesday, March 5

  Attendees staying at the Hilton Buenos Aires have breakfast included in their room rate and may dine at their leisure in the El Faro Restaurant. 
All sessions take place in Buen Ayre B&C with the exception of the RSO Knowledge Cafe, which will take place in Buen Ayre A, immediately following lunch.
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.       

This session block features two back-to-back presentations followed by group discussion and networking.

Keynote Address
Government Official

 

Operating a Global Business in LATAM

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Session Block: Security Principles for Business 
This session block features two back-to-back presentations followed by group discussion and networking.

Major Event Security: Lessons Learned 

Best Practices in Regional Investigations

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (El Faro Restaurant)

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. RSO Knowledge Cafe (Buen Ayre A)
This session is intended to encourage networking and sharing of information between participants and RSOs.
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Session Block: So What? Business Risks and Opportunities in LATAM
This session block features two back-to-back presentations followed by group discussion and networking.

Top Risks in LATAM

Anti-Diversion Programs for Corporate Security

Conference Wrap Up & Final Discussion

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Closing Reception