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ISMA-OSAC MENA Regional Conference
22-24 September 2019
Amman, Jordan

The 29th 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 the Middle East and North Africa.

Registration Information

Conference registration fee: 
$500 USD + 16% VAT

Click here to register

The deadline to register is 9 September 2019.

Cancellation Policy: Conference cancellations received prior to 30 days before the meeting commences will be refunded in full. Cancellations received after 22 August 2019 will not be refunded, but you may transfer your registration to a colleague.

For registration questions, please contact [email protected] 

Hotel Information

All conference sessions and events will take place at: 

Dead Sea Marriott Resort
Dead Sea Road
Sweimeh, Jordan

ISMA Group Rate: 
JD 79/night (~$110.00)

Please reserve your room through this linkThis rate is available until  5 September 2019 or until the block is full

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



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

Sunday, September 22

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

Monday, September 23

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. Education Sessions
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.


1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Education Sessions
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Education Sessions

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Networking Reception


Tuesday, September 24

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.       

Keynote Address

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

Education Sessions

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.


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

Education Sessions

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