January 2020 Member Meeting
26-29 January
San Diego, California, USA

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Registration rates are listed below. Members must be logged in to receive the correct rate.

  • Active Member: US $1350
  • Life Member: US $975
  • Associate Member – Government Entity: US $250
  • Spouse/Significant Other: US $650

All members:
Click here to register

Spouse/Significant other registration:
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*The spouse/significant other fee represents the actual costs of evening events and breakfast on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings (and includes service charge and tax). The events/meals included in this fee are:

  • Opening reception at the Hotel del Coronado
  • Monday breakfast with the concierge 
  • Tuesday evening President’s Dinner on the glittering sands of Del Beach.
  • Wednesday morning breakfast at the Hotel del Coronado 

The spouse/significant other fee is a package and unfortunately we are not able to offer these events a la carte. 

Registrations will not be accepted after 20 January 2020.

Cancellation Policy: Conference cancellations received prior to 30 days before the meeting commences will be refunded in full. Cancellations received after 26 December 2019 will not be refunded.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118

Group rate: $299/night

Make your reservation online through the group link. The deadline to book at the group rate is January 10 or until the block is full. Please note, space is very limited.

If you plan to stay a few days before and/or after the conference, please book as soon as possible as the hotel has limited availability.

You may also call 1-619-435-6611 directly to speak with a hotel reservations agent, referencing the International Security Management Association.


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Things to do in San Diego

Take a peek at all of the exciting things San Diego has to offer and plan to extend your stay!

San Diego Activities

Sunday 26 January

Please join your fellow ISMA colleagues for an Opening Reception. Conference check-in will also begin at 6:00 p.m. Registered spouses and significant others are also welcome to attend the Opening Reception. Business casual attire is suggested.

Monday 27 January

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.  Member Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  Welcome Remarks
George McCloskey
, Head of Corporate Security, Stripe 
David McGowan, Vice President-Head of Global Protection Services, Tiffany & Co. and President, ISMA Board of Directors
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. 

Climate Change Security and Disruptions to Global Environments
Rear Admiral Leendert “Len” Hering Sr., United States Navy (Retired), 

10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Information Security Outlook for Business 
Steven Andres, M.S., Ph.D., San Diego State University

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Member Lunch and New Member Orientation Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Education Session
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Networking Break 
2:15 – 3:30 p.m. 2030 Global Risks
Moderated by Robyn Curnow, CNN anchor and host of International Desk with Robyn Curnow
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Networking Break
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. 2020 Top Trends and Risks Identified by ISMA Members


Monday evening is a free night. ISMA members are encouraged to make their own restaurant reservations with fellow members for additional networking! Review this list of San Diego dining suggestions.

Tuesday 28 January

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.  Member Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 

The Internet’s Original Sin
Renée DiResta, 2019 Mozilla Fellow in Media, Misinformation, and Trust; Contributor,

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

Countering Truth Decay

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Member Lunch and Committee Meetings 

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Education Session
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Evolution of the CSO Role 
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break 
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. ISMA Business Meeting
This session is only open to to ISMA members.
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. President’s Cocktail Reception & Dinner 
Hotel Del Coronado Beach
Join fellow ISMA members and registered spouses/significant others for a relaxing evening at the Hotel del Coronado's iconic private beach. Casual attire suggested. The event will be located entirely on the beach, so sandals are encouraged.


Wednesday 29 January

Spouses and significant others who have registered for the Spouse Program are welcome at all Wednesday events.  

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.  Member Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 

2030 Geopolitical Landscape 
Seth G. Jones, Ph.D., Harold Brown Chair, Director of the Transnational Threats Project (TNT), Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Networking Break
10:15 – 11:15  a.m.

Evolving Insider Threats

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Closing Remarks
George McCloskey
, Head of Corporate Security, Stripe 
David McGowan, Vice President-Head of Global Protection Services, Tiffany & Co. and President, ISMA Board of Directors