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June 2019 Member Meeting
23-26 June
Chicago, IL USA


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Registration Info

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

  • Active Member: US $1250
  • Life Member: US $850
  • Associate Member – Government Entity: US $250
  • Spouse/Significant Other: US $550*

All members: Click here to register

Spouse Registration:
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*The spouse/significant other fee represents the actual costs of evening events and breakfast on Wednesday morning (and includes service charge, tax and transportation). These events range in cost from $52 per person for daytime events to $184 per person for evening events, for a total actual cost of $576. The spouse/significant other fee for Chicago will be charged at $550 per person. The events/meals included in this fee are:

  • Opening reception at the Four Seasons Chicago 
  • Monday evening event – Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Rooftop (This event is not just for baseball lovers! The venue includes indoor and outdoor space, as well as seats to view the game.)
  • Tuesday evening President’s Dinner at the Chicago Athletic Club 
  • Wednesday morning breakfast at the Four Seasons Chicago 
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  16 June 2019. 

Cancellation Policy: Conference cancellations received prior to 30 days before the meeting commences will be refunded in full. Cancellations received after 23 May 2019 will not be refunded.

Reserve Your Room

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
120 East Delaware Place
Chicago, IL USA S 60611-1443

Phone: +1 (312) 280-8800

ISMA Group Rate: $295/night. 

This rate is available until 16 May 2019 or until the block is full. Please use the code IS0622 when reserving your room through this link or calling the reservation line. Please follow the below instructions for reserving your room online:

Step 1: Click link to "Check Rates" 
Step 2: Enter dates traveling, # of people 
Step 3: Click on "Corporate/Promo Code"  and type in your code IS0622 and then "Find Rooms"  
Step 4: The rate of $295.00 showing for a City-View Room should appear.  Click on "Select Room." 
Step 5: The option to select the "ISMA MEETING" package will appear. Follow prompts to confirm reservation. 

 

Special Opportunity to Tour an Amazon Fulfillment Center

ISMA members are invited to a complimentary tour of an Amazon fulfillment center on the afternoon of Wednesday 26 June after the close of the Chicago meeting. Amazon has one of the most advanced fulfillment networks in the world – don’t miss this opportunity to see how Amazon leverages autonomous technology to support its business lines. Space is extremely limited

The two-hour tour will begin at 2:00 p.m. Please plan your travel accordingly, and email [email protected] if you are interested in attending.

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The full conference agenda is available below.

Sunday 23 June

Please join your fellow ISMA colleagues for an Opening Reception from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. Conference check-in will also begin at 6:00 p.m.

Monday 24 June

  All sessions take place in the Grand Ballroom.
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.      Member Breakfast (State Room & Pre-Assembly)
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.       

Welcome and Introductions

David Komendat, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, The Boeing Company and President, ISMA Board of Directors
Paul Herring, Planning Committee Chair; Sr. Director - Global Security, SC Johnson

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. How Security Supports the Corporation’s Growth and Profitability
John Hartmann, CEO, TrueValue
10:15– 10:45 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 – 12:00  noon

Effective Collaboration with the C-Suite

 Moderated by Jana Monroe, Vice President, Global Security, Herbalife 

•    Kevin Friker, Global Security Director, Mars, Inc.
•    Florian Haacke, CSO / Head of Group Security, innogy SE
•    Michael Pienaar, Managing Director - Security, Barclays Africa Group

In this panel session, ISMA members will discuss ways in which they have cultivated effective partnerships across the C-Suite to support the business and enable the security team to better function.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Member Lunch and New & Prospective Member Lunch (State Room & Pre-Assembly)
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Top Trends in Security that are Impacting Business: Facilitated Group Discussion 

Moderated by Keith Blakemore, Sr. Director, Corporate Security, W.W. Grainger

During this session, attendees will work in small groups to identify the top five security trends and risks their business are facing. Following the discussion, groups will report their findings to the larger group to develop key issues facing business across industries.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CSO and CISO: Working Together for Success
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Success Through Employee Buy-in

Moderated by Jeff Todd, Director of Global Security, Safety, & Business Continuity, CDW
•    Buffy Christie, Head of Global Security, Novelis

This session features top-down and bottom-up looks at successful security programs through the eyes of both the CSO, C-Suite and company employees. ISMA member CSOs will discuss they ways in which their corporate security program has garnered success through company-wide buy in and adoption. Attendees will:
•    Learn how to navigate through the complexities of C Suite buy-in and the overall benefit of this program to the company’s bottom line. (Happy and safe employees equal happy customers.)
•    Develop a roadmap from beginning to end on all of the moving parts of a successful program.
•    Identify benefits within the company but also understand the ways in which they impact employees and their families outside of the company.
•    Discover how to measure success of your program through surveys, engagement surveys, meetings, ethics line, etc.

5:50 p.m. Gather in hotel lobby
6:00 p.m. Depart for Wrigleyville
7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Dinner and Drinks at a Wrigleyville Rooftop – Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves 
Enjoy ballpark fare and see the Chicago Cubs take on the Atlanta Braves at an iconic Wrigleyville rooftop. This event is not just for baseball lovers! The venue includes multiple levels of indoor and outdoor networking space, as well as seats to view the game. Staggered bus departures will allow you to depart prior to the end of the game if you choose.

 

Tuesday 25 June

  All sessions take place in the Grand Ballroom.
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.      Member Breakfast (State Room & Pre-Assembly)
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.       

The Russian Intelligence Threat: What CSOs Should Know 

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

9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Building Intelligence into Your Security Program
Ryan Long, Director of Corporate Intelligence, McDonald’s Corporation
Michael Peaster, Chief Safety & Security Officer, McDonald’s Corporation
10:30– 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 – 12:00  noon

A Conversation with William R. Evanina, Director of the United States National Counterintelligence and Security Center
Facilitated by Lynn Mattice, ISMA Life Member

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Member Lunch and Committee Meetings (State Room & Pre-Assembly)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

How Kellogg Ceased Business in Venezuela: A Security Case Study 
Scott Lindahl
, Chief Security Officer, Global Security & Aviation, Kellogg Company

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Influencing Operational Risk Through Security Governance and Risk Management Advisory Councils

Moderated by Francis D’Addario, CFE, CPP, Emeritus Faculty, Security Executive Council and ISMA Life Member
•    Marc Fidanza, Vice President, Corporate Security, Horizon Pharma plc
•    William Adcox, Chief of Police & Chief Security Officer, MD Anderson Cancer Center (University of Texas)
•    Alan Borntrager, CPP

Ensuring that security related operational risks identified in the Enterprise Risk Assessment are mitigated is easier said than done. Attendees will gather insights from ISMA members who formed cross-functional, unified risk oversight and governance committees within their organizations to go beyond risk checklist management. This concept will be presented utilizing a case history format. Advisory Councils tackle fast forming operational risk and mitigation opportunities with piloted solutions, proven practices and measured results; while ensuring business, cultural and strategic plan alignment.

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. ISMA Business Meeting
David Komendat, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, The Boeing Company and President, ISMA Board of Directors
6:00 p.m Depart for President's Dinner
6:30 – 10:00 p.m. President’s Cocktail Reception & Dinner 
White City Ballroom, Chicago Athletic Association

 

Wednesday 26 June

  All sessions take place in the Grand Ballroom.
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 

Gaining Executive Support for Security
Diana Sands, Sr. Vice President, Office of Internal Governance & Administration, The Boeing Company

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

Security, Insurance and Special Events 
Jason Mumbach,
Senior Vice President, Marsh Risk Consulting

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Corporate Value of Cross-Functional Teams in Managing Operational Risks

12:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Paul Herring, Planning Committee Chair; Sr. Director - Global Security, SC Johnson

David Komendat, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, The Boeing Company and President, ISMA Board of Directors

1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Special Opportunity to Tour an Amazon Fulfillment Center
ISMA members are invited to tour an Amazon fulfillment center on the afternoon of Wednesday 26 June after the close of the Chicago meeting. Amazon has one of the most advanced fulfillment networks in the world – don’t miss this opportunity to see how Amazon leverages autonomous technology to support its business lines. Space is extremely limited. Please plan your travel accordingly, and email [email protected] if you are interested in attending.