At the "Security in Times of Permacrisis" panel at the 2023 SECURITY 500 Conference, security leaders will discuss how their security teams/organizations have responded to the risks associated with simultaneous and prolonged geopolitical tensions and global crises, such as those caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, COVID-19, climate events and more. Ahead of the 2024 U.S. presidential election, the panel will explore how security teams can prepare for potential increases in political polarization and mitigate its effects on their organizations. Furthermore, the panel will address how security teams have been addressing the concept of permacrisis and supporting their staff through today’s challenges.

The panel discussion will take place in Washington, D.C. on November 13, 2023 as part of the SECURITY 500 Conference, a one-day security executive event hosted by Security magazine. The panel will feature industry experts including:

  • Lisa Oliveri: Director of Global Risk Management, Security, and Operations at National Democratic Institute (Panel Moderator)
  • Ryan DeStefano: Director of Corporate Security at Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP)
  • Avril Eklund: Head of Global Workplace Experience and Physical Security at GitHub
  • Leon Newsome: Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer at National Basketball Association

The 16th annual SECURITY 500 Conference will unite high-level security executives and their direct reports in Washington, D.C. on November 13, 2023. This one-day leadership conference is free to attend, and attendees are limited to security executives, senior management and their direct reports in both private and public sectors.

Read the full conference agenda to discover our full list of expert security speakers and register for the SECURITY 500 Conference today!