ASIS International announced that it will return to the region in 2011 and is now accepting abstracts for presentations for the 2nd ASIS International Middle East Security Conference, which will be held in Manama, Bahrain on 20-22 February 2011.
The 2009 conference covered a wide range of security issues in 33 high-level educational sessions divided over 3 parallel tracks. The conference was attended by more than 300 security professionals, corporate executives, consultants and government officials from 31 countries. The conference featured keynote appearances by His Excellency Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Commander in Chief of the Dubai Police Force, Mr. Mohammad G. Al-Zahrani, Executive Director, Safety & Industrial Security at Saudi Aramco and Dr. Raymond H. Hamden, Clinical & Forensic Psychologist, Human Relations Institute. 
Planned features include a track for Chief Security Officers (CSOs) organized by the CSO Roundtable of ASIS International, an enlarged exhibition featuring the latest in security technology and services and  networking opportunities.
The conference will address supply chain security, loss prevention, hotel security, intellectual property, maritime piracy, terrorism, executive protection, internal theft and fraud, competitive intelligence, brand protection, physical security, cyber security, investigations, due diligence and global business issues. Abstracts for presentations can be submitted through The deadline for submissions is June 11, 2010.