“It's always a pleasure to convene with my colleagues at the Security 500 conference.  No matter whether I'm there as presenter or attendee, the get is as good as the give, manifested in shared professional experiences, network building and warm collegiality,” says John Imhoff, CSO of Ernst & Young.

The Security 500 Conference is a selective networking event where security leaders can share their best practices and discuss the risks of the hour with their peers. This year’s event, held November 5, 2013, at the Sheraton New York, Times Square Hotel, promises to provide even more value to attendees, who can expect to leave with an expanded network, benchmarking data and new perspective.

So what else can you expect to get out of this year’s Security 500 Conference? Check out the lineup below for the conference’s panels and speakers:

1:30 p.m.: A first look at the Security 500 report, presented by Security publisher and Security 500 founder Mark McCourt.

2:30 p.m.: Panel on Intelligence and Situational Awareness Strategies, moderated by Lynn Mattice, Mattice & Associates; panel includes Mike Howard, CSO, Microsoft; Grant Ashley, CSO, Merck; Rorbert Dannenberg, CSO, Goldman Sachs; and Chris Payne, head critical infrastructure for enterprise security, Siemens.

3:45 p.m.: Panel on Enterprise Risk Management: Integrating Physical and Cyber Security into Risk Matrices, moderated by Security Editor Diane Ritchey, panel includes Derek Benz, CSO, Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies and Transportation Systems Divisions; John O’Connor, Executive Vice President of Corporate Risk and Security, Fidelity Investments; and William Phillips, Vice President of Security, CAN.

4:45 p.m.: Panel on Enterprise Resilience: The Next Step Beyond ERM, moderated by Lynn Mattice and featuring panelists Jim Hutton, director of global security for Proctor and Gamble; Joseph Billy, Vice President Security for Prudential Financial; and John Turey, senior director of ERM and global security TE Connectivity.

Make sure to stick around following the presentations for the networking reception and the Security 500 Recognition Dinner, with a keynote on delivering value-added security presented by Brad Brekke, vice president of security for Target.

As always, the Security 500 Conference is free to qualified individuals, including heads of security from Security 500 member organizations and qualified individuals (CSOs, security directors and other executive management with responsibility for security functions). They do not include manufacturers, dealers, system integrators or consultants.

To register to attend the conference on Nov. 5, please visit www.sec500.com.