The Security one2one Summer Summit by ISC, held June 22-24, 2014 at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Arizona, will connect security solutions pro- viders and security decision-makers over a variety of topics, including the following:


Opening Plenary Session

Creating an Environment of Supervisor and Subordinate Relations

William Valree, Director of Security, Safety and Parking, UF Health Jacksonville Medical Center

Coaching, Directing, Delegating and Support are all key areas of Leadership.  Leaders and or Managers have adjustments to make in order to develop themselves and influence followers.  A leader can only lead if there are motivated individuals who want to follow.  In this presentation you will gather information that will allow you to reflect upon yourselves and know that if you lead they will follow. Your field of progress will be to listen & learn, develop, equality, flexibility, concern, constructive criticism, simple direction, interest, defend and coach.  “ They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel."

Bio: William Valree has been involved in the security, law enforcement, corrections, and investigations industry for over 20 years. William is a US Army Veteran of Operation Desert Storm, and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Legal Studies from American Public University. William applies his experience and knowledge as the Director of Security Operations for UF Health Jacksonville. William continues to provide a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and staff by designing, providing, administering, evaluating, and improving an effective and efficient security infrastructure. William is affiliated and is a member of number of organizations including but not limited to ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security), IAHSS (International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety), serves on the Kaplan College Board of Advisors and as a voting member of the State Working Group (SWG) for Campus Security he is the healthcare representative for Regional Domestic Security Taks Force of Region 3.


Opening Keynote Panel

Innovative Technology Applications in Security

Moderated by: Joseph Bellino, Chief of Police, Greenville Health System

Panelists TBD


Day Two Morning Plenary Session

Workplace Violence Prevention – Building a “Zero” Incidents Environment

Jim Sawyer, CPP, CHPA, NCPA, Director of Security Services, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Explore and review prevention strategies and best practices that reduce the chances of violence in the workplace.  Strong emphasis on worker awareness, intuition and ability to identify and discern warning signs.

Bio: Crime Prevention and Personal Safety presenter for over 30 years, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certified Instructor, Member and Presenter with Homeland Security, President and Past President with the WA State Crime Prevention Association, Board member with this association  for over 20 years.  Certified as a Nat’l Crime Prevention Specialist with the Nat’l Crime Prevention Assn.   Instruct on going classes for Seattle Children’s staff on Workplace Violence, Personal safety, and began an in house self defense course for women.  Over 30 years working in Security Services at Seattle Children’s Hospital.


Day Two Keynote

Iberdrola USA Security Expert Panel Discussion: “Enhanced Security for Critical Infrastructure”

Presented by Kevin Glynn, Business Development Director, Energy Sector, G4S Technology

Panelists: Milestone, FLIR

This panel will focus on the new gold standard in physical security set forth by Iberdrola USA and their security solution providers led by G4S Technology. Panelists will cover the scope of implementation and the challenges of securing a natural gas and electricity utility company that provides service to nearly three million customers in the US. The partnership between Iberdrola USA, G4S and their other physical security solution providers has allowed them to maintain reliability and efficiency for their customers, along with enhancing employee safety and asset protection.


Morning Keynote Session

Protecting America’s Ports: A Collaborative Effort

Joseph M. Lawless, Director of Maritime Security, Massachusetts Port Authority

The Maritime Transportation System is the lifeblood of our nation’s economy. Protecting our nation’s ports is critical to ensuring that U.S. economy is not disrupted by an unlawful act. There is no single solution to securing our ports. The nature of port operations vary from port to port. Port industry professionals often describe the distinct nature of each port, “If you see one port, you’ve seen one port. During the presentation, you will hear about the strategies that leverage technology, optimizing employee participation and collaboration between port stakeholders used to secure our nation’s ports.

Bio: Joe Lawless is the chief law enforcement and security officer for Massport’s maritime properties located in South Boston, East Boston, and Charlestown. His responsibilities consist of developing and implementing policing, security and emergency planning strategies for facilities including the Boston Fish Pier, Cruiseport Boston and Conley Container Terminal.  He is Chief of the Massachusetts Port Authority Police.

Lawless has 33 years of law enforcement and security experience, including more than 13 years with the Massachusetts State Police Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Executive Protection units. He came to Massport in 1993 overseeing all aspects of public safety. In this role he oversaw Logan Airport-based Troop F of the Massachusetts State Police. During this time, Troop F became the first law enforcement entity accredited by the International Association of Airport and Seaport Police for their commitment to excellence.

Lawless currently serves as the Chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Security Advisory Committee, a position he has held since 2009. The AAPA is the principal voice of 160 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The Association provides leadership with regard to trade, transportation, environmental and other issues related to port operations and development.  AAPA also promotes the essential role of ports within the global transportation system.

Lawless received the 2012 International Police 9/11 Medal for Extraordinary & Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in fighting terrorism and trans-national crime from the International Association of Airport and Seaport Police.

Lawless is Board-certified as a Homeland Security Specialist by the American College of Forensic Examiners, and also serves on several national and international panels that focus on security.

Closing Conference Session

“The Eye in the Sky: Best Practices in Surveillance in a Hotel & Casino Environment”
 Presented by Jessie Beaudoin, Director of Security & Surveillance at the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Hotel and Casino environments create unique Surveillance challenges that other businesses don’t necessarily deal with on a regular basis. Surveillance Operations in a casino environment are not only difficult but require an extensive amount of training and the newest technology available to meet Gaming regulations. In this session, you will learn about the challenges of Surveillance and the digital age in a hotel & casino like low lighting situations, the importance of proper camera placement, high definition cameras and new technology that creates more effective operations. We will also discuss key takeaways and best practices that have been implemented in Hotel & Casino Surveillance rooms to create a more productive operation.

Bio: Jessie Beaudoin is the Director of Security & Surveillance at the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Beaudoin's Surveillance career began in southern California at the Bicycle Club Casino in early 2001 after he got out of the Army. Beaudoin relocated to Las Vegas in 2002 and began working for American Casino and Entertainment Properties where he eventually headed Surveillance at two of their properties, Arizona Charlie's Decatur and the Stratosphere. After leaving the Stratosphere, Beaudoin headed Security and Surveillance at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and 4 years later moved on to the Palms Casino Resort. Beaudoin loves all aspects of Security and Surveillance but specializes in detecting internal theft and fraud. He is currently a board member for the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals, a member of the Gaming and Wagering Council, Certified Fraud Examiners, and ASIS International. Beaudoin frequently speaks about Security, Surveillance and Game Protection at the International Gaming Institute at UNLV, University of Nevada, Reno Gaming Management Program and annually at the Global Gaming Expo convention (G2E). Beaudoin has also been featured on the Travel channel, writes articles which have been published in several Security publications, and he received the Surveillance Investigator of the Year award from ASIS International in 2004.

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