The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the keynote speakers for its annual public policy and government security technology conference, SIA GovSummit. Christopher Krebs, undersecretary (nominee) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’) National Protection and Programs Directorate, and Soraya Correra, chief procurement officer for DHS, will provide remarks at the event, which brings together government security leaders and private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security topics affecting federal, state and even local agencies.

Day 1 of SIA GovSummit will be held at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C., on June 27. Krebs, who oversees the cyber and physical infrastructure security mission for DHS, will kick off SIA GovSummit at 8:00 a.m. Correa, who provides leadership, policy, oversight and support for DHS procurement activities and contracting workforce, will provide keynote remarks following lunch at the conference.

“SIA GovSummit 2018 is packed with top government officials who are implementing measures to support U.S. security priorities,” said Jake Parker, SIA’s director of government relations. “We are thrilled to have Christopher Krebs and Soraya Correa provide remarks at this year’s event focusing on how government leverages security technologies to drive success across a wide spectrum of missions.”

In addition to the keynote addresses, SIA GovSummit 2018 will also feature discussions and events, including:

  • The Office of Management and Budget’s New Cybersecurity and Identity Policy: Impact on Federal Physical Access Control Systems
  • The Role of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Video and Other Applications
  • Policy Leadership Awards Dinner
  • Secure Schools Roundtable
  • Evolving Policy on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Counter-UAS Technology for Security

SIA GovSummit takes place June 27–28 in Washington, D.C. and is free for all government employees, including federal, state, county and municipal-level staff (both domestic and international), plus all military, law enforcement and public safety representatives. To learn more and register, visit