21-23 Aug 2024
ICC, Sydney

Managing Risk at Security 2014

May 19, 2014

Over two days, cross-disciplinary experts will share their experiences, knowledge and expertise on managing security challenges in fast evolving and complex environments.

Looking to challenges that lie ahead, the ASIAL Conference will examine the future of security in Australia, people risks, challenges for the Security Risk Manager today and proven strategies for reducing risks and creating robust emergency and crisis management systems.

Known for his strategic vision and leadership, Ted Pretty, Group managing Director and CEO of ASX listed Hills Holdings Limited will discuss “The Future of Security in Australia. Ted Pretty is also a non-Executive Director of Korvest Limited and was previously Group Chief Executive Office of Gulf Finance House in the Middle East, Chairman of Fujitsu (ANZ), Director of RP Data, Group Managing Director at Telstra and Executive Director at Macquarie Capital Advisers.

With extensive security and risk management experience across a range of sectors including mining, oil and gas, aviation and healthcare, David Van Lambaart, Senior Consultant of Jakeman Business Solutions will address the “Challenges for the contemporary Security Risk Manager.”

Steven Cakaric, Principal, People Risk Solutions at Aon Hewitt, will lead the topic People Risks: how to seize the opportunities and manage your people risks in a constantly changing regulatory and legislative environment.

Workplace health and safety law practitioner, John Makris, a Partner of K&L Gates, will discuss: Developments in workplace health and safety. His particular focus is advising and representing large companies and their management in industrial, workplace health and safety and environmental law. He represents a number of large corporations in a range of industries including transport, manufacturing, construction, agriculture, energy, retail and health care and regularly provides advice and representation to industry bodies.

In addition to the conference, The Security 2014 Seminar Series, held in conjunction with Security Solutions Magazine, will deliver an extensive and highly specialised programme including new product demonstrations, industry speakers and recruitment opportunities. A seminar conducted by David Turner, CEO of Foresight Security Planning, a senior executive with over 17 years’ experience in the risk and security management industries including the Australian Army  will cover the human factor behind risk management and focus on how corporations and their management can fill the gap between policies, training and expectations. There will also be a special emphasis on the impact of human behaviour and how a company’s safety culture has an effect on workplace safety and injury and how to plan for and mitigate safety risks.

Foresight Security Planning currently advise on a number of global corporate companies from the mining, construction, and security sectors and recently advised corporate companies on risk and security measures leading up to and throughout CHOGM.

Security 2014 attracts leading risk management from the private, public and government sectors by providing a platform for unmatched education, product showcase and peer networking opportunities.

A packed floor plan will present the latest, widest range of products and solutions available, and in an interactive feature, recreates real-world scenarios in an airport, bank and car park, with demonstrations on how the best products in the market integrate to provide a complete, secure solution in these environments.

For security and risk management professionals, Security 2104 is an essential forum in fostering an open exchange of ideas, issues, challenges and best practices with comedians Dave Hughes and Dave O’Neill headlining the lighter networking opportunities at The Security 2014 Gala Dinner on June 4th and a Cocktail Reception on June 5th.


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