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Global security, crisis and risk intelligence events

Select business security and risk intelligence conferences and seminars.

These industry events and conferences for 2024 are published weekly in Benchmarker, the newsletter for global security, crisis response and business resiliency leaders. Subscribe for free.

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Crisis Management & Business Resiliency
July 15-19, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Preparing for a crisis is not a luxury; it is a necessity. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven this. You know the odds are high that your company will suffer, or has experienced, a disaster or crisis. You cannot say you weren’t ready

Esri User Conference
July 15-19, San Diego
Explore the Map Gallery, chat with Esri technical experts, and learn about the latest products and solutions in the Expo and Esri Showcase. Make connections and apply new insights to your own projects.

Global Security Briefing
July 18, 11am ET (time shifted)
Join Factal and Emergent Risk International for our free Briefing on the security failures in Butler, PA and what that means for the U.S. campaigns moving forward. There will also be an update on next week’s Paris games. The Briefing is available as a podcast.

Well-Being and Resilience: Building a Healthy Risk Intelligence Team
July 25, 1pm ET
This AIRIP seminar will have a conversation about well-being and resiliency in the intelligence space. We’ll focus on what we can do as leaders for our teams of analysts, and what analysts can do for themselves to ensure a safe and healthy career.

Strategic Thinking: Anticipating Potential Disruptions
August 29, 11am ET
Looking for new ways to anticipate challenges and risks before they arise and implement effective strategies to minimize their impact on your operations? Join us for an enlightening 1-hour webinar to explore best practices, methodologies, and tools for anticipating potential disruptions. 

September 23-25, Orlando
Join security leaders and practitioners from every industry and sector to gain the knowledge and capabilities you need to anticipate security’s evolving variables and navigate the risks. Learn more and leverage the opportunity to cultivate the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to eliminate emerging threats.
Tyler Adams and others from Factal will be there.

The Resilient Renewable Society
September 23-24, London
Learn about Black Sky events and the tools that will enable us to overcome them from leading experts in the governmental, infrastructure, and academic sectors.

9th Annual Innovation Summit for Preparedness & Resilience
October 2-3, Indianapolis
Connect with fellow GIS users, participate in sessions led by subject-matter experts, and explore innovative geospatial solutions to real-world challenges faced by public agencies nationwide.

National Intelligence History Conference
November 20-22, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Topics presented at this academic conference may include the history of intelligence organisations, personal stories, biographies, cryptography and cryptanalysis throughout history, representations of intelligence in popular culture, human intelligence and espionage.

What is Factal?

Trusted by many of the world’s largest companies and nearly 300 humanitarian NGOs, Factal is a risk intelligence and collaboration platform that brings clarity to an increasingly noisy and uncertain world.

Powered by a hybrid of advanced AI and experienced journalists, Factal detects early signals, verifies critical details and assesses the potential impact at the speed of social media. From physical incidents and brand mentions to geopolitical developments, Factal offers the most trusted, real-time risk intelligence on the market.

Factal is also home to the largest security and safety collaboration network in the private sector. Members securely share information with other members in proximity to the same incident, both on and the Factal app.

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