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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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Your Duty of Care: Global Medical Response
February 28, 2pm ET
This podcast-style workshop from Kinetic Global covers health and safety in global travel including medical emergencies, decision analysis, comprehensive care and more.

Ontic Summit 2024
February 28-March 1, Austin, Texas
Connect with a community of industry-leading security and protection professionals growing stronger businesses and building a safer world.
Factal will be in attendance.

How Russia widened global information operations in 2023
February 29, 9am ET
Join the DFRLab’s global research team on February 29 as they present their investigations, exploring the patterns of pro-Kremlin propaganda and disinformation tools and narratives worldwide. Researchers will detail how Kremlin informational tactics have evolved over the course of the second year of the invasion period, presenting case studies from Ukraine, Russia, across Europe, Middle East, and from Africa and Latin America.

Gaza War’s Spillover in the Middle East
February 29, 10am ET
In this online event International Crisis Group experts will share their perspectives on how the War in Gaza is affecting regional dynamics in the Middle East.

Freedom in the World 2024
February 29, 10:30am ET
Freedom House hosts this event featuring a presentation of key report findings followed by a panel discussion on the implications of those findings and the state of democracy worldwide.

Analyzing and Writing on Sensitive Subjects
February 29, 1pm ET
Global conflicts, from Russia-Ukraine, Israel-Palestine, or cross-Strait tensions between China and Taiwan have challenged intelligence analysts to write accurately, yet sensitively about topics that may be personally, emotionally or culturally difficult for themselves, their clients, readers or colleagues. This is a panel discussion on best practices for writing on these and other sensitive subjects.

Global Security Briefing
February 29, 3pm ET
Join Factal and Emergent Risk International as they share the stories that show how journalists and analysts collaborate to give a deeper picture of what’s going on in the world. The Briefing is also available as a podcast.

DRI International 2024
March 3 – March 6, New Orleans
Each year, the DRI conference builds on the responses of its participants to curate a program that truly speaks to the interests and needs of experienced business continuity professionals including tracks in healthcare BCM, cyber risk, women in BCM, and Fortune 500 case studies.
Factal is in booth 211. Meet with us to learn how real-time situational awareness amplifies resilience.

Getting Buy-in for Your FY24 Campus Safety Strategy
March 5, 2pm ET
This session is designed to equip higher education emergency managers and university officials with the tools and knowledge to enhance campus safety, foster collaborative efforts, and efficiently utilize resources for the betterment of their communities.

Let’s Talk Election Security
March 6, 12pm ET
Girl Security hosts this webinar discussing disinformation, possibilities of violence and civil unrest, physical security of election sites, cybersecurity issues surrounding voting, influence of foreign actors, targeted groups that may be impacted by unrest due to the election and the impact of AI on election details.

Networking Across Career Stages: A Panel Discussion
March 6, 12:30pm ET
ASIS, in partnership with IOBSE, has organized a panel to discuss the hurdles and tactics for effectively navigating professional networking across different career stages, as well as building meaningful relationships. Whether you’re just starting or well-established in your career, tuning in to this discussion is essential to acquire insights and enhance your networking abilities.

Travel Optimisation Management Summit
March 18, Burnham, UK
Gain valuable insights into optimising travel processes, enhancing customer experiences, and maximising efficiency in the ever-evolving travel landscape.

ASIS Europe 2024
March 20-22, Vienna
The event is focused on both physical and cyber security risks, and the role security plays in supporting business objectives. It is the region’s critical gathering for established and aspiring security leaders working in multi-national environments.

Maintaining Agility in a High-Risk Era
April 30, London
A one-day event for resilience professionals seeking to understand, explore and debate today’s most pressing resilience challenges.

The Resiliency Academy
May 6-7, San Antonio, Texas
A two-day workshop encompassing all-hazards preparedness specific to the private sector.

ISJ: Leaders in Security (Middle East)
May 8, Dubai
An opportunity to connect with fellow senior security professionals and hear the thoughts of some of the foremost thought leaders in the Middle East & Africa security industry.

Infinite Blue Discover 2024
June 2-4, Phoenix
The Infinite Blue user community unites in a single space to share insights and learn collectively

7th Annual Global Intelligence Forum
June 11-13, McLean, Virginia
The annual networking and educational event for AIRIP members will have details out soon.

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, Sam 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.

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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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