GSX is designed to address the comprehensive nature of security, creating an integrated experience focused on understanding the changing landscape, and the tools and tactics to proactively anticipate and mitigate threats. Every year, attendees hear from global leaders who offer insider insights into some of the most important issues facing security management professionals worldwide and the latest technologies changing our industry and our lives.
Monday, 24 September | 8:30 – 10:00 am
THE FORCES OF GLOBAL CHANGE: THRIVING IN AN ERA OF TRANSFORMATION
Global Thinker | Columnist | CNN Host
Renowned journalist and thinker Fareed Zakaria will examine the state of the world and the important forces, developments, and risks that will affect you, your organization, and the global community. How will the global shift in power from West to East impact different parts of the world? How should the United States understand and thrive in a rapidly changing international climate in which it might no longer dominate the global economy, orchestrate geopolitics, or infiltrate cultures? With an emphasis on international intelligence and security, Dr. Zakaria will explore what it means to live in a truly global era.
Host of CNN’s flagship international affairs program Fareed Zakaria GPS, a bestselling author, and a Washington Post columnist, Fareed Zakaria is widely respected for his thoughtful analysis and ability to spot economic and political trends. Esquire magazine described him as “the most influential foreign policy adviser of his generation.
Tuesday, 25 September | 8:30 – 10:00 am
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND SECURITY: MANAGING AT BREAKNECK SPEED
Founder and Principal | Future Point of View
Every security professional faces the monumental task of managing risk in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world, dominated by technology that is evolving at breakneck speed. It’s not enough just to be familiar with the changing terminology, whether it’s AI/VR, hyperconnectivity, wearables, or the Internet of Things. The ultimate health of every organization will be based on how well we anticipate and manage through constant change and volatility.
Building on his continuing involvement with chief security officers and through critical conversations with ASIS stakeholders over the past year, Scott Klososky is well-positioned to walk us through this digital transformation and its formidable impact on security management and leadership. As you will hear, there have been staggering changes in the last year alone. As Founding Partner, Future Point of View, Scott works with leaders across a variety of sectors and organizations of all sizes to help them improve their positioning in a rapidly changing world. This session will build a compelling case for managing and using technology—and knowing when not to use it—to gain a competitive advantage and lead successfully into the future.
What is Scott most looking forward to at GSX?