Security Industry Association | SIA

Securing New Ground

October 25-26, 2018 | New York, NY | The Edison Ballroom

2018 Featured Speakers

Jerome Pickett
Senior Vice President & Chief Security Officer
National Basketball Association

Nick Lovrien   
Chief Global Security Officer

John Mack   
Executive Vice President
Imperial Capital

Valerie Thomas
Executive Information Security Consultant

Pierre Racz
President, CEO and Founder

Michael Foynes
Senior Director of Global Operations

The Security Industry's Executive Conference

Once a year, the security industry's brightest minds, biggest players and most driven entrepreneurs come together in New York City for two days of information sharing, top-level networking and security industry business analysis. At Securing New Ground trends are spotted, connections are formed, and minds are opened. Join us at SNG 2018!

About SNG:

  • Founded in 1996
  • The executive conference of the Security Industry Association (SIA)
  • 2 days of intelligence sharing, education, analysis and networking
  • Attended by 250+ senior-level industry leaders and financial partners

A Top-Tier Program: Curated Topics and Speakers

The Security Industry Association (SIA) carefully curates topics and speakers for this two-day conference with the goal of inspiring our fellow leaders in the security about the potential of the global security industry.

At SNG we dive deep into major trends like artificial intelligence and home automation; we review major acquisitions and perspectives the end users. SNG attendees tell us they come to SNG because they want to know how the business of security is changing, and most say they heard something they had never heard before.

Insights from SNG 2017

Change in Business Models
Impact of Consumer Tech Companies on the Security Industry
Security Megatrends: The Internet of Things
The Financial Landscape of the Security Industry

News & Announcements

Ethical Hacker to Address Securing Physical Security’s Future at Securing New Ground

September 19, 2018

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is gearing up for its annual executive conference, Securing New Ground (SNG), and we’re looking forward to an exciting lineup of discussions on the security business trends that matter most. One of this year’s keynote speakers – Valerie Thomas, executive information security consultant for Securicon – will forecast how...

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Securing New Ground to Explore the Digital Frontiers of Physical Security

September 18, 2018

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is gearing up for its annual executive conference, Securing New Ground (SNG), and we’re looking forward to an exciting lineup of discussions on the security business trends that matter most. One of the featured panel sessions at SNG 2018 – The Digital Frontiers of Physical Security –...

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Security Industry Association Announces Keynote Speakers for Securing New Ground 2018

August 28, 2018

Jerome Pickett of the National Basketball Association and Valerie Thomas of Securicon to Give Remarks at Executive Conference Connecting the Security Industry’s Brightest Minds SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the keynote speakers for its annual executive conference, Securing New Ground (SNG). Jerome Pickett, senior...

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What Previous Attendees Are Saying

“I can attest to SNG’s vital importance to integrators. Key attendees from the security industry financial providers, manufacturers, and end-users are all there to exchange information and help you to improve your business.”

Dan Moceri

DAN MOCERI, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder
Convergint Technologies

“The Global Security market is ever evolving and to stay ahead you have to understand the market trends, and network with the people influencing those trends. That is why I always go to Securing New Ground.”

Fredrik Nilsson

FREDRIK NILSSON, Vice President, Americas
Axis Communications


Defining the Future of Security

Founded more than 20 years ago, Securing New Ground has become the “TED of security.” Today, SNG is the premier security business conference, focused on strategists, technologists, and executive leadership – the people and companies which are defining the future of security.


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