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Campus Security & Life Safety Virtual Summit 2023
Mar 22, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Campus Security & Life Safety hosts three virtual summits each year. Our goal is to bring to our audience real-time, need-to-know information that helps law enforcement and campus administration learn about the techniques, standards and plans to secure campuses and keep students and staff safe.
At each summit, our editorial staff joins with independent experts to create a free event that highlights best practices, leading preparation tips and case study information that will benefit campus environments.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
9 a.m. PT / 12 noon ET
Monitoring Campus Environments
This session will address gaining better control of who has access to classrooms and other campus facilities, as well as the need to balance parental concerns with declining budgets, aging schools and increased threats.
The speaker for this session is Shaun Castillo, president of Preferred Technologies, based in Houston. He has been president of the company since 2009, is a combat veteran and graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is currently the chair of the PSA Leadership Committee.
10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET
Security Management Planning in Light of Active Shooter Events
This session will teach that effective emergency preparedness begins with a proactive approach. Learn about the key elements that make up a proactive approach. Join us as we consider relevant active shooter topics, such as weapons screening, Alyssa’s Law and response procedures. Attendees will benefit from helpful resources.
The speakers for this session are Paul Timm and Kevin Wren. Paul Timm is the vice president of Facility Engineering Associates and is a board-certified Physical Security Professional. He is the author of School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program. He is a nationally acclaimed expert in physical security and is a frequent keynote speaker. Kevin Wren has been in school security and emergency management for more than 20 years. He has been able to obtain millions of dollars in grant funding for the school districts. He is a former Steering Committee Director for the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) and an advisor for Safe And Sound Schools. Wren also is a former school resource officer.