The Bridge is where thought leadership, education, networking and business collide to deliver the most engaging content the industry has to offer. With full-day programming open to all who attend, the stage at The Bridge is where you can hear the hottest topics in the business being tackled. Dive into emerging technologies, industry awards, evolving industry sectors, and more!
2023 Education at The Bridge
How Intercoms and Audio Enhance Security Systems: A Practical Guide for Security Professionals and Customers
Wednesday, November 15 | 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Sponsored by: Axis Communications
In this session, you will learn how to integrate intercoms and audio devices with security systems, such as cameras, analytics, and access control. You will also discover best practices and tips for installing and maintaining intercoms and audio devices in various scenarios, such as education, retail, residential, commercial, and industrial settings.
Segment Development Manager, Axis Communications
Regional Sales Manager, Axis Communications
Do You Need an All-in-One Connected Security Solution w/ a 5-Minute Install, Guaranteed to Add More Residential Accounts/Day?
Wednesday, November 15 | 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Sponsored by: Napco Security Technologies, Inc.
Brand New Prima: The breakthrough Smarter Self-Contained System, a 7” Super Panel for Security/Fire/Video/Automation & Easy Backend, that smartly has everything you want & simply nothing you don’t
Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales/Channel Manager,Napco Security Technologies
Critical Infrastructure Protection 2.0, What’s Next!?
Thursday, November 16 | 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Brian Harrell, former DHS Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, will highlight current trends in cyber and physical security and how they are changing by the week.
Vice President & Chief Security Officer, Avangrid
SafePointe: AI Powered Precision in Modern Weapons Detection
Thursday, November 16 | 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Sponsored By: SoundThinking
Delve into the innovative capabilities of SafePointe's AI-powered, touchless security solution. With security threats on the rise, it's crucial for professionals to stay ahead with cutting-edge technology. Experience firsthand the seamless and low-profile integration of our free-flow screening technology unlike any other. Discover how we're transforming security standards and aiding professionals in effectively addressing threats with precision and efficiency.
Vice President, SafePointe Solutions, SoundThinking
2023 Special Events at The Bridge
Day 1 Keynote: The Evolving Threat Landscape: Protecting New York and New Jersey’s Critical Transportation Assets
Wednesday, November 15 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Greg Ehrie, Chief Security Officer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, will be presenting on the evolving threat landscape and how the Port Authority implements a risk-based, multi-layer security approach to protect its employees, customers, and critical transportation assets – to include airports, bridges, tunnels, bus terminals, ports and the iconic 16-acre World Trade Center complex.
FAST Security Technician of the Year Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, November 15 | 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Hosted by: FAST - Foundation for Advancing Security Talent
These awards are given to technicians who have demonstrated excellence, premier customer service and leadership within their organizations. At the ceremony, the ten winners of this prestigious award will be honored and receive a commemorative patch marking their achievement
Day 2 WISF Keynote: Light Pierces Through: Lessons in Leadership Through Rescue, Recovery, and Reflection
Thursday, November 16 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Chief Theresa (Terri) Tobin was among the first NYPD officers to respond to the catastrophic events of 9/11, witnessing the absolute devastation caused by the attacks on the Twin Towers and suffering critical injuries. She helped navigate the city's resilient recovery and learned many lessons in leadership through information sharing during times of crisis and reflective conversations with fellow NYPD officers, FDNY, and other public protection agencies. In this keynote presentation, Chief Tobin will recount her lived experience, reflect on the enduring impact of 9/11, and demonstrate the importance of adaptability, resilience, and determination in the face of overwhelming odds.