ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, announced the current list of supporting organizations for its 63rd ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place 25-28 September in Dallas, TX. This new program focuses on uniting organizations allied to security for greater collaboration, increased peer-to-peer sharing, and heightened professional development opportunities.

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is excited to sign on as a supporting organization for ASIS 2017, said Executive Director Sandi Davies. “While our missions vary, both IFPO and ASIS International are committed to educating security professionals at every stage of their careers and providing pathways for lifelong learning. This commitment to the profession is the foundation of the partnership—one we look forward to growing in the years ahead.

Confirmed Supporting Organizations:

• Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
• Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)
• Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI)
• Coalition of UAS Professionals
• College and University Police and Investigators Conference (CUPIC)
• Document Security Alliance (DSA)
• Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)
• Hostage US
• International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
• International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
• International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC)
• International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF)
• International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
• International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO)
• International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE)
• International Wireless Communications Expo
• The Loss Prevention Foundation
• Military Police Regimental Association (MPRA)
• National Association of Security Companies (NASCO)
• Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)
• PSA Security Network (PSA)

“From IoT security to insider threats, security professionals are facing unprecedented challenges, said Thomas J. Langer, CPP, President of ASIS International. “Sharing information and collaborating—across disciplines and industry sectors—is more vital than ever. ASIS is pleased to lead the charge on this effort and believe that the framework laid by our Supporting Organizations at ASIS 2017 will be the beginning of continued collaboration across the profession.

ASIS 2017 is produced in partnership with InfraGard and Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).