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Eric Rojo

Managing Director

'Magination Consulting International

Eric Rojo is an international affairs and security professional, retired U.S. Army colonel and a Vietnam and Cold War veteran, currently engaged in a business consortium focused on providing security options for business, industry and commerce in Mexico. His different posts include senior security consultant with Visual Plan; director  of industry projects at SL GLOBAL Energy, a Houston-based international consulting and energy services firm; vice president of the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce; associate member of the Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales and Asociacion Mexicana de Estudios Internacionales; commander in chief of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the  United States; and immediate past commander of the American Legion, Mexico.

Rojo served as an appointee at the U.S. Department of Energy (nuclear weapons security and energy emergencies) under President Reagan. In 2012, he received the Themis award from the Fundacion Latinoamericana de Abogados as recognition of his efforts in international security and the eradication of corruption. Has a B.A. in international affairs from the University of Maine and the Inter-American Defense College (U.S. National Defense University).

Rojo has taught or been a guest lecturer at institutions such as Universidad Iberoamericana, Universidad Anahuac Norte, the Foreign Service Institute, Department of State; Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, University of Pennsylvania, CEDAN-ITESM, Georgetown University: George Washington University, The Trust of the Americas (OAS) and Radio Nederland in Central and South America; Universidad del Este, Supreme Court, Justice Department and Police Academy–Paraguay; The Washington Center for Scholars; La Salle University–Costa Rica; International Law Institute; PALMA, Government and Private Sector in Uganda; Industrial College of the Armed Forces; InterAmerican Defense College; Escuela Superior de Infanteria, Venezuela; University of Maine-Orono, Maine Military Academy, as well as several other civil and military schools. He is a known security, terrorism and political analyst for various media organizations and a regular feature writer for the magazine Seguridad Americas.

Sessions

New Technologies for Securing Government Facilities

Tuesday, September 21st
2:00pm3:45pm

From advanced communications to biometrics to data analytics technology, innovation is providing greater capabilities for safeguarding government facilities and personnel. In this session, technology leaders from the security industry will discuss the relevance of emerging technologies to emergency communications, situational awareness, harm mitigation, weapons and anomaly detection and other capabilities critical to addressing increased threats to facilities.

Topics to Be Covered:

  • Game-Changing Artificial Intelligence
  • Leveraging 3D Facility Visualization
  • A New Framework for Insider Threat Mitigation