Why Attend?

Why Attend?

Presented by the Security Industry Association, SIA GovSummit focuses on how government leverages security technologies to drive success across a wide spectrum of missions.

This annual government security policy and technology conference examines emerging policy trends, technology needs of the government and changes in the risk environment that shape development of products and advanced systems integration to meet evolving security challenges.

  • Get insights from government leaders on policy directions related to security
  • Learn about security technology innovations relevant to your work
  • Hear from other government, agency and industry peers

The event is smartly organized, offering a full agenda featuring top government security speakers designed to connect you with the information you need.

Who Attends?

Hundreds of public- and private-sector security professionals, including:

  • Federal agency employees
  • Military and law enforcement personnel
  • State and local government officials and employees
  • Government affairs staff
  • Congressional staff​
  • Security manufacturers and systems integrators
  • Technology executives and business development professionals

This event is considered a "widely attended gathering" and complies with all relevant ethics guidelines.

Free & Open to All Attendees From Industry & Government

For the first time ever, the 2020 virtual SIA GovSummit will be entirely free to all attendees from both industry and government. This conference brings together government security leaders with private industry technologists for top-quality information sharing and education on security topics affecting federal, state and local agencies. SIA GovSummit meets standards for a “widely attended gathering.”

Agencies in Attendance (Based on Prior Registrations):​​

  • Architect of the Capitol
  • British Embassy Washington
  • Defense Manpower Data Center
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of State
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Treasury
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • Fairfax County Public Schools​
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation​
  • Indiana Department of Homeland Security
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • ​National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Overseas Security Advisory Council
  • The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
  • U.S. Capitol Police
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Air Force
  • Washing​ton D.C. City Government​

2020 Topics Include:

New Policies Impacting Security​

​Evolving Federal Acquisition Priorities

​Securing Government Facilities

Best Practices for Securing Public Spaces, Facilities and Venues

Government Standards Driving Adoption of Security Tech

Emerging Technologies for the Public Sector

Pandemic Response and Recovery: Policy Implications, Technology Solutions and More

Gain Approval to Attend

This event is considered a "widely attended gathering" and complies with all relevant ethics guidelines.

For government employees and security professionals, GovSummit offers the opportunity to gain valuable insight on market drivers at work in the government space and policies shaping the future of the industry.

Government attendees can explore the implications of security technology innovations for government missions and benefit from engaging with representatives from more than 20 different agencies and program offices and more than 40 leading security solutions providers.​

Need to receive agency or approval from your superiors to attend? We recommend you follow the following strategy in your request:

​​​​​​Program

In your request, identify specific content topics and/or sessions that are beneficial to your agency, department or company.

Share

Demonstrate what you have learned by sharing with your colleagues in a post-conference presentation. Leverage slide decks made available by SIA GovSummit speakers.

 

SIA GovSummit 2021

June 8-9, 2021 | Washington, D.C.