Why Attend?

SIA GovSummit 2018 will be held
June 27-28, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

Why Attend?

Presented by the Security Industry Association, the 2018 SIA GovSummit focuses on how government leverages security technologies to drive success across a wide spectrum of missions.

Held annually in Washington, D.C., the Security Industry Association's government summit 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.

Who Attends?

300+ 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 For Government Employees

As a government employee, your registration is entirely free, and the event meets standards for a “widely attended gathering.”

The free registration applies to all government employees (including federal, state, county and municipal-level staff), plus all military, law enforcement, and public safety. The government employee registration is also available for employees of other nations.

Why attend:

  • Hear from other government leaders on policy directions related to security
  • Learn about security technology innovations relevant to your work
  • Top-notch networking with other government, agency and industry peers
  • Convenient location in the heart of Washington, D.C.

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

In addition to a full-day of conference sessions, a networking reception and awards dinner on Wednesday, June 27, all SIA GovSummit registrants have access to our post-conference activities on Wednesday, including our Secured School Round-table and the ever-popular GSA Schedules workshop.

Agencies in Attendance (Based on 2017 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​

2018 Topics Include:

New Policies Impacting Security​

​Evolving Federal Acquisition Priorities

​Federal R&D Partnership Opportunities​

Procurement Strategies for Effective Security Solutions

Government Standards Driving Adoption of Security Technology​

Emerging Technologies for Critical Infrastructure Protection

IT Modernization Initiatives: Implications for Security and Surveillance

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 interacting 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.

 

Expenses

For government, take advantage of the free registration which applies to all government employees (including federal, state, county and municipal-level staff), plus all military, law enforcement, public safety. The government employee registration is available employees of other nations. For private industry attendees, register as early as possible to take advantage of early bird prices and book your accommodations through our room block to maximize savings ​and enhance your networking experience. 

SIA GovSummit 2018 will be held
June 27-28, 2018, in Washington, D.C.