An Essential Experience for Tomorrow’s Security Leaders

July 29-31, 2020 | Omni Austin Hotel Downtown | Austin, Texas

Coming Soon: AcceleRISE 2020 Conference Agenda

The agenda for AcceleRISE 2020 is coming soon! In the meantime, check out the 2019 agenda to see the impressive array of speakers and variety of topics featured at this essential event for young security talent.

August 14, 2019

5:00 pm7:00 pm

Opening Experience/Team Building

Jennifer Robinson
Kick off your conference experience with our team building reception and group exercise!

August 15, 2019

6:30 am7:30 am

RISE & Shine Networking Event

Get your day started with an optional group exercise class provided by the local YMCA.
8:00 am9:00 am

Networking Breakfast & Presentation: The Benefits of Giving Back

Jeffrey Moores
Load up on energy for the day with our networking breakfast, and then learn about the value of giving back for your company with United Way's Jeffrey Moores.
9:10 am10:00 am

The Power of Positive Leadership

Jon Harris
Leadership is hard, but Guidepost Solutions' Jon Harris will break down why positive leadership is the best strategy.
10:15 am11:05 am

Finance for the Non-Finance Manager

Colleen Lott
Even if you're not running a budget or managing profits and losses, you'll need a firm grasp of business financials as you grow your career.
11:15 am12:05 pm

Culture: Having Difficult Conversations and Addressing Conflict in the Workplace

Judith Shoulak, Sarah Shoulak
This mother-daughter consulting duo, Judith and Sarah Shoulak, dive into the world of soft skills, conflict and workplace culture.
12:10 pm1:30 pm

Networking Lunch & Presentation: Exceptional Customer Service

Amanda Utter
How to create exceptional customer experiences that contribute to loyal relationships.
1:40 pm2:30 pm

Security Project Management: Human Factors

Steve Oplinger
Ready to run projects more effectively? Start by getting your head around the human factor.
2:40 pm3:30 pm

From Start to Finish: Leveraging Technology and Teamwork

Virginia Brophy Achman, Terry Ryan, Ed Whetham
Join Twin Cities in Motion’s race management team to learn about safety best practices for the running industry and how race security has changed since the Boston Marathon bombings.
3:45 pm4:45 pm

Impact of Technology on Frontline Security: Innovative Options to Drive Protection

Mark Folmer
Tracktik's Mark Folmer will explore the “game changers” of security technology.
4:50 pm5:00 pm
5:00 pm6:00 pm

Reception with Industry Leaders: An Industry In Transition — Leading Changes in Industry Habits

Cameron Javdani
Relax during our evening reception and hear from Louroe's Cameron Javdani on the concept of "managing up" and what it means for your professional growth.

August 16, 2019

6:30 am7:30 am

RISE & Shine Networking Event

Get your day started with an optional group exercise class provided by the local YMCA.
8:00 am8:50 am

Networking Breakfast & Presentation: Leveraging the Risk in Your Career

Tim Wenzel
Facebook's Tim Wenzel will explore how the fundamental concepts of security risk management can be applied to managing your career.
9:00 am9:50 am
10:05 am10:55 am

Strategic Ambitions: Tips and Tricks That Helped Millennials Foster Success

Steve Burdet, Brittany Galli, Angela Osborne, Colin DePree, Nelson Jenkins
Our panel opens up about the real-world experiences that sparked their career success in the security industry.
11:05 am11:55 am

Team Building: Google’s Study on Successful Managers and Teams

Brendan McFall
Google studied what makes managers successful and how effective teams tick. Here are the takeaways you should know.
12:05 pm1:00 pm

Networking Lunch & Closing Address: Inspiring Yourself to Innovate

Andy Nelson
Leave AcceleRISE energized and invigorated with a mission to innovate!
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July 29-31, 2020 | Omni Austin Hotel Downtown | Austin, Texas