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GovSec Returns to Washington, D.C., May 12-14




GovSec – the Government Security Conference and Expo, featuring TREXPO, the Law Enforcement Expo, and held in conjunction with CPM East, for continuity, response and recovery professionals



May 12-14, 2014
Monday, May 12 – Workshops
Tuesday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 14 – Conference and Expo


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.


Expected to draw thousands of attendees and more than 200 exhibitors, GovSec – the country’s largest and most dynamic government security event – returns for the 13th year featuring new content for government, homeland security and law enforcement professionals on topics such as critical infrastructure protection, cybercrime and cyberterrorism, counter- and anti-terrorism, campus security and homeland security. With free educational sessions, a free expo, low-cost registration rates for the conference, and continuing education hours (CEH), GovSec offers a cost-effective way for attendees from both the public and private sectors to advance their careers and support the organizations, agencies and communities they serve.


TREXPO, featured by GovSec, is the definitive event delivering training and showcasing tactical and law enforcement equipment, vehicles, technology and services for law enforcement, military, security and federal agencies, which are the first line of defense against threats. Active federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement personnel can enhance their professional education and advance their careers by attending the exhibits and free educational sessions at TREXPO at no cost. There also are one-day and two-day options for credentialed law enforcement to attend both GovSec and TREXPO for $99 or less.


CPM East is the leading forum for individuals responsible for continuity of operations (COOP) and business continuity, including response and recovery when disaster strikes. This event combines exhibits, education and peer-to-peer networking to provide decision makers in the public and private sectors with the strategies and products needed for disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.



Keynote Addresses

-- "Boston Marathon Bombing: A Collaborative Approach to Catch a Terrorist” – This new keynote panel format will feature a discussion with Richard DesLauriers, former Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Boston Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent, Massachusetts State Police; and Edward F. Davis, former Police Commissioner for the City of Boston Police Department; and will be moderated by Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe.

-- Thomas Donilon, former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama – "America's Foreign, Defense & Cyber Policy: An Insider's Perspective”


Educational Conferences

The conferences provide valuable learning opportunities. Eight tracks featuring sessions on topics such as:

-- The Cyber and Data Security Rules of the Road
-- Effects of Improvised Explosive Devices on Structures and Humans
-- Finding Cybercriminals with the Help of Big Data Analytics
-- The Terror Threat to the U.S. - What We Really Face and How We Best Defend Against It
-- Will the Real Jack Bauer Please Stand Up! Situational Awareness Using Information Technology
-- The Rise of Critical Infrastructure Attacks: Understanding the Privileged Connection

Workshops include:

-- The Disaster Experience
-- Leading by Example: Exemplifying the Behavior You Want to See in Others
-- Police Survival Strategies for Response to Unusual Incidents
-- Supply Chain Continuity Management Overview
-- Execution Under Pressure: Building a Higher Performance Safety Team
-- Moving Beyond the Conventional Lockdown: ALICE Training

Free Educational Sessions

-- Spotlight Sessions - Professional organizations within the government security and law enforcement communities will provide career development education.

-- Agency Briefings - Agencies will outline their programs and how others at the federal, state, tribal and local levels can benefit.

-- Certifications - Presentations will provide an overview of certifications for IT, physical security, COOP and business continuity.

-- Law Enforcement Firearms Forums - Firearms manufacturers will share important insights into their weapons to active law enforcement personnel.

-- Solutions Theater - Exhibitors will present security solutions, sharing expertise gained from working with federal agencies and departments.

-- CPM East Theater - Learn more about preparing, responding and recovering from natural and man-made disasters.


Collocation with FOSE

GovSec, TREXPO and CPM East also are being held in conjunction with FOSE, the largest, most comprehensive event serving the government technology community. FOSE is attended by thousands of government decision makers from virtually every federal agency and branch of government, who have authority to purchase or specify leading-edge information technology and actionable solutions to accomplish their missions.


The combination of GovSec, TREXPO, CPM East and FOSE enables attendees from all sectors and levels of government to make integrated buying decisions and meet comprehensive security challenges in a single location.



Increase your sales and improve your company’s visibility with key decision makers by exhibiting or sponsoring at GovSec, TREXPO and CPM East.  For more information on the Expo or available sponsorships, e-mail Don Berey at [email protected] or call 703-876-5073



The GovSec Expo is free to qualified attendees, but registration is required. Early bird registration rates for the conference are available until March 14, 2014. To register or for more information, please visit the GovSec website at or the CPM East website at


Press registration is now open. For details of about obtaining media credentials, visit the GovSec Press Center.


About 1105 Media

1105 Media is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted B-to-B markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home health care. 1105’s offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, Calif., with offices throughout the United States. Visit

About the Security, Safety, and Health Group

The Security, Safety, and Health Group is a division of 1105 Media, Inc. In addition to premier industry events such as GovSec, TREXPO, CPM East, and Security Today, the group includes the media brands Security Products, Occupational Health & Safety, School Planning & Management, College Planning & Management, and Home Medical Equipment, as well as ancillary products related to these brands. It is an industry leader in every category it includes.

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