2017 Membership renewal online

Dear fellow security professional,

I am excited to join ASIS to deliver even more value and relevant benefits to you in the future. One of my first priorities is to make it easier for you to take advantage of all the vital resources available through your ASIS membership.

I’ve heard from many members how valuable ASIS membership is to them. We are working every day to ensure your members-only access to:

  • Crucial, timely information for responding effectively to emergent crises
  • Key resources for building strong, data-driven cases for superiors
  • Valuable connections through chapters, councils, and online forums that allow you to vet strategies, gain new perspectives, and mentor peers
  • Professional advancement through ASIS Board Certification, world-class education, and volunteer leadership opportunities

If you’re unsure of how to take advantage of all that ASIS has to offer, be on the lookout for new tools and support to help you discover and leverage ASIS resources. To ensure we can provide you all your member-only services, please take a moment to update your profile information.

Looking ahead to 2017, it is time to renew your membership. Your current membership will expire on Dec. 31—a date that’s coming up quickly. So while you’re online updating your contact information, be sure to renew your ASIS membership online in four short steps.

By renewing your ASIS International membership, you’ll retain access to the world’s largest repository of security resources — materials that will help you perform and distinguish yourself as an expert security professional:

  • Global network of peers – the largest, most well-respected community of security management professionals.
  • Savings on world-class training and education – reduced registration rate for classroom programs, webinars, and conferences around the globe
  • Vital news and information – publications and periodicals, including our award-winning monthly flagship publication, Security Management magazine, as well as many other valuable resources

Renew now. And if you have any suggestions for how you’d like to see ASIS grow in the future, please contact your ASIS Member Services team at asis@asisonline.org.

I look forward to working with you.

Elisa Pratt, CAE
Chief Global Member Engagement Officer
ASIS International

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ASIS Dubai Chapter meeting 16th of November; 2 guest speakers and 2017 Committee Elections

Dear ASIS Int. Members and fellow security professionals,

We are pleased to announce that our chapter meeting for November 2016, shall be held at 19:30 (7:30pm) on Wednesday the 16th of November 2016 at Emirates Aviation College, Auditorium, Building A. The Aviation College provides parking free of charge for events. You can notify the Security Guard at the entrance that you are attending the ASIS meeting.
In pursuance of our goals of sharing industry best practices and benefitting members from mutual learning opportunities, we are delighted to have the following two guest speakers:

• Security for Hospitals by Phillip Johnson, PSP, RCDD, AVSEC PM
Phillip Johnson is a result driven professional with extensive years of experience in strategic planning and project management. Knowledgeable in technical and physical security specializing in airport, seaport and expertise in IT and telecommunication designs. Established track record in implementation of strategically designed client based solutions. He is a frequent speaker at security telecommunications and transportation conferences including ASIS, BICSI and NATRANS.
He shall be sharing his knowledge and insights about the challenges & opportunities securing Hospitals and the medical professional.

• Travel Security & Intelligence by Richard Strudwick, from the Anvil Group
Richard is a consulting led and customer focused security professional with over 24 years’ experience in the provision of security solutions & consultancy to corporate blue chip clients. He has talents include providing security, risk consulting, close protection, travel risk, major events and manned guarding to devise bespoke security solutions for his clients. Some of his key projects include 2016 Pirelli Calendar Launch, 2012, Olympic Sponsors security programs for Coca Cola, McDonald’s and NBC, Sport Accord 2012, Papal Visit 2010, and Royal Ascot (Ascot Hospitality). He will present on Travel Security & Intelligence and the new tools available for protecting employees and providing security during business trips.

Annual Election of Committee for 2017
We will be holding our Annual Election of Chapter Officers at the Chapter Meeting on the 16th of November 2016. To re-iterate the process that was communicated at the last Chapter Meeting (and in line with Procedure 4009) anyone wishing to stand as a Chapter Officer should notify the Election Committee prior to 12:00 on the 16th of November 2016 if they intend to stand and in what capacity. The Election Committee will oversee the election in accordance with Procedure 4009. The election committee comprises of Yogesh Arora (yogesharora22@hotmail.com), David Erasmus (david.erasmus@jard.me).’

Please feel free to invite your colleagues and associates who may be interested (whether or not they are a member of ASIS) so that we can have greater diversity of perspectives and inputs.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

Kind Regards,
ASIS Dubai Chapter 250 Committee