Tuesday 11 June 2024

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John Lakin John Lakin
STid
9:30 - 10:00
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Flaws and vulnerabilities in access control installations and simple fixes.
Taking note of simple processes and installation standards, as well as ensuring you know what you want out of your access control solution, makes the whole procedure simple and perform as required.
Natalie Doran Natalie Doran
Lytehouse
10:15 - 10:45
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Video analytics beyond security
A guide to increasing profitability and unlocking new markets.
The South African economy in 2024 forwards
Dawie Roodt, Lesley-Anne Kleyn,
and Johan van Wyk
11:00 - 12:00
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The South African economy is struggling. What does the post-election future hold?
The security industry has been through tough times, as has almost every other economic sector in the South Africa economy. What should we be expecting after the 2024 elections? SMART Security Solutions and the audience will have the opportunity to ask the panel for their views.
Tasha Smith Tasha Smith
Elvey Group
13:00 - 14:00
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South Africa's security market: the latest, comprehensive research report.
The latest, most comprehensive, independent research into the South African physical security market, broken down into bite-sized chunks.
OSPA Awards South Africa 2024 OSPA Awards South Africa 2024 14:30 - 15:30
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OSPA Awards South Africa 2024

Wednesday 12 June 2024

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Christopher Galvin Christopher Galvin
International Code of Conduct Association
10:00 - 10:30
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Uncovering the hidden S in ESG: The role of responsible security in sustainable business practice.
As more investors ask difficult questions about their portfolios' compliance with the “social” elements within ESG, this presentation focuses on a hidden and high-risk area of ESG: private security contracting.
Prof. Elmarie Biermann Prof. Elmarie Biermann
Cyber Security Institute
10:45 - 11:15
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Confronting digital and physical risk convergence.
Many speak about convergence, but few really understand it. It's more than integration; it's the optimal (and secure) convergence of the physical security world and its digital counterpart - the ever-present cybersecurity monster. Prof Elmarie Biermann ensures it all make sense.
Panel Discussion Charles Freedman
ServCraft
11:45 - 12:15
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How technology can transform your security business
Technology is changing at an alarming rate. Technology is here to help you tackle the biggest challenges your business faces today. If you are not using technology in your security business you could be leaving money on the table.
Kim James Kim James
UAV Aerial Works
13:00 - 13:30
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Drone security today: Who, where and how?
Drones are invaluable in the security industry, but it depends where and how they are used. Kim James will expand on the use of drones in the real world.
Johan Rheeder Johan Rheeder
SafetyCloud
14:00 - 14:30
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OHS/E and security, a long overdue match
SAIDSA Techman Awards SAIDSA Techman Competition 15:00 - 16:00
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SAIDSA Techman Competition Awards

Thursday 13 June 2024

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Jimmy Roodt Jimmy Roodt
Gauntlet Security Solutions
10:00 - 10:30
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Bomb threat management protocols
The prevailing approach to bomb threat management in South Africa, as observed across sectors including facilities management, occupational health and safety, and private security, is fundamentally flawed. The widespread practice of integrating bomb threat protocols into existing fire threat management procedures is ineffective and dangerously counterproductive. Jimmy Roodt will explain why organisations need distinct and improved bomb threat management protocols.
Tony Botes Tony Botes
Security Association of South Africa
10:45 - 11:15
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"Caveat Emptor!" - Why compliance is important.
Compliance seems to be an unpopular word in the South African security industry. Tony Botes explains why it is necessary and beneficial.
Johan I. van Wyk Johan I. van Wyk
Fang
11:45 - 12:15
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Security technology and artificial intelligence risks.
Nothing on earth is as fast as the speed at which AI experts have appeared and companies have added those two letters to their products and solutions. Johan van Wyk believes AI is of great benefit, but it is not a silver bullet - yet.
Dave Rampersad Dave Rampersad
Syntell Group
13:15 - 13:45
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Integrating licence-plate recognition
ANPR/LPR has had a long history in the security industry, but integrating your LPR system offers added value and increased performance of your security operation.
John Lakin John Lakin
STid
14:00 - 14:30
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Regulation Awareness and why it's important to stay ahead of the curve.