Browse Conference Program
Day 1
26 Oct 2017
Day 2
27 Oct 2017
Day 3
28 Oct 2017

Tackling the World’s Top 5 Issues

Tackling the World’s Top 5 Issues Safe America CEO, Len Pagano, will give a brief introduction of the top five safety areas Safe America works to tackle everyday, and which...
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Len Pagano

 Today’s #1 Issue: Human Trafficking

This panel will include dynamic individuals who have been extremely active in resolving the issue of human trafficking...
Vernon Keenan
Tim Echols

Human Trafficking, Identifying Solutions

Human Trafficking, Identifying Solutions After we discuss the problem of Human Trafficking, both in the State of George and nationally, we plan to also discuss ways to solve this global...
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Rebecca Tolstoy
Bradley Myles
Dave McCleary
10:45 am - 11:00 am


Safe America’s Focus: Reducing Demand

Safe America will be working with local non-profit, youthSpark, to support their ground-breaking research....
Jeff Turner

Keynote:Play It Safe, America: Protecting Our Stars, On and Off the Field

Listen to Nancy Hogshead-Makar speak about her work to fight the sexual abuse of female athletes...
Nancy Hogshead Maker
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Lunch Break

Step 1: Assessing Today’s Top Safety Challenges

This series of short talks will provide an introduction to all of the safety issues that impact our communities...
Devon Bryan
Len Pagano
Jeff Turner
1:40 pm - 1:50 pm


Breakout Tracks: Share YOUR Solutions

Now it’s time to share your expertise and thoughts during our breakout tracks...
Jessica Robinson
Tim Echols
Jeff Turner
Mike Register

Breakout Track Highlights

Session facilitators will share the main points and solutions discussed within their individual groups.

Financial Security: Protecting YOUR Money

Leaders from SunTrust will give a talk about the growing online threats to our finances, as well as measures we can all take to better protect our bank accounts and livelihoods

Cloud Architecture: Leveraging the Cloud for Operational Resilience & Technology Risk Mitigation

Professionals from Turner's risk analysis team will discuss how Turner is pushing the envelope in the architecture of cloud environments...

Improving Cyber Security

This panel, moderated by CEO of PurePoint International, Jessica Robinson, will address growing cyber risks to governments, business, and private citizens; and how to prevent them
Larikus Scott
Devon Bryan
Jessica Robinson
4:30 pm-5:00 pm


Cycurity: Global Cyber Security Exercise

This keystone event will include a live cyber exercise involving five different cities (Australia/London/NY/Atlanta/Chicago). Harold Wolpert, CEO of Australian-based business continuity and disaster preparedness firm Avalias
Harold Wolpert
Jessica Robinson

Keynote: Future Disasters: How “Ready” Are We?

The esteemed Lt. General Russel Honore’, who helped lead post-Katrina restoration of New Orleans, will address the kinds of leadership needed to best be prepared for future disasters.
Lt. General Russel Honoré

Panel: ‘Being Prepared, Not Scared’

Threats to our personal safety are all around us, but we can be prepared for them...
Joe Ruiz
Randy Spivey
Len Pagano
11:00 am - 11:15 am

Coffee Break

Transforming Transportation: Innovations in Infrastructure

Panelists will represent transportation issues all across the board, from air and rail infrastructure, to the future of car travel, this panel will give a glimpse into where the future of transportation safety is headed.
Steve Blue
Henk Hesselink
Dikembe Mutombo
Thérèse Izay Kirongozi

Luncheon Address: Rewarding Safety Innovations

Scott Frank, CEO of AT&T Intellectual Property will speak about the value of rewarding innovators and their ideas with intellectual property licensing in order to incentivize innovations in all areas of safety.--
Scott Frank

Introductory Talks: Assessing the Top Safety Challenges (Part 2)

Len Pagano, CEO, Safe America Foundation Leaders  in the fields of Disaster/Emergency Preparedness as well as Transportation Safety will lead us through brief talks, which will introduce issues like Disaster...
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Joel Feldman
Gary Lawrence

Breakout Tracks: Share Your Solutions (Part Two)

These Discussion Groups will each tackle how we can all use our personal and professional strengths...
Steve Blue
Bob Hope
Joel Feldman
Gary Lawrence

Breakout Track Highlights

Facilitators will share key points of discussion from each group to better share the wealth of knowledge on how we can all capitalize on our strengths to give back and improve safety in our communities.

Keynote: The Sky’s the Limit: Becoming A True Innovator & Safety Champion

Dr. Sarah Jane Pell, globally-acclaimed artist, scientist, and occupational diver will share her ideas about how to approach thinking about personal safety and how we interact with our environment.
Dr. Sarah Jane Pell
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm


Mitigating Disasters: Tools From the Federal Government

This talk will give attendees an idea of how the federal government works and plans to mitigate disasters and threats to the safety of citizens.

‘We Care’ Assembly Kit for Veterans

Join the Safe America team in the assembly of toiletries and essential health needs for our vets!
MaryLou Pagano

The Value of Training and Exercises

This morning will consist of a number of activities and training exercises so that we can all be better educated and prepared to advocate for our own safety...
Kathy Fulton
Randy Spivey
11:00 am-11:15 am