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2014 Annual General Meeting: May 18 - May 21, 2014

2014 AGM Brochure 

2014 AGM Registration

The 46th Annual General Membership Meeting and Seminar Program will be hosted by the IAHSS in San Diego, at The Hyatt La Jolla hotel, 858-552-1234.  Hotel Reservations  The rooms at the advertised discount rate are sold out.

The annual golf tournament for the benefit of the Foundation will be held on Saturday, May 17th.

IAHSS will host the 46th Annual General Membership Meeting and Seminar Program May 18-21, 2014 at the Hyatt La Jolla. Starting with an outstanding educational program and expanding into networking opportunities, this program is a must attend. This Annual General Meeting will feature:

  • Outstanding internationally-known speakers
  • The latest in technology and services
  • Networking
  • Fellowship
  • Professional Development

Speakers and topics include:

  • Keynote Chris Van Gorder - Security Officer to Present Day CEO 
  • Russell Jones, PhD, CPP, CHPA - If Disney Ran Your Security Department
  • William Koffel, P.E., FSEPE - What Is The Impact of NFPA 101-2012?
  • Donna Palomba - Jane Doe No More
  • Ben Scaglione, CPP, CHPA - How The Affordable Care Act Has Changed Security
  • Howard Adams, PhD - Building High Performing Work Teams
  • Howard Adams, PhD - Strategic Project Planning: Vision to Execution
  • William Richter, RN - Active Shooters in Healthcare Setting
  • Martin Williams - Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs) Within a Comprehensive Use of Force Model
  • Kevin Tuohey - Facility Design and the Security Role
  • Jeffery Young, CHPA - Consolidation: Security's Contribution to Sustainable Healthcare Costs
  • Roger Sheets, CHPA and Rocky Prosser - Managing Prisoners in a Healthcare Environment

Learning objectives from this event:

  • Building collaboration with law enforcement and corrections
  • Role of security assessment during the construction/renovation project design and planning
  • Techniques to increase security staff and employee engagement
  • List at least three changes in NFPA 101 impacting security arrangements
  • Learn the potential risks and benefits for introducing a comprehensive use of force model
  • What every security professional needs to know to perform his/her job
  • How security can consolidate to sustain healthcare costs
  • Are you sensitive to victims of sexual assault
  • Identify the unique needs of healthcare active shooter responses
  • Identifying, hiring, developing and retaining committed team members
  • How strategic project planning addresses a problem in a systematic manner

Tax Deduction for Education Expenses

Tax Deduction for Education Expenses Treasury regulation #1.162 permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees & cost of travel, meals and lodging) undertake to (1) maintain or improve skills required in one's employment or other trade business or (2) meet express requirements of an employer or a law imposed as a condition of retention of employment job status or rate compensation.