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PCOA Webinar Series – Managing high security government events: APEC 2018 Case Study

May 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Date: Thursday 16th May 2019
Time: 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Government and high security events are becoming more complex to manage. There are many elements to maximizing security for an event attended by world leaders. Australia and New Zealand will likely see more of these events in the future. During this webinar, Trevor Gardiner, CEO of EventsAIR, will walk through a case study of APEC 2018.

APEC 2018 was held in PNG and saw 65,000 participants including Heads of Government from the Asia Pacific region attend. Trevor will discuss the accreditation process, physical security including motor vehicles, technical challenges and onsite operations.

Key takeaways:

  • Understanding the building blocks in providing a secure environment for major events
  • Options for access control
  • Strategies for coping with onsite operational changes
  • Importance of standardized operating procedures
  • Scaling up

Presenter – Trevor Gardner

Trevor is CEO, Founder and Chief Software Architect at Centium Software, a software development and support services company for the global meetings and accommodation industries. He has been involved with the global meetings industry since 1987 and has designed a product line of event management software that led to his latest initiative, EventsAIR.

Trevor is passionate about quality software design and has been chief software architect of mission critical software solutions for major world events including London Olympics, G20, APEC and CHOGM, where high-level security is paramount.

Register here.


May 16
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm