SIA GovSummit 2018

  • Type: Conferences / seminars
  • 27 - 28 Jun, 2018
  • Washington DC, United States of America (USA)
  • NAHB HQ conference facility, 1201 15th Street NorthWest, Washington DC, 20005, United States of America (USA)
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The 2018 SIA GovSummit focuses on how government leverages security technologies to drive success across a wide spectrum of missions. Held annually in Washington, D.C., the Security Industry Association's government summit examines emerging policy trends, technology needs of the government and changes in the risk environment that shape development of products and advanced systems integration to meet evolving security challenges.


SIA GovSummit 2018

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SIA GovSummit 2018 tackles cyber, drone & physical security issues affecting private, public & government organisations

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