Security 101: The Fundamentals of Physical Security, Workplace Violence Prevention, and Loss Prevention for the HR leader

Wednesday 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Session Description

With active shooter and other workplace violence incidents making news on a regular basis, providing for the safety and security of an organization’s people is increasingly becoming a topic of discussion in the C-Suites and boardrooms. The Human Resources leader often finds themselves assigned either overall or partial responsibility for an organization’s physical security and violence prevention program. In this session we will discuss how the elements of an effective security program work as a system to protect an organization’s people and assets using real world examples to provide a framework that attendees can take back to their organizations.


Drew Neckar Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA), Certified in Safety Management (CSM) & Bob Nordby

Drew has nearly thirty years’ experience in the safety and security field, has served as the senior most security executive for organizations in the healthcare, financial services, and education sectors, and as a Regional Security Director for Mayo Clinic. He has presented on various security related topics at regional and national conferences and has published articles in multiple professional journals. He is board certified as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by ASIS International and serves on that organization’s Healthcare Security and School Security Councils. He owns and operates a consulting firm which offers security assessment and litigation support services.