CALL FOR SPEAKERS
CSC21 CALL FOR SPEAKERS IS OPEN!
The 7th annual Campus Safety Conferences are 2 1/2 day, intensive conferences that bring together security, public safety, emergency management, administration, facilities, business, and IT professionals responsible for protecting K-12 and higher education campuses and districts.
The mission of the Campus Safety Conferences is to create a community for all stakeholders to receive time-critical education and training while building peer-to-peer relationships that facilitate year-round engagement, validation and problem solving to improve safety and security during these ever-changing and challenging times. Attendees walk away with the tools and resources needed for better preparedness, improved communication, and swift response prior to and during a variety of safety and security incidents.
Prospective presenters are encouraged to submit detailed proposals addressing safety and security for higher education and K-12 schools. The list below identifies topics for consideration at the 2021 Campus Safety Conferences.
Campus Safety Conference Dates:
- Campus Safety Online Summit | December 1-2, 2020
- West: Las Vegas, NV | June 14-16, 2021
- East: Bethesda, MD | July 11-13, 2021
- Texas: San Antonio, TX | July 21-23, 2021
Session topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Addressing hazing and bullying
- Conducting sexual assault, harassment and stalking investigations
- Dealing with the opioid epidemic
- Effective communication and emergency drills for staff, students and parents
- Evaluating your campus police program in light of calls to “defund police”
- Handling new mental/behavioral health concerns post-COVID-19
- Implementing new or updating existing technology solutions (only case studies will be selected)
- Improving staff training (adapting to change, implicit/unconscious bias, de-escalation, etc.)
- Lessons learned from active assailant incidents
- Managing protests on campus
- New security considerations for safer learning environments
- Performing threat assessments (behavioral, digital, facility)
- Preparing for severe weather emergencies and natural disasters
- Reporting and compliance with Clery / Title IX
- Responding to campus crimes
- Strategies for better re-unification plans
- Situational awareness programs for students and faculty
- Sessions focused on audience engagement and participation are strongly encouraged.
- Presentations should be based on facts, popular topics, trends, lessons learned, experiences, and leading practices.
- CSC is searching for both beginner and advanced level trainings.
- Certified instructors are strongly encouraged to submit proposals.
- If you are submitting on behalf of a company product, you must also reserve space at the event if selected.
- If you are submitting on behalf of a company product, only case studies in which a co-presenter is from school, district or university/college will be accepted.
- Presentations submitted must include references to ensure the data and content is correct and valid.
- Sales/Product pitches will not be accepted.
- CSC is unable to provide any form of compensation or reimbursement for expenses.
- All speakers are required to use CSC branded templates for presentations.
- All speakers receive a complimentary conference pass for themselves and one guest.
Please submit proposals no later than Friday, October 9, 2020. Presenters will be contacted by late December.
— Matt Franz, VP of IT and Emergency Management, Clark State Community College