ISC East is Proud to Announce Ray Kelly as Headlining Speaker for the 2017 Keynote Session

October 05, 2017

Former Commissioner of the NYPD and current Vice-Chairman at K2 Intelligence covers some of his most widely-respected accomplishments in the industry during the 2017 ISC East Keynote Session

New York, NY – October 5, 2017 – Legendary Former Commissioner of the NYPD, Ray Kelly will deliver this year’s keynote address at ISC East, sponsored by the Security Industry Association. ISC East, the Northeast’s largest converged security tradeshow, will be taking place at the Javits Center in New York on November 15 & 16. The keynote will take place on Wednesday, November 15 at 2:00 pm and is sponsored by Altronix Corporation, the global leader in power and transmission solutions for professional Security, Surveillance, Access Control and Fire applications.

During this time, Kelly will give a 60-minute address that will discuss his development of the NYPD during the time immediately following 9/11, and will provide insights into today’s most pressing public safety and cyber threats, and how to protect against them. Featuring first-hand experiences and real-time examples, this year’s keynote session will help the ISC East audience gain new perspectives and arm them with the information to lead the security industry into the future.

ISC Events Industry Vice President Sherida Sessa commented on the event, "ISC East is the only industry event that offers full education program to attendees at no cost. We are thrilled to be able to add a speaker of Commissioner Kelly’s caliber to our November lineup. Commissioner Kelly was instrumental in NYC’s recovery from 9/11 and changed the way public safety is handled today."

Ray Kelly is known for leading one of the world’s largest police departments through a time of heightened security risks, and helping transform the NYPD into an international counter-terrorism force. Commissioner Kelly currently serves as Vice-Chairman at K2 Intelligence, an industry-leading investigative, compliance, and cyber defense services firm. For more information on Ray Kelly’s successes including bio and headshot, click here.

"ISC East continues to serve as a leading platform for attendees to gain unparalleled insight into the security technology needs of the public safety community. Attendees will certainly benefit from Commissioner Kelly’s perspective about today’s national security threats and how the NYPD under his leadership effectively redefined its relationship with the private sector and helped to keep countless communities safe from violent crime and terrorist attacks," said Don Erickson, CEO of the Security Industry Association.

ISC East takes place at the Javits Center in New York City on November 15-16, and in addition to the widelyrespected Keynote speaker, will feature 225+ exhibitors, free SIA Education@ISC sessions, networking events with 7,500 security professionals, and more.

Registration for ISC East 2017 is available at the following links:
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About ISC East:

ISC East is the Northeast United States’ security industry’s premier convention for new products, solutions and technologies. Each year, ISC East hosts international and domestic security product manufacturer companies and security professionals at New York’s Javits Center. The event is proudly supported by the New York State Electronic Security Association (NYSESA), the New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA), the Connecticut Alarm & Systems Integrators Association (CASIA), and the Pennsylvania Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (PBFAA). The 2017 show is taking place November 15 & 16 at the Javits Center in New York. For more information or to register,

About Reed Exhibitions Security Portfolio:

Within the security event segment, Reed Exhibitions currently organizes the International Security Conference and Expo (ISC) trade shows—ISC West, ISC East, ISC Brazil, and Expo Seguridad Mexico powered by ISC. Reed Exhibitions also organizes Infosecurity Europe – Europe's number one information security event attracting 15,000 industry professionals travelling from over 70 countries, and Infosecurity North America. Reed Exhibitions also produces Infosecurity magazine, an online and printed publication with over ten years of experience providing knowledge and insight into the information security industry.

About the Security Industry Association:

The Security Industry Association (SIA) ( is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with more than 750 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members' interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and collaboration with other like-minded organizations. As a proud sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA Government Summit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground®, the security industry's top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.

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