This Campus Security Summit is a one-day event for security and safety campus and education officials to learn about new solutions and technologies for campus security, emergency response and management, and public and life safety. During the summit, attendees will have a rare opportunity to hear firsthand stories from area campus police chiefs, as well as network and learn vital information from industry experts and each other on crisis communication, active shooters, access control and more.


Thursday, March 21, 2019

8 AM
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3 PM
8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration - Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am Keynote: Lessons Learned from Santa Fe ISD Shooting

On May 18, 2018, eight students and two teachers lost their lives in a horrific shooting that took place at Santa Fe High School. The effects of this event are everlasting and Chief Walter Braun wants to ensure that incidents like these are prevented in the future. In this keynote presentation, Chief Braun will walk attendees through the events of the day and the lessons learned from the response to and the aftermath of the shooting.

10:00 am - 10:30 am Networking Expo
10:30 am - 11:30 am Access Control: Hardening the Layers of Access Into a Campus Facility

Having effective campus security starts with understanding who is on your campus and how they got there. Hardening your campus’ perimeter and adding obstacles between visitors and your staff and students can be the difference in today’s world of active shooters and violent offenses. Learn from Ruben Martinez the ways Katy ISD beefs up school security by adding access control solutions such as locks, student IDs, visitor management systems and more.

10:30 am - 11:30 am Creating a Critical Incident Safety Plan

School districts put much thought and time into their emergency response planning and lock-down procedures, but without the right mind set and situational awareness these plans can be ineffective. This session will address the importance of maintaining a trained response to a crisis and violent situations and lock-down procedures as well as emphasize building confidence in the school environment with both staff and students. The session will also cover the importance of working together with local police departments and utilizing effective strategies in preventing school violence.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Networking Expo
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Expo and Raffle
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Communicating About Everyday & Critical Emergencies Through Social Media

When there is an emergency situation on campus, a chaotic mass panic online always follows. This online panic, mostly on social media platforms, can shape the public’s perception of an incident before your team has been able to disseminate factual information. Chief Dareing will present best practices in communicating with students, parents, media and more in an effective manner that cuts down on confusion and panic.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Using Today’s Technology to Secure a Campus

Securing a campus in today’s generation of technology and information can be daunting. During this session, Chief H.E. Jenkins will discuss the possibilities of using cutting-edge technology to beef up campus security. Popular security solutions mentioned during this presentation are automatic locks, cameras, and surveillance solutions as well as new drone detection equipment recently implementing by the University of St. Thomas.

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Preparing for an Active Shooter

This presentation covers in-depth the preparedness and response to an active shooter situation. A wide-range of active shooter topics are discussed; from historic case reviews, to preparedness steps, to response options. Chief Alan Bragg will discuss the Texas School Safety and Security Council’s 24 best practices to prepare for an active shooter designed to address emergency procedures that could be used by students, faculty, and staff, for both on- and off-campus emergencies. This presentation will also touch on the Run, Hide, Fight strategy for an active assailant situation. 

4:00 pm Workshop: Stop the Bleed Training—Limited Availability. Only 50 Spots!

No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss. Those nearest to someone with life threatening injuries are best positioned to provide first care. Instructors from the SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council will walk attendees through life saving information needed in an emergency to stop the bleeding of a victim in critical condition. Stop the Bleed is intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Presented by SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council.

Training to last approximately 60 to 90 minutes.