GovSec Offers Free Education and Professional Development for
Government Security Professionals
Agencies at all levels of government are faced with increasingly tight budgets and limited time to ensure that their employees stay current with security trends. Over the course of two days, GovSec  – the Government Security Conference and Expo, is delivering a robust free educational agenda  designed to provide government security professionals with an opportunity to learn about the latest tactics, technologies and tools that will help them do their jobs. The free education at GovSec – which also features TREXPO , the Law Enforcement Expo, and is held in conjunction with CPM East  at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., May 12-14, 2014 – includes keynotes, special presentations, spotlight sessions, live demos and more.
“By delivering a variety of free educational opportunities, GovSec enables government and homeland security professionals to enhance their training and advance their careers,” said Don Berey, senior event director for GovSec. “We are proud to feature speakers and presenters who are experts in their respective fields and will provide valuable insights to our attendees.”
Included in the GovSec free education:
Each morning, GovSec will kick off with a keynote session.
Presented by professional organizations within the government security and law enforcement communities, these sessions offer attendees career development education, such as:
Agency Briefings 
Learn what resources that federal agencies provide to support the missions of protecting local communities and the homeland. These Agency Briefings allow agencies to outline their programs and how agencies at the federal, state, tribal and local levels can benefit from real-world solutions to ongoing challenges. Agency briefings include:
These presentations will provide an overview of the most popular, in-demand and newest certifications available and provide attendees with path to attaining the best credentials to advance their careers and serve the needs of their organization.
Firearms manufacturers, including Beretta, Heckler & Koch, and Hornady Manufacturing Co., will host exclusive, closed-door sessions to share important insights into their weapons, including in-depth information about the newest products and important innovations for law enforcement. These forums are open to active law enforcement personnel, and attendees will be required to present credentials at the door.
See first-hand new training and response techniques and get an up-close view of new technology during these demonstrations:
Solutions Theater 
Exhibitors will showcase their security solutions live, on the show floor, including presentations on:
To register or for more information, please visit the GovSec website at www.govsecinfo.com . The GovSec Expo and education above is free to qualified attendees, but registration is required.
For details of about obtaining media credentials, visit the GovSec Press Center .
About GovSec featuring TREXPO
Scheduled for May 12-14, 2014, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., GovSec provides the resources and strategies needed by security professionals and first responders to proactively prepare for, prevent and respond to emerging and ongoing threats to their communities, companies, agencies and the homeland. TREXPO is the definitive event delivering training and showcasing tactical and law enforcement equipment, vehicles, technology and services for law enforcement, military, security and federal agencies, which are the first line of defense against threats. Both GovSec and TREXPO are produced by the Security, Safety and Health Group of 1105 Media, Inc. For more information visit www.govsecinfo.com .
About 1105 Media
1105 Media is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted B-to-B markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home health care. 1105’s offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, Calif., with offices throughout the United States. Visit 1105media.com .
About the Security, Safety, and Health Group
The Security, Safety, and Health Group is a division of 1105 Media, Inc. In addition to premier industry events such as GovSec, TREXPO, CPM East, and Security Today, the group includes the media brands Security Products, Occupational Health & Safety, School Planning & Management, College Planning & Management, and Home Medical Equipment, as well as ancillary products related to these brands. It is an industry leader in every category it includes.