AVSS 2017 Schedule

The AVSS Program Schedule is still being finalized and sessions are subject to change. All room locations are in the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum, unless otherwise indicated.


Friday, March 17, 2017
5:00pm - 5:30pm
AVSS Opening Session
5:45pm - 6:30pm   Individual Discussion Groups / Ice Breaker
6:30pm - 8:00pm 
Opening Night Reception
Welcome to AVSS! Join your fellow students and the attendees of GuestX as we begin networking and educational programming. This evening will be the perfect start to a memorable week!
Saturday, March 18, 2017
7:00pm - 5:30pm
7:15am - 8:15am 
8:30am - 10:00am
AVSS Welcome / Keynote
10:00am - 10:30am   Refreshment Break
10:30am - 12:00pm   Introduction to Risk Management
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:00pm 
Risk Management - Legal Issues
2:15pm - 3:30pm
Individual Discussion Groups - Risk Management
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Refreshment Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Incident Reporting 
6:00pm   Dinner on own
Sunday, March 19, 2017
7:00am - 8:00am 
8:15am - 8:45am
AVSS News of the Day
9:00am - 10:00am
Introduction to Risk-Based Venue Emergency
10:30am - 10:30am   Refreshment Break
10:30am - 12:00pm 
Functional Elements of a Venue Emergency Plan (continued)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Introduction to Facility Security Operations & Planning
2:15pm - 3:15pm   Individual Discussion Groups - Security Operations & Planning
3:15pm - 3:45pm 
Refreshment Break
3:45pm - 4:45pm 
Event Medical Planning
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Incident Command System & Event Management
Dinner on Own
Monday, March 20, 2017
7:15am - 8:15am 
8:30am - 9:00am
AVSS News of the Day
9:15am - 10:45am
Functions of Event Security Operations
10:45am - 11:15am 
Refreshment Break
11:15am - 12:15pm 
Event Security Operations
12:15pm - 1:15pm
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Individual Discussion Groups - Security Planning
2:15pm - 2:45pm 
Refreshment Break
2:45pm - 3:45pm 
Fire Protection & Life Safety Systems
4:00pm - 5:15pm
Principles of Training
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dinner on Own
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Year 1 Exercise
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:15am - 8:15am 
8:30am - 9:00am
AVSS News of the Day
9:15am - 10:30am
Individual Discussion Groups - Year 1 Exercise Debrief
10:30am - 11:00am 
Refreshment Break
11:00am - 12:00pm 
Crowd Managment 1 - Theory & Practice
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Crowd Management 2 - Experiential Exercises
2:00pm - 2:30pm   Refreshment Break
2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Create & Deliver Training Program
3:30pm - 4:15pm 
Individual Discussion Groups - Review & Close Out
4:15pm - 5:30pm
6:00pm - 8:30pm 
Dinner & Graduation of Year 2
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