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Security Summit Canada 2024
February 15, 2024 at 1:00pm ET

A unique security conference bringing together members of Canada’s security channel to learn how to expand their business, attract new customers, retain more clients and offer more value to their customer base.

From alarm and security integrators and dealers to security vendors, distributors, investors, attendees at Security Summit Canada will gain access to global security experts and will participate in the exchange of essential industry intelligence they can use to better understand current business environment and market trends, as well as to grow and expand their own business.

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1:00pm - 1:05pm
Welcoming Remarks

Speaker: Neil Sutton, Editor, SP&T News

VIDEO 1:05pm - 1:30pm
Keynote Address

Speaker: Tim Palmquist, Vice President, Americas, Milestone Systems

VIDEO 1:30pm - 1:40pm
Increase Lifetime Value With Alarm.com Video

Speaker: Patrick Soo - Director, Canadian National Sales Alarm.com

Patrick Soo will provide an overview of recent advancements in Alarm.com video products and services. He will share about the integration of residential and commercial video along with visual verification and proactive video.

VIDEO 1:40pm - 2:10pm
Responsible use of AI and its implications for the security industry

Speaker: Sue Abu-Hakima, CEO, Alstari

Artificial Intelligence has incredible potential to help humanity with all sorts of issues including climate change, getting us off the planet, cancer treatment, personalized medicine, agriculture, forest fires, etc. AI allows us to make billions of decisions in nanoseconds.

AI also has the potential for destruction. Criminals are already using AI for malware, fraud, identity theft, etc. Countries all over the world are quickly trying to implement safety standards to minimize its potential hazards.

The goal of this presentation will be to explain some of the AI terms we see swirling around us and look ahead to 2024 and the implications of AI for the enterprise and the security industry.

VIDEO 2:10pm - 2:20pm
How to Increase Sales and Win More Business

Speakers: Maureen Carlson & Tradd Kendrick

The name of the game in sales is meetings, site surveys, pipeline generation and decision-ready designs that translate into high-quality proposals. Those who do this professionally and efficiently will succeed. Join Maureen Carlson, VP of Growth, and Tradd Kendrick, Sr. Account Executive, to hear how System Surveyor customers have increased sales and cut proposal time in half by using a digital platform to collaborate with stakeholders and streamline the system design process.

VIDEO 2:20pm - 3:00pm
Panel Discussion: What end users want/expect from their technology suppliers and integrators

Moderator: Neil Sutton, Editor, SP&T News
  • David Sulston, Security Director of the Year 2022
  • Helen Perry-Raycraft, Corporate Security Specialist, City of Saskatoon
  • Luciano Cedrone, Director of Security and Fire Life Safety, Triovest

The relationship between service provider and customer is a crucial one and works best when both parties are in sync and communicate openly and effectively. This panel discussion will examine that relationship mainly from the end-user point of view, and will address some important questions like, what end users expect today from their integrators, their level of technology expertise, the areas where they need the most guidance, and how they anticipate the relationship will continue to change over time.

3:00pm - 3:10pm
Coffee Break

VIDEO 3:10pm – 3:20pm
Integrator of the Year Update

Speaker: Neil Sutton, Editor, SP&T News

SP&T News’ annual Integrator of the Year will launch in Spring 2024 with a new look and new criteria for nominees.

3:20pm - 3:30pm
Technology Brief

Speaker: TBA

VIDEO 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Panel Discussion: The state of video monitoring in Canada today, and its future potential

Moderator: Victor Harding, Principal, Harding Security
  • Daniel Cyr, CEO and General Manager, Sirix Monitoring
  • Dan Pantea, President, Active Watch Security
  • Colin Bodbyl, Vice President and General Manager, Stealth Monitoring
  • Bill Dietterle, President, BIL Security Services Canada

This panel will address one of the fastest growing and most dynamic areas of the security industry, video monitoring. Experts will discuss topics including market expansion, technology development, new applications, the role of AI, types of industries/verticals adopting these services, and more.

4:20pm - 4:30pm
Closing remarks

Speaker: Neil Sutton, Editor, SP&T News

On Demand Videos

Why pros love System Surveyor 2.0; the industry’s favorite site survey & system design app

Security System Integrators Explain How System Surveyor Impresses Their Customers

System Surveyor’s Physical Security System Design Platform Saves Time and Increases Sales

Alarm.com Core Security Solutions

Experience Smarter Video Surveillance

Frequently Asked Questions About Security Summit Canada 2024

When & Where?

Security Summit Canada 2024 will take place virtually via Zoom Webinar on February 15, 2024 at 1:00pm ET.

There will be a 15 minute break between live sessions.

Why Virtual?

The safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.

What’s Included?

Your registration provides you with access to watch the virtual keynote, all live sessions, and on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations.

How do I access?

We will email you an access link to the virtual event the morning of February 15, 2024.

If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs.