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Hey, we get it: you’re a busy LP professional. You don’t have much time to keep tabs on industry event details. Let us help you find your next networking opportunity, retail technology expo, or training course. Take a look at the retail and loss prevention conferences, events, and activities you’ll want to mark down for the next few weeks!
Looking further down the line? Check out the Calendar of Events to see more. You can also submit your own LP conference or retail event to johns (at) lpportal (dot) com to be listed.
- When? April 9–10
- Where? Dallas, TX
The American Supply Chain Summit is a leadership-focused meeting designed around improving supply chain and procurement strategy across the globe. The Supply Chain Summit serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas and collaborate on the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current and future supply chain & operations leaders. This year’s Summit creates an opportunity to examine key case studies on how workforce management, advanced analytics, process improvement and automation are being rolled out in the world’s best facilities.
- When? April 10
- Where? Chicago, IL
The International Association of Interviewers (IAI) will hold a meeting of the Midwest chapter of the IAI on April 10, 2018 from 1-5pm. The meeting will be held at the Axis Communciations Chicago Experience Center. All IAI members in good standing and those wishing to find out more about the IAI and/or Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI) designation are welcome to attend. The meeting will feature informative training topics from Jon Diedrich, COO of Rush Copley Medical Center, and Dave Thompson, VP of operations at Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates.
- When? April 11–12
- Where? Chicago, IL
Elite Training Day was created by the International Association of Interviewers (IAI) for CFIs to promote their educational growth as elite interviewers. Over 200 professional interviewers attended past Elite Training Day events. Attendees ranged from CEOs, directors, and managers to store associates and law enforcement. CFIs and IAI members receive discounted pricing to attend Elite Training Day. Anyone interested in becoming an elite interviewer should attend.
- When? April 11–13
- Where? Las Vegas, NV
The International Security Conference and Exposition—also known as ISC West—is one of the largest events in the United States for the physical security industry, covering access control, alarms and monitoring, biometrics, IP security, video surveillance / CCTV, networked security products and more. At ISC West, attendees will discover the newest security products and security technology, network with colleagues and security professionals, and gain security industry training and knowledge through SIA Education@ISC.
- When? April 15–17
- Where? Orlando, FL
The Trade Partner Alliance (TPA) Supply Chain Conference is designed to bring together supply chain professionals and supporting disciplines in retail and manufacturing to design creative solutions and practices to strengthen daily processes and enhance organizational strategy. For the 2018 event, 500+ supply chain experts with multi-functional, industry and distribution channels expertise will gather in Orlando. The event will also feature more than 30 educational sessions covering topics ranging from fresh distribution, transportation, regulatory and compliance, on-shelf availability, and more.
- When? April 16-20
- Where? San Francisco, CA
The RSA Conference is one of the world’s largest cyber security events, drawing over 50,000 attendees each year for tutorials, trainings, seminars, and networking opportunities. The conference offers over 30 hours of educational sessions. This year’s program includes session presentations touching on topics ranging from ransomware, Internet of Things, supply chain risk, blockchain, artificial intelligence, GDPR, threat intelligence sharing, identity management, risk and compliance, privacy, cyber crime, mobile, law, government policy, analytics and incident response, security standards, and much more.
- When? April 24-26
- Where? Plano, TX
The International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE) will hold the 2018 Spring Conference from April 24–26 in Plano, TX. This year’s event is hosted by JCPenney. The IOBSE is dedicated to providing quality security- and management-focused educational programs. These programs are designed to serve members at all career levels, from students to practitioners to senior executives.
- When? April 29 – May 2
- Where? Orlando, FL
The 2017 Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Retail Asset Protection Conference will be held April 29 to May 2 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The 2018 opening keynote will feature Rankin Gasaway, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for 7-Eleven. With 35+ interactive sessions and 7 breakout tracks, the conference agenda will offer powerful insights, extensive networking and in-depth content. In addition, this event will again feature the Retail AP Innovation Awards, which showcase the most exciting new technologies and innovations in major areas of asset protection and recognize the visionary companies that are developing these solutions.