2020 Year 2 Schedule

The AVSS Program Schedule is still being finalized and sessions are subject to change. All room locations are in the Renaissance Las Vegas, unless otherwise indicated.
 
 
Sunday, March 1
12:00pm - 3:00pm CVP Testing
Prior registration required with approved CVP application
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Registration
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Opening Session
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm Exceptional Focus Performance & Control in Extreme Situtations - Situational Awareness
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Individual Discussion Groups Session 1 - Introductions
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Networking Reception (dinner on own)
Monday, March 2
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast & Morning Session (IDG Roll Call, Std Agenda)
8:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Keynote Address
9:30 am - 11:00 am Fire Protection & Life Safety Systems
11:00 am - 11:30 am Break
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Emerging Risks & Laws for Venue Managers - Part 1
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Emerging Risks & Laws for Venue Managers - Part 2
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Individual Discussion Groups Session 2 - Fire & Life Safety, Legal Issues
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm Joint Session: Current Topics in Venue & Event Safety and Security
Tuesday, March 3
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast & Morning Session (IDG Roll Call, Std Agenda)
8:00 am - 8:30 am Special Segment: Event Safety Briefings
8:45 am - 10:15 am Completing Your Risk-Based Emergency Plan
10:15 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 11:45 am Evaluating & Improving Venue Emergency Plans - Training & Exercises
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm Evacuation & Shelter Planning
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Individual Discussion Groups Session 3 - Emergency Planning
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Security Screening: Policies, Procedures & Technology
5:00 pm Dinner on Own
Wednesday, March 4
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast & Morning Session (IDG Roll Call, Std Agenda)
8:00 am - 8:30 am Special Segment: Year 2 Student Testimonials
8:45 am - 10:15 am Understanding Crowd Psychology
10:15 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Building Safety & Security Staff Training Programs
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Creating Emergency Response Training Programs
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Individual Discussion Groups Session 4 - Safety Training, Crowd Psychology, Year 2 Exercise Briefing
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Bus departs for transportation to offsite exercise
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm Offsite Exercise
8:00 pm Bus departs for transportation to hotel
Thursday, March 5
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast & Morning Session (IDG Roll Call, Std Agenda)
8:00 am - 8:30 am Special Segment: Escalator Safety Protocols
8:45 am - 10:15 am Mass Gathering Security Planning
10:15 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Alcohol Management for Venues & Events
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Creating a Culture of Safety: Policies, Programs, & Initiatives
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Individual Discussion Groups Session 5 - Summary & Exam Review
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Study Time
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Year 2 Final Exam (Administered in Year 2 Classroom)
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Banquet, Closing Keynote & Presentation of Certificates to Year 2 Students

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