Security Briefing Series: New York

New York, June 6

Security Briefing Series: New York

Global Trends and Emerging Risks for International Companies & Investors

A global slowdown in 2019 will introduce new political and security risks in major international markets this year

Presented by GardaWorld and IHS Markit, our exclusive briefing will identify these emerging risks and assess how they will impact corporations and sectors, with a focus on Latin and South America.

Join us for a breakfast briefing on June 6th in New York city, where our Travel Security thought leaders will provide you with the tools, services and support needed to anticipate risk and protect your organization and employees.


8:00 am       Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am       Presentations

Key Risk Trends Across Latin and South America:

  • Review and discussion of select country risks impacting key markets in Latin and South America today, and in the one-year outlook
  • The launching of Mexico’s new National Guard and the political and security implications of AMLO’s evolving national security strategy

Special Risk Response:

  • Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion Trends in Latam, with a focus on Mexico

Travel Security and Operationalising Risk Data:

  • Travel Security services and Duty of Care 2.0 in an increasingly complex travel security environment
  • Leveraging and operationalising data for more secure journey management, route selection, and security site assessments

9:40 am       Q&A and closing remarks

We are pleased to announce an additional session to our event on June 6.

10h15 am – Extortion Simulation Exercise by Dave Gaddis – Response Consultant, NYA, a GardaWorld company

The session will be an interactive crisis management exercise based on an actual extortion case in Mexico managed by the NYA Response Team.

About Dave Gaddis: Dave is a former DEA Special Agent with 28 years of experience including senior positions in Mexico and Colombia. During this period, Dave served as the primary official for drug enforcement operations across 64 countries, and was responsible for planning and implementing personnel recovery operations in hostile environments. Dave is an active response and crisis management consultant for NYA.

Featured Speakers:

  • Carlos Caicedo, Senior Risk Analyst for Latin America, IHS Markit
  • Stephan Malvoisin, Managing Director, Travel Security, GardaWorld
  • Mike Hartnett, Director, Country Risk, IHS Markit
  • Dave Gaddis, Director of Response, NYA (a GardaWorld Company)



  • June 6, 2019
  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am



The Cornell Club New York

6 E 44th St, New York, NY

10017, USA



This reception is FREE but spaces are limited. You must register to attend.

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