Experts Discuss Global Political and Travel Risks Outlook

Webinar to focus on Middle East, North Africa during overview of operational risk environment for multinational corporations

Mar 22, 2011, 11:39 ET from International SOS

TREVOSE, Pa., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


International SOS is the world's leading international healthcare, medical and security assistance, and concierge services company. Control Risks, which partners with International SOS to provide travel security services, is one of the world's leading global business risk consultancies.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ken Walton, Travel Security Services, a joint venture between International SOS and Control Risks

Regional Security Manager

  • Jonathan Wood, Control Risks

Global Issues Analyst

Moderator: John Rendeiro, VP, Global Security and Intelligence, International SOS


Global Political Risks: Looking Ahead, a complimentary webinar. Today's multinational organizations face a global political and operational risk environment that changes rapidly. Recent political upheaval in the Middle East and North Africa is a strong reminder of the unpredictability of the world in which we travel and do business. A security expert who assisted travelers, expatriates and others on the ground in Haiti and Egypt will join a global issues analyst to discuss the current risk landscape and best practices for risk management activities – including evacuations – that help keep travelers safe while abroad.

Security professionals who attend will receive one (1) credit hour toward PCI, CPP and PSP certification through ASIS International.

Following the discussion, webinar attendees are invited to participate in a Q&A session with the panelists listed above.


Wednesday, March 23

1 – 2 p.m. EST


Click on this link to attend the webinar

If you are unable to attend, use the link to request a recording to be emailed no later than three business days after the webinar.


Anyone who manages, oversees or directs the development of medical, health or safety programs for international assignees, business travelers and other globally mobile employees, especially executives in the areas of security, medical, human resources, risk and safety, travel, business continuity, compensation and benefits will benefit from this webinar.

About International SOS

International SOS ( is the world's leading international healthcare, medical and security assistance, and concierge services company. Operating in over 70 countries, International SOS provides integrated medical, clinical, security, and customer care solutions to organizations with international operations. A global team of over 8,000 employees led by 970 full-time physicians and 200 security specialists provides services including planning, preventative programs, in-country expertise and emergency response to 66 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies.

About Control Risks

Control Risks is a global risk consultancy specializing in political, security and integrity risk. The company enables its clients to understand and manage the risks of operating in complex or hostile environments. Through a unique combination of services, wide geographical reach and by adopting a close partnership approach with clients, Control Risks helps organizations effectively solve their problems and realize new opportunities across the world.

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