International SOS and ASIS International's CSO Roundtable to Host Webinar on Keeping Global Workforces Healthy, Safe and Secure

Experts to lead panel focused on avoiding "common tripwires" in Sub-Saharan Africa

Oct 07, 2013, 09:53 ET from International SOS

TREVOSE, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, and ASIS International's CSO Roundtable will host a free webinar on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 centered on how global organizations can maintain healthy, safe, and secure workforces.  As the first of an informative webinar series hosted by both organizations to explore travel to various regions of the world, this session will focus, specifically, on the common challenges faced by those visiting, or living in, Sub-Saharan Africa.

A Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa: Common Tripwires to Avoid
Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Sub-Saharan Africa is a fast-growing region of the world that offers organizations many opportunities in areas like mining, healthcare, and infrastructure.  But it's also a complex place when it comes to managing security and health risks.  Does your organization know how to best mitigate these risks?  Can you manage the health and security needs of your travelers?  Do you have a plan in place to fulfill Duty of Care?

During this webinar, experts will share some leading practices and provide real-world solutions to help companies succeed keep traveling employees and expatriates healthy, safe and secure while managing risk and fulfilling Duty of Care in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The webinar, moderated by Peter Piazza, Vice President, Strategic Operations, ASIS International, features seasoned travel experts who will use personal anecdotes in a discussion of best practices gained through years of experience:

    • Daniel Andersen, Security Director, Southern Africa, International SOS and Control Risks
    • Mark Troy, Regional General Manager, International SOS

Who Should Attend:
Anyone who manages or is responsible for employees overseas will benefit from this webinar, including those in the areas of medical, security, human resources, business continuity, risk management, travel, HSE and legal.

Follow this link to register to attend this webinar.

Can't Attend?
Follow this link to register to receive the recording within three business days after the event.

Additional sessions will delve into Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.  Learn more about managing the risks of a global workforce at Dialogues on Duty of Care.

About International SOS

International SOS ( is the world's leading medical and travel security services company.  We care for clients across the globe, from more than 700 locations in 76 countries. Our expertise is unique: More than 10,000 employees are led by 1,200 physicians and 200 security specialists. Teams work night and day to protect our members. We have pioneered a range of preventative programs and offer an unparalleled response to emergencies.  We are passionate about helping clients put 'Duty of Care' into practice.  With us multinational corporate clients, governments and NGOs can mitigate risks for their people working remotely or overseas.

About the CSO Roundtable

ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Its CSO Roundtable is a private membership group open only to the senior-most security executives at the world's largest organizations. The CSO Roundtable provides an exclusive range of educational and networking events to its members around the globe, including CSO-only sessions at ASIS events in the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East. The group's 7th Annual Security Summit: Business in the Americas, will be held in Miami, Florida, on 5-6 May, 2014.

SOURCE International SOS