International SOS to Host Webinar for Scholastic Organizations on Risks Facing Students, Staff Traveling to Mexico and Central America

Briefing to Include Insight on Best Practices from Security Experts, Dartmouth College Representatives

Aug 25, 2010, 12:44 ET from International SOS

TREVOSE, Pa., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ --


International SOS, the world's leading provider of integrated medical, international healthcare and security assistance services.

Keynote Speakers:

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

  • Pablo Weisz, Regional Information and Analysis Manager, Americas Region, Travel Security Services, a joint venture between International SOS and Control Risks

  • John Tansey, Executive Director, Off-Campus Programs, Dartmouth College

  • James Citron, Intercultural Education Specialist, Dartmouth College


  • Suzanne Garber, Chief Operating Officer, Americas Region, International SOS


Mexico and Central America: How to Keep Your Students and Faculty Safe and Secure, a complimentary webinar open to the public. This webinar will provide attendees with a comprehensive view of top security concerns and travel risks as well as proactive plans and policies to keep students and faculty safe and secure when traveling to Central America and Mexico. Security experts from International SOS will be joined by representatives from Dartmouth College with direct experience executing academic programs in Mexico and Central America.

Following the presentation, participants are invited to participate in a Q&A session with the keynote speakers listed above.


Thursday, August 26, 2010

1 p.m. EDT


Click on this link to access the Webinar


International Education and Study Abroad professionals, Risk Managers, Safety and Security Directors, and Chief International Officers will benefit from this webinar.

About International SOS: International SOS ( is the world's leading international healthcare, medical assistance, and security services company. Operating in over 70 countries, International SOS provides integrated medical, clinical, and security solutions to organizations with international operations. Services include planning and preventative programs, in-country expertise, and emergency response. A global team of 6,000 employees led by 900 full-time physicians and 200 security specialists provides health and security support to enable its members to operate wherever they work or travel. Members include 66 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies.

SOURCE International SOS