All times displayed for Asia/Kolkata timezone.

09:00 - 10:00
Inaugural Session
10:00 - 11:15
Welcome Address
Tea & Networking
11:15 - 11:45
Unveiling of South Asia Risk Review Report 2020
11:45 - 11:50
Session 1: Keynote Address I
11:50 - 12:20
Keynote Address
Session 2: The Evolving Security Dynamics in South Asia– Implications for Corporate Security and Loss Prevention (panel discussion)
12:20 - 13:10
  1. South Asia is home to over 20% of world population. Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, developments in J&K, Indo-Pak rivalry, Sino-Pak relations, growing prominence of Indo-pacific and growing Chinese interest, political violence in Afghanistan and developments in the Indian Ocean Rim have implications for Security in South Asia.


  1. Geo-political developments in India and neighbourhood, socio-economic issues, technological developments and disruptions, environmental issues etc have implications for corporate security.
Session 3: Rising Expectations from CSOs – Preventing Crises and Ensuring Business Continuity (panel discussion)
13:10 - 14:00

Discussion Points:


  1. Technological and socio-economic developments, changing consumer preferences and an array of other factors are re-defining businesses and customer expectations.
  2. The threat spectrum is becoming diverse, diffused and complex with emergence of new and more sophisticated threat actors and vectors. The past few years have seen a number of natural as well as manmade crises – from natural disasters to tech-enabled and insider threats impacting businesses.
  3. Technological developments in security and surveillance, convergence of physical & logical functions are noticeable trends. 
  4. Businesses leaders and other stakeholders including millennial workforce have rising/different expectations from security leaders.
  5. Future would belong to smarter Security & Continuity Leaders with sound understanding of business and technology, overseeing less human-dependent, more tech-enabled, process centric and cost-conscious integrated security deployments, probably as part of integrated Corporate Services.
Lunch and networking
14:00 - 15:00
Session 4: Keynote Address II
15:00 - 15:30
Keynote Address
Session 5: Understanding the Full Spectrum of Security Risks to an Organisation – panel discussion powered by OSAC
15:30 - 16:20

Discussion points:


  1. There is an urgent need to secure the security infrastructure both at design and execution phase through proactive identification and protection from anticipated threats.
  2. In terms of user privacy also there are challenges related to control over personal information and the risk of leaking a person’s physical location and movement details.
  3. Another key issue is the challenge to manage and maintain communication among heterogeneous devices and manage large amount of information emanating from them. 
Session 6: Mitigating Cyber Security Risks to an Organisation (panel discussion)
16:20 - 17:10

Discussion points:


  1. Proactive identification and protection from cyber-attacks.
  2. Protecting Sensitive Information and user privacy.
  3. Managing and maintaining secure communication across heterogeneous platforms.
Tea and networking
17:15 - 18:00