Madison International Trade Association Meeting: Join us for our next meeting

How to Travel Safely in an Unsafe World

Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2011

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Madison Marriott West

Crime and kidnappings. Abrupt political upheaval. Weather threats and natural disasters. International business can bring many rewards but it can also expose travelers to safety and security risks. What responsibility do you and your company have to develop a travel risk management strategy?

MITA’s March program features international security experts from the U.S. Overseas Safety Advisory Council (OSAC), Clayton Consultants, and Chartis, Inc. who will help you protect your employees, business information, and business operations overseas.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: International operation directors, business travelers, senior executives, legal counsel, travel coordinators and anyone who travels outside the U.S. for business.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: What you must do to protect your employees, business information, and business operations overseas. How to develop a business information security plan and methods for enhancing the physical security of your overseas operations.


11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Registration and networking

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Program and audience Q&A

SPEAKERS: Wes Gould, Global Security Analyst, Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)

Dwight Kartchner, Senior Consultant, Clayton Consultants

Charlie Acosta, Vice President and Regional Manager, WorldSource, Chartis, Inc.

Registration: $30 members/$40 non-members