Presented by Convergint, Axis Communications, and Genetec

Join Convergint for an exclusive event on May 16, 2024, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST at Three Heads Brewing, New York, where participants will discover the latest trends and technologies revolutionizing safety in the state for the healthcare, SLED, and manufacturing industries. This in-person gathering promises a comprehensive exploration of cutting-edge concepts, including new technology driving safety and accountability, providing a global view across New York and beyond, and driving smart tech through AI technology and deep learning.

Attendees are invited to tap into an educational event focused on emerging technologies shaping the future of workplace safety and security. Abundant networking opportunities with safety and security managers and officers will be available, providing a chance to glean valuable insights from industry leaders including:

  • A unified approach to situational awareness and response
  • Enhanced safety and operational efficiencies
  • A hybrid approach to on-premises and cloud solutions

Thursday, May 16th, 2024 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST


Three Heads Brewing

186 Atlantic Ave
Rochester, NY


Koralee Bernardo

Assistant Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester

Koralee is a seasoned professional in resource development, bringing extensive experience in nonprofit management and fundraising. As the Assistant Executive Director at Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester, she collaborates closely with senior management and the Board of Directors to enhance the organization’s impact. Koralee excels in donor relations, orchestrating fundraising activities, and maintaining donor databases to advance the organization’s objectives. Her background includes founding a Boys & Girls Club in rural Nevada and securing vital funding through grant writing and community outreach efforts. Koralee’s dedication to youth development and community involvement exemplifies her leadership in the field.

Mike is a collaborative leader with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrives when empowered to prioritize what’s best for students. His background in K-12 Education, including remote learning, EdTech, curriculum development, and behavioral supports, equips him to approach challenges and opportunities from diverse perspectives, adding significant value to the school districts he collaborates with.

The recent technological evolution triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), has revolutionized how we work, live, play, and educate. Mike recognizes that educational leaders must be prepared to navigate this transformative landscape, where technology permeates every aspect of school district operations. His diverse skill set and extensive professional experiences position him well to lead during this era of rapid change in K-12 education.

Mike Newman

Director of Technology, Newark Central School District

Jeffrey Press

Business Development Manager SLED, Convergint

Jeffrey Press is the Business Development Manager for the SLED (State and Local Government, Education & Defense) vertical at Convergint. His role involves strategic business development for Convergint’s eastern U.S. regions. As part of the SLED team, he focuses on providing customized security solutions to state and local government agencies, educational institutions, and defense organizations.

Navigating the world of grants and funding can be challenging, especially for organizations without dedicated grant writing teams. Convergint’s expertise and commitment to service empower customers to enhance security while leveraging available funding opportunities. Jeffrey Press and the SLED team play a crucial role in making this possible.

Who should attend?

This event is tailored for professionals across various industries who are keen on staying involved with the latest developments in safety and security. Managers and decision-makers from SLED, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors are particularly encouraged to attend.

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