Who Attends the Annual IMPACT National Security Forum?
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See What Your Colleagues and Peers Have to Say About
This One of a Kind Forum and Unique Networking Opportunity

“Extremely powerful from start to finish. The NSI Impact security forum runs like a well oiled machine.  Always on schedule and presents extremely relevant topics that inspire security professionals.”
Paula Fridell, The Boeing Company

“Very professional! One of the better seminars I have attended. Presenters, materials, facilities all excellent.”
Michael Alvarez, Naval Special Warfare Command

“This was a great conference.  The topics were very relevant to what security professionals are concerned about today.”
Harold Russell II, Boeing

“IMPACT gave me a better understanding of the insider threat and cyber security world.”
Constance White, U.S. Department of Justice

“The Impact security forum was outstanding.  The speakers delivered excellent information and the seminar covered a wide array of security disciplines.”
Robin DeProspero-Philpot, U.S. Secret Service

“As always great seminar.  My third consecutive attendance. Speakers were awesome and networking very successful.”
David Cummings, Harris Corporation

“Extremely informative, great networking opportunities, well organized and excuted.”
Lucy Perrotta, Raytheon

“I’ve attended NCMS, ISAC, etc. — Impact is by far the best!  Best speakers, best topics, best organization. I like the smaller, more accessible networking environment! “
Linda Ramsey, BAE Systems

“Knowledgeable and passionate presenters. Great case studies which made the topics more ‘real’ and useful.”
Ellen Bertuccelli, Northrop Grumman

“Excellent topics, very relevant and current.  Speakers were very knowledgeable and provided a great deal of insight.”
Joanne Louketis, Lockheed Martin

“Versatility of subject matter excellently done! I feel like this was one of the best forums I Have attended.  The speakers were knowledgeable and I learned a lot.”
Susan Wolfrum, U.S. Army – ECBC

“The speakers were excellent and really conveyed their knowledge effectively. Great topics with just the right amount of time for each. Can’t wait till next year!”
Kelly Batchelder-Long, DOJ/FBI

“NSI’s Impact seminar is the perfect security forum for security professionals. It does not matter if you’re industry or government; junior, mid-level or C suite. Their speakers are always first-class presenters.”
Lucas Bosch, Telephonics Corporation

“This was my first time attending an Impact seminar. I obtained information in which I would not have access to otherwise. I look forward to attending again.”
Latoya Rose, ANSER

“This was my first time attending an Impact Seminar. I enjoyed it and learned a lot about changes and updates happening in federal government.”

Sonya Sargent-Oliver, D.H.H.S.

“I enjoy attending the Impact seminar each year. Presenters, material and venue was excellent! I always take back good information to my organization each year. I’m looking forward to attending next year.”
Pam Spilman, SAIC

““I look forward to attending the Impact seminar every year. As an FSO, the topics, speakers and workshops provide invaluable information that helps me do my job better.”
Jeff Caddy, MarkLogic Corporation

“This was my first time attending the Impact seminar and I have learned a lot. I met with a lot of professionals and experienced some great speakers with information I can take back to my organization.”
Akosua Mensah, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

“The quality of the speakers and their experience far outreached my expectations. I’ll be back every year.”
John Lybarger, Aurora Flight Sciences

“Excellent Seminar. Timely topics, knowledgeable speakers and great staff.”
Tiffaney Coleman, Defense Intelligence Agency

“Impact 2019 has been incredibly resourceful and full of valuable information especially on and regards to program enhancements and program building.”
Latia Lambert, Special IG for Afghanistan Reconstruction

MULTIPLE AGENCY, MILITARY AND PRIVATE SECTOR PERSPECTIVES YOU WON'T FIND ANYWHERE ELSE

“Best seminar I’ve attended yet! Extremely knowledgeable speakers.”
Susan Saucier, ADS, Inc.

“Very informative. Especially liked hearing from different government agencies and overall challenges we all face.”
Melinda Perez, HII – Newport News Shipbuilding

“Excellent topics, very relevant and current.  Speakers were very knowledgeable and provided a great deal of insight.”
Joanne Louketis, Lockheed Martin

“As the FSO of a small business; this forum provides an excellent source of information.  I found the format and presenters to be very informative.”
Robert Lando, Advantage Consulting & Engineering Services

“Impact provides a great opportunity to learn what’s coming down the pike. Excellent speakers and venue.  Every security professional should attend as this is the perfect venue to stay up to date.”
Ernie Fedewa, InCadence Strategic Solutions, Inc.

“This was my first Impact Seminar and I thought it was great! The presenters spoke about relevant topics and gave information that I’m able to share with my peers.”
Jessica Steele, Lockheed Martin

“Knowledgeable and passionate presenters. Great case studies which made the topics more ‘real’ and useful.”
Ellen Bertuccelli, Northrop Grumman

“I definitely got my money’s worth and thoroughly enjoyed the forum. I look forward to attending the Impact seminar every year.  The information and topics are always timely and informative.  This is an event all security professionals should attend.”
Jeff Caddy, MarkLogic Corporation

“Overall Fantastic! Ninety five percent of the sessions were above expectations. I would highly recommend this program to other security professionals.”
William Holsclaw, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

“Outstanding!  Kudos to all presenters and staff.  He materials distributed will be very beneficial in enhancing my organization’s security program.”
Karen Wilkins, Booz Allen Hamilton

“As a first time attendee, I was impressed by the depth of knowledge of each speaker and the value of the information and materials they provided. I will definitely be back next year!”
Marcie Spalding, Next Century Corp.

“Always a wealth of information for the security professional. Like a treasure chest of information, you will never go away without a nugget or two, as well as new friendships.”
Lee Tinsley, Analytic Services, Inc.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES YOU CAN'T FIND
ANYWHERE ELSE

“NSI sets the bar again! Presenters were on topic, informative and approachable.  Impact is a dynamic, interactive learning opportunity I recommend to all security practitioners. As a repeat attendee, I once again, leave better prepared for my day-to-day responsibilities. Spot on topics, informed presenters and networking opportunities make this my ‘Go To’ training year after year!”
Barbara Felker, Excivity, Inc.

“Overall excellent seminar.  Speakers were engaging and provided real world examples.”
Lawrence Tucker, U.S. Secret Service

“Impact never disappoints and keeps me coming back every year. Best security conference around.”
Kari Nacy, IEA Corporation

“This was a wonderful learning experience. Great presenters! Many tools were given that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.”
Deirdre Connon, Applied Information Sciences, Inc.

“NSI’s Impact conference continues to hit the mark in addressing the relevant issues security professionals deal with on a daily basis.  Re-energizing our security program is what it’s all about.”
Leighton Quick, Immarsat Government

“Awesome Conference! Very informative”
Patricia Germain, DoD CECOM

“As always great seminar.  My third consecutive attendance. Speakers were awesome and networking very successful.”
David Cummings, Harris Corporation

“I have been attending this seminar since 2000.  I’ve met many new people who I can network with in the future. The speakers are excellent and provide pertinent information. The networking at this forum has been fantastic!”
Mary Albrecht, Oshkosh Defense, LLC

“Very professional! One of the better seminars I have attended. Presenters, materials, facilities all excellent.”
Michael Alvarez, Naval Special Warfare Command

“Probably the best security forum for security awareness in the U.S.!”
David Allison, BWX Technologies, Inc.

“I’m an FSO for a small business. This forum consolidates experts from the government and industry who share their perspectives and ideas about security issues we face now and will face in the future.”
Lisa Shoemaker, Kegman, Inc.

“Versatility of subject matter excellently done! I feel like this was one of the best forums I Have attended.  The speakers were knowledgeable and I learned a lot.”
Susan Wolfrum, U.S. Army – ECBC

“I look forward attending the Impact security forum every year!  I walk away with a better understanding and clarification on topics that effect my job directly. I will be back next year!”
LaChaka Treakle, ICF

“As always, I leave with a list of action items and new ideas to make my program better.”
Kristen Mosuch, Unisys

“This year’s Impact seminar provided very useful information and an avenue for meeting the heads of several government cognizant agencies.”
Detra Bodrick, National Academy of Sciences

“Impact covered all topics relevant to my job duties and operations.”
Robert White, Jacobs Engineering

“The Impact seminar was very informative.  With all the changes going on this was the perfect seminar to get all the updated information.”
Theresa Litscher, nLogic / Boeing

“Very good information and great networking opportunity.”
Sean Wells, U.S. Army

“Impact is a ‘Must Attend’ event for anyone who is serious about national security.”
Tatiana Matthews, TMG Construction Corp.

“The speakers were excellent and really conveyed their knowledge effectively. Great topics with just the right amount of time for each. Can’t wait till next year!”
Kelly Batchelder-Long, DOJ/FBI

“The Impact seminar covered a wide range of topics that were key for FSO’s, AFSO’s and Cyber Security folks.”
Trisha Evans, Lockheed Martin RMS

“Great need to know information!  Very informative, pertinent topics and knowledgeable speakers.  This was my 2nd IMPACT conference and I’ll be back for a 3rd in 2016.”
Joseph Keehner, Maersk Line, Limited

“A lot of good information to take back to my company and share. So glad I attended.”
Donna Eudy, Applied Engineering Management Corp.

“Very useful for security professionals – allows us to stay up to date with current trends.”
Lisa Morning, The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory

“This conference met all my needs. Several speakers provided eye opening information. I’m looking forward to attending again next year.”
Jeffrey Jones, Rockwell Collins, STS

“Moving from the FSO position for years to the CEO of a mid-size technology company, every year I find IMPACT’s coverage of current trends important to be able to assist my security professionals in protecting our critical information systems.”
David Flynn, SR Technologies   

“This was a great conference.  The topics were very relevant to what security professionals are concerned about today.”
Harold Russell II, Boeing

“IMPACT gave me a better understanding of the insider threat and cyber security world.”
Constance White, U.S. Department of Justice

“The Impact 2015 security forum was outstanding.  The speakers delivered excellent information and the seminar covered a wide array of security disciplines.”
Robin DeProspero-Philpot, U.S. Secret Service

“As a repeat attender, I always learn something new and relevant to my security career. Very relevant Topics! Lots of good ‘take back’ information to apply to my security program.”
Marie Reeves, Verizon

“Very informative, great speakers and entertaining! This was my first IMPACT conference and won’t be my last.”

Valerie Turnage, Newport News Shipbuilding

“Excellent speakers, wealth of information presented. Enjoyed learning of new systems coming from personnel security, CE efforts and reduction in clearance issuances.”
Neil Green, Lockheed Martin

“The information provided is invaluable to industry. Keeping us current and informed, but also keeping us abreast of upcoming policies and procedures, as well as future trends.”
Mia Haynes, Alion Science and Technology

“Great conference, awesome speakers and interactive Q&A sessions. Networking with others in the security profession helped me tremendously. Thanks!”
David Cummings, Harris Corp.