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Golden Horseshoe Regional Council Member Meeting

Golden Horseshoe Regional Council Breakfast Meeting
Security Solution Connectivity
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre
3063 South Service Road
Burlington, Ontario L7N 3E9

7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

7:30 a.m.      Registration and networking breakfast
8 a.m.           Presentation begins
9:30 a.m.      Networking opportunity

Guest speaker:

Bill Weekes , Fancom Communications Engineering
Bill has provided security system design, compliance inspection, commissioning, audit and trouble-shooting services for IP and analogue systems in a variety of applications. Bill’s design experience includes infrastructure solutions for voice, video, data, and security systems in both the public and private sectors. System designs range in complexity from simple point to point or multi-point campus environments for both encrypted and non-encrypted networks. Bill’s experience covers several industry verticals including education, FTTH, water/wastewater treatment, distribution centres, food processing, correctional institutions, national defence, as well as other municipal projects. Bill is a BICSI certifi ed Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD), Certifi ed Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) and Certifi ed Engineering Technologist (CET).

Security Solution Connectivity

It wasn’t so long ago, that the security “system” for a building consisted of an elderly gentleman sitting by the fence surrounding a building or at the gatehouse to the grounds to check on the credentials of individuals hoping to gain access to the premises.

A lot has happened since then to bolster security systems. Over the last number of years, the security guard may still be present but she/he has at their disposal now a number of tools. The mainstays of the security armour are now video surveillance cameras, access control points, glass break sensors, intrusion detection and possibly a spate of analytics software that helps interpret and better define security breaches.
As all this technology has made the lives of security professionals much more complicated, the underlying technology has not stood still. Changes from analog to digital systems, the ubiquity of wireless transmissions and the rapid deployment of fibre optic technology require security integrators, suppliers of related hardware and software and the personnel involved in the security space to be ever more aware of new advances in the technology that is taking hold of their industry.

Bill Weekes will share a few of the most current advances in the technology impacting the electronic security business with those being asked to deploy the latest of the late and make it work seamlessly for their growing clientele.
•    Learn why a copper infrastructure isn’t all that it once was.
•    Learn what kind of cable you need to install to connect that camera out in the parking lot 1000+ metres away that is clearly beyond the “90 metre rule”
•    Learn why wireless isn’t the for all connectivity requirement that everybody thinks it is.

Bring your most puzzling questions.

Member: Free
Non-member: $20 (plus tax)

Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

All payments must be made prior to the event. Refunds will only be granted up to one week prior to the event.

For more information:
Zen Lombardi, Meeting and Event Planner
Tel: (905) 513-0622 ext. 239
Toll Free: 1 (800) 538-9919 ext. 239

The Golden Horseshoe Regional Council
would like to thank its sponsor for this event

2017-02-22 - 2017-02-22
Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference 3063 South Service Road Burlington, ON L7N 3E9

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