International SOS to Host Webinar on Security Risks Facing Business Travelers and Expatriates in 2011

Security experts look ahead to risks facing global travelers in the coming year and discuss best practices for travel risk management and duty of care

TREVOSE, Pa., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


International SOS, the world's leading provider of integrated medical, international healthcare and security assistance services.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Michael Sharp, Ph. D

Previously, Head of Information and Analysis, now Regional Security Director, Asia Pacific, Travel Security Services, a joint venture between International SOS and Control Risks

  • Pablo Weisz

Regional Information Manager, Americas Region, Travel Security Services, a joint venture between International SOS and Control Risks

  • Iain Donald

Vice President and Director, Global Risk Analysis, Americas, Control Risks


  • Alex Puig

Regional Security Director, Americas Region, Travel Security Services, a joint venture between International SOS and Control Risks


Global Security Risks 2011: Looking Ahead, a complimentary webinar open to the public. As we enter a new year, International SOS offers an expert panel to discuss current global travel security risks – including new security developments in Mexico – as well as best practices around duty of care and travel risk management for employers seeking to safeguard their expatriates and traveling employees. Discussion topics have been informed by key findings, insights and lessons shared at a recent series of roundtable events hosted by International SOS and attended by corporate security directors, human resource executives, medical directors, business continuity professionals, travel managers and other business leaders with a stake in travel risk management and duty of care.

Following the discussion, webinar attendees are invited to participate in a Q&A session with the keynote speakers listed above. Separately, International SOS is conducting a global benchmarking survey on duty of care. To participate contact [email protected]


Thursday, January 13, 2011

11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST


Click on this link to attend the webinar

If you are unable to attend, use the link below to request a recording, to be emailed no later than three business days after the webinar:

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Security, medical, human resource, risk management, business continuity and travel professionals will benefit from this webinar.

About International SOS

International SOS ( is the world's leading international healthcare, medical assistance, and security services company. Operating in over 70 countries, International SOS provides integrated medical, clinical, and security solutions to organizations with international operations. Services include planning and preventative programs, in-country expertise, and emergency response. A global team of 7,000 employees led by 970 full-time physicians and 200 security specialists provides health and security support to enable its members to operate wherever they work or travel. Members include 69 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies.

SOURCE International SOS