Apart from other activities of each local country chapter, an annual international conference and exhibition is organized and hosted each year by rotation by APSA member country chapters. In the past APSA annual conventions have been held at Bangkok (Thailand), Seoul (South Korea), Manila (Philippines), Penang (Malaysia), New Delhi (India), Beijing (China), Marina Mandarin (Singapore) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
Security professionals from all over the world come together at these conferences to discuss issues relating to safety, security & loss prevention. A distinguished gathering of international experts share experiences, exchange views, formulate strategies & interact with peers from all around the world. Over 3000 security practitioners from over 22 countries have already attended and benefited from APSA Conferences.
The 20th APSA International Conference was held at Thailand Bangkok City from 2nd to 3rd July 2013.
The theme of the conference was “Smart City”. Dr. Surachai Srisarakam Governor of Nakorn Nayok province was key speaker of the conference.
The Executive Council (EXCO) meeting of all the APSA Chapter heads with their Secretary General was held on 2nd of July 2013 at hotel Emrald, Bangkok.
An Election for new EXCO council for the year 2013-16 was held under the election Returning Officer Mr. Iqbal Singh Jagdeva former International President from India.
Dr. Vallop Kingchansilp President of APSA Thailand was unanimously elected for the post of APSA International President.
International Deputy President was elected from Korea Chapter.
International Secretary General was elected from Malaysia Chapter.
Two post for International Auditors were contested which were won by Mr. RK Bhardwaj, General Secretary of India Chapter and Mr. David Goh, President Singapore Chapter
The 21st APSA International Conference along with EXCO Meeting will be held in Phillippines in 2014.
On May 14-16, 2014, the Philippines shall play host to the 21st APSA International Conference and Executive Committee Meeting.This will be held in conjunction with the IASA International Conference and the 2nd National Security & Safety Summit, at the Centennial Hall, Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, City of Manila, Philippines.
The SecuSafe Alliance Philippines, comprised of the Asian Professional Security Association (APSA) Philippines, International Aviation Security Association (IASA), Asian Anti Counterfeit Association (AAA) Philippines and International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCPP) Philippines, shall host the event, with the support of the Management Association of Security and School Officials (MASSO).
The event aim to establish better cooperation and unity among APSA members, guests and participants on this time of a continuing global security and safety unrest, apart from providing a venue for exchange of information, expertise, technology and networking between and among participants, guests, resource persons and key national and international practitioners. And thus the event is aptly themed “STRENGTHENING UNITY & COOPERATION TOWARD THE ATTAINMENT OF PEACE and PROSPERITY.”
In this regard, we are pleased to invite your organization to join in this very timely and opportune event.
For further details, please log on to www.secusafe-international.net or you may reach us at the SecuSafe 2014 Secretariat at email@example.com.