William (Bill) Neadles is a highly experienced senior management police officer with over four decades of progressive responsibility and leadership in law enforcement, emergency management, preparedness, response operations, recovery, training, exercise design. He has extensive emergency services training in Emergency Management, Public Order, Crowd Management, Search Management, Heavy Urban Search and Rescue and Security.
A former Crown Prosecutor in Alberta, Scott Newark was named as the first non-police officer to serve as the Executive Director of the Canadian Police Association in Ottawa. After 9-11 he became Ontario’s Special Security Advisor on Counter Terrorism and authored that Province’s Security Perimeter Strategy. He is a border and transit security advisor to governments in Canada, most recently as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister of Public Safety. He holds memberships in Borderpol, the North American Advisory Board to the International Association of Airport and Seaport Police, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Aviation Security Committee, and is Vice Chair/Operations of the National Security Group.
Dr. Norrie serves as Dean of Business & Justice Studies at Utica College in Utica, NY where he is also a Professor of Management with graduate degrees in business, engineering and law. He is the author of 5 books, multiple articles and has given hundreds of public lectures and professional presentations in fields related to IT strategy, leadership, project management and information systems & security best practices, areas in which he is also consulted on by leading organizations globally. Utica college has the only dually accredited cyber security & cybercrime programs in the United States. Please visit www.utica.edu for information on the programs.