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Homeland Security 2022 Public Safety Symposium

Ohio Homeland Security will be hosting a Public Safety Symposium August 2-4, 2022 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

This conference runs concurrently with the 2022 Ohio School Safety Summit hosted by the Ohio School Safety Center and the State Fair.

Sessions will include presentations and trainings related to trending public safety topics, best practices, success stories, trends, and research.

Topics may include but are not limited to cyber safety, drug trends, community threat assessment, grant funding for first responders, emergency management, private security resources and training, federal/state/local resources and supports, violent crimes, and first responder recruitment and wellness.

The symposium and summit have a variety of stakeholders that may be present, including but not limited to:  administrators, support and administrative staff, educators, school counselors and psychologists, school resource officers, transportation, school nurses, first responders and emergency support personnel, private security, intelligence liaison officers, private and public partners, federal/state/local government, community providers and other public safety specialists.

OHS is inviting it’s partners and stakeholders to submit presentations for consideration for the event as well as consider joining us in the exhibit hall with a booth to market your organization’s services or products. The exhibit hall is shared with the Ohio School Safety Summit. Links are below to apply, along with the registration link to attend the event.

Exhibit Hall Interest Form
The OSSC will provide booths at no cost, first come first served for 200 vendors between the two events. Booths will include a 10x10 booth with basic pipe and drape, small sign including the company name, wastebasket, two chairs, and a 6' table. Anything extra will come at an additional cost that can be coordinated directly with the exhibit hall decorative vendor. 

This event is free but registration is required to obtain a badge for entering the breakout sessions and exhibit hall.

Hotel Room Blocks:

AC Hotel Columbus Downtown: (.1 Mile) 614-227-6100

Canopy by Hilton Columbus: (.1 mile) 614-223-1400

Graduate Columbus: (.3 mile) 614-484-1900

Nearby hotels:

Hampton Inn and Suites: (95 feet) 614-559-2000

Hyatt Regency Columbus: (170 feet) 614-463-1234

Hilton Columbus Downtown: (240 feet) 614-384-8600

AC Hotel Columbus Downtown: (.1 Mile) 614-227-6100

Drury Inn & Suites Columbus: (.1 mile) 614-221-7008

Sonesta Columbus: (.2 mile) 614-461-4100

Graduate Columbus: (.3 mile) 614-484-1900

Moxy Columbus Short North: (.4 mile) 833-456-0765

Red Roof Inn: (.4 mile) 614-224-6539

Courtyard by Marriott: (.4 mile) 614-228-3200


Details on parking.

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