The 4th annual International Crisis Management Conference is going to be the biggest conference yet. And we’ve just added 2 new speakers to the lineup on May 1st in Newport, RI.


We’re happy to officially welcome Luke Bencie and Michael Gladstone!



Luke Bencie is the Managing Director of Security Management International, LLC.  In this capacity, he has been a consultant to the US Department of State, US Department of Defense, Fortune 500 companies, as well as foreign governments. He specializes in conducting strategic and security management assessments, performing counterintelligence and due-diligence investigations, and also provides specialized intelligence advisory services. He is the author of Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for the Business Traveler, Global Security Consulting: How to Build a Thriving International Practice and The Clandestine Consultant: Kings, Sheiks, Warlords and Dictators. 





Michael H. Gladstone is the WeCompany’s Senior Manager, Emergency Management & Planning and is one of the longest tenured members of WeCompany’s security team. He is responsible for the development and implementation of WeCompany’s global Crisis and Emergency programs, runs the corporate Emergency Management Team, and manages programs with the aim at protecting employees and members. Michael has previously worked for the U.S. Department of State as a Crisis Management Program Officer and for the New York City Department of Education as a High School History teacher. He holds a M.A. in International Law and Global Security from Georgetown University, a M.A. in Teaching of Social Studies from Columbia University, and a B.A. in History from Brown University. 


Join us at ICMC 2019

This year’s conference will take place on April 30th through May 2nd in Newport, RI. There will be two days of training and one day of speaker presentations.

More speakers will be revealed in the coming weeks!  Register to attend ICMC 2019 by February 28th for the early-bird rate.

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To learn all about ICMC 2019, visit our conference page and don’t forget to check out the ICMC Professional Membership!


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