Project Description

2019 ALICE National Conference, October 3-4 2019

The ALICE National Conference will focus on safety and training for educators, law enforcement, healthcare professional, business professionals and all who are dedicated to creating a safer place to live and work. This is the premier event for our Certified ALICE Instructors as well as organizations who want to ensure they provide a safe place to work, learn and grow.

Registration Closed!

Conference Registration

  • Late Registration Rate:

Registration includes access to all breakout sessions on both days, Keynote and General Sessions, breakfast, lunch, and open bar reception.


Need registration fee assistance? There are still sponsored funds available for registration assistance.
Call  today to get more information: 330-661-0106 



The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 Saint Clair Avenue NE,
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

USA +1 216-771-7700
Hotel rates starting at $159 per night plus taxes and fees. These limited number of rooms are available on a first come first serve basis.

Parking not included.

7:00 – 8:30

Registration and Check-in

8:30 – 9:00

Opening Ceremony Greg and Lisa Crane

9:00 – 11:00

Keynote Janine Driver

You Say More Than You Think: How to Use the New Body Language and Learn How to Identify Danger.

Help De-Escalate Highly Difficult Situations and More!

11:30 – 12:30

Chad Cunningham

Age and Ability Appropriate Safety Training

Howard Woodruff

It’s All in Your Head: Mental and Emotional Crisis Preparation

Gayle Vaul

Getting your House of Worship on Board

David Frattare

Is It All Worth It?

12:30 – 1:30


2:00 – 3:00

Janine Driver

You Say More Than  You Think (Interactive)

Brad Spicer

Situational Awareness and
Detecting Pre-Attack Indicators

Jeremy Cornwell

Introductory Cyber Security for Yourself and Your Home

Justin Fleck

Shots Fired! Active Shooter

3:15 – 4:15

Carol Kaminoski

Stop The Bleed Training

Scott Gallagher

Opioids: Addiction and Overdose Transcending all Demographics. It Can be Someone You Know

John (Jack) O’Brien

Violent Critical Incident Digital Forensics & Cyber Considerations

Jennifer Barrows

Getting Started with Grant Funding

4:30 – 5:30

Paul Shaughnessy

Utilizing the K9 in Organizations – Live Demo with Dogs

5:30 – 6:30

Social Hour – Open Bar and Light Food

8:00 – 9:00

Registration, Coffee & Pastries

9:00 – 10:00

Lisa Kovach

Identifying and Preventing Domestic and Foreign Terrorist Organizations’ Youth Recruitment Tactics

10:15 – 11:15

Kerri Williamson

Adolescent Development and Mental Health

Jen Wakefield

Preventing Suicide After a Critical Incident, Practical Steps to Move Forward as a Community After a Traumatic Event

Alan Davis & Jill Mahady

ALICE at Nazareth Area High School

Abbinante, Moon & Jonson

Why the Research Tells Us Options-Based Response is a Better Alternative

11:30 – 12:30

Chris Pattie

Solo Tactics for Response to An Active Killer Event (Law Enforcement Only)

Christopher Grant and Cody Myers

Recognizing and Responding to the Gangster Mentality in the School Environment

Dan Boerner

Crime Scene Investigation and Your Facility

Thom Fladung

Winning on Social Media: Crisis Communication in an Echo Chamber

12:45 – 2:00


2:00 – 3:00

Greg Crane

What is an ALICE Certified Professional

Dennis Neate and Jason Stevenson

Active Assailant: What is or What Isn’t Covered Under My Current Insurance Policy? How Can I Protect My Business?

Max Schachter

Turning Grief into Action: A Father’s Journey to Make Schools Safer after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Massacre

George Hunter

Practical OODA Loop Demonstrations

3:15 – 4:15

Panel Discussion with All ALICE National Trainers

4:15 – 4:30

Closing Remarks

2019 ALICE National Conference Keynote Speaker

JANINE DRIVER is the New York Times Best Selling author of YOU SAY MORE THAN YOU THINK (Random House), and most recently YOU CAN’T LIE TO ME (HarperOne), popular keynote speaker, media expert for NBC’s TODAY Show, 20/20, CNN, Anderson Cooper, Katie, Dr. Drew on HLN, and the Dr. Oz Show, and she’s the founder, president, and lead instructor for the Body Language Institute (BLI). BLI is an elite certification program that offers award-winning advanced communications training.

Janine’s background includes being a federal law enforcement officer within the United States Department of Justice for fifteen years, where she trained over 60,000 lawyers, judges, and law enforcement officers within the ATF, CIA, FBI, and the Netherlands Police how to read body language and detect deception. Each week, Janine travels the country providing communications training to her clients, who include such companies and associations as AOL, Coca-Cola, Procter and Gamble, P&G Diversity Group, SHRM, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, NIKE, FM Global, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Australian Embassy (diversity), Lockheed Martin, SHRM, Harvard University-Institute of Politics, The Hard Rock Hotels, Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) global, STIHL, ABC Supply, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Planet Land Care Network, Meeting Professionals International, and the Certified Contractors Network – just to name a few! In addition, Janine is an approved speaker for Vistage, a worldwide leadership company that helps senior executives take their careers and their companies to a higher level!

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For more details or questions? Call: 330-661-0106