Ryan Zatolokin to receive Technology Alliance Member of the Year at National Sport Safety and Security Conference and Expo
Wed 10/20/2021 – 3:48 p.m. | By: NCS4 Staff
Ryan Zatolokin, Axis Communications Senior Technologist for New Projects – Americas, will be recognized as NCS4Tech Alliance Member of the Year at the 2021 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Expo, November 9-10 in Phoenix.
This year’s theme is Reconnect. Reflect. Inspire. and has the largest number of exhibitors and sponsors in conference history. The event is presented annually by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Technology Alliance Member of the Year award recognizes a member of the Sports and Entertainment Technology Alliance who has demonstrated a high level of commitment to research and training meeting industry needs in safety and security of sport. The members of 2021 Sports and Entertainment Technology Alliance are Axis Communications, Esri, Honeywell Building Technologies, Intel, Johnson Controls, Microsoft, Patriot One Technologies and S2 Global.
“As a representative of Axis Communications, Ryan has worked diligently to educate practitioners on how technical promises translate into operational capabilities,” said Daniel Ward, CEM, MBA, NCS4 Director of Training and Exercise. “His participation in webinars, workshops and advice is a credit to himself and the entire Axis Communications team.
As a member of the Sports and Entertainment Technology Alliance, Axis Communications has partnered with the NCS4 to educate site managers, operators and stakeholders on the latest technological developments with the aim of filling capacity gaps.
Axis Communications enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that deliver information to improve security and new ways of doing business. As the industry leader in IP video, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analysis, access control, intercom and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,800 dedicated employees in more than 50 countries and works with partners around the world to provide solutions to customers. Axis was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Lund, Sweden.
The NCS⁴ Sports and Entertainment Technology Alliance is an international consortium of leading architectural firms, service providers and technology companies dedicated to spectator safety at sporting and entertainment events. The Alliance is made up of researchers, engineers, computer scientists, architects and other stakeholders dedicated to excellence in spectator safety and security through innovation. Most of the members are involved in safety and security at sites in the United States and around the world, while others seek opportunities to integrate new and emerging technologies that have the capacity to contribute meaningfully.
For more information on the conference visit http://www.ncs4.usm.edu/conference/ and for more information on the awards visit https://ncs4.usm.edu/about/ncs4-recognition -awards /. For more details on NCS4Sports and Entertainment Technology Alliance, please visit https://ncs4.usm.edu/industry-engagement/alliance-members/.
About the 12e Annual conference:
The National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Expo will be held in Phoenix at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa on November 9-10. The conference will attract more than 450 attendees and 60 exhibitors representing professional sports, intercollegiate athletics, interschool athletics, marathon and endurance events, sports and entertainment facilities, and those who provide products and services of safety and security to industry. For more information, visit http://www.ncs4.usm.edu/conference/.
Established in 2006, the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS⁴) is the only academic center in the country dedicated to the study and practice of sports safety and security. SNC4 is partially covered by grants from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). SNC4 The mission focuses on three key pillars: training and education, research and awareness. For more information on NCS4, call 601.266.6183 or visit ncs4.usm.edu.