January 2018 Educational Forum

January 24, 2018
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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Hilton Miami Airport
5101 Blue Lagoon Dr
Miami , FL 33126
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Future of Airport Security

“TSA Updates and Biometrics for Airport Security”

A spectacular lunch will be served....


Robert McLaughlin is the Assistant Federal Security Director (AFSD) for Screening at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. He was previously in charge of TSA screening operations at Miami International Airport. Prior to coming to FLL, Rob was the manager in charge of TSA’s international regulatory branch in Miramar, responsible for all foreign airport assessments and air carrier inspections for all last point of departure flights from the Caribbean, and Central and South America flying to the U. S. ensuring compliance with aviation security regulations.

David Cohen is the Chief Administrative Officer of CLEAR. Based in Washington, D.C., he is responsible for operations, risk management and legal affairs, and government and public relations. Before joining CLEAR, David was a shareholder at the law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. There, his legal practice focused on representing clients in direct foreign investment transactions, defending corporations in complex regulatory and investigative matters, and advocating for clients before Congress and the Executive Branch on national security and financial services issues. Prior to joining the private sector, David served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Customs Service Commissioners Ray Kelly and Robert Bonner, and Acting Commissioner Charles Winwood. His tenure at Customs included the events of September 11, 2001, and the initial policy deliberations that led to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Before Customs, David was a member of the professional staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, focused on oversight and investigations. 

We look forward to seeing you there!



$65.00 Member
$80.00 after 11:45 pm January 19

$105.00 Non-Member/Guest
$125.00 after 11:45 pm January 19