Axon’s Accelerate will be a fully digital experience, free to anyone who’s registered. Join us Tuesday, August 25 for the live Accelerate broadcast, starting at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT. Can’t join us for the livestream, or just prefer to build your own agenda? All of this year’s talks, workshops, and explorations are available on-demand.

9:00a PT
12:00 PM ET // 5:00 PM UK

Opening Keynote

Rick Smtih
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Thought leadership and law enforcement federal and corrections, fire & ems
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What can you say to open a public safety conference that: 1) Acknowledges the enormous challenges of 2020 2) Gives updates on Axon’s perspective, response and products 3) Keeps it compelling enough to sit in front of your computer for a few hours on a Tuesday? Find out as Axon Founder & CEO Rick Smith and other Axon leaders kick off our first-ever virtual Accelerate. Featuring special guests, exciting announcements, and moments of inspiration, you won’t want to miss the opening keynote.

About Rick Smith

Axon Founder & CEO Rick Smith started the company over 25 years ago in response to an avoidable tragedy: the shooting deaths of two high-school friends after a minor traffic accident. That event has long fueled Axon’s mission to protect life and make the bullet obsolete. During the Accelerate 2020 opening, he’ll be joined by product leaders from across Axon, as well as valued partners who help us continue that mission every day.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 9:00 AM Aug 25, 2020 10:30 AM America/Los_Angeles Opening Keynote Join us for Tom and Jen's story as they take us through thought leadership and law enforcement federal and corrections, fire & ems and heir journey. Los Santos
10:50a PT
1:50 PM ET // 6:50 PM UK

A Conversation on Federal Law Enforcement

Ron Vitiello and James Norton
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A Conversation on Federal Law Enforcement: Past Lessons, Current Headlines
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How has federal law enforcement historically responded to issues of national importance? And what are the lessons of recent events like COVID-19 and Portland? Join Ron Vitiello, former chief of U.S. Border Patrol , and James Norton, former senior official at the Department of Homeland Security, for a discussion on these topics.

About Ron Vitiello

Ronald D. Vitiello began his 34 years of government service in Laredo, Texas, entering on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol in 1985. Since then, he has held numerous leadership positions, including Chief Patrol Agent positions in Swanton, Vermont, and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Mr. Vitiello was one of the key contributors to the unification of CBP and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. He was named Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol in February 2017. Mr. Vitiello served for 33 years with CBP and the U.S. Border Patrol most recently as CBP’s Acting Deputy Commissioner. Ronald became Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in June 2018.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 10:50 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:20 AM America/Los_Angeles A Conversation on Federal Law Enforcement How has federal law enforcement historically responded to issues of national importance? And what are the lessons of recent events like COVID-19 and Portland? Join Ron Vitiello, former chief of U.S. Border Patrol , and James Norton, former senior official at the Department of Homeland Security, for a discussion on these topics. Virtual

A Conversation on Defunding the Police

Chief Carmen Best, Chief Joseph D. Wysocki, Mayor Kate Gallego
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A Conversation on Defunding the Police: How Leaders are Navigating Calls to Reform and Restructure
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The question of whether or not to "defund the police" is reverberating in cities across the country. In this panel, we'll hear from three leaders who have directly grappled with this question: Carmen Best, Chief of Seattle Police Department; Kate Gallego, Mayor of Phoenix; and Joseph D. Wysocki, Chief of Camden County (NJ) Police Department.

About Chief Carmen Best

Chief Carmen Best assumed the role of Chief of Police of the Seattle Police Department on August 13, 2018. She has served with the Seattle Police Department for 28 years; prior to becoming Chief, she served as Deputy Chief, overseeing the Patrol Operations, Investigations, and Special Operations Bureaus, as well as the Community Outreach section. Chief Best has completed several law enforcement executive management programs, including the Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI National Academy, the Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Academy, and the Major Cities Chiefs Association Police Executive Leadership Institute.

About Chief Joseph Wysocki

Chief Joseph D. Wysocki has served the citizens of Camden for nearly three decades, ascending through the ranks of the Camden City and Camden County Police Departments. As Chief of the Department, he directs all aspects of the Department’s day-to-day operations, sets the mission and command intent and serves as the Department’s senior executive. Chief Wysocki served as the commander of Internal Affairs from 2009 through 2015, during which time he directly shaped the transformation of the Department’s culture of policing and accountability.

About Mayor Kate Gallego

Mayor Kate Gallego is the second elected female Mayor in Phoenix history and the youngest big city Mayor in the United States. She graduated from Harvard University and earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Before being elected to Phoenix City Council, Mayor Gallego worked on Economic Development for local utility company, Salt River Project. She has led efforts on criminal justice reform and ensuring equal pay for equal work. Mayor Gallego is passionate about building a Phoenix that works for everyone and increasing the quality of life for all Phoenicians.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 10:50 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:20 AM America/Los_Angeles A Conversation on Defunding the Police The question of whether or not to "defund the police" is reverberating in cities across the country. In this panel, we'll hear from three leaders who have directly grappled with this question: Carmen Best, Chief of Seattle Police Department; Kate Gallego, Mayor of Phoenix; and Joseph D. Wysocki, Chief of Camden County (NJ) Police Department. Virtual

5G and the Art of the Possible for Public Safety

John Harris
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Join Verizon as they discuss what 5G means and how it will impact public safety. They'll discuss how 5G can benefit your current technological ecosystem and support you in the future as your agency continues to expand its tech solutions.

About John Harris

John has over 15 years of experience with Verizon and has been a leader in many different parts of the organization, John is currently leading Verizon’s federal civilian business and has done so since November 2018. Prior to joining Verizon in 2005 John spent 9 years with Qwest Communications in Salt Lake City where he was born and raised.  John attended the University of Utah with a focus on Business Administration and is currently completing his BS degree from Arizona State University.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 10:50 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:20 AM America/Los_Angeles 5G and the Art of the Possible for Public Safety Join Verizon as they discuss what 5G means and how it will impact public safety. They'll discuss how 5G can benefit your current technological ecosystem and support you in the future as your agency continues to expand its tech solutions. Virtual

Data Security in the New "Normal"

Jenner Holden
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2020 has been a year of change, and data security is no exception. You'll learn about three fundamental shifts in 2020 that impact the security of your organizations data & systems, and the key strategies you need to consider to effectively protect yourself in the 'new normal.'

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 10:50 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:20 AM America/Los_Angeles Data Security in the New "Normal" 2020 has been a year of change, and data security is no exception. You'll learn about three fundamental shifts in 2020 that impact the security of your organizations data & systems, and the key strategies you need to consider to effectively protect yourself in the 'new normal.' Virtual

How to Survive the Silent War

by Tom & Jen Satterly
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Tom Satterly spent 20 years in Delta Force and fought in the Battle of Mogadishu, dramatized in Black Hawk Down. When he came home, he struggled with PTSD, feeling a sense of unworthiness and the loss of his tribe. In this session, Tom and his wife Jen discuss their journey, how you need a battle buddy, and how checking in with a "strong friend" is what you need to get through.

About Tom Satterly


Tom Satterly is a highly decorated combat veteran, having served 25 years in the Army and the last 20 in the US Military’s most elite Tier One unit, Delta Force. Tom fought in and was portrayed in the Oscar Winning 2001 film: Black Hawk Down. He has been deployed countless times and led hundreds of missions, including the capture of Saddam Hussein. He has received 5 Bronze Stars, 2 for Valorous acts, and was the first American to attend German Ranger School. His willingness to speak open and honestly of his mental and emotional struggles have saved the lives of others who struggle with the “silent war” after returning home from the battlefield. Tom co-founded with his wife the All Secure Foundation that serves Special Operation warriors and their families to heal on the home front.

About Jen Satterly


Jen Satterly was an award-winning filmmaker and photographer for 15 years, spending the last 3 years as Director of Film and Photography of an elite Special Operations training company in large-scale realistic training missions. During her time working so closely with Special Operations warriors she began to see a pattern they were experiencing, complex Post-Traumatic Stress. She became a certified health and wellness coach to better understand the biology of PTS. Along with her husband she created the All Secure Foundation that helps warriors and their families heal on the home front from the trauma of war. She also founded Virago, a platform for educating and empowering women who are struggling with PTS.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 10:50 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:20 AM America/Los_Angeles How to Survive the Silent War This is this event here and this is a cool event Virtual

A Conversation on Corrections

Commissioner Tony Parker and Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian
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A Conversation on Corrections: Protecting Inmates Amid a Global Pandemic
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How do pandemic safety best practices like social distancing apply to facilities with large populations who can't leave? In this session, Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Tony Parker and Major County Sheriff’s Association President Peter J. Koutoujian will talk about the steps they've taken to mitigate virus spread through their corrections facilities while protecting their inmate populations.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 10:50 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:20 AM America/Los_Angeles A Conversation on Corrections How do pandemic safety best practices like social distancing apply to facilities with large populations who can't leave? In this session, Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Tony Parker and Major County Sheriff’s Association President Peter J. Koutoujian will talk about the steps they've taken to mitigate virus spread through their corrections facilities while protecting their inmate populations. Virtual
11:25a PT
2:25 PM ET // 7:25 PM UK

The Rise of Real-Time Operations

Josh Pepper
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The needs of public safety have evolved, and legacy systems have not kept up. What if we could dramatically improve incident management with collaboration at the core? What if we could integrate real-time situational awareness and unified communications across any device, anywhere? Come learn what a real-time operations platform can do and why it's time to embrace a new way of thinking about public safety.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 11:25 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles The Rise of Real-Time Operations The needs of public safety have evolved, and legacy systems have not kept up. What if we could dramatically improve incident management with collaboration at the core? What if we could integrate real-time situational awareness and unified communications across any device, anywhere? Come learn what a real-time operations platform can do and why it's time to embrace a new way of thinking about public safety. Virtual

Bodycams for Corrections and Community Supervision

Ret. Deputy Commissioner Tom Herzog - NY DOC
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Join Deputy Commissioner (Ret.) Tom Herzog from New York Department of Corrections as he discusses the evolution of video technology in corrections. He'll walk us through some of the body-worn camera resources and technical assistance available to those in corrections and community supervision.

About Tom Herzog

A 36-year veteran of Corrections and Parole work, Mr. Herzog is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tom Herzog Consulting, and The Herzog Group, organizations that provide technology and policy advice to Corrections, Community Supervision and Law Enforcement organizations. Mr. Herzog retired in July 2015 as the Deputy Commissioner for the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. He is a past President of the Corrections Technology Association; 21 of his 33 years of public safety experience include a concentration in Corrections and Public Safety Technology.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 11:25 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles Bodycams for Corrections and Community Supervision Join Deputy Commissioner (Ret.) Tom Herzog from New York Department of Corrections as he discusses the evolution of video technology in corrections. He'll walk us through some of the body-worn camera resources and technical assistance available to those in corrections and community supervision. Virtual

Axon Auto-Transcribe: Bring the Power of AI to Reporting

Chelsea Alexander Thomas
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Transforming the way you view and transcribe evidence has major benefits for your agency and the community you serve. In this session, you'll go deep with Axon Auto-Transcribe and learn how you can speed up evidence reviews, supercharge report writing and compliance reviews, and produce court transcripts in a fraction of the time -- with the power of AI.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 11:25 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles Axon Auto-Transcribe: Bring the Power of AI to Reporting Transforming the way you view and transcribe evidence has major benefits for your agency and the community you serve. In this session, you'll go deep with Axon Auto-Transcribe and learn how you can speed up evidence reviews, supercharge report writing and compliance reviews, and produce court transcripts in a fraction of the time -- with the power of AI. Virtual

Federal Investigations: Modernizing Capture to Courtroom

Doug Waller and Craig Trudgeon
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Federal Investigations: Modernizing Capture to Courtroom
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Speed and security are vital in collecting, managing, and bringing evidence to the courtroom. In this session, you'll learn how Axon can make this process seamless. You'll discover how managing data from a FedRAMP authorized location ensures security, improves workflows, and makes sharing a simple task.

About Doug Waller

Doug has been leading the strategy and implementation of Axon Evidence’s Case Management and Sharing capabilities since 2017. Before joining Axon, Doug cut his teeth in the Seattle startup scene designing cloud-based solutions for the telecom market. Doug earned his bachelors degree in Management Information Systems from Washington State University.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 11:25 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles Federal Investigations: Modernizing Capture to Courtroom Speed and security are vital in collecting, managing, and bringing evidence to the courtroom. In this session, you'll learn how Axon can make this process seamless. You'll discover how managing data from a FedRAMP authorized location ensures security, improves workflows, and makes sharing a simple task. Virtual

Cradlepoint: Building Resilient Fleet Connectivity

Todd Krautkremer
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Hear Cradlepoint talk about how their wireless solutions are enabling secure connectivity for first responders and government agencies. Their technologies are transforming public safety agencies by increasing accountability, improving first responder safety, and enhancing service to the community.

About Todd Krautkremer


Todd has over 30 years of executive experience in startup to growth-stage companies spanning mobile, networking, security, and cloud technologies. Previous roles include CMO at Pertino, COO at Red Lambda; CEO at Gearworks, where he received EY Entrepreneur of The Year nomination; VP of Worldwide Marketing at Packeteer; and VP of Marketing at Sync Research. He and holds two networking-related patents and is currently a co-founder and executive board member at the Minnesota Emerging Software Advisory (MESA), a non-profit C-level mentoring organization for emerging software companies in Minnesota.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 11:25 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles Cradlepoint: Building Resilient Fleet Connectivity Hear Cradlepoint talk about how their wireless solutions are enabling secure connectivity for first responders and government agencies. Their technologies are transforming public safety agencies by increasing accountability, improving first responder safety, and enhancing service to the community. Virtual

Axon VR Training: Inside an Immersive New World

by Tracy Thomas
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The next wave of Virtual Reality Training is in motion. In this session, you'll learn about the case for public safety VR training and experience the content Axon is building for its VR training program, including de-escalation tactics to ensure the best possible outcome. We'll also discuss our plan to evolve from 3DoF (3 Degrees of Freedom) tech to 6DoF, creating a more immersive experience for your officers.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 11:25 AM Aug 25, 2020 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles Axon VR Training: Inside an Immersive New World Virtual
12:05p PT
5:05 PM ET // 8:05 PM UK

Future of Federal Law Enforcement

Ron Vitiello, James Norton, and Thomas Winkowski
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Future of Federal Law Enforcement: Technology Needs in Urban|Rural|Remote Environments
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Join a panel of experts as they discuss new technology trends impacting federal law enforcement. They'll discuss best practices to keep your agency connected and communicating to command and make suggestions on improving connectivity to maximize success for small teams.

About Ron Vitiello

Ronald D. Vitiello began his 34 years of government service in Laredo, Texas, entering on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol in 1985. Since then, he has held numerous leadership positions, including Chief Patrol Agent positions in Swanton, Vermont, and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Mr. Vitiello was one of the key contributors to the unification of CBP and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. He was named Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol in February 2017. Mr. Vitiello served for 33 years with CBP and the U.S. Border Patrol most recently as CBP’s Acting Deputy Commissioner. Ronald became Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in June 2018.

About Thomas Winkowski

Thomas S. Winkowski is the former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the former Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  He retired from federal service in April 2015 with nearly 40 years of service. Mr. Winkowski’s service has been recognized by multiple administrations, including being awarded the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award by President Bush in 2004 and the Distinguished Executive Presidential Rank Award by President Obama in 2009.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:05 PM Aug 25, 2020 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles Future of Federal Law Enforcement Join a panel of experts as they discuss new technology trends impacting federal law enforcement. They'll discuss best practices to keep your agency connected and communicating to command and make suggestions on improving connectivity to maximize success for small teams. Virtual

How to Survive the Silent War (Repeat)

by Tom & Jen Satterly
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Tom Satterly spent 20 years in Delta Force and fought in the Battle of Mogadishu, dramatized in Black Hawk Down. When he came home, he struggled with PTSD, feeling a sense of unworthiness and the loss of his tribe. In this session, Tom and his wife Jen discuss their journey, how you need a battle buddy, and how checking in with a "strong friend" is what you need to get through.

About Tom Satterly


Tom Satterly is a highly decorated combat veteran, having served 25 years in the Army and the last 20 in the US Military’s most elite Tier One unit, Delta Force. Tom fought in and was portrayed in the Oscar Winning 2001 film: Black Hawk Down. He has been deployed countless times and led hundreds of missions, including the capture of Saddam Hussein. He has received 5 Bronze Stars, 2 for Valorous acts, and was the first American to attend German Ranger School. His willingness to speak open and honestly of his mental and emotional struggles have saved the lives of others who struggle with the “silent war” after returning home from the battlefield. Tom co-founded with his wife the All Secure Foundation that serves Special Operation warriors and their families to heal on the home front.

About Jen Satterly


Jen Satterly was an award-winning filmmaker and photographer for 15 years, spending the last 3 years as Director of Film and Photography of an elite Special Operations training company in large-scale realistic training missions. During her time working so closely with Special Operations warriors she began to see a pattern they were experiencing, complex Post-Traumatic Stress. She became a certified health and wellness coach to better understand the biology of PTS. Along with her husband she created the All Secure Foundation that helps warriors and their families heal on the home front from the trauma of war. She also founded Virago, a platform for educating and empowering women who are struggling with PTS.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:05 PM Aug 25, 2020 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles How to Survive the Silent War (Repeat) This is this event here and this is a cool event Virtual

Axon Enterprise: Public/Private Partnerships in a Digital Age

Mike Shore, Mike Howard, and Ret. Chief Kathleen O'Toole
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In this session, we’ll discuss the benefits of public/private sector partnerships in the digital age. Led by Kathy O’Toole (former commissioner of Boston and Seattle police departments), Mike Howard (former chief security officer of Microsoft), and Mike Shore (VP and GM of Axon Enterprise), this will be a unique session where we’ll cover how Axon solutions are being deployed outside of law enforcement.

About Mike Shore

Mike Shore is the VP and GM of Enterprise at Axon. The Enterprise Team services businesses outside of public safety including Private Security, Schools, Construction, Logistics, Manufacturing, among other industries. Mike was previously VP of Axon Sales. He received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA from Harvard University. He lives in Phoenix, AZ and tries to keep up with his wife and two children.

About Kathleen O'Toole

Kathleen O’Toole is a career police officer and lawyer who has earned an international reputation for her principled leadership and reform strategies. She served as Chief of the Seattle Police Department from 2014 to 2017. In 2004, she became the first female commissioner of the Boston Police Department. She also served six terms as the first Chief Inspector of the Garda Síochána Inspectorate, the 16,000 member Irish National Police.

About Mike Howard

Mike Howard spent 16 years at Microsoft where he served as the Chief Security Officer. Now, Mike is President of Howard Consulting Services, which provides consultative services to companies and individuals. Mike spent 22 years with the Central Intelligence Agency and has his degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology. He is a current and former board member of many well-respected security organizations.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:05 PM Aug 25, 2020 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles Axon Enterprise: Public/Private Partnerships in a Digital Age In this session, we’ll discuss the benefits of public/private sector partnerships in the digital age. Led by Kathy O’Toole (former commissioner of Boston and Seattle police departments), Mike Howard (former chief security officer of Microsoft), and Mike Shore (VP and GM of Axon Enterprise), this will be a unique session where we’ll cover how Axon solutions are being deployed outside of law enforcement. Virtual

Axon Respond: The New, Real-Time Operations Platform

Josh Pepper
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Respond is Axon's real-time operations platform, providing situational awareness and unified communications within a modern incident management solution. During this session, we'll demonstrate what's currently available within Respond and give a preview of upcoming updates. Discover how Respond can deliver faster response times, increase officer and community safety, and make more efficient use of limited resources.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:05 PM Aug 25, 2020 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles Axon Respond: The New, Real-Time Operations Platform Respond is Axon's real-time operations platform, providing situational awareness and unified communications within a modern incident management solution. During this session, we'll demonstrate what's currently available within Respond and give a preview of upcoming updates. Discover how Respond can deliver faster response times, increase officer and community safety, and make more efficient use of limited resources. Virtual

The VR Revolution in Use of Force Training

Dan Tutte
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Join Staff Sergeant Dave Tuttle from Halton Regional Police Service in Ontario, Canada as he shares his experiences implementing virtual reality-based empathy training. He'll discuss the lessons he learned from the program, share how Halton officers responded, and offer insights into how other police services can approach this new technology.

About Dan Tutte

S/Sgt Dave Tutte has been with The Halton Police for 14 years. Dave has worked in uniform Patrol, Tactical, Community Mobilization, and Training. Dave is currently a member of our Hostage Negotiation team. Dave is currently assigned as the Manager of the Training Bureau.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:05 PM Aug 25, 2020 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles The VR Revolution in Use of Force Training Join Staff Sergeant Dave Tuttle from Halton Regional Police Service in Ontario, Canada as he shares his experiences implementing virtual reality-based empathy training. He'll discuss the lessons he learned from the program, share how Halton officers responded, and offer insights into how other police services can approach this new technology. Virtual

The Power of Perception

Ryan Tillman
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The perception of public safety has shifted dramatically in the past year. Join Officer Ryan Tillman as he discusses his experiences in fostering community engagement, having an identity outside the uniform, and how to help people embrace the person behind the badge.

About Ryan Tillman

Ryan Tillman is a Police Officer at Chino PD in California and the CEO/Founder of Breaking Barriers United. Prior to Ryan's career in Law Enforcement he was not a fan of the police due to negative interations growing up. Ryan felt called to the profession by GOd and joined the force in 2013. During his training he realized the need for more transparency and dialogue between LE and the community and creaed Breaking Barriers United.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:05 PM Aug 25, 2020 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles The Power of Perception The perception of public safety has shifted dramatically in the past year. Join Officer Ryan Tillman as he discusses his experiences in fostering community engagement, having an identity outside the uniform, and how to help people embrace the person behind the badge. Virtual
12:40p PT
3:40 PM ET // 8:40 PM UK

Axon Respond: The New, Real-Time Operations Platform (Repeat)

Josh Pepper
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Respond is Axon's real-time operations platform, providing situational awareness and unified communications within a modern incident management solution. During this session, we'll demonstrate what's currently available within Respond and give a preview of upcoming updates. Discover how Respond can deliver faster response times, increase officer and community safety, and make more efficient use of limited resources.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:40 PM Aug 25, 2020 1:10 PM America/Los_Angeles Axon Respond: The New, Real-Time Operations Platform (Repeat) Respond is Axon's real-time operations platform, providing situational awareness and unified communications within a modern incident management solution. During this session, we'll demonstrate what's currently available within Respond and give a preview of upcoming updates. Discover how Respond can deliver faster response times, increase officer and community safety, and make more efficient use of limited resources. Virtual

Axon Fleet 3: Drive the Future of In-car Video

Blake Bullock
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The latest generation of in-car video systems will soon take the road. In this session, you'll learn how Axon is innovating in-car video with Fleet 3, and how we're making it easier and more cost effective for police departments to deploy a network of fixed and mobile ALPR through our partnership with Flock Safety.  You'll also learn how we've integrated real-time situational awareness to make this a 3-in-1 system. Finally, you'll gain insight into how Axon's independent AI Ethics Board is helping develop this technology while considering its social impact on on communities.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:40 PM Aug 25, 2020 1:10 PM America/Los_Angeles Axon Fleet 3: Drive the Future of In-car Video The latest generation of in-car video systems will soon take the road. In this session, you'll learn how Axon is innovating in-car video with Fleet 3, and how we're making it easier and more cost effective for police departments to deploy a network of fixed and mobile ALPR through our partnership with Flock Safety. You'll also learn how we've integrated real-time situational awareness to make this a 3-in-1 system. Finally, you'll gain insight into how Axon's independent AI Ethics Board is helping develop this technology while considering its social impact on on communities. Virtual

TASER 7: The Power to De-escalate

Willie Pirc
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Axon's newest conducted energy weapon, TASER 7, is constantly evolving. In this session, you'll learn how Axon implemented direct user feedback in new TASER 7 features to make the device more effective. Our goal is to keep improving CEW technology and make a weapon that can outperform a pistol in the next decade.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:40 PM Aug 25, 2020 1:10 PM America/Los_Angeles TASER 7: The Power to De-escalate Axon's newest conducted energy weapon, TASER 7, is constantly evolving. In this session, you'll learn how Axon implemented direct user feedback in new TASER 7 features to make the device more effective. Our goal is to keep improving CEW technology and make a weapon that can outperform a pistol in the next decade. Virtual

Axon Records: Drive Change in Your Agency with RMS

Bryan Wheeler and Jasmine Park
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Driving organizational change within an agency is easier with the right technology. In this session, you'll see how Axon Records increases productivity by automating time-consuming manual tasks, breaking down data silos, and simplifying complex workflows. It also gives you the ability to respond proactively to community issues by leveraging agency data.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:40 PM Aug 25, 2020 1:10 PM America/Los_Angeles Axon Records: Drive Change in Your Agency with RMS Driving organizational change within an agency is easier with the right technology. In this session, you'll see how Axon Records increases productivity by automating time-consuming manual tasks, breaking down data silos, and simplifying complex workflows. It also gives you the ability to respond proactively to community issues by leveraging agency data. Virtual

Building a Performance-Oriented Culture - Why EIS Systems are Broken Today

Erin Fleichli and Steve Dilla
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Bodycam footage and activation rates, use-of-force documentation, and TASER logs all paint an important picture of officer performance through data. In this session, we'll discuss two software products, Axon Performance and Axon Standards, that help build the data foundation agencies need to understand officer performance and proactively mitigate risk. It's critical to have the right tools to collect this data and analyze broader trends as you build toward the future of early warning, mitigation, and prevention.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:40 PM Aug 25, 2020 1:10 PM America/Los_Angeles Building a Performance-Oriented Culture - Why EIS Systems are Broken Today Bodycam footage and activation rates, use-of-force documentation, and TASER logs all paint an important picture of officer performance through data. In this session, we'll discuss two software products, Axon Performance and Axon Standards, that help build the data foundation agencies need to understand officer performance and proactively mitigate risk. It's critical to have the right tools to collect this data and analyze broader trends as you build toward the future of early warning, mitigation, and prevention. Virtual

Axon Body 3 + Aware: This is Situational Awareness

Pat Madden and James Ellis
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Beyond its imaging and audio advancements, our next-gen bodycam is unique because of its situational awareness technology: Axon Aware. The technology inside Axon Body 3 allows agencies to know what's happening in the field in real time. In this session, you'll hear how Axon Aware has benefitted agencies deploying it, and learn the impact it can have on officer safety and operations at your agency. You'll also see how this real-time tech may help you leverage community resources when police budgets are uncertain.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 12:40 PM Aug 25, 2020 1:10 PM America/Los_Angeles Axon Body 3 + Aware: This is Situational Awareness Beyond its imaging and audio advancements, our next-gen bodycam is unique because of its situational awareness technology: Axon Aware. The technology inside Axon Body 3 allows agencies to know what's happening in the field in real time. In this session, you'll hear how Axon Aware has benefitted agencies deploying it, and learn the impact it can have on officer safety and operations at your agency. You'll also see how this real-time tech may help you leverage community resources when police budgets are uncertain. Virtual
1:15p PT
4:15 PM ET // 9:15 PM UK

Executive AMA

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Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 1:15 PM Aug 25, 2020 1:45 PM America/Los_Angeles Executive AMA Virtual
1:50p PT
4:50 PM ET // 9:50 PM UK

Closing Keynote

Jocko Willink
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Leadership is one of the most complex of all human endeavors. In this session, retired Navy SEAL officer and best-selling author Jocko Willink will lead an invigorating discussion on his latest book, “Leadership Strategy and Tactics.” You will learn how to translate leadership theory into action at a tactical level. Following the discussion, Axon President Luke Larson will host a Q&A on Jocko’s experience, principles, and best practices.

About Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of the #1 New York Times best seller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, Dichotomy ofLeadership, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer, leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor. Jocko spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer. As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task UnitBruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the“Ready First” Brigade of the U.S. Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War.

Jocko returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEALTeams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battlefield. Jocko is the recipient of the Silver Star, theBronze Star, and numerous other personal and unit awards.

Upon retiring from the Navy, Jocko co-founded Echelon Front, a premier leadership consulting company, where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battlefield to help others lead and win. Jocko also authored the Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual, a New York Times Bestseller, and the best-selling Way of the Warrior Kid children’s book series.

Add to Calendar Aug 25, 2020 1:50 PM Aug 25, 2020 2:20 PM American/Los_Angeles Closing Keynote Leadership is one of the most complex of all human endeavors. In this session, retired Navy SEAL officer and best-selling author Jocko Willink will lead an invigorating discussion on his latest book, “Leadership Strategy and Tactics.” You will learn how to translate leadership theory into action at a tactical level. Following the discussion, Axon President Luke Larson will host a Q&A on Jocko’s experience, principles, and best practices. Virtual
2:25p PT
5:25 PM ET // 10:25 PM UK

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