Security & Risk 2019


Security & Risk 2019

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What is Security & Risk 2019 Forum? 
Security & Risk 2019 Forum brings together over 300 leaders from retail, financial services, media, healthcare, and more to explore the rapid escalation of security, privacy, and risk from the operation back office to a strategic, enterprise-level imperative — and key drivers of digital business and customer trust.

When and where will Security & Risk 2019 Forum take place?
The main programs of Security & Risk 2019 Forum will take place from Thursday, September 12, 2019, through Friday, September 13, 2019.  All sessions will be held at: 

201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745

Where do I book my stay?
Attendees are responsible for booking their own rooms at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Room reservations made by Wednesday, August 21, 2019 will be eligible for the group rate of $289.00 plus applicable taxes and fees for single or double occupancy. The negotiated group rate is based on availability and applies to reservations for Monday, September 9, 2019 through Friday, September 13, 2019.  

To receive the group rate, click here, or mention "Forrester's Security & Risk Forum," when you call (301) 965-4000.

When will the speaker schedule be published?
We will endeavor to publish a program outline in early 2019, which will clarify our content's structure in terms of topics and timing. A final program will be published at least one month prior to the forum.

How can I become a sponsor and/or exhibit at Security & Risk 2019 Forum?
Visit our Sponsors tab above, send our sponsorship team an email at, or call us at +1 (888) 343-6786, and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.

I’d like to attend as a journalist. Do you offer press passes?
We offer complimentary press passes for certain media outlets. Contact to learn more.


Technology leaders, and LOB leaders working on digital business transformation priorities within their roles and across the enterprise. If you are working on challenges related to the following areas, you and your business or technology counterpart should attend:

  • CSOs
  • CISOs
  • IT Risk and compliance managers
  • VPs and directors responsible for network security
  • Business leaders focused on security
  • VPs and directors of digital business
  • Chief Data Officers
  • Data Management
But don't stop there! Speak to one of our team members to find the best fit for you at our event. Email us, chat with us on our event website, or call us at +1 (888) 343-6786. A dedicated member of our team will learn more about what you are working on and will be sure to point you in the right direction. 


Forrester events are open to the public. Current Forrester clients may already have access to Forum tickets as part of their account relationship. If you are a Forrester client and you are not sure if you have access to a ticket, please email your dedicated account team or email us at If you have confirmed that you have an available ticket or service units that can be used, register online by selecting the option "I have a pre-purchased ticket or service units to use." Your registration will be pending until you receive a confirmation email indicating that your available event ticket or service units have been processed.

How can I purchase a ticket?
Click "Register" above. Select the "I need to purchase ticket(s)" option. You can purchase one ticket or add additional attendees before you complete your registration profile(s) and enter payment information. All attendees will receive a unique confirmation email with a unique reference number.

How much do tickets cost?
Our standard ticket pricing is:

Client Pricing: $2,350 
Non-Client Pricing: $2,550 
Government, Education, and Nonprofit: $2,250

Purchasing a ticket before our Super Early Bird deadlines can save you money — typically $500 up to 10 weeks in advance or $200 up to six weeks out. No code is required to qualify for the early rates.  To review our pricing menu and special promotions, please click here.

Are there any discounts for group tickets? 
Yes, we offer a "4 for 3 Package." When three colleagues from the same company register for an event at the same time, a fourth colleague may attend free of charge. This discount applies to credit card or check payments only. Group discounts cannot be combined with other offers, including Early Bird and sponsor rates. This promotion can be redeemed by using the promo code "4FORR3."
Subsequent cancellation by any paying member of the team will result in a charge for the free attendee. 
For other group sizes, send an inquiry to listing the event, the number of people who want to attend, and any budgetary requirements. A dedicated event sales representative will be in contact within two business days.

When is the latest I can purchase tickets online?
Tickets for Forrester events tend to sell out in advance. Please don't wait too long to purchase a ticket if you are sure you want to participate.

Can I split my ticket with a colleague or friend?
Each event registration is for one person only. Event tickets may not be split or shared. 

Can I transfer my purchased ticket to someone else?
Tickets purchased for a specific event can be transferred to a colleague at any time prior to the event. To transfer your pass to a colleague, please click here. You'll need to enter the email address used at registration and the reference number provided in your confirmation email. Or email for help.

Can I get a refund if I am unable to attend?
If written notice of cancellation is received by Forrester more than four weeks prior to the date of the event, Forrester will refund 100% of the registration fee. If written notice of cancellation is received more than two weeks prior, Forrester will refund 50% of the fee. Cancellations received by Forrester less than two weeks prior cannot be refunded. Please note that in the event of ticket cancellation, Forrester is not responsible for travel plans, hotel reservations, or any other costs incurred by or associated with your cancellation. View our full terms and conditions here.

Can I transfer my registration to another event?
If you are unable to attend and want to transfer your ticket to a different Forrester event, please email and inquire about which events the ticket may be valid for. 

What are the event registration terms and conditions?
To view our event registration terms and conditions, please click here.

What is Forrester's privacy policy?
To view Forrester's privacy policy, please click here.

How can I get a letter of invitation for a visa?
Please send an email request to to ask for the documentation. We require payment for your tickets before we send you an invitation. 


Once you are on-site, everything you will need to know about the Forum lives in our mobile app. Download it from Google Play or the Apple App Store. Don't want to download the app? Visit the
desktop version!
Log in on your mobile device or your computer by using your email.
You can use the app to connect with fellow attendees, set up onsite meetings with peers, schedule 1-On-1 Analyst meetings, and access presentations and new Forrester reports. For any given Forum, the app will be updated and ready to use approximately one week in advance.
Note: Only registered attendees can access the app.