The Annual ERII Counterespionage Conference was held on September 12, 13 & 14 in Washington, DC.
TSCM professionals from across the globe met to discuss counter espionage news and events, see demonstrations of new TSCM equipment and network with colleagues.
The ERII Conference experience included presentations by top experts in the fields of Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Counterintelligence/Counterespionage, Cyber Countermeasures, Equipment vendors and more.
This year, our Keynote Speaker was Sandra Grimes, Author of "Circle of Treason", A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed
Sandra Grimes is a twenty-six-year veteran of the CIA’s Clandestine Service who spent the majority of her career working against the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Sandra was one of the CIA agents who were key members of the CIA team that conducted the intense "Ames Mole Hunt." Sandra Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille were two of the five principals of the CIA team tasked with hunting one of their own and were directly responsible for identifying Ames as the mole, leading to his arrest and conviction. Sandy was introduced by ERII Advisory Board Member Jack Platt. Former CIA Officer Jack Platt is a decorated 26 year veteran of the CIA’s Clandestine Service. Sandy signed every attendees copy of her book, Circle of Treason.
"Thank You" Sandy. It was an honor to have you share your captivating account with us. You are a true Patriot!
On Saturday Sept 14th, conference attendees voted for the " Glenn H. Whidden Award for Excellence for Best 2014 ERII Conference presentation" and "The Best New TSCM Product".
Winner! 2014 Glenn H. Whidden Award for Excellence For Best 2014 ERII Counterespionage Conference Presentation:
Congratulations! to Mr. Steve Whitehead, President Eavesdropping Detection Solutions S.A. winner of the "Glenn H. Whidden award for Excellence" For the Best 2014 ERII Counterespionage Conference Presentation.
Winner! 2014 Glenn H. Whidden Award For Excellence For Best 2014 ERII Conference "Best New TSCM Product":
The NEW ORION 2.4 Non-Linear Junction Detector mfg by Research Electronics International
Congratulations! to Mr. Lee Jones, Director of Sales accepting of behalf of Research Electronics International
ERII Counterespionage Conference attendees also had the pleasure of three days of excellent presentations from ERII Members and vendors that included:
Also a very special "Thank You" to the dinner spnosors and conference vendor sponsors listed below!
Potomac Falls, VA - John Cheney Platt III (Jack), aged 80, died unexpectedly on January 4, 2017 of advanced esophageal cancer. Jack, also known as "Cowboy," served proudly as an officer in the United States Marine Corps followed by 25 years of service in the Central Intelligence Agency. He led a life full of intrigue, mystery and adventure serving his country abroad in Austria, Laos and France.
Join us for the annual ERII Counterespionage Conference September 9, 10 & 11th 2016 at the Embassy Suites - Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314.