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Video Surveillance Technologies for Retail Security Symposium

To discuss state of the art and emerging video surveillance technologies to detect suspicious individuals and/or anomalous activity possibly leading to a shoplifting event.


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Key leaders in retail security, computer vision technologists/R&D developers, academia, law enforcement and some interested U.S. government agencies will discuss the problem of retail theft and the development of new video analytic surveillance technologies to address this problem. By the symposium conclusion, a collaborative roadmap will have been created to advance the technological state of the art for video surveillance technologies to detect suspicious behavior and/or anomalous activity in a retail environment.

The program agenda is now available.

A block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of June 28-29, 2010 at the Hilton Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. The special rate is $139.00 per night (includes hot breakfast) plus 15% tax. To make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly at (301)977-8900 by June 18, 2010, and mention that you are attending the "NIST - Retail Security Symposium".

Created May 13, 2010, Updated March 23, 2018