September MSCSI Chapter Meeting

When:  Sep 4, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Mississippi
Monthly meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of CSI.
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen
1200 North State St.
Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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School Security
A Look at Classroom Door Locking Solutions
There is fast-growing public concern for the safety and security of our schools. As a result, many products and solutions related to Emergency School Lockdowns are surfacing in the marketplace. Many of these new arrivals to the market place, although designed with school security in mind, do not necessarily follow established standards and code requirements. In this presentation, we will examine current, code-compliant locking devices and practices, but also consider the concerns and issues surrounding others that are not.
Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize resources available for School Security recommendations
  • Identify currently available security methods and solutions
  • Review some of the “barricading” devices on the market today
  • Consider codes and requirements that affect hardware selection


Presented by: Les Olin, dormakaba USA, Inc.
Les is an Architectural Consultant for dormakaba USA, a leading manufacturer of door hardware and life safety equipment, electronic security solutions, entry systems, operable partitions, glass systems and more. He has been in the door hardware and security industry for 16 years and has been working continuously with architects, facilities managers, dealers and contractors to plan for, specify and implement security and life safety solutions for a wide variety of building types and locations. Les resides in Jacksonville, FL and has proudly served in the Southeast Region for Stanley and dormakaba since 2013.

Sponsored By: Dormakaba
Dormakaba, stands for offerings of products, solutions and services for smart and secure access to buildings and rooms from a single source. dormakaba has resulted from the merger of the two well-established brands Dorma and Kaba, both known for their expertise in the area of access solutions. In 2017, dormakaba acquired the highly recognized door hardware brands that had long been part of the Stanley Black & Decker family. Best Access Solutions, Precision Hardware, Stanley Door Closers and Stanley Commercial Hardware are now proud to be part of the dormakaba group of companies.

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