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Awareity - Speaking Engagements

Rick Shaw Bio:
Awareity's Founder and CEO, Rick Shaw has over 27 years of experience with managing risks, technology, processes, clients and people at both large and small organizations.  In addition to Rick’s experiences, hundreds of case studies, incidents and failures have played a key part in Rick’s vision and the development of Awareity’s unique and forward thinking tools and services that focus on People and Processes rather than systems and technology. 

Rick has been a speaker at several government, financial and educational conferences as well as multiple industry association meetings. Rick has also been part of the Schools of Banking for the past several years helping bankers to better understand managing risks and challenges in a changing world.

To invite Rick Shaw to speak at your organization, please contact for details.

Radio Interviews:

49th Parallel Forum - Using a Predictive Model to Eliminate Bullying
Rick Shaw discussing Awareity's efforts to stop bullying, as well as school violence. Known as TIPS, Shaw's central repository system leverages a predictive analysis model to identify potential issues before they happen.

EduTalk Radio - Interview with Reese House LGBTQIA Educator of the Year, Tenna Whitsel - February 28
Peer Harassment and Intimidation - Tenna Whitsel discusses how Tulsa Public Schools is improving prevention and creating a safe learning environment for all students.

EduTalk Radio - October National Bullying Prevention Month - September 30
Rick Shaw discusses National Bullying Prevention Month and how schools and communities can implement solutions to prevent bullying, cyberbully, school violence and more, while meeting their state and federal OCR requirements.

It's Your Biz with Susan Solovic - April 23
Bank fraud is escalating and cyber criminals are increasingly targeted small and medium-sized businesses. Listen to Rick Shaw share strategies on how to protect your organization from bank fraud and improve ongoing awareness.

Dianne Dennis Show - March 19
Rick Shaw discusses the recent White House Conference on Bullying and lessons learned. Tips for prevention, incident reporting, school policies, regulatory requirements and more.

Leadership Matters Radio Interview - January 14
"Utilizing the Wired World Better than the Cyberbullies" - Rick Shaw discusses recent cyberbullying incidents, new legislation, and what schools, parents and students can do to improve bullying prevention and intervention efforts.

Pursuit of Success Radio Interview - November 17
Rick shares how his personal experiences in the corporate world led him to found Awareity and develop innovative web-based tools that are replacing many of the status quo methodologies organizations are using today.

Upcoming Speaking and Exhibitor Engagements:


Iowa SRO Conference
June 18-19, 2014

National Conference on Girl Bullying
Chicago, IL June 30-July 2

International Anti-Bullying Conference
Grapevine, TX July 8-10, 2014

NASRO School Safety Conference
Palm Springs, CA July 13-18, 2014

Campus Safety Conference
Los Angeles, CA July 31-August 1, 2014

Nebraska School Safety and Security
Broken Bow, NE August 7-8, 2014

ATAP Threat Assessment Conference
Anaheim, CA August 12-15, 2014

Previous Speaking Engagements:

Wired Differently Conference
Las Vegas, NV June 12-14, 2014

Pan-Pacific Conference
Osake, Japan June 2-5, 2014

NETA Conference
Omaha, NE April 24-25, 2014

Iowa Safe Schools Conference
Des Moines, IA April 1, 2014

ATAP Spring Regional Conference
Omaha, NE March 31-April 2, 2014

2014 Risk Management Summit
NYC, NY March 12-13, 2014

National Youth At-Risk Conference
Savannah, GA March 2-5, 2014

National Conference on School Discipline
Atlantic City, NJ December 1-4, 2013

OROS Fall Conference
Oklahoma City, OK October 24-25, 2013

NAPSA Annual Fall Conference
Cleveland, OH October 13-16, 2013

National Youth At-Risk Conference
Las Vegas, NV October 9-11, 2013

NCSA Fall Tech Conference
Kearney, NE October 2-3, 2013

ASIS National Conference
Chicago, IL September 24-27, 2013

Virginia School and Campus Safety Training Forum/NASSLEO Conference
Hampton, VA August 5-7, 2013

Nebraska School Administrators' Days
Kearney, NE July 31-August 1, 2013

Conference on Girl Bullying and Relational Aggression
Las Vegas, NV June 30-July 2, 2013

National Conference on School Discipline
Las Vegas, NV June 30-July 2, 2013

Wired Differently Conference
Atlanta, GA June 20-22, 2013

Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Adminsistrators - Summer Conference - Oklahoma City, June 6-7, 2013

Nebraska Education Forum
Kearney, NE February 4, 2013

CAIS Conference
Los Angeles, CA February 1, 2013

Kansas School Administrators 2013 Annual Conference
Topeka, KS January 24, 2013

Nebraska State Education Conference - Omaha, NE November 15, 2012

International Bullying Prevention Association Conference - Kansas City, KS November 4-6

Nevada Education Law Conference - Las Vegas, NV October 15

Association of Threat Assessment Professionals - Anaheim, CA August 14-17

Virginia School and Campus Safety Training Forum - Hampton, VA July 30-August 1

Nebraska Council of School Administrators - Kearney, NE July 25-26, 2012

National Conference on Girl Bullying/School Discipline - Atlanta, GA June 28-30

Association of Boarding Schools Conference - Wilmington, DE June 20-22, 2012

Managing Risk - From alcohol policy, bullying, and campus security to sexual harassment and Internet (mis)use, boarding schools are confronted with ever more complex risks. Join experts in education, law, crisis management and more as well as consult with your boarding school peers to review possible solutions.

Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Adminsistrators - Summer Conference - Oklahoma City, June 7-8, 2012

Discover how one Oklahoma School district is proactively addressing bullying (and safety concerns like weapons, threats to harm, suicide, drug/alcohol abuse). Learn how to improve incident reporting, team communications/coordination, parent interaction, and documentation needed to minimize risks, ensure legal defensibility, improve insurability and meet stringent state and federal OCR requirements.

International Symposium on Bullying Prevention - Korea, May 28-30, 2012

Co-Innovation for Preventing School Bullying Problems in Korea

National Conference on Youth Cyber Safety - Dallas, TX March 2-3, 2012

A Case Study of Tulsa Public Schools and TIPS

Virginia Community College System - Williamsburg, VA October 5

ISO Meeting - Utilizing MOAT and TIPS to Improve Ongoing Compliance, Awareness and Safety

NaBITA 2nd Annual Conference - New Orleans, LA December 1-5

Connecting the Dots to Improve Campus Safety

Iowa Telecommunications Association Convention - Des Moines, IA, November 9

Nebraska APCO/NENA 2010 Conference - Lincoln, NE, September 29

Red Flags, Threat Assessments and Connecting the Dots

Implementing an Ongoing Compliance and Ethics Program

NASRO 20th SRO - School Safety Conference - Louisville, KY, August 2-6

Connecting the Dots to Improve Campus Safety

Campus Technology 2010 - Boston, MA, July 19-22

Eliminating Chaos and Panic by Implementing Lessons Learned

Connecting the Dots to Improve Campus Safety

EduComm 2010 National Conference - Las Vegas, NV, June 7-9

Connecting the Dots to Improve Campus Safety

SISFl 2010 Anti-Bullying Conference - New York, NY, June 2

Bullying, CyberBullying, Bullycides...A Proactive Community Approach

2010 Banking Operations School - Grand Island, NE, May 11-13

Bank Security and Business Continuity Planning

IAPP Privacy Summit - Washington, DC, April 19-21

Lessons Learned: They're Only Valuable if they Become Lessons Implemented

ACUTA 39th Annual Conference - San Antonio, TX, April 18-21

Eliminating Chaos and Panic By Implementing Lessons Learned

AIM Institute - Infotec Conference - Omaha, NE, April 13-14

The Truths (and Myths) About Assessments, Planning and Implementing

2010 School of Banking Fundamentals - Topeka, KS, April 12-16

Security in a Technological Age

Nebraska ARMA - Lincoln, NE, March 17

RIM Success: Managing, Implementing and Measuring

AITP Cornhusker Chapter - Lincoln, NE, January 26

Improving Your Bottom Line Using e-Management & e-Compliance Tools

Association of Information Technology Professionals (IATP) - Lincoln, NE, October 15

Global Epidemic: Lack of Implementation

Human Resource Association of the Midlands (HRAM) - Omaha, NE, October 13

VCCS Administrative Service Council - Chester, VA, June 4-5

How to Conduct the State Mandated Terrorism Training in MOAT

2009 Banking Operations School - Topeka, KS, May 13th

Bank Security and Business Continuity Planning

2009 InfoTec Conference - Omaha, NE, April 14th

Information Assurance Track -
How to Manage Human Factors, Reduce Risks and Improve Profitability

Below are just a few examples of comments made by past attendees:

“Excellent presentation. Really made me aware of specific problems within our organization; we definitely need to make some changes.”

“Very thorough and knowledgeable.”

100% YES approval rating at IAPP 2010

“Rick Shaw’s presentation gave some very new ideas and approaches that I’ve never thought of or heard of for managing and implementing internal controls.”

“Very engaging speaker.”

“Captivating.  I liked how Rick Shaw made connections with the other speakers’ topics and with ARMA’s program theme!”

“The presentation made me aware of innovative ways to automate accountability.  Thanks for the information.  Good handouts.”

“I am a vendor and I think it is important that risk management be discussed and addressed at each business because people think it won't happen to them.  Thank you.”

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