2021 CLEAR Conference Links


Conference Information  -  Attendee/Exhibitor Registration  -  Hotel Registration

The National Comeback Conference of the Year

November 16-18, 2021
The Rosen Plaza
Orlando, Florida

Registration begins July 6

Monday, Nov. 15 2021

  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm - Exhibitor Set up
  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm - Pre-Registration
  • 7:00pm – 10:00pm - Welcome Reception – Courtesy of BWI
    Hospitality Suites 2nd Floor TBA

Tuesday, Nov. 16 2021

  • 7:00am – 8:00am - Registration Registration Booth
    1st Floor
  • 7:15am –5:00pm - Exhibits
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 8:00am – 8:15am - Welcome - Introduction of FLEPRU & CLEAR Board of Directors
    John Clark
  • 8:15am – 8:30am - Opening Flag Ceremony-Pledge of Allegiance
    Bag Pipes – Moment of Silence
    John Clark
  • 8:30am – 9:00am - FLEPRU & CLEAR Case & Investigator of the Year Awards
    Rich Rossman - President, FLEPRU
    Ben Dugan - President, CLEAR
  • 9:00am – 10:00am - FLEPRU & CLEAR Case of the Year Presentation
    Polk County Sheriff’s Office
  • 10:00am – 10:30 am - Break - Exhibits, Retail Fusion Center, & Networking
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 10:30am – 11:45am - NYPD Real Time Crime Center Presentation
    Sgt. Ed Coello - NYPD – Real Time Crime Center
  • 11:45am – 1:00pm - Lunch – On your Own
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm - ORCA’s In Action - Organized Retail Crime Associations
    Jacque Brittain – LP Magazine
    Kevin McMeniman – LP Magazine
  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm - HSI Transnational Organized Crime
    Unit Chief - Thomas Welch - Homeland Security Investigations
  • 2:30pm -3:00pm - Break
    Exhibits, Retail Fusion Center, & Networking
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Building an ORC Investigative Task Force
    Chief Brendan Deenihan, Chief of Detectives Chicago Police Department
    TFO – David Neberieza Chicago Police Department
    Alaina Kring - Gabes
  • 4:00 – 4:45 pm - FBI Major Theft Unit Initiatives
    SSA Brennan Long - FBI Major Theft Squad
  • 4:45pm – 5:00PM Recap
    Rich Rossman - President, FLEPRU

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021

  • 7:00am – 8:00am - Exhibits, Retail Fusion Center, & Networking
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 8:00am – 8:15am - Welcome to Day 2
    Rich Rossman - President, FLEPRU
  • 8:15am – 10:15am - Social Media and Open Source Investigations - Part 1
    Michele Stuart - JAG Investigations
  • 10:15am – 10:45am - Break
    Exhibits, Retail Fusion Center, & Networking
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 10:45am – 11:45am - Social Media and Open Source Investigations - Part 2
    Michele Stuart - JAG Investigations
  • 11:45pm – 1:00pm - Lunch – On your own
  • 1:00pm-2:30Ppm - Interview and Interrogation
    Wayne Hoover - Wicklander Zulawski
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm - Break
  • Exhibits, Retail Fusion Center, & Networking
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 3:00pm – 4:30pm - Search & Seizure - Best Practices Search Warrants, Court Orders, and Legal Updates
    Esq. Gregg Rossman - Former Homicide Prosecutor Legal Advisor to Police
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm - Keynote Speaker (Public Private Partnerships)
    Steve K. Francis - Executive Associate Director - Homeland Security Investigations

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021

  • 7:00am – 8:00am - Exhibits, Retail Fusion Center, & Networking
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 8:00 am – 8:15am - Welcome Day 3
    Rich Rossman - President, FLEPRU
  • 8:15 am – 9:30am - How Retail Analytics Can & Will Identify Suspects in Criminal Investigations
    Melissa Van De Carr - Walgreens – Investigative Analyst
  • 9:30am – 10:30am - Human Trafficking and The Organized Retail Crime Nexus
    Noel Thomas - Zero Trafficking
    Tom Meehan - Chief Strategy Office & Chief Information Security Officer, CONTROLTEK
  • 10:30am – 11:00am - Break – Exhibits & Networking (Check out of Hotel)
    Gregg Oxfeld
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm - Closing Remarks, Grand Prize Raffle Giveaways, & Thank you
    Rich Rossman - President, FLEPRU
    Ben Dugan - President, CLEAR
  • The Ins & Outs Of Social Media & Open Source Investigations
  • NYPD Real-time Crime Center — Demonstration Of How The NYPD's Real Time Crime Center Leverages Intelligence & Technology
  • Developing Admissions During Interview & Interrogations With Wicklander & Zulawski
  • The Nexus — Human Trafficking and Organized Retail Crime
  • Utilizing Retail Analytics & Intelligence to Identify Suspects in Criminal Investigations

 Other Key Topics Include:

  • Burglary & Robbery Investigations Best Practices
  • E-Commerce Investigations with eBay
  • Building an Orc Investigative Task Force
  • Orca’s in Action - A Review of Organized Retail
  • Crime Associations With LP Magazine

Retail Fusion (Retailers Only): $1,000

Our Retail Fusion Center provides a unique opportunity for retailers and law enforcement to build and strengthen public-private partnerships. It's the epicenter for retailers, law enforcement agencies, and Organized Retail Crime Associations to meet and discuss trends and explore strategies to combat retail crime as well as break down the barriers and overcome the challenges of public-private partnerships. The mission of the Fusion Center is to enhance relationships between retail and law enforcement investigators as well as security professionals across the retail spectrum.

Includes:

  • Six Conference Registrations
  • Premium Booth in Retail Fusion Center to include 6’ Table, Chairs, & Company Signage
  • Upgrade and Unrestricted access to all Special Networking Events
  • Direct access to Property & Financial Crimes Detectives From Across the State and Country.
  • Train Alongside Law Enforcement on By Subject Matter Experts Related to Law Enforcement & Retail Topics
  • Private conference room for Team Meetings Case Discussions, & Intelligence Sharing
  • Logo on Website FLEPRU & CLEAR Websites

Why Attend?

  • Direct access to property and financial Crimes investigators from across the state and country
  • Train alongside law enforcement and private sector investigators
  • Speakers are seasoned, subject matter experts for a variety of law enforcement and retail investigations topics
  • Private conference rooms are available for team meetings and breakouts, case discussions, and intelligence sharing

Premier Sponsorships

Diamond: $5,000
Includes:

  • Breakfast Sponsor (Signage)
  • Up to Four Attendees
  • Podium to Address at Breakfast (10 min.)
  • Intro at Assembly of Speaker
  • Company Prominently Displayed on CLEAR &
  • FLEPRU Website with Link to Vendor Website
  • Includes: 6' Table, Chairs, Access to Network Events Conference

Gold: $2,500
Includes:

  • Snack Sponsor (Signage)
  • Up to Three Attendees
  • Podium to Address at Snack (10 min.)
  • Company Displayed on CLEAR & FLEPRU
  • Website with Link to Vendor Website
  • Includes: 6' Table, Chairs

Silver: $1,000
Includes:

  • Up to Two Attendees
  • Company Displayed on CLEAR & FLEPRU
  • Website
  • Includes: 6' Table, Chairs

Please Note: Any power, A/V, IT, Wi-fi needs please contact the following vendors: 

  • Power & A/V Needs: Encore, James Dooley, (407) 491-1600
  • IT & Wi-fi Needs: Millennium Technology Group, Jeffery Hatcher, (407) 956-9394
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