NaviGate to sponsor 2011 Annual NASCAR Summit

Summit addresses topics related to operations, large-event/venue security

NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH – DECEMBER 7, 2010 – NaviGate by Lauren Innovations, a web-based critical information system for safety and security purposes, will be a sponsor and exhibitor at the 2011 Annual NASCAR Summit set for Jan. 10-13 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center in Concord, N.C. The Summit addresses topics related to operations, large-event/venue security, access control, risk management, training, fire suppression, extrication, and emergency medical services.

As a Summit Sponsor, NaviGate by Lauren Innovations understands the importance of, and is committed to, educating representatives from the facilities hosting NASCAR events. Through this initiative, NaviGate by Lauren Innovations will be sponsoring a presentation on the topic of Active Shooters. The topic will be presented by Raymond Thrower, director of campus safety for Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minn. During his interactive presentation, Thrower will provide participants with vital information on lessons learned when dealing with an active shooter encounter and other critical incidents as well as what measures should be taken to be better prepared. Additionally, the presentation will cover case histories, police & security response, training and communication. Thrower’s presentation will take place on Jan. 11 from 4:00 – 5:30.

In addition to the Sponsorship, NaviGate by Lauren Innovations will be exhibiting the NaviGate product during the Summit. NaviGate by Lauren Innovations began as a resource to provide vital information to first responders, including floor plans, response plans, call lists, videos, photos and locations of hazardous materials, among other important documentation. While emergency management is still an important component of the system’s functionality, it is now fully integrated to also include incident management, document management and learning management systems. Together, NaviGate’s modules provide actionable data that can be used to enhance security, safety, compliance and efficiency in an easy-to-use, web-based format for daily and emergency response situations.


The Annual NASCAR Summit serves as the only annual meeting for representatives from the facilities hosting NASCAR events. Over the course of the three-day Summit, employees and volunteers come together to share experiences and gain additional knowledge regarding their roles in operations, fire & safety, medical, security and other fields at their respective tracks. New in 2011, the Summit will welcome GRAND-AM Road Racing Tracks to the Annual NASCAR Summit in addition NASCAR Home Tracks that host Developmental Series Events. NASCAR continues to welcome representatives from all tracks that host NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events.
NaviGate by Lauren Innovations has been gaining momentum as the must-have product for any organization needing to collect, manage, and apply their unique essential information through integrated document, incident, and learning management functions. Through controlled, role- and permission–based access, NaviGate optimizes daily operations and emergency response, with secure, instant access to information at any time, from anywhere.

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