The Espionage Research Institute International held its 2017 annual conference at the Embassy Suites Old Town Alexandria on August 17-20, 2017. The conference included outstanding TSCM, Counter Intelligence and Counter Espionage presentations from ERII Board Members, ERII members and special guest speakers. News, updates and information of interest to the sector, equipment demonstrations and networking with esteemed colleagues from around the world was enjoyed by all. We thank all attendees for their support of ERII and its mission!

We also extend our thanks to our conference sponsor, Research Electronics International (REI) for their valuable support. Thank you also to Professional Development TSCM Group (PDTG) and Berkeley Varitronics Systems for exhibiting at the 2017 ERII Counterespionage Conference!

2017 Glenn H. Whidden Award Winners

"Best Presentation"

Congratulations to David Major! His presentation “Edward Snowden: The Man Who Conned The World” was the winner of the 2017 Glenn H. Whidden Award for Best Presentation.

David Major Glenn H. Whidden Ward Best Presentation
"Best New TSCM Equipment"

Congratulations to Research Electronics International (REI)! Their ANDRE Near-Field Detection Receiver was the winner of the 2017 Glenn H. Whidden Award for Best New TSCM Equipment.

REI Best New TSCM Equipment

Conference Sponsor


Manufacturers of the ORION 2.4 HX NLJD; VPC 2.0 Video Pole Camera; OSCOR Green Spectrum Analyzer; TALAN Telephone and Line Analyzer.

Thank you to REI for donating two certificates for TSCM Training at their Cookesville, TN training center!

REI Training Certificate Winner

Congratulations Uzi!

REI Training Certificate Winner

Congratulations Ivan!


Preofessional Development TSCM Group Logo
Scott Schober BV Systems

Scott Schober, President/CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems, with J.D. LeaSure, ERII’s Director.

Guest Speakers