Past Meetings

Coming November 21: Meet Barry Meier, the first journalist to shed a national spotlight on the abuse of OxyContin

November 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

New York Times investigative reporter Barry Meier was the first journalist to shed a national spotlight on the abuse of OxyContin. He will tell us about a 2006 Justice Department memo and its consequences for today’s wave of lawsuits against opioid makers

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Meet Hector Rodriguez- Major Case Squad Detective - Dinner Meeting- October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

Major Case Squad Detective Hector Rodriguez has been entrusted with some of New York City’s most high profile cases, including the homicide of Patrolman Phil Cardillo and the Son of Saul serial killer investigation.

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SPI 63rd Annual Awards Gala

September 19, 2019
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Giando on the Water - Williamsburg
412 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Venue website

63rd Annual Award Gala- September19, 2019

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Join Us for an Open Board Dinner Meeting at Pete's Tavern

August 01, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Pete's Tavern
129 East 18th Street
New York, NY 10003
Venue website

Dinner-Open Board meeting- Shaping SPI's future with good food and friends.

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Meet Pete Gallo-Anti-money laundering /counter terrorism financing consultant

June 20, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

Peter Gallo, is presenting on what an investigator needs to know to become an expert in money laundering legislation in any country you care to suggest.

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Meet Nick Himonidis (hopefully, this time the weather will cooperate) at the next dinner meeting on May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

Nick HImonidis on Investigating Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Transactions

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HERMAN WEISBERG ON DEALING WITH THE MEDIA REGARDING PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS- April 18,2019

April 18, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

He is managing director of New York-based Sage Intelligence Group , Mr. Weisberg oversees investigative work in support of complex litigation, corporate security, and executive protection on behalf of law firms, major corporations, small businesses....

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March 21, 2019 Dinner Meeting

March 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

"20 Years of Undercover Investigations in China"- Theodore Kavowras (Ret NYPD) is a Manager at Panoramic Consulting Limited which specializes in Intellectual Property (IP) Investigations primarily within Greater China.

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February 21, 2019- Dinner Meeting

February 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

Alex Urbelis, Esq.-Blackstone Law Group-Investigating Cyber Crimes with Law Enforcement Powers: Effective Collaboration Techniques for Investigators and Attorneys

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Dinner Meeting: January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY

Ret. Commissioner James B. Ferguson, Jr. will talk about the recent and highly controversial release of police assassin Herman Bell. Bell, a former Black Liberation Army member, served more than 40 years in prison for the slayings of NYPD Officers.

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