UK Security Expo 2017 Preview: Every Aspect of Counter Terrorism
When Crowds are in Danger
Following on from the success of the 2016 agenda, UK Security Expo will feature an extended educational offering with 9 conference programmes, 8 Technology Workshop Themes and 2 days of Live Drone and C-IED Demonstrations from 29-30 November 2017 at the Olympia Grand Hall in London. There are over 250 individual sessions and 200 speakers in total covering the entire breadth of the security and counter terror sector.
Global Counter Terrorism, Protecting Crowded Places, Major Events & Stadium Security, Critical National Infrastructure and Designing out Terrorism conferences all return for 2017. Aviation & Border Security and Maritime & Transport Security have been expanded for 2017 and Cyber Security and Counter Terrorism for Buildings and Facilities Management are both new to the conference programme and have been launched on the back of the successful workshops that ran in 2016.
Key themes to be addressed across the conference programmes include:
- Terminal Building Security, Passenger Profiling and Cockpit Security
- Convergence of Physical and Cyber Security, Social Engineering and the Insider Threat
- Securing Stadia, Crowd Management and Major Incident Response
- BIM and Security
- Counter Terrorism Planning for Facilities Management
- Lessons learnt from recent incidents including Hostile Vehicle Attacks, Suicide Bombings & Marauding Gun Attacks
- Human and Drug Trafficking, Maritime Piracy & Armed Robbery
- Evolving threats to Critical National Infrastructure
- Smart Buildings, Control Systems and the Cyber Threat
The Global Counter Terrorism conference is a high-level strategic forum featuring world renowned speakers. This paid for event will cover UK Border Security Post Brexit and Free Movement in the EU, Countering Radicalisation & Tackling Extremism, UK/Europe/NATO and Trump’s America and Migration – the ‘Trojan Horse’ of Terrorism. All other conferences are free-to-attend.
Peter Jones, CEO, UK Security Expo comments “Over two days, the UK Security Expo conference programme covers every aspect of counter terrorism and security with over 70 hours of educational content.
We are delighted to have confirmed the participation of many high-level organisations, including heads of authorities, senior government speakers, law enforcement and heads of security.”
Jones continues “The extensive programme, which is all CPD accredited by The Security Institute will deliver high-level insight into the key issues for security and counter terror, alongside practical advice, best practice insight and solutions to the challenges ahead. The conference is an integral part of the offering at UK Security Expo and we are looking forward to releasing the full agenda next month.”
The RT Hon Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC PC, Chairman of UK Security Expo adds “The UK is ideally suited to being the global centre of excellence for security given our long history in counter terrorism, joint approach between government and the private sector exemplified by the new National Cyber Security Centre and the reputation our intelligence and security agencies have world-wide. UK Security Expo is the high-end security event that showcases that centre of excellence.”