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UK Security Minister, Ben Wallace MP confirmed to speak at UK Security Expo 2017

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Following on from the success of the 2016 agenda, UK Security Expo will feature an extended educational programme with over 250 sessions across 9 conferences, technology workshops and live demonstrations covering the entire breadth of the security and counter terror sector.

Key themes to be addressed include:

  • Countering Radicalisation & Tackling Extremism
  • Convergence of Physical and Cyber Security, Social Engineering and the Insider Threat
  • Securing Stadia, Crowd Management and Major Incident Response
  • Lessons learnt from recent Crowded Places Incidents
  • Terminal Building Security, Passenger Profiling and Cockpit Security
  • BIM and Security
  • Counter Terrorism Planning for Facilities Management
  • Human and Drug Trafficking, Maritime Piracy & Armed Robbery
  • Evolving threats to Critical National Infrastructure
  • Internet of Things, Mobile Devices, Smart Buildings

The Global Counter Terrorism Conference is one of the 9 conference themes running over 2 days and is a high-level strategic forum featuring world renowned speakers such as UK Security Minster Ben Wallace MP and Dr. Erroll G. Southers who previously served as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Deputy Director in the California Office of Homeland Security; Chief of Homeland Security and Intelligence for the Los Angeles World Airports Police Department; and President Barack Obama’s first nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Transportation Security Administration.

UK Security Expo has a packed programme of practical workshops providing valuable insight into the latest technologies, training and consultancy solutions which are available to help keep businesses safe and secure. Every aspect of security will be covered including CCTV and Video Analytics, Perimeter Security and Intrusion Detection, Access Control and Biometrics, Screening and Scanning, Surveillance, C-IED, Cyber Capabilities and CBRNE.

There are also Live demonstrations including Improvised Explosive Device Disposal, Crowd and Riot Control, Vehicle Search and Detection Dogs and Dog Handler Training. Plus New for 2017 is the new Drone Zone in partnership with the UK Drone Show.  It will be the first security specific flight zone seen an event of this kind, showcasing such a broad range of capabilities plus counter-drone solutions. Leading manufacturers and suppliers will present their high-quality UAV products, explaining how their concepts can enhance security efforts, while adhering to safety and regulatory requirements. Highlights will include: Infra-red camera technology, Thermal imaging, Explosives/substance detection, High resolution video and stills for surveillance and surveying, Anti-Drone capabilities andTraining and regulation guidance.

Peter Jones, CEO, UK Security Expo comments “The extensive educational 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.”

Peter Jones adds “We are delighted with the range of high-end companies who have also signed up to exhibit at the show including Canon, Qinetiq, Zaun, Frontier Pitts, L-3 communications, Rohde & Schwarz, Nuctech, Rosehill Security, APSTEC, Hartmann, Heras, Abloy, Rapiscan, HESCO, Smiths Detection and Genetec. To date there are over 250 highly innovative companies who will be providing visitors with first hand access to the latest solutions on the market.” 

The RT Hon Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC PC, Chairman of UK Security Expo concludes “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.”

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