UK Security Expo 2017 Preview

Last updated 21 Sep 17 @ 13:00 |

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

Following on from the success of the 2016 agenda, this year’s UK Security Expo will feature an extended educational programme with conferences, technology workshops and live demonstrations covering the entire breadth of the security and counter terror sector.
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 Crowded Places Incidents
•  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 nine conference themes running over two days and is a high-level strategic forum featuring world-renowned speakers. The 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. All other conferences are free to attend.
UK Security Expo also offers a packed programme of workshops and live demonstrations 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 is also a new Drone Zone in partnership with the UK Drone Show this year. It will be the first security-specific flight zone seen at an event of this kind, showcasing a broad range of capabilities plus counter-drone solutions. The Zone features a large flying area, which will showcase the very latest in aerial unmanned vehicles and drone technology.
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. Live demonstrations will be accompanied by video feeds and opportunities to discuss the business use of drones, including Q&A sessions from industry-leading manufacturers and suppliers. Highlights will include: Infra-red camera technology, Thermal imaging, Explosives/Substance detection, Hi-resolution video and stills for surveillance and surveying, Anti-Drone capabilities, Training and regulation guidance, The benefits of introducing drones into your portfolio of solutions.
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 worldwide. UK Security Expo is the high-end security event that showcases that centre of excellence”.

You can register now for a complimentary visitor pass here.