Security Industry Authority announces detail of 2014 Stakeholder Conference

Posted On 10 Aug 2014
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The Security Industry Authority (SIA) will be holding its annual Stakeholder Conference on Thursday 16 October at the Cavendish Conference Centre, Duchess Mews in London. The agenda will include a keynote address from the regulator’s chair Elizabeth France CBE as well as presentations covering how to improve your business model, buying private security: a client’s view, private security: a French perspective and tackling cyber crime (the latter delivered by the National Crime Agency). There will also be presentations about the security challenges at the Commonwealth Games and SIA updates on regulation and the Approved Contractor Scheme. The SIA’s CEO Bill Butler (pictured) will close the conference. The delegate fee is

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.