UBM enters final countdown to IFSEC International 2015: ‘The Future of Security’

IFSEC International 2015 runs at ExCeL London from 16-18 June

IFSEC International 2015 runs at ExCeL London from 16-18 June

IFSEC International 2015 is only one week away from taking up residence at ExCeL London, where the show runs from Tuesday 16-Thursday 18 June. As the largest security show catering for a whole range of product areas across the security buying chain, the 2015 event will focus on the future of security, the latest technology and innovation.

Traditionally, IFSEC International is used as a platform for launching the latest security technology to the market and, in 2015, welcomes exhibitors including Samsung Techwin Europe, Assa Abloy, Sony, Panasonic, Axis Communications and Canon.

What not to miss at IFSEC International 2015

Euralarm Smart Cities: Safer and Secure Conference is running alongside Safe Cities within IFSEC International. Taking place on Wednesday 17 June at 1.00 pm, this is a strategic half-day event aimed at professionals in the Emergency Services as well as national and local Government along with those working on Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) projects. The conference will offer a great opportunity in terms of further exploring how to increase safety and security across Europe and beyond. Access to this event is available to all IFSEC International badge holders.

The ASIS International Women in Security Council will be running for the first time at IFSEC International on Thursday 18 June at 11.00 am. This international network is set up to provide support and assistance to women in the security field, as well as encouraging those interested in entering the profession through networking, mentoring and leadership development.

Meanwhile, the Inspirational Speaker Series is taking to the stage for the first time within the Protection & Management Series. It will feature three high-level motivational speakers:

Baroness Karren Brady CBE will discuss ‘Lessons in Leadership’ on Tuesday 16 June at 11.30 am

Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE is set to talk on the subject of ‘Extreme Health & Safety: Preparation and Perseverance’ on Wednesday 17 June at 2.30 pm

Sir Chris Hoy MBE is going to focus on ‘How to achieve peak performance through marginal gains’ on Thursday 18 June at 11.30 am

Safe Cities Conference 2015

The Safe Cities Conference is a dedicated education stream within IFSEC International focusing on the protection of larger urban areas, CNI and business continuity and is aimed at senior and strategic personnel responsible for the protection of major assets.

The International Lounge will once again prove popular for both UK delegates and those from overseas

The International Lounge will once again prove popular for both UK delegates and those from overseas

Sponsored by Siemens and Eaton, delegates at the conference will be able to keep up-to-speed on topics such as networked technologies and the Internet of Things.

High profile speakers taking to the stage at ExCeL London next week include:

The Earl of Erroll (Independent Cross-Bench Peer, House of Lords and Chairman of the Advisory Board Flexeye Advisory Board) will discuss ‘Unlocking the Internet of Things and Securing the Future’ on Tuesday 16 June between 11.00 am-11.50 am

Detective Chief Inspector Mick Neville (head of the  Central Forensic Image Team at the Metropolitan Police Service) is presenting on ‘CCTV for Safer Smarter Cities’ on Tuesday 16 June (3.00 pm-3.50 pm)

Dr Simon Moores (futurologist) will discuss ‘Safe, Smart and Connected Cities – Emerging Trends and Technologies’ on Wednesday 17 June (noon-12.50 pm)

Dirk Wilson (managing director at Sector Security Services and vice-chairman of the BSIA’s Police and Public Services Section) reviews ‘Supporting Safe Cities and Major Events: A New Code of Practice for Security Searches’ on Thursday 18 June between 2.00 pm and 2.50 pm

The Cyber Security Crash Course, run in association with Dark Reading, will be taking place on Tuesday 16 June at 3.00 pm. This will give visitors a look at cyber threats and defences in key growth areas of IT, such as cloud services, mobile and personal devices and application security.

Risk UK's sister publication Benchmark Magazine is facilitating the IFSEC Innovation Arena

Risk UK’s sister publication Benchmark Magazine is facilitating the IFSEC Innovation Arena

Continuing the opportunity to explore IT and Information Security solutions, badge holders for IFSEC International will be able to access Interop London and the Black Hat Zone. Here, they’ll be able to source suppliers for network infrastructure and attend a host of informative education sessions discussing core issues such as network infrastructure, enterprise mobility, cloud computing, storage and security.

IFSEC and FIREX International Global Meetings Programme

Back by popular demand for 2015, the IFSEC and FIREX International Global Meetings Programme is a complimentary service designed to assist visitors in making the most of their valuable time at the show. The Global Meetings Programme researches the most suitable providers for specific projects or business, taking the hassle out of researching suppliers and arranging the meetings.

*Register to attend IFSEC International 2015 by visiting: www.ifsec.co.uk/lastchance

About the Author
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.

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