2020 Highlights

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Security & Policing 2020 included a range of new and enhanced features. Here are some of the highlights.

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There was a programme of senior Keynote Addresses led by UK Ministers at Security & Policing 2020, as well as other major speakers across the event including key senior officials from the National Security Secretariat, the Home Office and other Government departments and associated agencies.


Government Zones

Alongside the Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) participating government departments and agencies included:Gov-Zone-jpg-350x260

  • Border Force
  • Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)
  • Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation (DIT DSO)
  • Department for Transport (DFT)
  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
  • FCO Services
  • Future Aviation Security Solutions (FASS)
  • Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
  • Home Office Accelerated Capability Environment (ACE)
  • Communications Data and Lawful Intercept (CDLI) Service Partnership
  • Home Office – OSCT The Radiological and Nuclear team in the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism
  • Home Office Science & Technology Commissioning Team
  • Innovate UK – The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)
  • National Counter Terror Policing (NCTP)

Future Technology Immersive Features

Plan. Travel. Visit. Your future secure journey

The Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) hosted an interactive, content-rich immersive experience which provided visitors with an insight into a future secure journey. The feature focused on showcasing and demonstrating solutions and technology that improve security around pre-journey planning, aviation and travel security and crowded places and infrastructure.

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Knife Crime: A 21st Century Approach

The Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) collaborated with the Home Office’s Serious Violence Unit and Accelerated Capability Environment to create a live immersive experience that illustrates a blended, preventative approach to tackling Knife Crime. The feature focused on showcasing and demonstrating solutions and technology across data, technology and community engagement.

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The Fusion Forum

Fusion-jpg-350x260Brand new to Security & Policing for 2020, the Fusion Forum, was an interactive and accessible ‘theatre’ on the exhibition floor, designed to promote new and integrated ways to delivering security solutions across government, industry and academia. It included a range of exciting new content to incorporate a blend of keynote addressesfusion panel sessions and live industry challenges.

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Thought Leadership Panel & Security Dinner

Security & Policing 2020 saw the second annual Thought Leadership Panel & Security Dinner. The evening began with a thought leadership panel discussion dedicated to the theme of Countering the improper use of Drones and ended with a keynote speech delivered by the Director General of the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Tom Hurd.

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The award recognises the innovative capabilities and services developed by UK security companies.


Intelligent Voice – Speech recognition and analysis to categorise calls



Digital Barriers – Live streaming facial recognition


Argon Electronics – Radiological training simulator
Datactics – Cloud hosted Data Quality Service
iStorage – Hardware encryption for cloud data storage


Exhibitor Drinks Reception

The official Exhibitor Drinks Reception, took place onsite on Tuesday evening and was the ideal setting to start the event week and network with international delegations and UK officials.