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National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) Business Engagement Conference
Managing Risks, Securing the Public and Protecting Business
Thursday 11 March 2021: 09.30 – 15.00 at Security & Policing 2021 in the Auditorium

Following the success of last year’s event, the National Counter Terrorism Security Office are again hosting the Business Engagement Conference. This provides a unique opportunity to bring industry and the public sector together in an environment that will provide updates on the outputs of projects inspired and jointly led by Counter Terrorism Policing and business to enhance safety and security.

This is the work of the CT BIE and its Sub-Groups, business working in close partnership with NaCTSO.

International delegations and a wide range of exhibitors are demonstrating new and exciting technologies and capabilities for the challenges faced by policy leads and security professionals.  Attendance is open to all approved attendees at Security and Policing 2021 in the auditorium on Thursday 11 March.


TIME Agenda item Speaker
09.30 – 09.35 Welcome & introduction


Adam Thomson. Head of NaCTSO
09.40 – 09.50 Opening Address


Mick Orchard, National Coordinator Protect & Prepare
09.50 – 10.00 Working Together DAC Lucy D’Orsi. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Specialist Operations
10.05 – 10.25 Protect Duty Debbie Bartlett, Office of Security and Counter Terrorism
10.30 – 10.50 Publicly Accessible Locations


Adam Thomson. Head of NaCTSO
10.55 – 11.15 Business Engagement Information Exchange


Mike Pearce, LandSec and Chair of the


11.20 – 11.40 E-learning and the ACT App John Frost, Marks & Spencer
11.45 – 12.05 Question and Answer Panel 1 Facilitated by Adam Thomson  – Mick Orchard, Debbie Bartlett, Mike Pearce & John Frost
12.10 – 12.40 Break for Lunch
12.45 – 13.05 Look ahead to this year’s Projects

–          First Aid Guidance

–          Small Towns & Villages

–          Training and accreditation

Catherine Ling, NaCTSO Head of Programme Development
13.10 – 13.30 Security Minded Communications Louisa Sampson, CT Policing Communications
13.35 – 13.55 Disrupting Hostile Reconnaissance Peter Lucas, City of London Police
14.00 – 14.20 Business / private sector collaboration with Government: why do it? Ed Butler – Chief Resilience Officer Pool Re
14.25 – 14.45 Questions & Answer Panel 2


Facilitated by Adam Thomson – Catherine Ling, Louisa Sampson, Peter Lucas and Ed Butler
14.50 – 15.00 Business call to Action & closure Adam Thomson, Head of NaCTSO

To view these sessions, simply navigate to the Auditorium within the event platform and select ‘NaCTSO CT Business Conference’ (see below):