Speaker Programme Announced for Security & Policing 2024

Not long to go! We’re delighted to reveal the speaker programme for this year’s Security & Policing, with a focus on security, policing and resilience.

The extensive programme of keynotes and sessions will be led by senior UK Government officials, policing officials, fire industry seniors and industry speakers across three theatres – the Keynote Briefing theatre, Fusion Forum and the expanded Innovation Zone.

Speaker Programme Tuesday 12 March

Speaker Programme Wednesday 13 March

Speaker Programme Thursday 14 March

* timings and speakers are subject to change

Tuesday 12 March – Security

The opening day will feature three Keynotes led by UK Government Ministers or senior officials and a panel of senior representatives from the Home Office. Tuesday will also host the ADS Security Innovation Award Grand Final in the Fusion Forum, as well as a range of Government and industry presentations themed around security.

The science and technology centred Innovation Zone features a packed schedule including a panel session and networking opportunity with representatives from:

  • National Security Technology and Innovation Exchange (NSTIx)
  • Home Office Science, Innovation and Technology
  • Home Office Homeland Security Group
  • Accelerated Capability Environment (ACE)
  • Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC)
  • National Security Strategic Investment Fund (NSSIF)
  • Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)

View the full schedule – Speaker Programme Tuesday 12 March

Wednesday 13 March – Policing

The Keynote sessions on day two include the launch of the UK Police Industry Charter by Chief Constable Gavin Stephens, Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council. At midday there is a panel session where government Chief Scientific Advisors will provide their perspective on ‘Visions for a collaborative future’; and in the afternoon Phil Douglas, Director General, Border Force will present his keynote.

The Fusion Forum welcomes sessions by policing industry officials, a presentation from UKDSE, the Fusion Forum Live Industry Challenge and an insight by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

The Innovation Zone will look at Policing and Innovation, Now and into the future, plus the future of forensic databasing services amongst much more.

View the full schedule – Speaker Programme Wednesday 13 March

Thursday 14 March – Resilience

The closing day of Security & Policing focuses on resilience. Lord Toby Harris, Chair, National Preparedness Commission will open the Fusion Forum presentations at 10.00am followed by sessions from the Emergency Planning College, the College of Policing and the National Fire Chiefs Council International Lead.

The Innovation Zone presentations include the rapid rise of Generative AI, Innovation to support the security of current and future nuclear technologies and opportunities for collaboration; as well as a panel session discussing the rise of deep fakes.

View the full schedule – Speaker Programme Thursday 14 March

The final day will also host the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) Business Conference:

There is still time to register for Security & Policing 2024 – the Official UK Government Global Security Event – at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre between 12-14 March 2024.

Security & Policing remains a closed event and all visitors are subject to Home Office approval and visitor criteria.

Register to attend now